Monthly Wrap Up

March 2014 Wrap-Up

March was an awesome reading month! I have really hit a great stride in picking out the best books, ever! It’s like everything I’ve read has been so enjoyable this year! I’m terrified I’m going to hit a wall since I’ve had so many great books already! But for now, I just keep chugging along with my reading. Oh and I promise I’ll have some new recipes to share with you in April! I’ve been cooking a bit more lately and I’ve already got at least one to share! Anyway, here’s what I read in March:

Books read: 6 (YTD: 15)

Watching the DarkBye Bye BabyThe Sound of Broken GlassThe AccidentThe Weight of BloodClub Dead

Watching the Dark by Peter Robinson
Bye Bye, Baby by Max Allan Collins
The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie
The Accident by Chris Pavone
The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh
Club Dead by Charlaine Harris

Pages read: 1966 (YTD: 5309)

Challenge Progress:

Eclectic Reader Challenge: 3/12
Official TBR Pile Challenge: 2/12
What’s in a Name Challenge: 1/5

Books received: 26 (see list here)

Purchased New: 3
Purchased Used: 5
Hard copy Review books: 4
Electronic Review Books: 2
Paperbackswap Point: 6
Paperbackswap Box-of-Books Trade: 5
Grandmother: 1

Memes posted: 7

Events Participated In: None

Recipes shared: 0

Mailbox Monday, Meme

Mailbox Monday, March 31, 2014

Mailbox Monday has returned home to Mailbox Monday’s site this year.

So um, my mailbox *might* have been overflowing this week. I will start with some new-to-me goodies I found in my local used book store and then move on to the ones I received in my mailbox and finish up with the ones I received for review.

I made one last trip to my local used book store before it closes. It technically doesn’t close  until April 26th, but their inventory is already reduced dramatically and there isn’t much else left there that would compel me to go back. I’m still super sad about this store closing. I didn’t go there nearly as often as I should have during the years I’ve been living here. Anyway, I picked up 5 more books this last trip. They were ones I’d had my eye on during previous trips, but it was  the 30% off that made me finally pick them up.

WarlordAgent XThe BricklayerA Long Day for DyingThe Bride Collector


I went kind of crazy on Paperbackswap the last few weeks and ordered these books:

Fool MoonOutlanderThe Dark Side of CamelotBrothers

And one from my grandmother:

Six Years

And finally I received a couple of review books in the mail as well:

The Kafka SocietySafe Keeping


Now … I need to start reading!!!