Saturday, June 1, 2024

LazyDayLit's JUNE 2024 TBR & Reading Goals


Hello readers! It's JUNE!

Can you believe we are almost halfway through the year?!

Summer is in full swing here and I'm in an outdoorsy / beachy mood and will be attempting to read any books that fit the theme! 


What are you hoping to read this month?
Got any good beachy read recommendations?


MY JUNE HOPEFULS



LIBRARY LOANS







Off My Shelves

I'm attempting to read at least 50 books off my shelves this year and here are a few I hope to fit between my library loans in June! 






June TBR Tackle Challenge

Starts with L or R
? Lore ?

Audiobook
I listen to plenty of these 

Blue on the Cover
Maybe Tomorrow (poetry)
Starfish
Barely Floating
Out of the Blue

Chunky book
Priory of the Orange Tree

Father Figure
?




What are you looking forward to reading in June?



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Wednesday, May 1, 2024

LazyDayLit's MAY 2024 TBR & Reading Goals


Hello readers! It's MAY!

I've been in a garden/cottagecore mood lately and need to finish up my Spring TBR pile but it already feels like summer here so I'm starting to switch up my TBR list to reflect that.


What are you hoping to read this month?




MY MAY HOPEFULS

FOR REVIEW



If The Tide Turns by Rachel Rueckert
(Many thanks to Goodreads & Kensington Books!)

LIBRARY LOANS






Off My Shelves



March TBR Tackle Challenge

Starts with H or M:
H - Hester
M - The Midnight Children

Science Fiction:
Acceptance (Southern Reach trilogy)

White on the cover:
Fifty Beasts to Break Your Heart

Maternal Figure:
Hester

Flowers on the cover:
Hester
The Book of Thorns





What are you looking forward to reading in May?



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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

LazyDayLit's APRIL 2024 Reading WrapUp & Challenge Progress


GOODBYE APRIL! 

Hello readers!
April was another month full of outdoor adventures, gardening, and swimming but I fit in 20 books! 



What I read in April:

FICTION READS



Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins
Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods
Gregor and the Marks of Secret



Gregor and the Code of Claw by Suzanne Collins
The Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
The River by Gary Paulsen


Brian's Winter by Gary Paulsen
Brian's Return by Gary Paulsen
Brian's Hunt by Gary Paulsen


Fish In A Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
The Retreat by Sarah Pearse
Murder Road by Simone St. James


The Last Heir to Blackwood Library by Hester Fox
Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
Planet Earth is Blue by Nicole Panteleakos




The World Ends in April by Stacy McAnulty
Authority by Jeff Vandermeer



POETRY COLLECTIONS


The Poetry of Charlotte Bronte
Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart by Alice Walker
Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass by Lana Del Rey




CHALLENGE PROGRESS



ABC CHALLENGE
(My ABC Challenge Post)


Jan - Mar

Fiction:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
17 / 26
Graphic Novels:
A B C D E F H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
8 / 26

Nonfiction/Poetry:
A B C D E F H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
10 / 26

April ABC Reads:

Fiction: 
H - Hatchet

Graphic novels:


Nonfiction:
T - Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart
V - Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass


APRIL TBR Tackle Challenge
(hosted by @booksare42 on Storygraph)

1. Starts with G or N:     👍
Gregor the Overlander series

2. Borrowed book    👍
Murder Road

3. Young Adult   👎

4. Royalty     👍
Gregor the Overlander sequels

5. Yellow on the cover    👍
Annihilation

Challenge completed?
No 👎


Devour Your TBR
April prompt: __April Antiquities__
(all about reading books with a historic setting)

📖 The Last Heir to Blackwood Library by Hester Fox

BookRiot's READ HARDER Challenge
(my Read Harder blog post)

9/24

JAN: +5
FEB: +2
Mar: +2
Apr: +1


APRIL:

Prompt 3: Read a MG horror
Bumps in the Night 

The52BookClub Reading Challenge
(My 52BookClub Challenge blog post)

16 / 52

JAN: +6
FEB: +5
MAR: +5
APR: +2


APRIL:

Prompt 6: Women in STEM
Annihilation

Prompt 24: A cover without people on it
Murder Road



PopSugar Reading Challenge
(my PopSugar Challenge blog post)

Jan: +6
FEB: +7
MAR: +3


April: +0


Barnes&Noble ReadingChallenge

Jan: +4

Books that have:
Witches: After the Forest
Mountains: Cold Mountain

Books that made me feel:
Cozy: Bookshops & Bonedust
Shiver: Dead of Winter

FEB: +9

Books that have:
Twins  - The Daughters of Ys
Pirates - Fable
Mushrooms - What Feasts at Night
Music - Elvis & Me
Birds - The Comfort of Crows

Books that made me feel:
Cozy - Paladin's Grace
Laugh Out Loud - The Lonely Hearts Book Club
Adventurous - Fable & Namesake
Learn - Peace is a Practice 

MAR: +6 

Books that have:
Shapeshifters: Summerkin & Moonkind
Witches: The Curse of Eelgrass Bog
Birds: Owls & Other Fantasies
Pirates: Saint & Drift

Made me feel:
Adventurous: Saint & Drift
Think: The Last House on Needless Street

April: 

Books that have:
Blood: Murder Road

Books that made me feel:
Adventurous: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen



2024 NONFICTION READER CHALLENGE
(my Nonfiction Challenge blog post)

History:

Memoir/Biography:

Crime & Punishment:

Science:

Mental Health:

Travel:

Food: 

Social Media:

Sport:

Relationships:

The Arts:
Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass
Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart

Published in 2024:


NEW TO ME AUTHORS

April:
Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Jeff Vandermeer
Nicole Panteleakos
Lana Del Rey


Happy reading! 


Monday, April 1, 2024

LazyDayLit's APRIL 2024 TBR & Reading Goals


Hello readers! Happy April!

I've been enjoying the lovely weather and spent most of March outside in the garden or on adventures and didn't much reading done so I still have quite a few books from my last TBR to get to. Here they are, plus some new library loans! 


What are you hoping to read in April?




MY APRIL HOPEFULS



Library Loans



The Curse of Eelgrass Bog by Mary Averling
The Ghost of Spruce Point by Nancy Tandon
The Midnight Children by Dan Gemenhart


Other Library Loans




Off My Shelves
 




What are you looking forward to reading this month?



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