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April 2016 Wrap-Up

Posted April 30, 2016 by Stormy in Books / 4 Comments


This month seemed so long, so for once I am NOT surprised it’s time to roll the calendar over to the next month. Now that I’ve been at my new library job a few months it’s really starting to pick up, and of course April is crunch time right before the semester ends. My last assignment is due NEXT Saturday, so by this time next week I’ll be done or at least very, very close.

For the most part, though, April was a good month. It wasn’t very eventful, because I’ve spent most of my free time working on school, but I feel pretty good about things. Now that I’ve been in my new town a couple of months I’m feeling more settled. I’m excited to explore it more once my semester ends since I’m not taking summer classes.


I started watching the second season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt! I’m only a few episodes in, though, and I have pretty mixed feelings(I pretty much hated at least one episode so far, but then I really liked one too, so we’ll see).

I’m of course still going with my Gilmore Girls rewatch. I’m getting close to the tail end of season 4. I’m guessing I’ll fly through the rest of my rewatch once classes are over(are you sensing a theme in this recap? I am so glad I’m not taking summer classes).


My March/April playlist:


I read 13 books in April, which is not bad considering how heavy my school workload was this month. I read 7 comics/graphic novels, 1 audiobook, 1 nonfiction book, and 4 novels.

5 star Reads:

Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and What we Can Do About it by Kate Harding
Lumberjanes vol 2: Friendship to the Max by Noelle Stevenson
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

4 star Reads:

The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter
Lumberjanes vol 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson
Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash
Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnson
Copperhead volume 1 by Jay Faerber
Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle (audiobook)
Slasher Girls and Monster Boys edited by April Genevieve Tucholke
The Woods vol 1: The Arrow by James IV Tynion
The Wicked + The Divine vol 1: The Faust Act by Kieron Gillen

3 Star Reads:

Injection volume 1 by Warren Ellis

2 star Reads:


1 star & DNF Reads:



It’s mostly been reviews since I’m still getting caught up from my hiatus, but the review I like the most is Ask Me How I Got Here.

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There was no way this was going to be anything other than The Raven King!


The Raven King




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May Recap

First, an announcement:  I purchased a domain name yesterday! So now Book.Blog.Bake. is at www.bookblogbake.com. I know most places updated URLs automatically(like most feed readers), but if not, please update links accordingly! I’m excited to have my own domain–it was part of my birthday present to myself and I finally got around to it! On […]

Posted June 4, 2013 by Stormy in Blogging / 17 Comments

Month Completed: March

Every month, I think of doing a monthly wrap-up like I know so many of my favorite bloggers normally do. And every month, I forgot until the 5th or 6th of the next month and then give up. But NOT this month! Hooray! Unfortunately, I’m writing this post from my dad’s computer, not my own, […]

Posted March 30, 2013 by Stormy in Blogging / 5 Comments