Bookworm Blogging, Monthly Wrap-Ups

September 2020 Wrap-Up

Hi friends! I hope you’ve all had a lovely month. I switched to grad school full-time this semester, along with working one day a week at my previously full-time job. The first month of the semester has flown by! I’m studying Public Health (what a time for it) and I love it, I’m so glad I chose to do this. ūüôā Unfortunately graduate school has left me with little free time, and what free time I do have I’ve dedicated to physical activity and watching TV. Pleasure reading hasn’t felt like an option at all, as I’ve been trying to give my brain a break when I can. So sadly, for the first time in many years, I went an entire month without reading anything. Except for the many, many readings I’ve done for class. Hopefully I’ll be able to carve out some time for it (and blogging! I miss posting and blog-hopping) as the months go on, but for now I’m just trying not to guilt myself over it.

Books Read:

Books read: 0 books
Average rating: Рstars

Other Media:

  • Movies:
  • TV Shows:
    • The Great British Baking Show, Season 4 Eps 2-5
    • Lovecraft Country, Season 1 Eps 2-3
    • Room 104, Season 3 Eps 1-2
    • I Think You Should Leave, Season 1 Eps 1-2
    • American Horror Story, Season 8
    • Queer Eye, Season 1 Eps 1-8
    • The Boys, Season 1 Eps 1-4; Season 1 Eps 1-6
    • The Twilight Zone [2019], Season 2 Ep 8
  • Video Games:
    • Crusader Kings III; I’ve had time to play approximately 10 seconds of this.

Short Reads/Watches:

My Month in Photos:

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September 2019 Wrap-Up

September was another great reading month, in terms of quantity if not quite quality. I felt like the month flew by (faster than the others!), but I moved to a new apartment, which took up quite a bit of time and energy. I’m getting settled in to my new neighborhood and I love it! I also applied to grad school for Spring 2020 admit and should be hearing back within the next month or so. Fingers crossed! If I get into the program I want, I’m sure my blogging will both slow down and get some new topics thrown in, so be prepared.

Books Read:

  • Aquarium by David Vann. 4.5 stars, review.
  • Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan. 2 stars, review.
  • The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith. 3 stars, review.
  • The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie. 4 stars, review.
  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. 4 stars, review.
  • The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson. 3.5 stars, review.
  • Pet by Akwaeke Emezi. 4 stars, review.
  • The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 2: Fandemonium by Kieron Gillen; Jamie McKelvie; Matt Wilson; Clayton Cowles. 2.5 stars, link.
  • Buddhism Without Beliefs by Stephen Batchelor. 2 stars, review.
  • Sick: A Memoir by Porochista Khakpour. 2.5 stars, review.
  • How Doctors Feel by Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD. 4 stars, review.

Books read: 11 books
Average rating: 3.27 stars (eep)

Other Media:

Notable Posts by Others:

  • Genie in a Novel shares some great reasons for using a book journal.
  • Bina shows us 30 books being released by WOC in September
  • Kal teaches us how headings work in WordPress (I didn’t know they mattered for anything except visuals!)
  • Ren shares the dates and themes for Nonfiction November!
  • Gemma writes an incredibly good review for Midsommar.

My Month in Photos:

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September 2017 Wrap-Up


Books I Read:

Books read: 8.
Books DNF’d: 3.
Average Rating: 4.13 stars.

Posts:

Reading Goal Progress:


This year I have read 52 books so far! This past month went pretty well for me as far as reading goes! My current 2017 goal is 50 books, which means I am now 2 books ahead of schedule and at 104% of my goal! This is the first time I’ve ever hit a yearly reading goal!! I’m going to have to figure out some way to celebrate. More books???

Notable Posts by Others:

Thanks for reading! How was September for you? Let me know in the comments.

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