The past couple months haven’t gone the way I planned. I ended up in a reading slump in August and binged a show on Netflix which then made me realize I wasn’t enjoying blogging as much so I decided to take a step back. I didn’t go away completely though because apparently I couldn’t stay away. I kept finding myself wanting to share things with y’all so I am pretty much back now. I’m not going to be posting as much as I was before at least not right now. I’m just going to post when I have something I want to share. I’m not going to put any pressure on myself to do certain posts etc. Anyways I have some catching up to do so lets look at what I read in August and September.
Books Read In August
- Smartphone Utopia by J. Arthur Squiers ⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Beauty’s Quest by C.S. Johnson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Beauty’s Kiss by C.S. Johnson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Beauty’s Gift by C.S. Johnson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Haunted House Ghost by James J. Cudney ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Reaper by Jonathan Pongratz ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
Even though I was in a major slump in August I still managed to read 6 books which honestly most of them I read toward the beginning of the month before my slump hit. Out of the 6 books I read Jay’s book Haunted House Ghost was hands down my favorite of the month. I love everything he writes and I cannot wait to read the next one. If you are interested in this book it was published today so definitely get you a copy and read it.
Books Read In September
- Why She Lied by Julie Coons ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Sketch by Didi Oviatt ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Silo Boys by Amy-Brooke Odell ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
- The Green Mile by Stephen King ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- The Lonely Spinsters Club: Willow by Daphne Hargrow ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
- Six Goodbyes We Never Said by Candace Ganger ⭐️⭐️⭐️
- In The Tall Grass by Stephen King and Joe Hill ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5
- Jake’s Redemption by Jamie Schulz
For September I was still in my reading slump/funk so I decided to try not setting a TBR for the month and just reading whatever I wanted to for the most part and it ended up going better than I thought it would. I read 8 books in September. Technically I haven’t finished Jake’s Redemption yet but I had every intention of finishing it yesterday but I had a migraine pretty much all day so I didn’t read anything. I’ve read most of it already. I only have about 60 pages left so I am counting it toward September. My favorite of the month was The Green Mile which I am pretty sure is the first time I’ve given a King book 5 stars.
I watched a lot in August which is actually why I ended up in a reading slump. I started watching Blue Bloods on Netflix and I became obsessed. I watched all 9 seasons, 199 episodes, in 20 days. Season 10 premiered on the 27th so every Friday at 10 I know what I am going to be doing. I also watched Killers, Otherhood, Charmed Season 1 episodes 1-3 and Falling In Love all of which were just ok. I actually started watching the Charmed remake before Blue Bloods but I wasn’t liking it so I tried Blue Bloods and we know how that ended.
In September I Watched NCIS season 16 episodes 1-24, Grey’s Anatomy season 15 episodes 1-25, The Green Mile, and Matilda. NCIS is an all time favorite show and I still enjoy Grey’s Anatomy I’m just not as obsessed with it like I was when I first started watching it. I liked the Green Mile. I think I would have been more into this one had I have watched it before reading the book. I know blasphemy. I haven’t watched Matilda since I was a kid. My husband bought me the DVD because I have been wanting to watch it again for the longest time and wow those adults were mean.
- Goodreads – 89/100
- Pages Read – 29,347/36,000
- Alphabet Soup – 16/26
- Library Love – complete
- Audiobook – complete
And that’s a wrap!! I can’t believe we only have 3 months left in the year. How is your reading and challenges going?