*inside a cave* Quack. Quaaaaack! *no answer*
Ahem. Sorry, I was just testing whether this unbelievable bird fact that I came across was true.
Apparently, a duck’s quack does not echo ANYWHERE, and no one knows why.
With this time’s monthly weird bird fact we have established, once more, that ducks are creepy.
I am not kidding when I say October was a terrible reading month. It was one of those hectic months when suddenly all sorts of exams and tests came up- school, coaching institute and other additional projects. However, lack of time wasn’t the only reason I didn’t read much, I also fell in a sort of reading slump. The result – only 4 books, my lowest so far this year.
November was a total turnaround from October. I suddenly had lots of free time and found myself out of my slump too so naturally, lots of books and a very happy human.
Hmm there’s not much to say really. I spent more than half of October on hiatus so I posted very little, and November was a pretty average month.
Here are my top 3 posts from October and November! (click on the featured images to be taken to the respective posts!)
I share my thoughts on We Are Not Free, an emotionally wrenching story set during WWII (basically a whole lot of crying and screaming)
I recommend my favourite books by POC authors and likewise leads and also share a part of my diverse tbr!
In this insanely chaotic post I choose books to throw at Jesper if I was David from the Shadow & Bone show!
Kashvi @Kerch Books lists her favourite books of the year so far!
Phoenix @Books With Wings shares 5 reasons she’s grateful for blogging!
Siena @Booksophobia discusses why she never requests arcs anymore!
Khyati @Booklore recommends books with pretty covers!
Madeline @The Bookish Mutant shares sci-fi books with the found family trope!
Amanda @Bookish Brews explains what dark fantasy is and recommends some diverse dark fantasy reads!
Isha @Paperbacktomes writes why she prefers paperbacks over hardbacks!
April @Booked Till Midnight reviews Down Comes The Night!
Aashi @Words On Fleek shares some things she gets told as a bookworm!
Gauri @ A Book And Chai lists lots of diverse 2022 debuts to look out for!
Birdie @Birdie’s Booktopia shares her anticipated releases of November!
Kaya @ A Fictional Bookworm lists the 5 tropes she can’t get enough of!
Cherry @Letters To The Lost shares her fictional bucket list!
Rania @Rania’s Rambling Reads reviews A Lesson In Vengeance!
Asic @ Haven lists the things she’d rate a 0/10!
Saima @Stories With Saima shares her top 10 books she’s read this year so far!
💨 I went on a road trip with my parents and our neighbors to Shirdi, a very popular temple where I live. The trip took a little longer than planned (we spent more than 10 hours in the car!) but okay.
💨 I created an account on Edelweiss and went on a requesting spree, not expecting to get approved for any of them. BUT I GOT APPROVED FOR MY FIRST REQUEST (Portrait of a thief) WHICH WAS ONE OF MY MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASES OF 2022!! I mean, it has a heist plot so… (I’m still waiting on my other 5 arc requests🤞)
💨 I did not touch a single cracker this Diwali! #GreenDiwali
💨 I started writing again! My WIP, which I started in late October, was abandoned for most of November, but then in the last week of November I finished writing the first chapter of my fantasy novel!!
Do you use Edelweiss? Have you read any of the books I read in these two months? Scream with me about them in the comments!