January 2014 on Lipsyy Lost & Found

January has been a good month! It took me a while to get back into the swing of things after a great Christmas and New Year but I am well and truly back up and running. I also turned 30. EEEEK!

Total Posts: 24

New WP Followers: 36

Books Read & Reviewed (7):

  • The Ask and the Answer – Patrick Ness, 4/5 (Review)
  • Divergent – Veronica Roth, 5/5 (Review (kind of))
  • The Hunter, The Bear, and the Seventh Sister – B.I Woollet, 4/5 (Review)
  • Invoking Nonna – Sage Adderley, 4/5 (Review)
  • The Corporeal Pull – Sara B. Gauldin, 3/5 (Review)
  • The Dead in their Vaulted Arches – Alan Bradley, 4/5 (Review)
  • Saying Goodbye to Warsaw – Michael Cargill, 4/5 (Review)

Read but not yet reviewed

  • The Night Before Christmas – Scarlett Bailey

Friday Feature:
Last year I spent Fridays talking about my favourite books and authors which was great, but I decided to open it up a bit this year so I can talk about anything that takes my fancy.

      • World Book Day (View Post)
      • Discussion: Why are good reviews so hard to write? (View Post)
      • Intro: New for 2014: Friday Feature (plus fangirling) (View Post)

Most Viewed Posts:
For the second month in a row my post about The One has been my most viewed post. I’m so pleased I’m not the only one ridiculously excited about it. Also, for the first time ever, a WWW Wednesday post has not made it into the top 3. Innnnntresting.

      1. *Fangirl Alert* The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass (View Post)
      2. The Hunter, The Bear and the Seventh Sister by B.I Woolet (View Post)
      3. TTT: My Reading Wishlist (View Post)

Books Purchased: 
I didn’t need to buy any books this month because I have sooooooooooooo many on my TBR list and so many I got for Christmas and my birthday. But…I had to buy these.

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And The Immortal Rules by Julia Kagawa. It was only £1. I couldn’t resist.

Books Swapped: 

Swap #1: I only swapped one book this month; Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions for The Book of Skulls by Robert Silverberg. I haven’t read any Silverberg before.

If you want to get involved in book swapping in the UK visit Readitswapit.co.uk. My username is Lipsyp1.

ARCs/Giveaways:
I received these Advanced Reader’s Copies via Netgalley.

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*BOOK OF THE MONTH*

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*COVER OF THE MONTH*

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*MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT MONTH*

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