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Showing posts with label monthly wrap up. Show all posts
Showing posts with label monthly wrap up. Show all posts

Sunday, 30 April 2017

April Wrap Up



  • Midsemester break happened. It was very much needed.
  • This month I have: done assignments, read, blogged, watched TV and movies, and baked.
  • It's been a great blogging month - I posted lots, and I also read many fantastic posts from other bloggers. 
  • In exciting news, I've read more books so far this year than I read in the whole of last year!



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Around the blogosphere

Mareli at Mareli Thalk Ink told us how to fail at book blogging.
Michelle at Pink Polka Dot Books shared her 5 phases of book blogging.
Cait at Paper Fury discussed 10 TBR problems that bookworms face.
Bec at Readers In Wonderland talked about star ratings.

How was your April? What did you read? Did you find it was a great blogging month too?

Friday, 31 March 2017

March Wrap Up



  • Uni's back in full swing, and I've got all these assignments at the same time. Help!
  • My driving lessons are continuing, but I'll say no more on that point...
  • I had a great reading month with a streak of nine 4-star books!
  • An author thanked me for reviewing his book!



Click the covers to go to the Goodreads links. 
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Around the blogosphere

CW at Read Think, Ponder discussed characters with "difficult" names.
Cait at Paper Fury asked what is the perfect amount of pages for a book?
Puput at Sparkling Letters told us how to figure out your perfect blogging schedule.

As you can see, I had a great reading month this March! What did you get up to?

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Since I've Been Gone: January & February Wrap Up

I'm back from hiatus! But with uni starting again this week, I don't expect I'll be blogging very frequently as I have lots of other things to do. In the meantime, what happened while I was gone?



  • I've been learning to drive! So far so good with the automatic, need lots of practice with the manual. And then we'll have to see about parking...
  • I had a summer job and saved a bit of money, yay! Now I'm back home I have to keep looking for part-time jobs, though...
  • My holiday was generally pretty great, and I felt completely on top of things, like I'd got my shit together after two years of not being very motivated, and it felt good.



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How have the last 2 months been for you? What cool posts around the blogosphere did I miss? Have you read any of the books I read?

I'm Alexandria, a 19-year-old reader/writer/blogger from New Zealand. I love language, history, and sci-fi. Hi! I'm always around if you want to talk, which you can do via comments, the contact form, or Facebook.

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