So this month I participated in the NEWTs! My goal was to get all the NEWTs to be able to became an alchemist, and I did it! I read them all! I will now go through the books that were on my TBR and let you know if I read the or switched it out for something else haha! (If I have a review up it will be linked, if there is a review coming it will have an *)
A: Recommended by a friend – Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire. 3 stars!
E: Book written in past tense – Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. 1 star!
O: Book that has been on your TBR for ages – The fifth season by NK Jemisin. 4 stars!
A: Book that ends on an even number – The thousand steps by Helen Brain. 3 stars!
E: Standalone – The woods by RL Toalson. 3.5 stars!
O: Longer than 350 pages – Light years* by Kass Morgan. 4 stars!
A: Moon on the cover – Dragons of Nova by Elisa Kova. 3 stars! (audio)
E: ‘night’ in the title – Spellslinger by Sebastien de Castell. 4 stars!
A: Audiobook – Lifelike by Jay Kristoff. 4 stars! (audio)
E: 350-390 pages – A book of spirits and thieves* by Morgan Rhodes. 3.5 stars!
O: Flower on the cover – All the bad apples by Moïra Fowley-Doyle. 4 stars!
A: Friends favourite book – The tea dragon festival by Katie O’Neill. 5 stars!
E: Blue cover – Record of a spaceborn few by Becky Chambers. I read my arc for the wallflower wager by Tessa Dare an gave this 4 stars!
O: Starts with a prologue – Tiger’s curse by Colleen Houck. Didn’t want to read this so read Record of a spaceborn few* by Becky Chambers for this prompt, but gave it 2 stars!
A: LGBTQA+ rep – The rebels of gold by Elisa Kova. 4 stars!
E: Not the first in a series – Dev1at3 by Jay Kristoff. I’m still reading this so far now I will count Children of the Whales vol. 7 by Abi Umeda for this one. 4 stars!
O: Over 500 pages – Before the devil breaks you by Libba Bray. 3 stars!
Other read books
King of Fools by Amanda Foody – 4 stars! Read the last 200 pages of this.
To be taught, If fortunate* by Becky Chambers – 4 stars!
Turning darkness into light* by Marie Brennan – 2 stars!
As of now (morning of August 31) I’m still in the middle of two books, I hope to finish them both later today, but I’m not sure if I will manage!
Red Dove, listen to the wind by Sonia Antaki – 40% in
Dev1at3 by Jay Kristoff – 80% into the audiobook.
Favourite read: I only gave one 5 star, so this has to be the tea dragon festival!
Least favourite read: definitely and by far Robinson Crusoe!