TBR

May 2019 TBR

My May 2019 TBR is going to look a little bit different than the rest of my TBRs. May is Asian Heritage Month. And some wonderful people are holding an Asian Readathon, which I’m going to participate in. My first readathon!

If you’re interested in joining the readathon, check out their Twitter for more information. The wonderful people running it have also created a very helpful document if you’re stuck on what books to read for what challenge.

Now onto my May TBR!

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Wrap Up

April 2019 Wrap Up

April was a crazy month! I travelled to San Francisco for work and took a week off after to spend time with family. I also went to Chicago for the first time to visit some friends and to explore the Windy City.

It was also the beginning of my blog taking off! I started getting approved for ARCs, which was a huge step for me. I couldn’t believe I got approved for some of this year’s highly anticipated releases.

And I still managed to read quite a bit. I didn’t end up tackling as much of my April TBR as I would’ve liked, but I still read some amazing books and kept up with my reading goals.

I read mostly books my female and POC authors, and I also achieved my goal of reading one non-fiction book.

Here’s what I read in April:

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4 Bubble Teas, Historical Fiction, Kristin Hannah, Review, St. Martin's Press

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

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The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Published by St. Martin’s Press on January 30th, 2018

Genres: Historical Fiction

Pages: 440

Goodreads

“All this time, Dad had taught Leni how dangerous the outside world was. The truth was that the biggest danger of all was in her own home.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Lisa Maxwell, Review, Simon Pulse, Young Adult

The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

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The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Published by Simon Pulse on July 18th, 2017

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 512

Goodreads

“They were sitting on opposite sides of the board, playing each other in hopes of gaining the same prize.”


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2 Bubble Teas, ARC, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Nadine Brandes, Review, Thomas Nelson, Young Adult

Advance Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

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Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Published by Thomas Nelson on May 7th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Pages: 352

Goodreads

“It is if you separate the two- old life and new life. But once you learn that it’s all one life and each day is a new page, it gets a bit easier to let your story take an unexpected path.” I 


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


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4 Bubble Teas, Fatimah Asghar, One World, Poetry, Review

If They Come For Us by Fatimah Asghar

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If They Come For Us by Fatimah Asghar

Published by One World on June 26th, 2018

Genre: Poetry

Pages: 128

Goodreads

“he’s not my president but I live
in a country whose sun is war
we keep rotating around its warmth
our faces, sun-kissed, each & every morning.”


 

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3.5 Bubble Teas, Harper Paperbacks, Heather Morris, Historical Fiction, Review

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Published by Harper Paperbacks on January 27th, 2018

Genre: Historical Fiction

Pages: 288

Goodreads

If you wake up in the morning, it is a good day.”


 

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2.5 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Review, Romance, Sally Thorne, William Morrow Paperbacks

99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

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99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

Published by William Morrow Paperbacks on January 29th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Pages: 368

Goodreads

“Maybe he’s 1 percent mine. That has to be enough.”


 

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2.5 Bubble Teas, ARC, Christine Riccio, Contemporary, Review, Wednesday Books

Advance Review: Again, But Better by Christine Riccio

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Again, But Better by Christine Riccio

Published by Wednesday Books on May 7th, 2019

Genre: Contemporary

Pages: 416

“If you could go back and do London all over again, knowing everything you know now, would you do it?”


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


 

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