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What I Read in February // 2017

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February was a good reading month for me! I stepped out of my comfort zone, I read an ARC, a little poetry, and some contemporary books that I’ve been wanting to read for a while! In total, I read 5 books which means I surpassed by initial goal of 3 books! Maybe I should buy another book to celebrate…right?

Now let’s get into the books I read (and loved) this month!

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All The Bright Places – Jennifer NivenRating : 5/5 stars.

Thoughts: I posted a review here if you want to check it out! Long story short: I loved this book. I fell in love with Finch, and I cried at the end. All The Bright Places didn’t disappoint.

Gem & Dixie – Sara ZarrRating : 4/5 stars.

Thoughts: This was another book I reviewed this month. If you’re interested in reading my thoughts, click here!

The Truth About Forever – Sarah DessenRating : 4/5 stars.

Thoughts:This is the second Sarah Dessen book I’ve read. I liked it, but there was something missing for me to give it five stars. Overall, it was a fun read and I still enjoyed it. I definitely plan on reading more Sarah Dessen in the future.

Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur Rating : 2.5/5 stars.

Thoughts: Okay, this was confusing for me to rate. It’s one of those books that I might change the rating in the future, and bump it up to 3. Milk and Honey was a quick read for me, seeing as I finished the whole book in one sitting. My only problem was that I felt like I was reading a book full of tumblr posts, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, it’s just not always my thing. I think this would be a good book for people who want to dip their toes into poetry. I did like a lot of the poems, though!

The Help – Kathryn StockettRating : 5/5 stars.

Thoughts: I LOVED this book. This was a book I stepped out of my comfort zone for (I tend to stay in the YA genre) but I’m so glad I did. Luckily, I didn’t see the movie before reading The Help so everything was brand new to me. I definitely understand the hype, because it is an amazing book.

That’s my February wrap up! Overall, I’m really happy with everything I read. February was a busy month for me, so I’m surprised I even read five books. For March, my goal is to read one book a week. Let’s see how I do!

What was the best book you read in February? I’d love to know!

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