Even just writing that line makes me so happy! But if you’re asking yourself right now, “who are you?” I wouldn’t blame you, it’s been that long.
It’s been almost 2 and a half months since I’ve posted anything on this blog. It’s crazy how busy life gets. Since I last updated you all, I’ve hosted a French person for a whole month at my house, had a week-long camp, had no internet for six weeks, visited France for three weeks (which was absolutely wonderful) and had some sad times including a close family death. Life has been an emotional rollercoaster.
But I’ve missed books and the amazing people in the blogosphere too much so I decided that it’s time to get back to it (even if I do have exams in a couple of weeks).
I don’t exactly know what I want to talk about in this update post. I guess I’ll discuss the books that I’ve read since my hiatus (which is a rather sad 3 books).
In early August I read Still Alice by Lisa Genova which I thought was wonderful and heartbreaking. I still think about that book even now and think that it portrays Alzheimer’s disease realistically but also with a great mix of humour and sadness. I believe I gave this book 4 stars.
In mid-August, I finally finished A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas. I wish I could’ve written a review for this book at the time because I have so many feelings about it! Basically, the first half I really didn’t like and then the second half I loved. It was like a whole different story…or a whole different me, I’m not sure. 3.75 stars for this one.
Lastly, towards the end of August, I read Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch. I really enjoyed this book. The writing made it feel more like a middle-grade book so if it was advertised as one, I think I would’ve enjoyed it even more. But I loved the characters and the interesting world. I also think it could’ve been a standalone but nevertheless, my fangirlish heart won’t resist a second and third book. Another solid 4 stars.
So those are the few books I’ve read. What have you been reading recently? It’d be great to hear about what you’ve been loving so I can get some good recommendations!
What else is new with me? I’ve been obsessing over Pinterest recently and my profile has undergone a huge makeover. If you’re interested, you can see my profile here. I’m reading Harry Potter in French to help with my language skills which is slow but such fun progress, although I hate how they changed so many names!
That’s about it for me. What have you been up to?
I hope to be able to post more now although as I said, I have exams coming up soon so it may not be too often. It’s so great to be back.
Let’s chat in the comments!
Thank you so much for reading and I’ll talk to you in my next post!