Monthly Wrap-Up: September ’19

As most of you know, I didn’t have a very good month for personal reasons. I won’t be talking about them here, but if you are curious, you can take a look at this post. I’ve come back to blogging to get my mind off of things for a while, so I’ll just be talking books. I somehow was able to finish six books this month and while I haven’t really worked on a lot of new posts, including reviews, my series, Talk Chisme to Me, for Latinx Heritage Month has still been a pleasure to put up. Just a heads up that even though October is here and it’s usually my favorite time of the year where I put together my “October Fright” posts, this year I just do not have the energy to do so. It’s also worth noting here that I am currently running a Twitter giveaway, you can check out the tweet here.

(Book covers below are linked to my reviews, unless otherwise specified.) 

Favorite Book This Month:

My favorite read in September was With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo. I listened to the audio book of this one and honestly, if this author narrated all the books, I might forgo reading physical books permanently. Hoping I can find the brain power to write a review of this one. Cover linked to Goodreads.

Least Favorite Book This Month:

No books received less than three stars from me this month.

Books I Read, Review (Maybe) Coming Soon:

(Covers linked to Goodreads)

Talk Chisme To Me: Latinx Heritage Month Series

Talk Chisme to Me, Part I: The TBR – What did I plan to read during Latinx Heritage Month? Take a look at my list!

Talk Chisme to Me, Part II: Favorite Books By Latinx Authors I Read This Past Year – In need of some recommendations, so you can support Latinx authors all year long? Check out this post!

Talk Chisme to Me, Part III: New & Upcoming Releases – This year I have 70+ books on my list, so you have no excuse not to read some books by Latinx authors this upcoming year.

Reading Challenges:

Aside from the Goodreads challenge, I’m only taking part in one reading challenge. I might just stop updating this challenge because I’ve lost all motivation when it comes to it.

1. The Beat the Backlist Challenge 2019 is hosted by NovelKnight. Nada.

  • Challenge Goal: 10 books; Current Count: 4 books

October Releases I’m Excited For:

  Which October release are you most excited about? How are you celebrating Latinx Heritage Month? Let me hear from you in the comments and feel free to leave me a link to your own wrap-up post and I’ll be sure to visit.

13 thoughts on “Monthly Wrap-Up: September ’19

  1. It’s awesome when you don’t have any 1- or 2-star books. I am excited about a new ghost story called Hearthstone Cottage by Frazer Lee coming out later this month. My TBR is so long that I hope I can get to it this year!

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  2. With the Fire on High was my favorite book of the month too! I still haven’t listened to one of Acevedo’s audiobooks, though, but I really want to – maybe her next release, or I’ll reread The Poet X that way. Anyway, I’m so glad we both loved it; I’m not sure which one of her books I like more now.
    And if everything goes according to plan, I’ll be reading The Beautiful this month as well. So here for paranormal coming back, in diverse books.

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  3. That’s great you didn’t read any books that you gave lower than 3 stars! I read ONE book and gave it ONE star lol. Also, I’m really looking forward to Ninth House!

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  4. Everyone I know that has read The Fire on High tells me I need to read it so I guess I need to get it at some point.
    I hope some of your energy will return in October ❤

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  5. Oh I still need to read With the Fire on High. Love the cover so much. I also love your Chisme series. My classes are about 85% Latinx, and I’m constantly looking for more “mirror” books for them. Sounds like I need to get The Moon Within, Becoming Beatriz, and Strange Birds right away!

    I was so sorry to hear about your brother.

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  6. With the Fire on High is on my reading list as I’ve only read positive reviews. I have The Beautiful to read this year and The Library of Lost Things sounds perfect for me to read. Hope your October is much better!

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