NetGalley November Update #1

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This month Bookish Treasures, K-Books, and A Dreamer's Thoughts are hosting NetGalley November where reviews attempt to bust through as many NetGalley ARCs as possible in one month. My goal is the "Super Star" level which is 21+ and let's see how well I've done this week so far!

5 Reviewed

These are books, either previously read that I had yet to review or books that I happened to read during the week and got time to post these reviews. 


Invasion by Jon S. