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MARCH Monthly Recap

Welcome  to my first monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books and bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and subscription boxes I received this month.

What did I read?

What books did I buy?

  • The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord (paperback)
  • Mosquitoland by David Arnold (paperback)
  • The Wanderers by Kate Ormand (hardback)
  • The Skylighter by Becky Wallace (hardback-signed/personalized)
  • Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs (hardcover)
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (UK paperback)
  • Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell (paperback)
  • Uprooted by Naomi Novik (UK paperback)
  • Wink Poppy Midnight by  April Genevieve Tucholke (hardback-signed)
  • The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman (hardback-signed)
  • The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski (hardback)
  • The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski (new paperback edition)
  • The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski (paperback)
  • Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry (hardback)
  • Yellow Brick War by Danielle Paige (hardback-signed)
  • Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (hardback)
March books bought

Books I purchased in March

What books did I receive from Publishers/Authors to review?

  • The Skylighter by Becky Wallace (e-ARC: Netgalley review)
  • Dreaming of Antigone by Robin Bridges (e-ARC: Netgalley review)

What books did I receive from friends?

  • Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye (ARC-gift from @thejrsquared librarian friend)
  • Dark Days by Kate Ormand (hardcover-gift from @thejrsquared)
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (hardcover-gift from @ladycats7777)
  • Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen (hardcover-gift from @thejrsquared)
  • Der Nachtzirkus by Erin Morgenstern (hardcover-gift from @thejrsquared)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling (hardcover illustrated edition – gift from @thejrsquared)
  • City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare (paperback-gift from my awesome Secret Sister)
Secret Sister March

March Secret Sister Package #OTSPSecretSister

March book gifts

Gifts: Books from friends! 

Uppercase Box


March Owlcrate

What I Won–Bookish Giveaways

NOVL‘s Poppy-curated, February #NOVLbox

love charms promotion

I won Most Creative in the Love Fortunes and Other Disasters Instagram Giveaway hosted by Kim Karalius

Bookish Swag from Authors/Publishers/Bookstores

Favorite March Moments

  • Surprise birthday party at Dewey’s Pizza. Mmm…Edgar Allan Poe pizza…yummo!
  • Winning the February #NOVLbox
  • Going to a local comic bookstore and buying ALL the Funko Pops! Well not all of them, but I bought A LOT!

Have you heard? Bookish News

March Favorites

  • Peeps and all the Easter candy!

  • MAYBELLINE Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation and MAYBELLINE Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation
  • Iced Chai Tea Lattes from Starbucks
  • Catching up on The Walking Dead
  • Trader Joe’s Popcorn in a Pickle (SO GOOD!!!)
  • Donut mug from my Secret Sister

Top 3 Books I Am Excited to Read in April


How did you treat your shelves in March? What were your favorite reads of the month?