Wrap Up│April 2015

wrap up april 2015

Well… Clearly things are looking up. I don’t think I have ever read so much in one month before. Or maybe that one summer when I marathoned the Percy Jackson series, I don’t know.

Books

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie — Review
All New X-Men, Vol.1: Yesterday’s X-Men by Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen — Review
The Color Purple by Alice Walker (audiobook)Review
The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison — Review
Yes Please by Amy Poehler (audiobook)Review
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut — Review
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (audiobook)Review
X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga by Chris Claremont, John Byrne — Review
Saga, Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples — Review
Saga, Volume 3 by Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples — Review
The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu — Review

Movies

Punchline│Begin Again│Love, Rosie│Iron ManIron Man 2ThorCaptain America: The First AvengerThe AvengersIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America: The Winter SoldierAvengers: Age of Ultron

italic: rewatched
bold: seen in a movie theatre
link: my review on Letterboxd

Recap

7 books/novels (including 3 audiobooks), 4 comic book trade paperbacks, 12 movies.

Pretty good month, eh? In the movie department, I rewatched all of the Marvel Phase 1 and Phase 2 movies, leading up to the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron (my thoughts on that are coming), and then I was finally able to get back on that reading horse. The discovery of audiobooks helped, I’m not going to lie. Add a couple comic book trade paperbacks, and you got yourself a month where you read 11 things just like that. I’m also pretty happy with everything that I read, at the exception maybe of The Goblin Emperor (read my review to know why).

If you remember, I did an April TBR at the beginning of the month, and as predicted, I didn’t stick to it. I read 2 of the 4 I had set up for myself. Still not too bad.

I feel like I’m coming down with a bit of a book hangover after such a month. I’m writing this on May 1st, I finished The Three-Body Problem last night, and now I feel kinda lost as to what to pick up next. I guess you’ll find out soon enough 😉

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