Monday, March 31, 2014

March Confessions

March was a pretty good reading month for me since the weather has been so inconsistent and we had more snow. One thing I do love about March though is the fact that it's now spring (finally!) and I celebrated my birthday.  Now onto April…let's hope mother nature gets the memo that we want some sunny days here in Pennsylvania! 

Books Read in March:
1.  Great by Sara Benincasa - 3.5 out of 5 stars
2.  Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahrehi Mafi - 5 out of 5 stars
3.  Happily Ever After by Elizabeth Blackwell - 3.5 out of 5 stars
4.  The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith - 3.5 out of 5 stars
5.  Tempting Fate by Jane Green - 4 out of 5 stars
6.  Queen Elizabeth's Daughter by Anne Clinard Barnhill - 3.5 out of 5 stars
7.  Sweet Peril (Sweet #2) by Wendy Higgins - 4.5 out of 5 stars (Review to come)
8.  The Lonesome Young by Lucy Connors - 3 out of 5 stars (Review to come)
9.  Sweet Reckoning (Sweet #3) by Wendy Higgins - 4.5 out of 5 stars (Review to come)





1.  Favorite Book: Ignite Me by Tahrehi Mafi was an outstanding ending to a fantastic fantasy/sci-fi series. I really enjoyed this fun series and I was happy with how Mafi ended it.


2.  Biggest Surprise:  Sweet Peril and Sweet Reckoning by Wendy Higgins - I forgot how much I enjoy this series, so much so that I took part in some binge-reading of the last two books in the series.

3.  Biggest Disappointment: The Lonesome Young by Lucy Connors was an entertaining read overall, but it wasn't as great as I had hoped. It definitely didn't "wow" me.  I'll post my review in April.

4.  Favorite Post:  My Spring TBR List - After this winter, we are all ready for some warm weather and for me, there's nothing better than reading a book outside on a beautiful day.

5.  Favorite Part of March: I really enjoyed celebrating my birthday with my family and my little guy. Is there anything better than watching a 19 month old eat ice-cream and cake? It's hilarious! More ice cream ended up on him than in him.  We had so much fun. 

I hope everyone had a great March. Let me know your favorite book that you read this month…any good recommendations for me?

10 comments:

  1. Belated birthday greetings, Christina! Sounds like you had a great day! I will keep an eye out for your review of The Lonesome Young - I was hoping that one would be a really good read, but, maybe not!

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    1. Thanks, Leanna! It was just an ok read. It didn't set my world on fire or anything. I'll keep my eye out for your thoughts on the book as well. Thanks for visiting!

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  2. WOO HOO! SO glad you loved Sweet Peril and Sweet Reckoning Christina! I adored Sweet Peril as well and can't wait to start Sweet Reckoning. I'm ready for some quality Kai time:) I'm bummed to see a mediocre rating for The Lonesome Young, I had high hopes for that one. *sigh* Looking forward to your full review of it!

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    1. I really loved both book and I know you'll love Sweet Reckoning, too. I'll keep my eye out for your review. Thanks for visiting, Jenny!

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  3. Awwww I want to see him covered in ice cream. I bet it was precious.

    I hope you had an amazing birthday.

    Spring better get her hiney in gear. I'm over this.

    We are expecting to reach 70 this week in my home state. Hoooray!!

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    1. Haha. He was SO funny with the ice-cream. Thank you for the kind thoughts, Juju! I am so jealous of the 70 degree weather. We are still trying to break 60 around here. Spring can't come soon enough! Thanks for visiting!

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  4. YAY for spring! Also, isn't Wendy Higgins just the best? Her books surprised me in the best possible way :)

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    1. She is! I really enjoyed this series and picked up her self-published book as well. I hope you had an awesome time on vacation! Thanks for visiting!

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  5. Happy belated birthday!

    I haven't read any of the books on your list yet. I was planning to purchase The Lonesome Young for my library's collection but now I might wait...

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    1. Thanks, Christina! You should still buy it as I think there will be a fan base, but it's not my favorite. Thanks for visiting and I'm SO glad to hear your mom is doing better. :)

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