Goodbye February, Hello March

In February, I read 18 books! I think that’s pretty good, considering it’s a short month and the end of it always sneaks up on me, even though I know it’s short. I read almost 8,000 pages, smashing my goal of 6,000 for the February Page Count Contest.

A big portion of the books I read are World of Warcraft books, which has led to me playing again. I’ve played WoW off and on since its release. Until I get sick of it again, expect some random WoW stuff. It’s the only game I’ve ever really loved.

See? I think he’s adorable. Yep. I like me some trolls.

Moving on … March is going to be a very busy month here at I have lots of blog tour stops scheduled, my first giveaway, and my first interview! I’m still trying to come up with some good questions.

Reviews Written:
Counting One’s Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother edited by William Shawcross
Marie Curie and Her Daughters by Shelley Emling
Magisterium by Jeff Hirsch
Mind Games by Kiersten White
Incarnation by Emma Cornwall
City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster
Trickster by Jeff Somers
The Murmurings by Carly Anne West

It’s Monday, What Did I Read?
February 4, 2013
Febuary 25, 2013

Fit Owl Tuesdays:
Week 3.
I am not a very fit owl. :(

Waiting on Wednesday:
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
Furious by Jill Wolfson
Taken by Erin Bowman

Inside the Nest:
Week 4

Other Stuff:
Reading Rainbow Challenge. A challenge based on ALA’s 2013 Rainbow List. I plan to read as many of these books as I can. Anyone who wants to is welcome to join in! If there’s interest, I’ll toss up a Linky for participants.
Wicked Valentine’s Read-A-Thon. I read 7 books over this readathon.

Goal Progress:
How am I doing on my Blogging Resolutions?
01: Post 2-3 reviews a week Check. I think I did except for one week.
02: Keep Amazon/Goodreads updated
03: Make 1 vlog a month
04: Post 1 personal update a week
05: Use Facebook
06: Learn about SEO
07: Be more active on Twitter

February wasn’t so hot for goal accomplishing, as you can see. I did post about having some blog/reviewing burnout, so February wasn’t that active of a month for me. Rereading old favorites, such as Harry Potter and World of Warcraft has helped, as has just taking it easy. Blog burnout is totally natural, and I think I’m bouncing back already.



I don’t have specific plans for March, other than working on my goals and trying to keep on a schedule! I keep a calender now, but I don’t always schedule my posts ahead of time. This bit me in the butt in February, as I spent a good portion of the month sick, which didn’t help with blog activity.

I would also like to work on my writing, which has taken a backseat this month because I haven’t been inspired. I hate that I let myself off the hook with writing, because I always have other things to do … and along that line, I need to get some gym time in. I have my first 5k of 2013 coming up in APRIL. Ack. That’s partly why I write about some personal things on this book blog — public accountability! And also because I like blogs that show the personality of the blogger.

– leeanna

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