The Weekly Wrap

The Weekly Wrap — July 12th, 2020

July 12, 2020
the weekly wrap

It’s time for another weekly update!

on the blog

last week: this week:
april 2019 haul/tbr checkpoint
mini reviews
girl, serpent, thorn (YA fantasy review)
✨ may 2019 haul/tbr checkpoint
✨ burn our bodies down (YA horror review)
✨ surprise discussion/booklist post!


latest video

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current reads

  1. The Shadow of What Was Lost
  2. The Unsuitable
  3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
  4. Cinderella is Dead
  5. Beach Read
  6. Pet
  7. The Wives
  8. Mirage ?
  9. Full Tilt
  10. House of Earth and Blood
  11. Illuminae ?
  12. The Only Good Indians


just finished

⌛ set aside for now | ❌ permanent DNF | ? re-read

How did I have nothing but 5-star reads this week?! ?

  1. Burn Our Bodies Down ?????
  2. The Battle of the Labyrinth ? ?????
  3. Girl, Serpent, Thorn ?????


up next

Lots of current reads to finish, plus one new buddy read and one new buddy RE-read to start!

  1. The Song Rising
  2. The Last Olympian ?


new review copies

Too many new eARCs this week for sure, but at least 4/5 of them are VERY quick reads that I aim to knock out within the next week!

  • Witchcraft Cocktails
  • A Gentle Noble’s Vacation Recommendation, Vol. 1
  • There Are Things I Can’t Tell You
  • The Switch
  • Fangs


other obsessions

Still lots of ACNH and Sea of Thieves as far as gaming goes! Not too much TV this week, though I did rewatch a few horror films, which will be in my wrap at the end of the month. ? I’ve been on a rare movie kick lately.


life updates

Anxiety is pretty high again lately, and I just don’t know what to do with myself some days. Staying off of social media has been helping, but there’s only so much sticking my head in the sand can really do for me. I wish I could go back to how I felt a few weeks ago when I was able to dive into games and reading and family time, and stop fretting. How are you all doing? ♥



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  • Reply evelynreads1 July 12, 2020 at 12:58 pm

    Glad you loved Burn our bodies down, I can’t wait to pick that one up!
    Enjoy your reading!


  • Reply CJR The Brit July 12, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    I’ve heard so many great things about Girl, Serpent, Thorn. I got the Fairyloot box and its so pretty….now I need to dive in!

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries July 19, 2020 at 7:15 pm

      I’m so jealous!! ? I hope you love it. That FL edition is BEAUTIFUL!

      • Reply CJR The Brit July 20, 2020 at 5:42 am

        It really is! I’ve made August my Fairyloot month as I am behind on 9 books! I will read them all!!!!

  • Reply tasya @ the literary huntress July 13, 2020 at 1:14 am

    Yay for an amazing reading week! I’m excited to read Fangs too 😀

  • Reply Sarah July 13, 2020 at 2:12 pm

    sorry you’re struggling some! <3 this last week was a little tough for me, definitely lots of moodiness and difficulty focusing. here's hoping this week goes better for both of us. 🙂 congrats on all five-star reads, though!

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries July 19, 2020 at 7:20 pm

      Thank you <3 I'm sorry it was a tough week for you, too, but I hope things are looking up.

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