Weekly Wrap-Up (September 7)

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A great reading week to start off the month!

ON THE BLOG
Monday – Book Review: When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica
Tuesday – Book Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren
Wednesday – Book Review: Father Figure by James J. Cudney
Thursday – Book Review: The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll

BOOKS READ
I read 11 books this week – 4 physical books, 3 ebooks, and 4 audiobooks. Reviews to come for The Broken Girls, All the Beautiful Lies, The Witch Elm, The Exes’ Revenge, and The Classroom.

πŸ“– City of Glass by Cassandra Clare – owned
πŸ“– The Broken Girls by Simone St. James – borrowed from library
πŸ“– Kinsey and Me by Sue Grafton – borrowed from library
πŸ“– All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson – borrowed from library
πŸ’» The Witch Elm by Tana French – ARC via Edelweiss
πŸ’» The Exes’ Revenge by Jo Jakeman – ARC via Netgalley
πŸ’» The Classroom by A.L. Bird – ARC via Netgalley
🎧 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen – borrowed from OverDrive
🎧 Friction by Sandra Brown – borrowed from OverDrive
🎧 Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee – borrowed from OverDrive
🎧 Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire – borrowed from OverDrive

City of Glass by Cassandra ClareThe Broken Girls by Simone St. JamesKinsey and Me by Sue GraftonAll the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson
The Witch Elm by Tara FrenchThe Exes' Revenge by Jo JakemanThe Classroom by A. L. Bird
Water for Elephants by Sara GruenFriction by Sandra BrownGo Set a Watchman by Harper LeeEvery Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

CURRENTLY READING
πŸ“– Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Tangerine by Christine Mangan

NETGALLEY & EDELWEISS eARCs RECEIVED
πŸ’» Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward
πŸ’» Death at Whitewater Church by Andrea Carter

Beautiful Bad by Annie WardDeath at Whitewater Church by Andrea Carter

PURCHASED
I went to a book discussion and signing with Rachel Caine last weekend. I bought two books to have her sign while I was there. I read these as ebooks, but they’re both great, so I wanted to own physical copies too.
πŸ“– Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine
πŸ“– Killman Creek by Rachel Caine

Rachel Caine booksRache Caine signing booksSigned Rachel Caine books

BORROWED FROM LIBRARY
πŸ“– A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena
πŸ“– The Wife by Alafair Burke
πŸ“– Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear
πŸ“– Expelled by James Patterson
πŸ“– Princess by James Patterson

A Girl Like That by Tanaz BhathenaThe Wife by Alafair Burke
Sweet Little Lies by Caz FrearExpelled by James PattersonPrincess by James Patterson

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Hope you have an awesome week. Happy Reading!

Weekly Wrap-Up (August 31)

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A week of good books!

ON THE BLOG
Monday – Book Review: Manual for a Murder by GonΓ§alo J. Nunes Dias
Tuesday – Book Review: Sheets by Brenna Thummler
Wednesday – Book Review: The Elizas by Sara Shepard
Thursday – Book Review: Tell Me You’re Mine by Elisabeth NorebΓ€ck

BOOKS READ
I finished 16 books this week – 4 physical books, 4 ebooks, and 8 audiobooks. The review for one book I read, Sheets, was posted on Tuesday. Reviews to come for The Favorite Sister, Under My Skin, and The Legends of Eve.

πŸ“– The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll – borrowed from library
πŸ“– A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle – paperback owned
πŸ“– Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer – paperback owned
πŸ“– Braving the Wilderness by BrenΓ© Brown – borrowed from library
πŸ’» Sheets by Brenna Thummler – eARC via Netgalley
πŸ’» Under My Skin by Lisa Unger – eARC via Netgalley
πŸ’» Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Laura Markham – ebook via OverDrive
πŸ’» The Legends of Eve by Anonymous – eARC via publisher
🎧 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 Educated by Tara Westover – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 The Killing Lesson by Saul Black – audiobook via OverDrive

The Favorite Sister by Jessica KnollA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'EngleInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerBraving the Wilderness by BrenΓ© Brown
Sheets by Brenna ThummlerUnder My Skin by Lisa UngerPeaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Laura MarkhamThe Legends of Eve by Anonymous
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy FowlerI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouBecause of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamilloThe Unwanteds by Lisa McMannEducated by Tara WestoverThe Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David WyssDeep Blue by Jennifer DonnellyThe Killing Lesson by Saul Black

CURRENTLY READING
πŸ’» The Witch Elm by Tara French

The Witch Elm by Tara French

NETGALLEY & EDELWEISS eARCs RECEIVED
πŸ’» The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager – via Edelweiss
πŸ’» What You Hide by Natalie D. Richards – via Netgalley
πŸ’» The Exes’ Revenge by Jo Jakeman – via Netgalley

The Last Time I Lied by Riley SagerWhat You Hide by Natalie D. RichardsThe Exes' Revenge by Jo Jakeman

