Monthly Review

Monthly Review – March 2019

Goodness this month has been busy! I had a one week vacation from work and I didn’t realize how badly I needed it. Though I love my job, after being there a year I realized I’ve been experiencing a bit of burnout. It hasn’t been the job that has been stressful, but really my turbulent family life. I was really touched that both my fiance and my boss have noticed that I’ve been really stressed and both have counseled me through a lot. The exciting news also is that I’m moving next month! So I’ve been super busy packing this month as well, but I’m so thrilled to finally get some nice book shelves and unbox my collection finally!

This Month’s Posts

Book Reviews

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
In a Dream You Saw a Way to Survive by Clementine von Radics
The Witch of Duva by Leigh Bardugo
To Pleasure a Prince by Sabrina Jeffries

What I’ve Read


Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
The Promised Neverland (vol 1) by Kaiu Shirai


Wandering Son (vol 2) by Takako Shimura

Book Haul

Kindle First
Wholly Unraveled by Keele Burgin

Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland
Nocturnal by Wilder Poetry
Petra’s Ghost by C.S. O’Cinneide
Reading Through the Night by by Jane Tompkins
The Sleeping Giant Awakens by David B. MacDonald

A Quiet Place by Seicho Matsumoto
Dark Water by Koji Suzuki
Fragments of Horror by Junji Ito
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Around The Web


Philip Pullman wins JM Barrie lifetime achievement award (The Guardian)
Poorly Researched Men’s Fiction (McSweeny’s)
Why Calvin and Hobbes is Great Literature (Lit Hub)


3/29/19 Releases (Lala’s Book Reviews)
#ActuallyAutistic Collab ft. What do we want to see in Autism books?! (Paper Fury)
The Life of a Bookworm with Dyslexia (Avalinah’s Books)


Death of the Artist (Francina Simone)
Important Books Can Suck (Francina Simone)
More Mental Health Book Recommendations (Emmma Books)
Top 10 Influential Manga Artists Of All Time (The Anime Man)


  1. Evelina @ AvalinahsBooks

    Thank you so much for sharing my post 🙂 been on hiatus, so I couldn’t visit back!
    Evelina @ AvalinahsBooks recently posted…I return from hiatus!!! + mini reviews + State of the ARC #21My Profile

    1. Hi Evelina, it’s no problem I’m always happy to share! I have been on a semi-hiatus myself with everything I’ve had going on I’ve been super worn out and haven’t had energy to read and write.

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