The monthly recap is one of my favorite posts to do even though it’s a bit time consuming. Every month I recap my life, my blog, and talk about music, movies, Broadway and book news as well. 🙂 I hope you enjoy it.
Looking Forward To is a monthly feature that I do at the beginning of every month and talk about things I’m looking forward to.
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# of Books Read: Finished 2; Read 3
# of Books Started: Four
# of Books Bought: 0
# of Books For Review: 3
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# of Books Won: Five
I won Every Last Word, Time Between Us and Time After Time by Tamara Ireland Stone from Lisa at Read Breathe Relax<3
I won an arc of Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen from Meghann @ Becoming Books on Twitter. ❤
I won a book of my choice from Katie @ Polished Page on Twitter
~Favorite Book I Read~
Because You’ll Never Meet Me was everything I always wanted.<3
I also loved loved loved Fans of The Impossible Life❤
And Anything Could Happen was the unrequited love story I’d always hoped for.
More Happy Than Not is super super super fantastic.
Yes I’m cheating, no I don’t care. 🙂
~What I Posted Last Month~
ARC Review: Making Pretty by Corey Ann Haydu (Five Stars)
This has been a month of favorite posts for me, strangely enough. 🙂
Basically anything I posted this past week I really love.
I did Bout of Books (#13) for the second time this year! It was fun again even though I didn’t do complete my goal. I still need to update my progress page here for it.
I participated (a bit too much, oops) in the #YAParty Twitter giveaways! Haha. So funny story, I originally thought you could only post once per prize, so I posted only once, then half an hour later, someone messaged me saying you COULD post more than once per prize, and this was quoted from a host’s tweet. So then I went tweet crazy. (Sorry about that).
THEN I heard from other hosts that only ONE tweet would be counted for each prize so…I spammed a ton of you for no reason. Lol. Sorry!
Besides that, I participated in Armchair BEA and I had fun doing it! That lead to a few of my favorite posts for this past month. ❤
~How Did I Do With My Blogging/Reading Resolutions and Challenges?~
I’ve read a few books for the EW/NG reading challenge.
Game of Thrones finally had an epic episode last night. Winter is here. I think.
Pretty Little Liars returns TOMORROW!!!! I’m SO SO SO excited.
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES HAD A SERIOUS ENDING FOR THE SEASON FINALE AND OMG. I’M SAD.
The potential We Were Liars movie has a writer now.
Steven Spielberg’s Company to Adapt Brave New World for SyFy
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before has been optioned by Overbrook to be a movie.
Vicious by Victoria Schwab was optioned to Scott Free Productions and Story Mining and Supply.
Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs is to come out in March 2016.
13 Reasons Why and Before I Fall are both in development for filming.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will launch a national tour in 2016:
I have been waiting for this video for like a month and a half and I was so happy to finally see it. ❤
I found this amazing and important and real video on depression.
I died watching this video.
~Music I’ve Loved~
I have been playing The DUFF soundtrack over and over. Haha. I’m also back into Rent, because sometimes I just need Rent.
I listened to Brandon Flowers’ “The Desired Effect” and I liked it a ton. Lonely Town finally clicked with me.
I discovered I like Elliot Smith’s Either/Or a lot too. I was always under the impression I didn’t care for it.
I rediscovered this cover of Crush from Glee. I love it.
King by Years and Years
No Words by Erik Hassle
Preach by M.O.
Fire Under My Feet by Leona Lewis
All About You by MYYRA (Album out june 9th)
Looking Forward To: June
And now for what I’m looking forward to this month in books and movies.
Florence + The Machine “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” (June 1)
Young Guns “Ones and Zeroes” (June 6)
Muse “Drones” (June 9th)
Of Monsters and Men “Beneath The Skin” (June 9th)
Adam Lambert “The Original High” (June 12th)
Hilary Duff “Breathe in. Breathe Out.” (June 16th)
Third Eye Blind “Dopamine” (June 16th)
Breaking Benjamin “Dark Before Dawn” (June 23rd)
Carly Rae Jepsen “E-MO-TION” (June 24)
I am absolutely dying for Hilary Duff’s and Breaking Benjamin’s albums. As well as Florence + The Machines’, but the other two are number one. ❤
Like It Never Happened by Emily Adrien
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler
The Devil You Know by Trish Dollar
Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu
Joyride by Anna Banks
The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker
Skyscraping by Leah Thomas
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
Because You’ll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas
Last Year’s Mistake by Gina Ciocca
Even When You Lie To Me by Jessica Alcott
The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi
Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone
Get Dirty (Don’t Get Mad) by Gretchen McNeil
The Revenge Playbook by Rachael Allen
Under The Lights (#2) by Dahlia Adler
Faking Perfect by Rebecca Phillips
June 2nd is insane! And it’s tomorrow, EVERYONE GO BUY BECAUSE YOU’LL NEVER MEET ME AND MORE HAPPY THAN NOT! DO IT. DO IT NOW. Or pre-order them in the meantime. I left off a few of the books I have for review so…sorry about that. 🙂 I had Because You’ll Never Meet Me and More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera which you all know I have loved/am loving. 🙂
Let me know how your past month has been or what you’re looking forward to this upcoming month. 🙂 I want to know all about it.