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Finally! A April/May Wrap Up!

Hey Guys, Girls, and Everyone in between! I'm super sorry, I have not posted anything in a long time! It was the last two months of school for me, which involved prom, senior awards, and graduation. Very fricken hectic :D Also May was a really bad reading month because I didn't read a lot and was in a reading slump. I started multiple books and finished two books for school. I also read one novella to my cousin before his bed time while babysitting. On the other hand, April was a really good reading month because I read seven books.

The books I read in April were:
  • Bound by Duty by Stormy Smith: 5/5 I absolutely adored this book and I got so addicted to it that I needed the next book right away! I even got the next book through the author Stormy, who is so sweet. Here is the link to my review if you are interested! :D
  • Bound by Spells by Stormy Smith: 5/5 I continued my new addiction with the second book in the series (I think it is a series..I hope it is a series. :D). The plot got even better and I fell even more in love with the characters! I completely recommend this series! Can't wait for the next installment!! <3 <3
  • Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige: 5/5 I have to say that this book was super strange and weird, but in a beautiful and amazing way. I loved the characters and the plot was super amazing! 
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs: 5/5 I really loved this book :D I specifically loved the uniqueness of the plot and the characters! I can't wait to pick up Hollow City! 
    • Doctor Sleep by Stephen King: 5/5 This book was my favorite book of the month! It was a spectacular sequel to The Shining! I also really loved the characters and their relationships! This book totally made me cry though because of how Danny was living in the beginning of the book..., but I still loved it regardless! I highly recommend The Shining and Doctor Sleep!
  • Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins: 5/5 I read this for the Dewey 24 Hour read-a-thon and I really enjoyed it. I really liked the plot and the characters ! I can't wait to continue on with the sequel! 
  • Once A Witch by Carolyn MacCullough: 5/5 This was a re-read for me during the Dewey 24 Hour read-a-thon. I have read this book multiple times and I loved this book just as much as I did all of the other times. :D 
Actually, I recommend all of these books! They were so good that it led me into a reading slump...yeah it happened. Also I did not really feel like read a lot of the time.

The books I read/started/finished in May were:

  • The Firedragon by Mary Fan: 3/5 This was actually a novella I received for review, which I should have up sometime this month. I liked it. Although the main character really annoyed me at times, but she grew on me. I will go more in depth in my future review. :) 
  • I Am The Messenger by Marcus Zusak: 5/5 I really loved this book. It was breathtakingly beautiful and at times heart breaking. I loved the characters and the story-line. Also I had to read this for my English class. 
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: 2/5 or 2.5/5 I had to read this for my English class. I thought this classic was okay, but it had some faults for me. It was also really hard for me to get through. 
  • Demon's Blood by Shari Sakurai: This is a book I recieved for review and I read a total of 103 pages. I will finish this in June and post a review!
  • Different Seasons by Stephen King: I started this late in May and I'm reading the short stories in a certain order. I'm currently reading Apt Pupil, which is really good. 
  • Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead: This is a re-read caused by watching the movie lol I'm currently on page 100.

That was all I read in the months of April and May. I will be posting my TBR soon! Hope you have a great reading month!
  -Ashley <3

Book Depository Links!!!"

Bound by Duty by Stormy Smith:
Bound by Spells by Stormy Smith:
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige:
The Shining by Stephen King:
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King:
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs:
Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins:
Once A Witch by Carolyn MacCullough:

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