The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kristen and Jessica. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Books added […]

Posted February 18, 2018
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January in Review

January in Review

Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog…   Events:   more personally…   Life: It was so nice to have some extra time off after New Years Day and I spent a lot of it reading and playing with my doggo Zeus. January was so weird weather wise and I avoided mostly getting sick, I […]

Posted February 9, 2018
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January Wrap Up

January Wrap Up

Hey guys, Jessica here I am finally getting around to putting my wrap up on here. Sorry to be MIA I have just been incredibly busy at work with inventory coming up. Anyways I managed to read 22 books in the month of January so lets get to it. Kristen and I actually buddy read this at the very beginning of the month and it was amazing. I am very impressed with the world building and the characters are very complex and really come off the page. I gave it a 5/5 stars. I actually have been making my way […]

Posted February 5, 2018
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Wrap up for 24 hour readath..

Wrap up for 24 hour readathon

Hey guys, Jessica here, so I was off work this weekend which is not very common for me since I work at a bookstore and weekends are busy. So I decided to do a random 24 hour readathon, Kristen joined me and I thought it would be fun to show you guys what we read. So I wasn’t able to read for all 24 hours I did fall asleep for a couple of hours and I had to go run some adult errands as well. However I did manage to read 1,000 pages which I am happy with. The first […]

Posted January 7, 2018
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Bout of Books 21

Bout of Books 21

  The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 8th and runs through Sunday, January 14th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 21 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team   Really excited for Bout of Books! Sadly Kristen has to go back to work this week, […]

Posted January 7, 2018
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2017 Reading Assignment Cha..

2017 Reading Assignment Challenge Final Report

Hosted by Berls at Fantasy is more fun & Michelle at Because Reading   So, I thought I’d do better at this challenge, because two books a month for me is not hard. I just kept forgetting to check which books I picked and sometimes just simply didn’t finish a book. So here’s how I did. First Quarter: A Second Quarter: B Third Quarter: B Fourth Quarter: C Final Grade: B  Reading Level 2: 24 books (2 books/month) February A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen Splintered by A.G. Howard March The Marbury Lens (The Marbury Lens, #1) by Andrew Smith […]

Posted January 5, 2018
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New Blog Partner

Hi there, my name is Jessica and I am a new blogger here and just in general. Kristen and I met on twitter through a readathon we buddy read Uprooted by Naomi Novak and since then we have just talked almost everyday and we still buddy read a book together at least once a month. It’s been amazing having a friend who really loves reading as much as I do. Anyways Kristen needed someone to be a blogger partner and I thought it sounded like fun. I guess I’ll just give you guys some quick facts so you can get […]

Posted January 4, 2018
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End of Year Survey 2017

End of Year Survey 2017

Number Of Books You Read: 313 (WOW) Number of Re-Reads: 9 Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy   1. Best Book You Read In 2017?        Adult: Three way tie between: A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan, The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman, and Traitor’s Blade by Sebastien de Castell Young Adult: The Diviners by Libba Bray Middle Grade: Posted by John David Anderson Graphic Novel: Giant Days by John Allison Audiobook: How to Train Your Dragon series by Cressida Cowell (amazing!!!) 2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But […]

Posted January 4, 2018
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