At A Glance: Month of March

April 1, 2017 Loverofromance At A Glance 9 Comments

Blogging News and Life

This has been a weird and fast paced month for sure!! There were some great things that happened this month both in the blogging world and outside the blogging world. So I first want to cover the blog. I have read some great books, but for some reason most of this month I was in a historical romance mood and I just didn’t want to stop picking them up.  So I have made March the focus on transferring my UBB reviews from my first site to this one. Now I only have I think one month left to do and then I am completely done!! Yippee!!! It has taken like forever to get everything transferred over but I am so thrilled. Especially since I have been working on this for close to a year and it made me realize a few things. First off how many books I have read over the years….WHOLE COW!! Have I read a lot but it also made me connect with these titles again, and see how wonderful reading is and reading romance has been for me. I had a bit of reflection time this month to look back and see what progress I have made to now. To see how my reading taste have developed and changed but in some ways still remained the same. I still love romance but I also have come to appreciate this genre so much and how much it has truly blessed my life in little ways. Now I had some other goals that I didn’t quite meet up so that was a downer. My main goal really was to get my character guide finished for the Malory Anderson Family done. Check it out HERE Now I wasn’t able to do that. But I have done quite a bit of it and have posted it on my site and will update it, I really should have it done in the next week or two since I did get caught up on my ARC’s for the month. So I do have some breathing room to focus on this family clan that are still memorable after all these years since I first picked them up. Please let me know what you think of this character guide and what other character guides you would like to see me do…of various series you would like to see done. Now for personal life. So one, I have a new NEPHEW!!! Yep and he is so handsome. I can’t wait to meet the little tyke. I wish I could have been there for my sister, but I am so so happy for her and this family of hers. My cute Nephew Zander, My Brother N Law (and man he treated my sister like a queen so I love him even more now seeing the way he treats her especially with how patient and kind he is) and my new nephew Braxton. I also had a birthday and turned 30 years old….eek I feel old, I really didn’t want my twenties to be over so soon. I know to many of you 30 isn’t old and it really isn’t. But I did love that living in Texas has really helped look at the age differently since in Utah 30 and single is practically spinsterhood hehe. And here everyone looks at it like super young. I didn’t do much for my birthday since there was work and a tornado in the area so couldn’t do much but I did treat myself the next day to a nice BBQ meal and a movie. This month has been pretty good overall, I still am suffering from some anxiety problems but it has slowly been getting a little better, with eating better and exercising more regularly.  I plan on getting back into adult coloring again, since I think it will really help.

Books Read and Reviewed

Reading Challenges and Progress

Bad Boys of Romance 2017: 43/15

287

Books N'Tunes Reading Challenge 2017: 21/25

84

Audio Book Reading Challenge 2017: 9/19

47

Oldie But A Goodie Reading Challenge 2017: 11/45

24

Out Of This World Reading Challenge 2017: 3/10

30

Spooks Howls and Fangs Reading Challenge 2017: 21/20

105

Read It All Reading Challenge-Beverly Jenkins: 6/40

15

Goodreads Reading Challenge-83 books out of 300–9 books ahead of schedule!!

Top Picks Of March

  • Ann Lorz

    Congrats on the new nephew. We were blessed with a new one too in February. You read so many good books! You’ve had a great month!

  • Braxton is adorable, sounds like your sister has a wonderful family. Did you not just point your old blog to this one and transfer files? When I moved 3 years ago I had some cosmetic updates to make bit everything transferred in fell swoop.

  • Wow that is a lot of books! Way to go! And congrats on the super cute nephew!! Hopefully April is just as awesome.

  • Angie F.

    Happy belated birthday! 😀

  • What a cutie! Your nephew looks pretty proud of his new brother. Happy belated birthday as well….and I wish I was only 30. 30 is definitely not old. It sounds like you had a good reading month. Sometimes you just have to read what you are in the mood for. Have a great April!

  • Aw glad mom and babe are doing well. Happy little late birthday. 30 was kinda mean. lol I’m 34 now and still like 30s, seriously? How did this happen?

    I’m jealous of your Texas living. That’s where I always saw myself ending up. Even looked a bit in the hill country for a place. Maybe one day 😀 I’m glad you’re settling in and feeling a bit more balanced 😀

  • First of all, OMG you’ve read LOTS of books. Bravo! Congrats on your nephew. He is so cute and adorable!
    Happy birthday!!! Woohoo, 30 is young, honey. I’m 33 and still feeling like 17 sometimes. Wish you all the best. I hope you have a great week filled with awesome reads and I hope the transfer is going well.
    Anyway, will you delete your old site when you finish the transfer?

  • Yay for the handsome new man in your life. He’s a cutie. Neat that you’ve almost finished catching up the reviews and your Mallory family project. Neat that you’re really enjoying the historicals and getting a picture of your reading through your blog catch up project.
    Oh man, a tornado? Glad you’re okay and got to sample BBQ for your birthday.

    Some good books in your favorites for the month.

    Have a great April, Renee!

  • March definitely flew by! Happy belated birthday and congrats on your cute little man! Looks like you read a ton of great books! I really need to check out Frost! Happy April!