TAG: The Guilty Reader

Hello Readers, Today I am going to be doing the Guilty Reader Book TAG which was created by Chami over on Youtube @ ReadLikeWildfire I am sorry this post is late, This week has been very busy. I stared my freshman year of college which was stressful yet exciting. Lets get on with the TAG

  1. Have You Ever Regifted A Book That You’ve Been Given?
    I haven’t really regifted a book before, however, I used to be obsessed with the House of Night series. One of the books came out near my birthday and my mother bought it for me then the next day one of my good friends gave it to me as well. I told her that I was very thankful and so honored that she thought of me, but I already got it. I told her she should give it to her sister who also liked the series.
  2. Have you ever said you’ve read a book when you haven’t?
    Yes, In high school I told my teacher that I read Animal Farm when I didn’t
  3. Have you ever borrowed a book and not returned it?
    YES, I hate myself for it because it is one of my biggest pet peeves, however, I borrowed it from a mutual friend of a friend and we don’t really talk any more. I don’t know how to give it back.
  4. Have you ever read a series out of order?
    I don’t believe I have, but I have read companion novels out of “order”
  5. Have you ever spoiled a book for someone?
    I am sure I have someway some way somehow.
  6. Have you ever doggy eared a book?
    YES, I used to do this all the time when I first started reading. I haven’t done it in years. There is a part of me that still wants to do it, but I can’t bring myself to do it.
  7. Have you ever told someone you don’t own a book when you do?
    No, but I did put a book on my Christmas list not realizing I already owned in it in a different cover. My mom brought it to my attention that I already owned it.
  8. Have you ever told someone you haven’t read a book when you have?
    No, not that I can think of. I am pretty outspoken with my opinions so I don’t really have anything to hide.
  9. Have you every skipped a chapter or a section of a book?
    I don’t skip whole parts as a rule, but I do tend to skim sometimes.
  10. Have you ever bad mouthed a book you actually liked?
    NEVER… that I can remember…

Happy Reading,
Bubbles ❤

P.S. I am a guilty reader, Are you? I tag you! If you do this tag please send it to me. I would love to read your answers.


August 2017 Haul and Wrap- Up

Hello Readers. Today I am going to be sharing the books I bought/borrowed and the books I read in August. As I mentioned earlier this month, I went on a reading vaction with my mother and I ended up finishing 2 books and reading about 80% of another. I also got a bunch of books from my library!

Library Haul

  1. Truthwitch by Susan Dennard (Purchased from library)
  2. The Copper Gauntlet by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
  3. The Bronze Key by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
  4. Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  5. Armada by Ernest Cline


  1. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson (Pages: 519)
  2. The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (Pages: 295)
  3. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Pages: 372)

Total Monthly Page Count: 1,186
Goodreads Goal: 22/24
CR: Armada by Ernest Cline, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K Rowing, and Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

Sequel September 2017 TBR

Hello Readers,  I was chatting with Kathy from Books & Munches, when she mentioned a series she is doing on her blog called Sequel September. I decided I would also participate as I have many sequels sitting on my shelves and one of my goals for 2017 was to finish some series. Check out Kathy’s post here for more details and the rules.

I went through my TBR shelves looking for all my series sequels and found a lot. I’m not sure if I got all of them, but I got most of them. I know, I will never finish all of these books, however, the Top 5 on my list are going to be my priority. I also have 2 sequels from the library I have to read those will have an asterisk (*) next to them.

  1. A Million Suns by Beth Revis
  2. Shades of Earth by Beth Revis
  3. Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  4. The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro
  5. HexBound by Chole Neill
  6. The Copper Gauntlet by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare*
  7. The Bronze Key by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare*
  8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  9. Miss Mayhem by Rachel Hawkins
  10. Girl Online: Going Solo by Zoe Sugg
  11. The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
  12. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
  13. Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
  14. Prodigy by Marie Lu
  15. Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Happy Reading,
Bubbles ❤

Bookshelf Tour: TBR

Hello Readers, This is the next installment of my Bookshelf Tour series. I will admit that I have a book buying problem. I have 3 double stacked shelves full of books I have not read or finished. This post is just the first shelf. I will putting a asterisk (*) next to books I started but never finished. This does not mean I didn’t like these books it just means I was in the mood for something else.

