LIST OF NEWSWORTHY
|Bookstores are my favorite place to be // Summer means ice lollies // Hospital runs // Are your books squeaky clean? Heh|
Life After Transplant
My mother had a successful kidney transplant in the middle of the month and everything else basically rolled around it. It was such a nerve-wracking experience but she’s doing so much better now. Thank you so much for all your positive thoughts, guys! They definitely helped. <3
Not Too Little, Not Too Late
I’ve been busy accomplishing something that I was supposed to a year and more back and it’s such a relief. I’m hoping to talk about in length in a blogpost soon.
Crini and I started a ridiculous tag on Instagram because we’ve had it with ridiculous tags so what’s one more? Also, we get to mess up the tag because there are people looking for books with no swear words which is unfathomable to me. Why would anyone want censorship like that? Ronan Lynch is not amused.
|Allison as Sarah is a thing to watch. // Orphan Black|
I’m so relieved that Revenge is ending because it’s time for it to be over. Also, I’m glad that it’s ending on such a crazy note because it fits.
Orphan Black is back and I couldn’t be happier that it’s better than ever.
Hey, look at that. I managed to watch a movie.
|Groot is my favorite, obviously // Guardians of the Galaxy|
Guardians of the Galaxy (8/10) – Guys, I watched Guardians of the Galaxy and I am Groot.
Has anyone tried Inbox by Google yet? I think it looks really sleek but I’ve yet to play around with it.
LIST OF READS
|The Raven Cycle, slaying me since 2013.|
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (reread)
99 Days by Katie Cotugno
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (reread)
LIST OF BLOGPOSTS
I posted my review of The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater.
I interviewed Becky Albertalli, the author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, and it was awesome.
I posted my review of The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater.
LIST OF BOOK BUYS
|I’m so excited to read this in May with Crini!|
More Than This by Patrick Ness
Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson (thank you, Greenwillow Books)
Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa (thank you, Balzer + Bray)
The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (thank you, Harper)
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
|Thanks to Crini, I got hella addicted to this album // More Hilary Duff music // Ship to Wreck is such a good song!|
Savannah Fry says
Looks like you had an eventful month! Glad to hear your mom is doing alright. Your #cleanbooks story made me lol. 🙂
Zoe N. says
Sana, I am so glad to hear that your mother’s kidney transplant went well; and I’ll be keeping you both in my thoughts for a speedy and successful recovery.
And I’m so curious to hear what you think of The Rest of Us Live Here + More Than This (because Patrick Ness is amazing) and An Ember in Ashes (I’ve heard so many glowing reviews for this one, so I hope it lives up to them for you!).
Thanks for sharing and fabulous recap. ♥
~ Zoe @ Stories on Stage
Agreed, how is it MAY? That doesn't seem possible.
I'm so glad your mom is doing well. Transplants are scary! How long is normal recovery time?
I'm audiobooking An Ember In An Ashes right now, and I'm very curious to know what you and Crini think of it. There's been a lot of praise for it, but there have also been some harsh criticisms, and I'm leaning towards the latter.
Alexa Arentino says
ALL TIME FUCKING LOW. I keep liking you better and better. 😀
I'm glad your mother's surgery went well, by the way. <3
Cee L says
I'm so glad that your mother had a successful kidney transplant, and hope she has a speedy recovery! <3
You and Crini made me laugh soooo hard with your #cleanbooks IG tag. You two are brillllll. ;D
More Than This is so fucking fabulous. I get so goddamn emotional when I think about that book.
I'm so happy to hear everything went all right with your mother's transplantation <3 I can't wait to hear all about your Not too little, Not too late. The IG tag is hilarious, I'm still looking for inspiration for a nice picture. I am Groot, so adorable 😀 Rereading is the best thing ever! I love to return to books. More than this is such a mind-fuck, haha. Happy reading!
Jess @myreadingdress says
YOUR PICTURES SANA. Legit, I love your monthly recaps so much. NEVER STOP OK NEVER
So glad that everything went well with your mother's kidney transplant. I'm sending good vibes and warm wishes! I hope she has a smooth recovery.
MY CLEAN BOOKS CONTRIBUTION IS COMING ASAP OK
natalie kate says
FUTURE HEARTS, YES SANA. BLLB, YES SANA. Actually – No Sana. I can't even think about BLLB without wanting to breakdown.
Ale-alejandra :) says
Ugh, I am SO l2p but I did see something about your mom's surgery on twitter and I am super happy that things went well! 🙂 You book tag sounds so funny, lol
And OMG this year is flying by, indeed. Crazy!
Roseanna Overstreet says
Sana! I am SO SO happy to hear that your momma is doing well! That has to be completely nerve-wracking, so I'm glad for both of your sakes that it's over and she is doing okay post surgery!
Delena is getting pretty BARF; I'm enjoying the Steroline conquest now! Bwahaha! But did you see Nina Dobrev is leaving TVD after this season 6 is over? I wonder if she's going to be killed off! >:) But I SO NEED TO WATCH ORPHAN BLACK. So many people rave about it!
So what did you think about "99 Days"? I kind of loved it *O*
You haven't read "More Than This" yet?! Ooooooh girl, I think you will love it! It's so awesome! I'm so glad Crini made me read it for Epic Recs last year! 😀
And I LOVED The newest All Time Low album!!! I've had "Bail Me Out" on repeat for a few days! :3
OMG SANA YESSSS ORPHAN BLACK IS AMAZING AND I'M SO GLAD TO HAVE FOUND IT. Ahahaha yes Allison playing Sarah was just the best. I don't know how this actress does it! See, if I read this post yesterday I would be able to proudly say that I hadn't bought many print books of the late either – BUT THEN LAST NIGHT AT 3AM I SUDDENLY BOUGHT 9 HBS. I COULDN'T HELP MYSELF. NOPE.
A little belated on this but I'm so terribly happy for you that the kidney transplant went well for your mom! Hope the recovery goes smoothly as well! <3 I personally like Google Inbox (great for mass deleting/getting rid of emails), especially the reminder feature since I occasionally will read an email but forget to reply to it.