December’s Wrap Up + Book Haul + January TBR

Good evening, again! I was going to post this tomorrow, but when I saw all my productiveness during the holidays’ month, I couldn’t wait to share my happiness over being full back on blogging, haha!

the club can't even handle me

In December, I kept last month’s statistics by reading 11 books, 4 mangas and 1 comic book. Okay, so I read way less manga, but I’m proud of myself. This month was CRAZY busy, of course, so I feel like a champ for not dropping my reading stats, haha!

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November’s Wrap Up + Book Haul + December’s TBR!

Hello, beautiful people! Welcome to my November Wrap Up and thanks for being here today ❤ All in all, November was pretty good for me, being my first month where I felt in control of my life since I started the new job and since I lost my beautiful darling Lady. The month flew off the window and I can’t believe we have just 23 days now until Christmas ❤ I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE MY FAMILY AGAIN! ❤ ❤

the club can't even handle me

Soo, November was a so-so month for my standards. I’ve read 10 books, 22 volumes of manga and a comic book. I should have known I wouldn’t be able to beat my records of September (book-wise, haha!) and October (pages-wise, haha!). Maybe my reading slumped a little exactly because of all the intensity of the other months… #mystery

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May Wrap Up + Book Haul – in which I read a lot and bought nothing… Again.

Hello, there! Welcome to my Wrap Up for May! I must warn you that many books flew through my hands and I’m very proud of it, haha!


I’ve read 20 books and 2 mangas this month 🙂 I think I had a pretty productive month even with a holiday, some colds and my new job that started last Wednesday!


To consult the reviews, just click the link 🙂 I’ll update this post as the reviews go up! And yes, no paperbacks, sorry :/


  • Kuroneko Kareshi no Asobikata, by Aya Sakyo
  • Nekoka Kareshi no Ayashikata, by Aya Sakyo


I’m still on forced book buying ban. It’s been three months now and I am dying. If it weren’t for my friends, that ever so kindly sent me books and bookish goodies over the months, I’d be typing this post from an asylum or something. Really, guys: thank you so much! I can’t wait for my money to finally cash in on my own account so I can start to purchase presents for everyone! ❤

 Won Books

I also was lucky enough to win a giveaway hosted by @readingraindrops this month and receive a bunch of bookmarks from another bff, @ge_books

Seriously, I have the best friends in the world ❤ Thanks, guys!

 Received Books

 Failed TBR

  • Death in Neverland, by Heather C. Myers
  • The Secret Life of Thomas Commons, by Brittany Weekley
  • Under My Skin, by Zoe Markham

I’m still going to try and squeeze in both Death in Neverland and Under My Skin on my June TBR, but let’s see how that goes, haha!

 Currently reading now

That was a long post, haha! How was your reading month??



April Wrap Up + Book Haul… In which I broke personal reading records and still am on book buying ban

Hello, y’all! Nice to see you around ❤ Welcome to my April wrap up! As the title suggests, I didn’t get a single new book in April, so let’s just forget this part, okay?


In April, I managed to read 20 books, 11 volumes of manga and a comic book 🙂

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Favorites of the month 🙂 Please add here The Quartermaster & The Marquis’ Son. I did this collage on Instagram moments before I decided to keep reading it and finished it quite by accident, haha!


To read my review for each book, just click on the respective links on the list 🙂

I’ll update this post with the missing reviews as they get ready 🙂


  • TEN, vols. 1 &2, by Martina Peters
  • Night Walk, by Kano Miyamoto
  • Jackass!, by Scarlet Beriko
  • Zutto Issho ni Kurashimashou, by Kyou Kitazawa
  • Ijimekko no Okada-kun, by Kyou Kitazawa
  • From Yesterday, by Shouko Takaku
  • AV Gokko, by Kyou Kitazawa
  • Smile Maker, by Scarlet Beriko
  • Renai Moratorium, by Junta Mio
  • Hisho to Yajuu, vol. 1, by Yuu Takahashi

I’m ridiculously late with my manga reviews, pardon me 😦


  • The Complete Alice in Wonderland, by Leah Moore, John Reppion and Erica Awano

Won Books

  • King Arthur, Barnes & Noble edition – @bookish.mel was kind enough to send me her spare copy as a gift! ❤ I LOVE YOU, MEL! THANKS FOREVER!
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from my Instagram 🙂
  • The Lingering Grace, by Jessica Arnold – I won an ebook copy on an Chapter by Chapter giveaway! Thanks ❤

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  • Kindred Spirits, by Rainbow Rowell – I won this one at a giveaway that lovely @beccareadsbooks hosted on Instagram ❤ Thank you!!
also from my Insta!
  • Paper Hearts, by Hanna Peach – I won this novella from the author for being a subscriber to her blogger’s newsletter ❤

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  • Harry Potter coloring book – I won this one at a giveaway that awesome @riddlesteashoppe hosted on Instagram ❤ THANKS SO MUCH!

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 Received books

I’ve received the following books in exchange for an honest review this month 🙂

Thanks so much to all of you!! ❤

 Failed TBR

As much good that I was on April, I still failed to read some of the planned books. The reason? In two out of four cases, slacking. The other two? Family Issues. But I’ll read them someday!!

  • Cracking the Career Code, from Tom Henricksen
  • Anomalies, from Sadie Turner and Colette Freedman
  • Ashes in Waterloo, from Olivia Andem
  • Wish, from Grier Cooper

You can check my TBR for May on this post 🙂

This is pretty much it, guys! Thanks so much for reading! Have you managed to read all the books you had planned for April??


