Monthly Wrap-up: November 2017

I’ll explain why this is late later on in this post, but for now, let’s just pretend this is 100% totally on time.

Happy December all you awesome people! I love this time of year because, without a doubt, Christmas is my favorite holiday! I already know what I’ll be getting most of my family members, I just have to actually go out and buy the presents, and then I am ready to go!

But before all that, I want to give you guys the rundown of what went on here at Ryann the Reader during the month of November!


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Top 5 Books that Need a Spin-off Book/ Series

Happy Tuesday, everyone! It’s time for another Top 5 Tuesday hosted by the brilliant Bionic Bookworm herself! Shanah’s also just posted the Top 5 Tuesday topics for December, so if you want to give this weekly feature a try, now’s the perfect chance to go check it out!

This week’s topic is all about books or series we think deserve even more books! Some of my choices won’t necessarily be about spinoffs exactly, a lot of them are books where I want a collection of short stories added to them BECAUSE I’M DESPERATE! This is such a great topic, and I can’t wait to get into it!

So, without any further ado, the Top 5 Books I think need a spinoff!


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5 Books/Series for Which I am Incredibly Thankful!

Happy Friday, fellow readers! And for my US friends, I hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving!

I know it’s a little cliche, but since it was Thanksgiving yesterday, I was thinking about all the things I was grateful for, and there are a lot of books that make that list. So, I wanted to give you guys just a small portion of that list!

So, without any further ado, here are 5 books or series that I’m thankful for!


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A Decent Written Collection From an Incredible Performance Poet

Depression and MAgic Tricks
Buy it from Book Depository, or direct from the publisher!

Title: Depression and Other Magic Tricks
Author: Sabrina Benaim
Type: Poetry
Length: 160 pages
Published by: Button Poetry
Pub date: Aug 27th, 2017
Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

My Rating★★★☆☆

 

 


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The Real Neat Blog Award!

Happy Wednesday, awesome people! And for those of you in the US, happy early Thanksgiving! I hope you guys get to eat some amazing food!

I was nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award by the incredible Darque Dreamer Reads. If you guys aren’t following her already, you should definitely go check out her blog! She is so awesome, and does everything from book and makeup reviews to buddy reads and more!

AND she was kind enough to nominate me for this award! So, without any further ado, the Real Neat Blog Award!


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5 Tips for a Book Un-haul

A little while ago, my friend Tricia and I went to a used bookstore to sell some of our books, I donated the rest to a different one in my hometown. Altogether, I got rid of 32 books. I’ll be honest, it was a little sad parting ways with them, and it got me thinking…

Most avid readers can tell you that sometimes our books can feel a little like our pets: cute, comforting, and something we never, ever want to get rid of. But there simply isn’t enough space in my house to shelter all the books I’d ever want. So, I spent two days going through every book I own and deciding which ones to keep and which ones to get rid of. And it was tougher than I expected! So I here’s my advice for anyone who might be facing the same bookish dilemma.Read More »

Top 5 Books That Have Been on my TBR the Longest

Happy Tuesday all you awesome people! Last week was a little crazy, so I missed Top 5 Tuesday (again!) hosted by the amazing Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm, but now I’m back! This week’s Top 5 Topic is books that have been on my TBR the longest.

All of the books on this list have been on my TBR for well over a year, and these are the ones on my TBR that I want to get to soonest. To be honest, I’m not proud of a few of these; some of them are books I probably should have read ages ago! But I’m sure I’ll get to them… eventually.

Without any further ado, here are some of the manymanymany books on my TBR.


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