December 2019 Wrap-Up

Finally its the end of the year! I am happy to report that I achieved my 'a book a day' goals, albeit in not the way it should happen - but I read 365 books nevertheless! 2019 Reading Challenge Ruthsic has completed her goal of reading 300 books in 2019! hide 365 of 300 (100%) … Continue reading December 2019 Wrap-Up

ARC Review: After Hours, Vol. 3 by Yuhta Nishio & (translated by) Abby Lehrke

After Hours, Vol. 3 by Yuhta Nishio My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars There’s always something going on at night. Sooner or later, you’ll find your scene. Emi Asahina is 24, unemployed and not really sure what she wants to do with her life. When a friend invites her to a dance club, Emi doesn’t … Continue reading ARC Review: After Hours, Vol. 3 by Yuhta Nishio & (translated by) Abby Lehrke

November 2019 Wrap-Up

End of the year panicking begins y'all! I am still behind on some of my challenges, so I tried to go hard in November. I had a good reading month, and my choices were also to my liking, so yeah it was a great month for reading! 2019 Reading Challenge Ruthsic has completed her goal … Continue reading November 2019 Wrap-Up

October 2019 Wrap-Up

October is Octover, folks! Time to have a staring match with the end of the year. The past month was a month of milestones for me: not only did I complete my Goodreads challenge of 300 books, I am on track to complete my stretch goal of 365 books this year! 2019 Reading Challenge Ruthsic … Continue reading October 2019 Wrap-Up

September 2019 Wrap-Up

September is over, and we are practically staring down the end of the year, folks! So as you get older, it seems your birthday just brings a ton of anxiety with it? Who coulda known? I hoped September would be a good month, since I was excited about the readathon I was hosting, but it … Continue reading September 2019 Wrap-Up

August 2019 Wrap-Up

August has ended and it is my birthday month! Which is also like super complicated because I don't really celebrate it anymore and instead wallow in regret and disappointment, so yeah, it is tough. I do like looking back and being assured that there are some things I am still doing well: like my reading … Continue reading August 2019 Wrap-Up

June 2019 Wrap-Up

We're at mid-year folks! And this time usually brings about a ton of anxiety on my head because it is also a time for accounting, to look back on the first half of the year and fret about how much has been achieved! I had a productive reading month, though. I kinda decided to let … Continue reading June 2019 Wrap-Up

May 2019 Wrap-Up

I was hopped up on manga and graphic novels during May, which kinda saved me from lagging behind. I've been kinda stuck between painting, reading and everything else this month like 2019 Reading Challenge Ruthsic has read 133 books toward her goal of 300 books. hide 133 of 300 (44%) view books This month, I … Continue reading May 2019 Wrap-Up

Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang My rating: 4 of 5 stars Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases — a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the … Continue reading Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

March 2019 Wrap-Up

April is here, and March seems like a distant memory to me! Honestly I am not even going to get into how much of a time warp March was for me, because what I am glad for is that I got through it ...somehow... March was a month that was terrible on different counts for … Continue reading March 2019 Wrap-Up

ARC Review: Candy Color Paradox, Vol. 1 by Isaku Natsume

Candy Color Paradox, Vol. 1 by Isaku Natsume My rating: 4 of 5 stars Satoshi Onoe, a reporter for a weekly magazine, has a new stakeout partner, and he’s anything but thrilled about it. Photographer Motoharu Kaburagi’s unconventional reporting methods and overall bad attitude are enough to drive Onoe insane. But the more the two … Continue reading ARC Review: Candy Color Paradox, Vol. 1 by Isaku Natsume

February 2019 Wrap-Up

I say this nearly every month, but this time I really want to emphasize this so excuse the screaming - HOW IS IT MARCH ALREADY? I had no concept of time in February! It was like *blink* its Feb 13 then *blink* hey its the last week! And then suddenly on March 1 I'm like … Continue reading February 2019 Wrap-Up

January 2019 Wrap-Up

Hands up if you, too, felt January go by like the wind! It has been quite a month for me - I have been reading as usual, though not as well as the last two months. I had been hoping for a good start to the year, both reading-wise and personally, and so far all … Continue reading January 2019 Wrap-Up