The Weekly Recap (245): Exciting Things Are In The Works

Posted July 30, 2017 by Nick/ 17 Comments

Weekly Recap

Nick’s Weekly Recap:

Hi everyone!

I had another uneventful week this week. I mostly just focused on my courses, and read, and watched TV. Vacations, am I right? I can’t believe it’s already been more than a month since I’ve been home. I don’t like how fast time is flying by. I already have to sign up for my fall classes next week, which what?! Time needs to slow down ASAP. One of my classmates/friends who was pregnant gave birth on Monday. She sent me photos of the cute little boy she gave birth to. I’m super excited to meet him when I go back in September. On another exciting note, I have some fun new blog-related things coming up. One related to this blog, and something else with my pals, Eri and Lisa. I’m pumped about all these new things because they usually always get me super motivated about blogging. I’m not ready to reveal them yet, but ahhhhhhh!!

Anyways, that’s it for me this week, let’s go on to my book updates for the week:

What I Read:

 Irresistible You (Chicago Rebels, #1) To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1) P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #2) Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #3) Under Fire (Love Over Duty, #1) Wrong to Need You (Forbidden Hearts, #2)

I had a terrific reading week and I could not be happier. All of these books were 3.5 stars and above, which was honestly awesome. I finished up Shimmer and Burn over the weekend, and thought it was a clever, and really fun book. I was in the mood for a sports romance which led me to picking up Irresistible You. It was great, and if you’re a fan of Kate Meader, you should definitely try this too. Then, I binge-read the Lara Jean books from Jenny Han, even though it wasn’t something I planned on doing this week. I really enjoyed these books, especially all the family relationships. They made me really happy. I think book 1 is my favorite, but they are all really good. Under Fire was a decent romantic suspense story. I wanted a bit more oomph from it, but it was a good start to the series! I also received Wrong To Need You from EW this week, and I couldn’t resist start reading it, and I’m so glad I did because I absolutely loved it. It’s diverse, super sexy, and just great, overall! I don’t know how I’m going to wait for the next book in the series.

What I’m Currently Reading:

Reign the Earth (The Elementae, #1)

This one is good so far!

Review Copies/Finished Copies Haul:

Starfish The Ones Who Got Away No Limits Wrong to Need You (Forbidden Hearts, #2)

I also received Play On by Samantha Young, but the cover hasn’t been revealed yet.
Thank you to the authors and publishers for the review copies!

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  • Read & Survive

    😀 your search terms section is fun…I can’t believe sometimes by what terms and sentences people end up reading my blog…I’m like no I did not even write anything about that. Yay for 7 books 🙂 I need to read more romance…

  • Yay for vacations but yeah time is flying. I can’t believe it is basically August already. Ooh blogging stuff sounds exciting. Enjoy your new books and have a great week!

  • Nice haul! I love Roni’s work and can’t wait to read this book. And I love the cover to Starfish. I just looked it up and have added it to my GR list. 🙂

  • Glad you had such a brilliant reading week and you enjoyed the To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before books, they are so cute. I’ve still not read the third one. I’m kind of thinking of reading all in a little binge read but we’ll see.

    Don’t feel bad for having an uneventful week, those are the best kind. You are on vacation after all, enjoy it! I am very excited for new blog things. New blog things are always good.

    Have a good week.

  • Those search terms have me howling. They’re hilarious. I wish I had an uneventful week haha. I’m still convinced we’ve just gone ahead and skipped months this year. Time has gone by way too fast for my liking. I’m glad you’ve had such a great reading week. I’m curios and excited to see what these blogging plans are as well. 😀

  • Oh something fun and blog related!!! I can’t wait to find out! Glad you read some great books last week! Enjoy this week!

  • Jessica @ a GREAT read

    It never fails that breaks go by super fast and the regular time at school/work goes by super slow! Hope you get to enjoy the rest of your break! Nice new reads! Totally new to me ones! Hope you enjoy them!

    Here’s my STS

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower 🙂

  • I just saw that we have Reign the Earth. I am eager to see your review. I think book 1 of the Lara Jean books had the most sister time (no?). Maybe that’s why it seems so much more awesome, because I loved the dynamic with those three. Sadly, I have not read the third one (YET!), but I am going to do this whole series enders thing soonish, and that one is on my list. Good luck picking your classes. Hope you get the ones you want (that never happened when I was in school)

  • Ooooh new and exciting news, I am intrigued! I am glad that whatever it is has you excited about blogging 🙂 I am looking forward to Reign the Earth too, so I am glad you’re liking it. And WOW- all above 3.5!? I am so jealous, that is an amazing week! Hope you have another great week, Nick!

  • oh now I am super excited to see what you have in the works…its always fun to mix things up for your blog right?

    I can’t wait to read Alisha Rai’s book though. I did grab up book two from Edelweiss 🙂

  • sarabara081 @ Forever 17 Books

    I’d love to binge read the Lara Jean books too at some point. And I cannot wait for the upcoming Roni Loren novel! I hope it is a good one!

  • I’m excited to hear your fun news! Especially if it’s something that makes you even more excited about blogging. I’ve only read To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before so far from the series, but I would like to pick up the other ones eventually because I loved the first one. Looks like you have a great reading week! I hope this week will be just as good for you. I’m going to be pick up Irresistible You later today. I love Kate Meader so I can’t wait!

  • I’m eager to hear your blogging news, Nick! Knowing how creative you are, I’m sure it’ll be awesome. And congrats to your friend on the birth of her baby — so exciting! I hear you on how fast the year is flying by; it’s hard to believe that I finished grad school 6 months ago. After reading your reviews of Shimmer and Burn and Irresistible You, I’m going to pick both of them up for sure. Dying to read your review of Wrong to Need You!

  • Charlie Anderson

    Oooo can’t wait to see what you have planned! I did a nice amount of reading and watching this past week. I’m surprised they don’t have you sign up for your classes before the spring is over. My university did that. I think it was more helpful for them so they could balance and level out courses, or add more and get staffing if it was needed.

  • Oh lawd, don’t remind me about school starting back soon, haha. But on a brighter note, I am excited to hear about your exciting news!! And I’m so happy you read all the Lara Jean books! Aren’t they the cutest?

  • I can’t believe summer is already winding down, it just seems like it got started. It goes so fast. I am sure you have enjoyed your break.

  • Summer went by way too fast. Heck, it feels like this whole year has flown by. On a positive note fall is coming up and I do all my best reading in the fall. So I’m looking forward to reading all the books!