Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Second Books in Series

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Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme that was originally created by Lainey from GingerReadsLainey and is currently being hosted by Sam from Thoughts on Tomes. To find out more information about this fun feature and how you can join in, please visit the Goodreads group for it here!

This week’s T5W theme is all about your favorite second books in series that are better than the other books in those series and, at first, I thought that I wouldn’t be able to come up with any answers for this tag. But then, after I did a bit of bookshelf exploration, I found that there were actually quite a few series where I preferred the second book in the series over all of the others. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this week’s T5W!

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TBR: ARC August 2017

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So I may or may not have a lot of ARC copies of books (both physical and ebook) that I haven’t read yet… and it’s a problem. I planned on trying to read through quite a few ARCs this month and then I discovered that ARC August exists! ARC August is an annual reading challenge hosted by Octavia, Shelly, and Angie over at Read.Sleep.Repeat and you can find more information about ARC August here. The basic premise of the challenge is for readers to finally get through their pile of review copies that they haven’t gotten around to reading yet. And, for me… that means I have quite a few books on my TBR this month.

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July 2017 Wrap-Up & Haul

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Needless to say, it’s been a while since I’ve written a brand new blog post.

I could probably list a thousand excuses as to why I’ve been away for so long, but I think this is the simplest explanation that I could give — I really, really needed a break. A break from blogging, from bookstagramming, and, yes, even a break from reading. I felt so overwhelmed with everything and when a fun hobby that I love so much started to feel more like a chore or a job… that’s when I knew I had to stop and step away from everything for a bit. Thankfully, I think I’ve gotten back into the rhythm of everything throughout the past two weeks or so and, though an enormous book slump loomed over me for weeks on end, the challenge of BooktubeAThon took me out of it fairly quickly (I read seven books in seven days and I am immensely proud of myself). So, finally, I’m back with a brand new website layout (feel free to click around and look through my blog because I’m really happy with how everything turned out), more books to write about (and to review because I’m very behind on reviewing the books that I’ve read this year), and lots of fangirl-y emotions that I’m ready to unleash upon my keyboard. Oh, and a diploma since I graduated from high school in June. *throws confetti into the air*

Anyway, enough with my tedious rambling. Without further ado, here is my kinda-sorta-but-not-really-late monthly wrap-up for July (and a bit of a recap of June as well since I barely read during that month *shudders*).

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