FREE EBOOKS
I entered an ebook giveaway and received free ebooks from some of the authors participating in that giveaway.
πŸ’» A Prescription to Die For by Bridget Bowman
πŸ’» Fame is a Killer by Meredith Potts
πŸ’» Itsy Bitsy Spider by Willow Rose
πŸ’» Humpty Dumpty by Willow Rose
πŸ’» Dream Student by J.J. DiBenedetto
πŸ’» Dream Doctor by J.J. DiBenedetto
πŸ’» Finders Keepers by J.J. DiBenedetto

A Prescription to Die For by Bridget BowmanFame is a Killer by Meredith PottsItsy Bitsy Spider by Willow RoseHumpty Dumpty by Willow RoseDream Student by J.J. DiBenedettoDream Doctor by J.J. DiBenedettoFinders Keepers by J.J. DiBenedetto

PURCHASED
No books purchased this week.

BORROWED FROM LIBRARY
πŸ“– The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon
πŸ“– Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh
πŸ“– The Other Sister by Sarah Zettel

The Incendiaries by R. O. KwonLet Me Lie by Clare MackintoshThe Other Sister by Sarah Zettel

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Hope you have an awesome week. Happy Reading!

Weekly Wrap-Up (August 24)

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A week of good books!

ON THE BLOG
Monday – Book Review: Winter Gets Hot by David M. Hamlin
Tuesday – Book Review: Burning Ridge by Margaret Mizushima
Wednesday – Book Review: Over My Shoulder by Patricia Dixon
Thursday – Book Review: Her Final Hour by Carla Kovach

BOOKS READ
I finished 13 books this week – 4 physical books, 5 ebooks, and 4 audiobooks. Reviews to come for The Elizas, When the Lights Go Out, Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating, Manual for a Murder, Tell Me You’re Mine, and Father Figure.

πŸ“– The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin – borrowed from library
πŸ“– The Crucible by Arthur Miller – paperback owned
πŸ“– The Elizas by Sara Shepard – borrowed from library
πŸ“– The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson – paperback owned
πŸ’» When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica – ARC via Netgalley
πŸ’» Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren – ARC via Netgalley
πŸ’» Manual for a Murder by GonΓ§alo J. Nunes Dias – downloaded from author’s website
πŸ’» Tell Me You’re Mine by Elisabeth NorebΓ€ck – ARC via Edelweiss
πŸ’» Father Figure by James J. Cudney – free Kindle ebook
🎧 Rump by Liesl Shurtliff – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 Feed by M. T. Anderson – audiobook via OverDrive
🎧 Home Front by Kristin Hannah – audiobook via OverDrive

The Four Tendencies by Gretchen RubinThe Crucible by Arthur MillerThe Elizas by Sara ShepardThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
When the Lights Go Out by Mary KubicaJosh & Hazel's Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren
Manual for a Murder</i> by Gonçalo J. Nunes DiasTell Me You're Mine by Elisabeth NorebackFather Figure by James J. Cudney
Rump by Liesl ShurtliffDead End in Norvelt by Jack GantosFeed by M. T. AndersonHome Front by Kristin Hannah

CURRENTLY READING
πŸ“– The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll – borrowed from library
πŸ’» The Legends of Eve by Anonymous – ARC via publisher

The Favorite Sister by Jessica KnollThe Legends of Eve by Anonymous

NETGALLEY & EDELWEISS eARCs RECEIVED
πŸ’» Sheets by Brenna Thummler
πŸ’» Looker by Laura Sims
πŸ’» Lies Between Us by Ronnie Turner
πŸ’» The Classroom by A. L. Bird

Sheets by Brenna ThummlerLooker by Laura SimsLies Between Us by Ronnie TurnerThe Classroom by A. L. Bird

MORE BOOKS
πŸ’» Reclaiming Raven by Mary Holt – ebook received from author
πŸ’» Glitter Bomb by Laura Childs – ebook received from First to Read

Reclaiming Raven by Mary HoltGlitter Bomb by Laura Childs

PURCHASED
πŸ“– Faithful Place by Tana French
πŸ“– The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Books - Faithful Place & The Secret History

BORROWED FROM LIBRARY
πŸ“– Braving the Wilderness by BrenΓ© Brown
πŸ“– Kinsey and Me by Sue Grafton
πŸ“– Tangerine by Christine Mangan
πŸ“– The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy
πŸ“– All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Braving the Wilderness by Brene BrownKinsey and Me by Sue Grafton
Tangerine by Christine ManganThe Perfect Mother by Aimee MolloyAll the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Hope you have an awesome week. Happy Reading!

Weekly Wrap-Up (August 17)

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It’s been a great week. I got lots of reading done, and have made a little more headway on some of my reading goals.