March Wrap Up + Haul!

Hello, good night! For the first time in forever my wrap up is huge and my haul non-existent.

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And this is not a prank, my friends! I’ve read 19 books, 1 comic book and 8 manga volumes! So we have 28 reads for March!

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I swear I had a life this month, I don’t know how I managed so many books! Almost all of them are already reviewed, all you have to do is click the links bellow 🙂 I’ll update this post as I review the books.

Wrap Up


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from my Instagram 😀


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  • Cantarella, vols. 1 and 2, by You Higuri
  • Henkoi!, by Tesshin Azuma
  • Oishii Otoko, by Shouko Takaku
  • Sonna Kimochi ga Koi Datta, by Shouko Takaku
  • Sleeping Moon, vols. 1 and 2, by Kano Miyamoto
  • Signal, by Shoko Hidaka

Book Haul

None. Seriously. Just freebies. But I did won three giveaways recently and already received two of the prizes! (Things take so long to get to Brazil, haha!)

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This baby was my prize from Suzanne Sutherland’s giveaway. I can’t wait to read her book next month!

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And this is the prize that I won from my friends @incriativos giveaway, minus the flowers and funkos, haha! The flowers arrived on the same day, as it was my graduation ceremony day [aka last Wednesday] and the funkos are just saying hello to my new TBR books that will live with them on their shelf, haha!

Thanks so much to you all ❤

Received Books from authors

Failed TBR

Just because I read so many books, it doesn’t mean that I accomplished my full March TBR. Those are the books that I couldn’t even start:

And a currently-forever-reading:

  • A Court of Thorns and Roses – Sarah J. Maas [bought and failed on February]

I guess that’s it for March, haha! If you missed my April TBR post, you can check it here 🙂

Thanks for reading! How was your reading month??


February Wrap Up + Book Haul!

Hi, there! February was an incredibly busy month. I travelled for two weeks and had lots to do on the other two that I was home, ugh! You think that you will have free time without a job right? No, you won’t.

Anyway, it was a full month in every possible way, haha! Let’s see how I fared it?

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from my Instagram 😀

Wrap Up

I have read 8 books and 8 mangas, haha! I failed hard my February TBR, but oh well. And did I mention that I also failed my personal monthly reading goals? Yup. The good news is that all books are already reviewed, just click on the title to go there 😀


Book Haul

  • The Great Gatsby
  • The Golden Book of Greek Mythology
  • Pokémon Black & White, vol. 9
  • Donald Duck – 80 year-old special edition
  • My Little Pony coloring book
  • Pokémon Trainer Guide


  • Enchanted novel


  • Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration, vol. 1
  • Fate/Stay Night, vol. 1

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children


E-book Haul


Received books

  • A Love for the Pages, by Joy Penny
  • Honour Bond, by Helen Harper
  • Distracted, by D. M. Thornton
  • Lost, by D. M. Thornton
  • Orpheum, by Derek Murphy
  • The Scarlet Thread, by Derek Murphy


March will be so much better. Okay, I don’t think I’ll buy so many books, but still. March will be so much better.

How was your reading February? 😀


January Book Haul + Wrap Up!

Hello, there! Welcome to a giant post, oops! I went crazy with book buying this month, jeez. The February TBR list is already done in other post, here 🙂

those are my new babies ❤


Book Haul

My money went to 13 books and 7 mangas in January, haha!

  • Carry On, from Rainbow Rowell
  • Happily Ever After, from Kiera Cass (English mass-market paperback and Brazilian Portuguese hardcover editions)
  • Angel Time, from Anne Rice
  • The Short Second Life of Bree Tarner, from Stephenie Meyer (hardcover edition)
  • Sex and the Psyche, from Brett Kahr
  • The Awakening, from Kelley Armstrong (hardcover edition)
  • Carnival of Souls, from Melissa Marr (signed copy!)
  • Rockin’ Heaven, volumes 5-7
  • Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure, vol. 2
  • Marked (House of Night #1), from P. C. and Kristin Cast (I had to re-buy this because I lost my copy, ugh!)
  • The Vampire Diaries, edition with books 3 and 4
  • Chobits, vol. 4
  • Calling, from Miu Otsuki
  • Sword Art Online Fairy Dance vol. 1
  • Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, illustrated edition (I DID IT! British edition and all <3)
  • The Mediator series, from Meg Cabot: Reunion and Twilight (I bought different editions ❤ )


Ebook Haul


Books that I won as presents



Received books in exchange of honest reviews



  • Mind Game, from TJ Moore
  • Dreamthief, from Tamara Grantham
  • The Ruens of Fairstone, from Aron Sethlen
  • Different (Tainted Elements #1), from Alycia Linwood
  • LEGENDS: Fifteen Tales of Sword and Sorcery (English Edition, several writers)
  • Fire Starter (Fluorescence #1), from P. Anastasia
  • Soulmate, from Kellie McAllen
  • The Clock Winked (The Sagittan Chronicles #2), from Ariele Sieling


Wrap Up

This month, I have read 7 books and 10 volumes of manga, haha!


To read the reviews available, just click on the links 😀


Honestly, I think my parents shall never allow me to walk inside a bookstore ever again. You know, until March, haha!

That’s it, thanks for reading! Sorry for the lack of pics on this post, but it is already huge like this, haha!