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At first, I didn’t know what to post for monthly wrap-up seeing I was almost nonexistent in this blog. I only posted four times! *OTL* What a depressing fact but I already said my piece here. But the desire to blog is there; reading books, however, I’m still struggling. Even with Silver Shadows debuting last Tuesday didn’t sway me. Anyways, I want to do something about it. I’m just going to take a break from reviewing books and focus on the topics I want to discuss that is still book related (because I came up with a few). I’m hoping to exceed my disheartening number of posts last month (even by one post!). So those who care, here are the two highlights:

Flavors of the Month:
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Book Review:
  • Wild by Alex Mallory
Discussion/Special
Meme:

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 list that I was supposed to post yesterday. (aka the reason why I’m in huge book slump though I’m not regretting I read/watch these awesome)

ARC Acquisition:
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  • Everything That Makes You by Moriah McStay
  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
  • The Fall by Bethany Griffin
  • The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand

(because I’m a masochist and I can’t say no when I see that green bar on EW saying ‘download review copy.’ I’m weak, people! I’M WEAK! *collapsed on the floor crying* *rises up again* But I’m somehow proud, you know, I only downloaded four. I have found restraint! *regains confidence*)

Others: ETA: Also my domain hit another milestone. She’s three years old now and I might have put a little something in there!

Pondering: to accept commission again or not? *looks for a flower with millions of petals and rely on it for her decision*

How’s July? Productive? Awesome? Read anything great? Good for you because I envy you! Anyway, whatever it is do share it with me! :happy:

2014 / 08 / 01

10 Responses to July in a nutshell

  1. Amelia says:

    I’m the same with ARC’s, I kinda go crazy for them and then I later realise that I have like 100+ books waiting for me to read.
    I hope next month is better for you in terms of reading, reading slumps are awful and it’s worse when you feel you can’t post anything relevant on your book blog. I wouldn’t worry though, I didn’t post at all in May then I picked up a easy and quick book (I find that children’s books help!) and it got me right back into reading again.
    Can’t wait to read your future posts!
    Amelia at http://www.wondereads.co.uk

    • Mitchii G. says:

      It’s hard to restraint yourself when it is available for you to download, haha. Thanks Amelia, yeah, here’s hoping to good reading month. :D

  2. July was an awesome month, but it went by too fast like all the other months so far! I also can’t stop downloading books on Edelweiss, it’s an addiction.. I’m reading The fall now and it’s creepy :D Red queen is also in my collection.

    I look forward to your book related posts and I hope you can get out of that reading slump this month :)

  3. Emily says:

    YAY! Hello Mitchii :D It’s okay that you didn’t do much in June ;) Time to rejuvenate and enjoy other things! xD But HURRAH for self-restraint! Unfortunately, I can’t say the same for myself :P I basically downloaded almost EVERYTHING. Horrible Emily. *collapses on floor next to you*
    YAY for THREE YEARS of Skycircus!! :3 It’s time to celebrate!! Congratulations big sis! ;)
    I hope to see more book-related posts too :) But in the meantime, enjoy yourself! As for accepting commissions, do what your heart tells you, and if that’s what you think is good for yourself, then I say FULL STEAM AHEAD! :D
    *hugs*

    • Mitchii G. says:

      Rejuvenating sounds heavenly! Thanks lil sis, it’s been three years, I can’t believe it! Happy b-day to my domain!

      As long as the work is not full load/rush job, I’m ok accepting commission. xD

  4. July was a good month for me, but I think I’m reading fewer and fewer books with each passing month, and I still request too many books O_O I think that needs to change, pronto! If you want Mitchii, you could invite guest bloggers or guest reviewers for your blog if you want there to be more activity :D I’d willingly sign up if you open one! Haha!

    • Mitchii G. says:

      That’s a great idea but I don’t know how to approach other bloggers. But will really think about it. Thanks for the tip. :D

  5. So I blogged even less than you did in July. I think I posted like two reviews. Haha. I was so busy, though!

    Ha, I only ended up downloading Red Queen (obviously) and A Wicked Thing (it sounds wicked!).

    I read pretty great books and my favorite read of July turned out to be The Half Life of Molly Pierce.

    • Mitchii G. says:

      Even though I’m in this book slump, I still decided to download it. But Red Queen really sounds interesting.

      I have yet to read, I received an ARC for it so I might read it one of these days. Thanks Sana.

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