February 2015 in Review

Posted February 28, 2015 in Faith, Reading / 2 Comments

It is so hard to believe it is the end of February already. This has been a crazy month.

Things that Happened in February

  • Lent started with Ash Wednesday the beginning of the month.
  • I got the nasty cold thing going around the school. I have to remember to thank my students for that one.
  • We had this really great false spring with temperatures in the 60s (Farenheit) and then we were down to the negatives again.
  • I left town twice this month! This is pretty big when the closest other places are 2+ hours away and there is a lot of snow on the ground.
  • I spent a great deal of time with my head in a book and I am perfectly okay with that.

Books I Read in February

SacrificedSeekerThe Winner's CurseWater Song
The Kiss That Saved HerCinderScarlet
Of Shadow and StoneThe Turnip PrincessAn Uncertain ChoiceAkarnae
The Holy Trinity in the Life of the ChurchThe Magician's NephewDauntless
Victoria and the RogueThe FranciscanThe Orphan QueenShiver

On the topic of  The Orphan Queen:
I will not be writing a review. I feel like I cannot give a review since I was not able to read the full book. Apparently the Edelweiss eARC was only the first hundred pages or so. I feel like the story was just getting started when suddenly it ended. I don’t think I can really give a review of a book that I did not read in totality.
I received this book for free from the publisher via Edelweiss for review consideration. This in no way affects my opinion of the title.

Books I Began in February and Plan to Finish in March

The Joy of the Gospel - Evangelii GaudiumVampire Academy

  • Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel) by Pope Francis
  • Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Books I Plan to Read in March

Rebel MechanicsArriving at AmenAstra
Number the StarsA Wrinkle in Time
MoonlandsCity of BonesEvermore

  • Rebel Mechanics by Shanna Swendson (eARC)
  • Arriving at Amen by Leah Libresco (eARC)
  • Astra by Naomi Foyle (eARC)
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (with my students)
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (with my students)
  • Moonlands by Steven Savile (eARC)
  • City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (library)
  • Evermore by Alyson Noel (library)

Things I’m Looking Forward to in March

  • It should, hopefully, start getting much warmer. I have to say, I am missing the sun a bit.
  • I think I will be seeing my sister again but that might not be until April.
  • I will be making my birthday wishlist (My birthday is in April.) and adding more books that I will ever get.

Challenge Progress Update

Birthday Month Reading ChallengeHard-Core Rereading ChallengeColor Coded ChallengeYou Read How Many Books? ChallengeAlphabet Soup ChallengeWhat's In A Name? ChallengeFairytale Retelling Challenge
  • Victoria and the Rogue by Meg Cabot

  • Water Song by Suzanne Weyn
  • The Magician’s Nephew by C S Lewis
  • Victoria and the Rogue by Meg Cabot
  • Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
  1. Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton
  2. Sacrificed by Emily Wibberley
  3. The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski
  4. Water Song by Suzanne Weyn
  5. The Kiss That Saved Her by E M McCarthy
  6. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  7. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
  8. Of Shadow and Stone by Michelle Muto
  9. The Turnip Princess by Franz Xaver Von Schonwerth
  10. An Uncertain Choice by Marissa Meyer
  11. Glitches by Marissa Meyer (short story)
  12. The Queen’s Army by Marissa Meyer (short story)
  13. Dauntless by Dina L Sleiman
  14. Akarnae by Lynette Noni
  15. The Holy Trinity in the Life of the Church edited by Khaled Anatolios
  16. Victoria and the Rogue by Meg Cabot
  17. The Magician’s Nephew by C S Lewis
  18. The Franciscan by WR Park
  19. The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows
  20. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

 

amanda

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2 responses to “February 2015 in Review

    • Thanks. My mom keeps telling me I read too much and too fast. There isn’t much to do but read though when you live in the middle-of-nowhere Montana. 🙂

      Thanks for visiting!

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