I cannot believe how fast November came and went. After two months of being out of town in Pennsylvania... I am finally back home in Arizona. It was so nice to be back east for the fall. I loved getting to see the leaves change. The weather is much cooler here in Arizona now than when I left. THANK GOD! It's still not cold enough for my taste but I will take anything cooler than 80 degrees.

This past month I finished six books! I did way better than I thought! My reading habits felt a little off too me this month for some reason. Most of the time I didn't feel like reading.

This year I had three Thanksgiving dinners to go too. Needless to say, I was very stuffed.

Books Read:

Favorite Book:
The How and the Why by Cynthia Hand. This book was beautiful inside and out. It's easily one of my new favorite books. I still cannot stop thinking about it.


Biggest Letdown:
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. I DNF this book this month. There were way too many characters to keep track of. Plus, I was so unbelievably bored. This totally bummed me out considering that I had been looking forward to reading this book for a while. I just could not get into it. The plot was super slow. Here is a fine example of hyped books not always being that great.


Book Reviews Written:
  1. A Constellation of Roses
  2. When the Stars Lead to You
  3. We Are Okay
  4. The How & The Why
  5. Emergency Contact

Blog Posts Written:
This month, I completed sixteen blog posts. One more than last month.

This doesn't include book blitzes, cover reveals, book tour announcements, wrap-ups, and book reviews. 

265 Blog Posts
5,173 page views in November
36,082 All-time page views 


December Releases I am Excited For:

  


Songs Of The Month:

Save Us from Ourselves - Digital Daggers
Lady - Blake Rose
Tv Show:


I am watching the final season of Orange Is The New Black and it's so good. I don't want this show to be over so I am trying not to binge it like crazy. 

Movies:


On Thanksgiving, I went to the movies with my family to see the new movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Tom Hanks portrayed Mr. Rogers very well. It was a heartwarming movie.



I rewatched the movie The Waitress. I hadn't seen it in a while and with all the pie that I was baking over Thanksgiving... I thought it was fitting to watch. It's such a good movie. Be warned it will make you crave all things pie. 

Product:

Lypsyl sent me two complementary products of their chapstick to try and I am obsessed! It's so minty and tingly when you put it on. My chapped lips instantly went away. This is my new go-to lip balm. "Created with pure Swedish beeswax, natural shea butter, coconut oil, and vitamins A and E for long-lasting, deep-penetrating moisture and lip care protection. Lypsyl Intense Protection helps moisturize, soften and protect your lips naturally. The unique one-hand slide allows for quick application. And the oversized application tip ensures this ultra-light formula spreads evenly for better lip coverage."



Well, there you have it! That was the month of November. Nothing too exciting went on but it was still a good month. Now onto Christmas planning. December is always a crazy month of activities within my family. My mom already sent out the itinerary lol. Yes, my family has a holiday itinerary of all the activities that are ensuing. It makes me laugh thinking about it. 

How was your reading month? What did you read? What fun things did you do in November? How was your Thanksgiving? I would love to know in the comments down below. Have a wonderful start to a new month. Pretty soon it will be a new year!


xoxo,

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