Aug 8, 2015

ARC August: Week 1 Recap!

This week started rocky, I didn't officially start my first book until the second day of ARC August, and I started my new job that is kicking my behind into next month. But, I had a pretty good reading week. I wasn't even expecting to finish any books. 



Progress (8/1-8/7)



1. Hunter (Hunter #1) by Mercedes Lackey (DNF)

The first 50 pages was nothing but an info dump. It wasn't even interesting. The author threw things at you and never bothered to explain them too you. By 50 pages I would have enjoyed some dialogue also. I will give it another shot in a week or two. But I am not getting my hopes up. 

2. The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens  (Rating: ☆☆☆☆)

This book was beautiful. It shattered my heart into a million pieces, fixed it, and then repeated the process over again. All I am going to say is everyone should add this to their TBR! 


3. Gamma Rift (The Trans-Galactic Insurrection Series) by Kalli Lanford (Rating: ☆☆)

I had several issues with this one. The plot and idea was interesting but the characters lacked and the romance was rushed. Also, the sex scenes were strange. Which can be because Garran was an Alien and America was human, but I don't know. 

4. Need by Joelle Charbonneau (Rating: ☆☆)

I hated all the characters except Kaylee. But the idea behind Need was really cool. A social experiment gone wrong? It was something that kept me up all night reading. It changed POVs too many times for my liking though. 

That is it for week one! I ended up requesting and getting approved for more books on NetGalley so my ratio went down rather then up. 

Books Read: 3

Books DNFed: 1

Total Books Reads: 3

Total Books DNFed: 1


How did this week go for you? Leave your links so I can check out your Week 1 recap! 




14 comments:

  1. I attempted to read 4 books this week, 3 were excellent, 1 was a DNF for me. Yet as I was getting the ARC pile down-NG more of my old requests got approved. Hope you give Hunter another chance.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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    1. My NetGalley ration went from 92% to literally 81% because I got approved for old requests that I am not even interested in anymore. I plan too, I am hoping it was just an off reading day.

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  2. You've read so many this week for ARC August! I think I read 2.5. I had some college tours so that made me a bit slow. :/
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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    1. 2.5 is better then nothing though! All my college tours are in the fall so that is when me reading is going to slow down a bit!

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  3. You did great really!! I haven't managed to read as much as you did!

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  4. I really want to read The Lies About The Truth! You did really great this week, I only managed to read 2 books :/

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    1. TLATT was so good. I loved it. 2 is better then nothing though!

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  5. I haven't very good things about Hunter, too bad because it looked so interesting. Good luck next week!

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    1. I was so excited for it too. After I put it down I saw a lot of people had trouble with it. It is for a blog tour so I am going to give it another shot before I put it down for good.

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  6. The Lies about Truth sounds like an amazing book! You're so lucky you got an arc :D

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    1. It was so good. It will be worth the wait, I promise ;)

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  7. The Lies about the Truth sound intriguing. I'll be adding it to my TBR. You kicked butt this week!!!

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    1. I loved it. I was a bundle of emotions after I read it. Thank you so much!

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  8. I have requested the ARC for Need and am waiting for a response. It looks great and I like your review. And that is so disappointing about Hunter. I have that ARC on my TBR and I was looking forward to it. Hopefully I can at least finish it. :)

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