Miscellany, Reading Recaps

September Wrap Up

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s finally fall and the south is kind of cooling off. Kind of. September included some good reads and some okay ones. I actually DNF’d one book this month too. Currently sitting two books away from my goal for the year of 100 books.

Reading Quest Books

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Here are all the books I read for the reading quest in September. You can find my weekly wrap ups for that here where my full thoughts live.

Onto my other reads this month!

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One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake is my favorite book from September reading. For real this series is my new favorite of all time. I can’t stop recommending it  for anyone who is interested in some dark and twisted YA. GO READ IT! It’s an easy 5 stars series for me.

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Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson here we have a book and author that PeruseProject kept mentioning recently. I was able to snag a copy from the library and devoured it. Really interesting story and I’m excited to read the rest of the series in October hopefully. 3/5 stars it suffers from first book problems, but is still enjoyable.

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I did a full blown review of Blood Guard this month and really enjoyed it! Can’t wait to read book two and continue on the adventure.  Full review here 4/5 stars

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I continued my Agatha Christie adventures with And Then There Were None. This was really interesting and a great audiobook. 4/5 stars

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Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai was delightful. I thought I wouldn’t like it, but it was great. It’s old lovers turned lovers again. It’s full of great representation and hot scenes. I really want to read the rest of the series and encourage you to give it a try. 4/5 stars

Levar Burton Podcast Catch Up!

I count these towards my reading goal because it’s time I’m choosing to spend with a story no matter how small it may be.

1,000 Year Old Ghosts by Laura Chow Reeve This one was weird. I didn’t love it or hate it. It was an easy 3 star rating for me.

The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu – Wow. This one was gorgeous writing and heart breaking. I really want to pick up the full short story collection soon and read it. 5 stars

September Summary

I’m pretty happy with my count this month. I read a total of 12 books this month which is great! I lemmed my book club selection since it was terrible (blog post coming soon).

October is looking pretty decent for reading time for me. I hope to wrap up a few more of my audiobooks and keep knocking my TBR pile down.

What was your favorite read in September?

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