ON THE BLOG
Monday – Book Review: The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
Tuesday – Book Review: Our Little Secret by Roz Nay
Wednesday – Book Review: Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone
Thursday – Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

BOOKS READ
I finished 13 books this week – 5 physical books, 4 ebooks, and 4 audiobooks. Reviews for four of these were posted on the blog this week – The Woman in the Window, Our Little Secret, Jane Doe, and Where the Crawdads Sing. Reviews to come for Burning Ridge and Winter Gets Hot.

πŸ“– The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn – borrowed from library
πŸ“– Our Little Secret by Roz Nay – borrowed from library
πŸ“– Burning Ridge by Margaret Mizushima – ARC from Crooked Lane Books
πŸ“– Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris – paperback owned
πŸ“– Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt – paperback owned
πŸ’» Winter Gets Hot by David M. Hamlin – ebook received from Book Glow
πŸ’» Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone – eARC from Netgalley
πŸ’» Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens – eARC from Netgalley
πŸ’» The Devourers by Indra Das – Kindle book owned
🎧 Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman – audiobook from OverDrive
🎧 Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz – audiobook from OverDrive
🎧 The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket – audiobook from OverDrive
🎧 Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman – audiobook from OverDrive

The Woman in the Window by A. J. FinnOur Little Secret by Roz Nay
Burning Ridge by Margaret MizushimaMidnight Crossroad by Charlaine HarrisAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
Winter Gets Hot by David M. HamlinJane Doe by Victoria Helen StoneWhere the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensThe Devourers by Indra Das
Fragile Things by Neil GaimanOdd Thomas by Dean KoontzThe Bad Beginning by Lemony SnicketChallenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

CURRENTLY READING
πŸ’» When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica
πŸ’» Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

When the Lights Go Out by Mary KubicaJosh & Hazel's Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

NETGALLEY & EDELWEISS eARCs RECEIVED
πŸ’» Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens via Netgalley

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

BOOK EMAIL
eBooks received in exchange for an honest review.
πŸ’» The Legends of Eve by Anonymous
πŸ’» Time Crawlers by Varun Sayal

The Legends of Eve by AnonymousTime Crawlers by Varun Sayal

PURCHASED
No books purchased. I need to catch up on reading what I already have before buying more books.

FREE BOOKS
πŸ’» I Will Never Leave You by S. M. Thayer – my pick for this month’s Amazon First Reads

I WIll Never Leave You by S. M. Thayer

BORROWED FROM LIBRARY
πŸ“– The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
πŸ“– The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll

The Broken Girls by Simone St. JamesThe Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Hope you have an awesome week. Happy Reading!

Weekly Wrap-Up (August 10)

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A new weekly bookish update. This is the first of a weekly update that will post every Friday. I already do a monthly recap of what I’ve read, but I thought it would be nice to break it down into a weekly blog post. I will continue doing a monthly recap, but the weekly posts will have a little more info.

ON THE BLOG
Monday – Book Review: What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick
Tuesday – Book Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena
Wednesday – Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller
Thursday – Book Review: The Speed of Sound by Eric Bernt

BOOKS READ
I finished 12 books this week – 3 physical books, 5 ebooks, and 4 audiobooks. Reviews for two of these were posted on the blog this week. An Unwanted Guest was posted on Tuesday and The Speed of Sound was posted on Thursday. Reviews to come for Her Final Hour and Over My Shoulder.

πŸ“– The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey – own paperback
πŸ“– The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion – own paperback
πŸ“– Red Alert by James Patterson – borrowed from library
πŸ’» An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena – ARC from Edelweiss
πŸ’» The Speed of Sound by Eric Bernt – Kindle book from Amazon’s First Reads
πŸ’» Later Gator by Jana DeLeon – ebook from OverDrive
πŸ’» Her Final Hour by Carla Kovach – ARC from Netgalley
πŸ’» Over My Shoulder by Patricia Dixon – ARC from Netgalley
🎧 A Grimm Warning by Chris Colfer – audiobook from OverDrive
🎧 Beyond the Kingdoms by Chris Colfer – audiobook from OverDrive
🎧 An Author’s Odyssey by Chris Colfer – audiobook from OverDrive
🎧 Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake – audiobook from OverDrive

The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. CareyRed Alert by James PattersonAn Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena
The Speed of Sound by Eric BerntLater Gator by Jana DeleonHer Final Hour by Carla KovachOver My Shoulder by Patricia Dixon
AA Grimm Warning by Chris ColferBeyond the Kingdoms by Chris ColferAn Author's Odyssey by Chris ColferThree Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

CURRENTLY READING
The Devourers by Indra Das
Winter Gets Hot by David Hamlin

UP NEXT
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
Burning Ridge by Margaret Mizushima

NETGALLEY & EDELWEISS ARCs RECEIVED
A Bad, Bad Thing by Elena Forbes
Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone
The Proposal by S.E. Lynes

PURCHASED
I’m on a bit of a buying ban, so no books purchased this week.

BORROWED
Last week at the library, I checked out more books than I should have, so no more checked out this week.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Hope you have an awesome week. Happy Reading!