July 2018: The Month Of Fluffy Reads, The Fab Five & A Korean Odyssey {Monthly Wrap Up}

July 2018

Hi everybody, and welcome to my July wrap up!

Honesly, my July felt like it lasted foreeever. Why that is, I’m not sure, because I did feel like I did a lot of things, but time just didn’t seem to go by at all. Perhaps it has something to do with the weather, since we’ve been in a heatwave pretty much all month and the high temperatures are making everything feel slow. Though I didn’t read that much, I did get to read 2 new books and re-read 2 old favorites, so I’m happy about that. I also watched quite some TV and listened to some new music. So let’s just dive in: here’s what I did in July!

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It’s So Fluffy I Could Die! — My Summer TBR {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Now I usually say I read a lot of different genres, but when it comes down to it, I’m a fantasy girl all the way. Give me all the magic and kingdoms and dragons and I am happy. But there is something about summer. When those first rays of sunshine hit I get this slightly cliché but still unavoidable and gigantic craving for fluff. ALL THE FLUFF. Give me the romance. Give me the summer trips and crushes and roadtrips and walks on the beach. But mostly, give me all the fluff. So basically, here is my beautiful fluffy summer 2018 TBR:

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My 5 Star Predictions For The Rest of 2018 {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today is a freebie topic and I have chosen to do the 5 star TBR prediction. Basically, I take a look at all the books on my TBR (more specifically in this case, my 2018 release TBR) and predict which books I think are very likely to become 5 star reads for me.

Though I personally would like to extend this to 4,5 to 5 star ratings. Why? Because in my personal rating system, there is not that much difference between a 4,5 star rating and a 5 star rating. The difference is really only in my reading experience. I could love two books equally and see no flaw in either, but the 5 star book  I may have enjoyed so much because I could read it in one sitting and was totally immersed while reading. While the 4,5 star book  I may have loved equally, but didn’t have the time to read in one sitting so I had to spread it out over 1-2 weeks of annoyingly interrupted reading. Meaning my reading experience for the 4,5 star book just wasn’t as fulfilling as the 5 star book, but that is in no way the book’s fault. I can’t blame my reading experience on the book now, can I? Nor is this something I can predict in any way.

So basically, what I’m trying to say is: these are the 2018 releases I’m predicting to give a 5 (or 4,5) star rating! I’m already super curious to come back at the end of the year and see how right (or wrong) I was 🙂

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The Spring 2018 Book Releases I’m Looking Forward To The Most (So I Can Buy Them & Then Procrastinate On Reading Them Forever Probably) {Top Ten Tuesday}

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SPRING IS FINALLY HEEEEEEERE! Well, it’s currently still freezing cold here, but I mean, theoretically spring is here. So yay for that, because winter always manages to turn me into big old Mrs. Grumpy McGrump.

Anyway, you know what’s also here? So many amazing spring releases! Here are the spring 2018 releases I am most looking forward to reading as soon as they come out (and will probably procrastinate forever and maybe read next year somewhere…):

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