November 1, 2019

October Recap

Life lately
This is my first recap since June! But if I were to recap everything that's happened in my life since July, we'd be here for a very long time. So I'll just stick with October. Life has been a rollercoaster as I adjust to a new "normal". I'm taking it day by day though and there's been some really good days this month. I went apple picking with my cousins and just spent a lot of time with family in general which I feel super grateful for. I also got some much-needed face time with friends, who have been so supportive every step of the way. And lastly, I'm getting some major me-time in (binge watching and reading!) and thinking about plans for the future (pet adoption? travel? both!). I have to say though, what I'm looking forward to the most is November and December aka the holidays. It's just my favorite time of the year, despite the cold, and I can't wait to throw myself into some major planning and making the most of the two staycations I have coming up. 


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  • Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen - 4 stars
    This book is described as being "Mad Men meets The Devil Wears Prada" and as someone who was a fan of both, I can attest that it's true. I really liked the main character and watching her figure out what she wanted to do and who she wanted to be. 
  • Rebel by Marie Lu - 5 stars
    I never, ever expected the Legend series to get a 4th novel and when it was announced, I was 99% excited and 1% worried. This book exceeded all my expectations and was everything I didn't even know I wanted. Being reunited with June and Day was amazing. I loved this so much. 
  • The Burning Shadow (Origin, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout - 4.5 stars
    This was such a great sequel to The Darkest Star. I'm really impressed by this Lux spin-off JLA created. Even though the original will alway be #1 in my heart, I do genuinely love Luc and Evie and seeing how their story unfolds. Plus the cameos from my favorites don't hurt either! 

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2 comments

  1. I'm so glad you enjoyed Park Avenue Summer! And I love the cover for The Burning Shadow... I'm slowly making my way there since I'm listening to Opal at the moment!

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  2. I'm glad you're throwing yourself back into life in all its wonderful, terrible glory and making plans for so many exciting future things! I still need to read Rebel (I know, I'm terrible), but I'm super excited (and I still love that cover so dang much).

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