  1. Inkheart by Cornella Funke*
  2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn*
  3. The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure*
  4. Red Rising by Pierce Brown*
  5. Incarceron by Catherine Fisher*
  6. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare*
  7. Tithe by Holly Black*
  8. The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke*
  9. Starters by Lissa Price*
  10. Prodigy by Marie Lu*
  11. Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver*
  12. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald*
  13. The Dark Elite Bindup of Firespell and Hexbound by Chloe Neill*
  14. I am Messenger by Markus Zusak*
  15. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein*
  16. Conversion by Katherine Howe*
  17. Lux Beginnings Bindup of Obsidian and Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout*
  18. Dorthy Must Die by Danielle Paige*
  19. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’engle
  20. Tape by Steven Camden
  21. The Girl with all the Gifts by M.R. Carey
  22. Nerve by Jeanne Ryan
  23. Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
  24. Night Film by Marisha Pessl
  25. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
  26. Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
  27. A Million Suns by Beth Revis
  28. Shades of Earth by Beth Revis
  29. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
  30. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey ( I read this already, but would like to reread it)
  31. Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales Bindup
  32. Josie Griffin is NOT a Vampire by Heather Swain
  33. Bloodthirsty by Flynn Meaney
  34. Boys Wanted by Flynn Meaney*
  35. Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall
  36. A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall*
  37. What Light by Jay Asher (Signed Copy)
  38. The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
  39. This Song Will Save your Life by Leila Sales*
  40. The Yard by Alex Grecian
  41. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
  42. Outlander by Diana Gabldon*
  43. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr*
  44. Code Orange by Caroline B. Cooney*
  45. Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo*
  46. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
  47. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
  48. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart*
  49. Hate List by Jennifer Brown*
  50. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
  51. WinterTown by Stephen Emond
  52. Fahrenheit 451  by Ray Bradbury*

Happy Reading
Bubbles ❤

Books I am Bringing on Vacation #3

Hello Readers, Next week is my annual camping getaway with my mother. This will be the third year we go to a completely rustic campground on Lake Michigan, all we do is read, play board games, and swim. This year I am going to be bringing 5 books for a 8 day trip!

  1. The Iron Trail by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black
  2. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  3. The Love That Split The World by Emily Henry
  4. Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke
  5. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Happy Reading,
Bubbles ❤

July 2017 Haul and Wrap-Up

Hello Readers. Today I am going to be sharing the books I bought/borrowed and the books I read in July. I participated in the Biannual Bibliothon last month so I read quite a bit.  Also my mother won a giveaway ARC and gave me the book when she was done reading it.

Bookstore Haul:

  1. Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Vanleer
  2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Library Haul:

  1. The Iron Trial by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
  2. Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

Giveaway Haul:

  1. The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

Wrap- Up

  1. Of Neptune by Anna Banks (Pages: 330)
  2. The Secret of Laurel Oaks by Lois Ruby (Pages: 288)
  3. Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh (Pages: 393)
  4. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan (Pages: 310)

Total Monthly Page Count: 1,321
Goodreads Goal: 19/24
CR: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K Rowing, and Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

Happy Reading,
Bubbles ❤


Biannual Bibliothon: 3 Stars or Less Books

Hello Readers,  Today is day 4 of the Biannual Bibliothon today’s challenge is to share a book you have rated 3 stars or less. This challenge is hosted by Amy over at bookwormgirls88 you can find her instagram here and her blog here. I am making this my own and instead of sharing one book, I am going to share 10 books I rated 3 stars or less. I had to go pretty far back into my read list to find this many books to share. I often find my self being pretty generous when it comes to rating books.

  1. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  2. The Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  3. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  4. The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  5. The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  6. The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  7. Noggin by John Corey Whaley
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  8. The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman Illustrated by Tony Moore
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars
  9. Dead Is the New Black by Marlene Perez
    My Rating is 2 out of 5 stars
  10. Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier Translated by Anthea Bell
    My Rating 3 out of 5 stars

Happy Reading,
Bubbles ❤