The Sunday Snuggle W42/2019: Weekly Wrap Up, #Tropeathon

Hello readers!

This week has been quite eventful, so for the weekend I stayed home most of the time and relaxed. The weather has now gotten a bit colder, but it was sunny and lovely all day so I did end up running!

This next week I hope to have a little more free time and pick up more books from my TBR! I’m currently at 99 books read!

I bought on Audible:

proper english kj charles

And on my Kindle:
missing presumed dead emma berquist

ALSO, this week starts Tropeathon, hosted by Chelle and Misty! I participated on round 1, so I’m excited to join for round 2, although I’m quite worried I won’t do so well this time, especially considering I still have to finish The Poppy War before picking up another book on Kindle. We will see! The prompts are:

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And for that I chose:

Creepy Atmosphere, Second Chance, Night Time Reading, Missing Person & Halloween Colors: Missing, Presumed Dead, by Emma Berquist. This is SUCH a great fit for this Tropeathon! Because it’s about a girl who gets a second chance at justice to see her murderer go to jail, it’s all about ghosts and murder so definitely a creepy atmosphere. Jane is dead but I think nobody found her body yet, so she is “missing, presumed dead”. I will read it at night and, lastly, it’s got black and orange on the cover!

Initials in the Title: I actually am hoping that my copy of Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo arrives this week, so I could pick this up! If not, I will read Nevernight instead.

Fated Mates & Magically Inclined: Jade War by Fonda Lee. I will choose to interpret that fated mates includes people who are fated to meet, and if you read book one you know what I am talking about here. I’ve been wanting to read this for months, so it’s a perfect excuse!

As usual, I combined a bunch of prompts because I love combining challenges – I think it’s part of the challenge itself! Especially because I didn’t want to get books that weren’t in my TBR already – I initially didn’t want to buy any books for the challenge but Missing, Presumed Dead just fit SO WELL that I had to get it. This will be a great week for F/F reading!

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Weekly Wrap Up

the dragon republic r f kuang the turn of the key ruth ware neverwhere neil gaiman

I made progress with The Dragon Republic and I’m about a third through! It’s really good and I’m enjoying it, although not quite as much as the first one. It’ll probably crush my emotions soon enough, though.

I ended up DNF-ing The Turn of the Key! Which is quite surprising – I hardly ever DNF thrillers, but this one just did not agree with me. I passed the 50% mark with it because I wanted to know what was going on, but it tired me out and I stopped caring. So I’ve DNF-ed it and looked up the ending, which kind of confirmed my feeling that not finishing the book was the right choice. An interesting read and concept, but not a book for me.

I picked up Neverwhere! And finished it, too. This was quite entertaining and felt like a classic fantasy read, also very whimsical and dark and vibrant! It did feel way too comfortable in having the same old characters I’ve seen a million times in fantasy books, though, so it didn’t impress me too much. Still, an enjoyable read!

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What have you read this week?

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