I can’t believe May is already over! I know like every monthly wrap-up ever usually begins with that line but I swear it’s true, all I did was blink and then the month was gone. While May definitely wasn’t as buy as last month life wise, it was definitely a big reading month for me and I can’t wait to share all that I’ve been up to!
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The Name of The Wind // Patrick Rothfuss
“It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.”
Actual Rating: 4/5 ⭐
MY NAME IS KVOTHE
I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep.
You may have heard of me.
So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature–the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man’s search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.
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You Know Me Well // Nina LaCour and David Levithan
“The thing about possibilities: there are some you want much more than others.
Or only one you want much more than everything else.”
Actual Rating: 3.99/5 ⭐
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The Upside of Unrequited // Becky Albertalli
“Because I have to admit: there’s something really badass about truly, honestly not caring what people think about you.”
Actual Rating: 5/5 ⭐
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April was a hurricane of a month for me and there was too much I wanted to talk about for one little instagram post so here we are. Between practically finishing my program, starting work on a production and trying to keep up what resembles a social life I haven’t had a moment of free time to just … stop. I’ve felt like butter spread too thin for the entire month! So anyway, here’s my monthly wrap up + haul + brief babbling.
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