A Court of Thorns and Roses, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Champion, Cynthia Hand, Dangerous Deception, Dead of Winter, Forever, Half Wild, Illusions of Fate, Julie Kagawa, Kami Garcia, Kresley Cole, Let the Sky Fall, Linger, Maggie Stiefvater, Margaret Stohl, Marie Lu, Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes, Prodigy, Richelle Mead, Rick Riordan, Rogue, Sally Green, Sarah J. Maas, Shannon Messenger, Shiver, Sword of Summer, The Dream Thieves, The Foretelling of Georgie Spider, The Forgotten Crown, The Last Time We Say Goodbye, The Raven Boys, The Raven Cycle, The Ruby Circle, Throne of Glass
New Bloggish Stuff
It’s January, which means it’s a new year! (In case you missed it, New Year’s Eve was on Wednesday). This means that I can finally implement the changes I’ve been planning since October!
First, if you look towards the left of the screen, you will notice that a rating system is being added. I’ve been wanting to do this for a while.
Also, if you look up, you’ll notice that I’ve created a review archive. That was fun to make.
And speaking of reviews, I have finally figured out a general format for them, which makes me happy.
In other news, Top Ten Tuesdays and Stacking the Shelves will continue on as usual. Sometimes there’ll be pictures or links, other times just a list because I’m lazy/busy.
I haven’t done one in a while, but my weekly wrap-ups, known as This Week in Books, will now be called This Week’s Adventures, and will hopefully start to become more elaborate.
Book Buying Limitations
As you can see here, last year’s book buying got a little out of hand.
To combat this, I’m giving myself a list of books I am allowed to buy. If it’s not on the list, I am not allowed to buy it.
Note: this list is still in progress, so it may change slightly in the near future.
The Ruby Circle, by Richelle Mead
The Last Time We Say Goodbye, by Cynthia Hand
Throne of Glass #4, by Sarah J. Maas
A Court of Thorns and Roses, by Sarah J. Maas
Rogue, by Julie Kagawa
The Forgotten Crown, by Julie Kagawa
Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes, by Rick Riordan
The Sword of Summer, by Rick Riordan
Dangerous Deception, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Half Wild, by Sally Green
Dead of Winter, by Kresley Cole
Let the Sky Fall #3, by Shannon Messenger
The Foretelling of Georgie Spider, by Ambelin Kwaymullina
Raven Cycle #4, by Maggie Stiefvater
Prodigy and Champion, by Marie Lu
The Raven Boys and The Dream Thieves, by Maggie Stiefvater
The Shiver Trilogy, by Maggie Stiefvater
Illusions of Fate, by Kiersten White
So, last year, by final count, I was buying an average of 9 books per month.
To keep this up, I have to buy an average of 2 books per month.
Bookish Bingo Challenge
So, Maddie over at The Girly Geek has created this marvellous challenge which basically consists of this bingo card:
Overall, there are 45 challenges, to which I say: