Features, Wrap Ups & Hauls

Bookish Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/14 – 1/27/19


Happy Sunday bookworms!

I hope everyone had a wonderful & productive week and weekend!  Anyone have anything exciting going on?  My weekend was full of tumbling, basketball, lacrosse, cheer competitions… Such is the life of a Mom right?

Let’s see what I’ve been reading lately…

*Bookish Weekly Wrap-Up is a weekly post where I feature what posts were published on the blog for the past week, any bookish/blog happenings, what I recently finished reading, what I am currently reading, what I will be reading next, noteworthy posts around the bookish blogosphere, and any interesting bookish articles I came across.



Tuesday 1/15

all about (2)

Top Ten Tuesday: New-To-Me Authors I Read in 2018

Wednesday 1/16

most anticipated books of 2019 (1)

Bookish Goals for 2019

Thursday 1/17

being continents away is exciting, but come with me next time! (3)

Book Review: Brighton Belle (Mirabelle Bevan Mystery #1) by Sara Sheridan

Monday 1/21

all about (3)

Bookish Spreadsheet Templates: 2019 Reading & ARC Tracking Spreadsheets

Tuesday 1/22

being continents away is exciting, but come with me next time! (7)

Mini Book Reviews: January 2019 – Part 1

Friday 1/25

being continents away is exciting, but come with me next time! (5)

Book Review: Everealm (Everealm #1) by J.D. Wright

Saturday 1/26

all about (5)

Year of Asian Reading Challenge TBR + Progress Tracker #YARC2019Divider2

WhatImReading.jpegRecently Finished Reading:

» Every Heart A Doorway (Wayward Children #1) by Seanan McGuire



5-Star Rating System

A short novella that explores what happens to children after they return from the fantastical world they’ve traveled to.  This one didn’t exactly live up to the hype for me.

You can read my mini review here ⇒ Mini Book Reviews: January 2019 – Part 1

» Where the River Parts by Radhika Swarup



5-Star Rating System

*4.5 stars*

This book is a historical romance at its core, but it was so much more than that.  Where the River Parts is a historical fiction about the partition of Indian in 1947 into India & Pakistan.  It explores the tensions between the Muslim & Hindu people during that time.  This book is truly a hidden gem.

» Arrow’s Flight (Valdemar: Heralds of Valdemar #2) by Mercedes Lackey



5-Star Rating System

*3.5 Stars*

The second book in the Heralds of Valdemar series that I am reading to participate in #ReadingValdemar.  Much like the first book there were aspect about this book I highly enjoyed, and others…not so much.

» Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave



5-Star Rating System

I don’t think I’ve ever laughed out loud during a WWII historical fiction book…  Chris Cleave’s dry humor & witty banter was on point!

Currently Reading:

» In the Woods by Tana French



Status: 45%

» Arrow’s Fall (Heralds of Valdemar #3) by Mercedes Lackey



Status: 35%

» Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed



Status: 38%

What Am I Reading Next?:

» The Winter of the Witch (Winternight #3) by Katherine Arden


In the stunning conclusion to the bestselling Winternight Trilogy, following The Bear and the Nightingale and The Girl in the Tower, Vasya returns to save Russia and the spirit realm, battling enemies both mortal and magic.



» CW @The Quiet Pond is co-hosting a reading challenge ⇒ Welcome to the Year of Asian Reading Challenge! Join Us and Read Asian Literature in 2019

CW also shares experiences from book bloggers  ⇒ The Pond Gets Loud: 8 Book Bloggers Share Their Experiences of Balancing Blogging and Life – Part I

» Fadwa @Word Wonders explains the reasons why she re-reads books ⇒ 6 REASONS I FELL IN LOVE WITH REREADING

» Drew @The Tattooed Book Geek talks about bloggers that only post positive reviews ⇒ Do you trust bloggers who don’t post negative reviews?


» 8 Picture Books to Help Kids Feel Comfortable in Their Own Skin

» The Best Book Club Books of 2019

» How to Hit Your 2019 Reading Goal

» Tune In: Bookish Podcasts to Listen to in 2019

» 2019: Most Anticipated Children’s Books

» 2019: Most Anticipated Children’s Books

» Books Like Harry Potter: 15 Series to Read Next

*I need to add ALL of these to my TBR

» Movie Magic: 8 YA Books Netflix Should Adapt



What are you currently reading?

What will you read next?

Have a wonderful week & happy reading:)

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