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March 2020 Reading & Blogging Wrap-Up

March2020 WrapUp

Hello bookworms!

Today I am here with my March reading & blogging wrap-up.  As I’m sure you all can relate, March was a LONG month.

Let’s get into what I read & blogged in March…

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Bookish Happenings (1)March 13th was the day my entire life came to a halt.  This was the last day of school for my children, and the last day my library was open.  Since I live in Ohio, we’ve been practicing social distancing for close to a month now.  Ohio acted early in response to COVID-19 and seems to be faring better than many of the states surrounding us.

I have so much to be thankful for during this difficult time…  So far my family has avoided illness since we’ve been able to “shelter in place.”  My extended family has also managed to stay healthy, even my mother & sister-in-law who both work in the health care field.  Unfortunately, I have had a few friends fall ill, but thankfully they have recovered.  I still have my job, and am still receiving my hourly wage for all hours I would have worked had the library not shut down.  My husband is able to work from home during this time.  I fully realize how fortunate we are.  My heart aches for the world during these times of uncertainty.

What have I been doing over this month at home?  I’ve been helping my children while they are distance learning, spring cleaning my house, reading middle grade books, doing webinars, and making cloth masks to donate to local essential businesses & health care providers in need.  Basically I am keeping myself as busy as possible to keep anxiety at bay.

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While I can definitely see why people are loving this book, it came up a bit short for me.  The storyline focused too heavily on the romance.  This isn’t to say I didn’t enjoy the romance, just that I don’t care for fantasy books where the romance is the central plot.  The world-building was also lacking.

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Goodreads Challenge Update:

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Technically I was at 35 books at the end of March, but I had already logged two books for April by the time I took a screenshot of my Goodreads challenge.

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February 2020 Reading & Blogging Wrap-Up

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Let'sChat

Which books did you read in March?

Have you read any of the books I read in March?  If so, what did you think?

Did you buy any books?  If so, which ones?

Comment below & let me know 🙂

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5 thoughts on “March 2020 Reading & Blogging Wrap-Up”

  1. I’m glad you and your family are doing well. I’m off with pay from our library too. I am so grateful but it makes me feel almost guilty when so many others are furloughed without pay(including my husband.) I hope by next month things can be getting back to somewhat normal. I haven’t read any of your books but congrats on reading so many!

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  2. As a teen librarian myself, I’ve been working on online programming so I can still reach out to the youth. I do a video a week of some craft or recipe they can do from home, had a Ms. Marvel online book club yesterday and on May the 4th (Be With You) we are making a Baby Yoda plushie with kits I am dropping off at their homes.

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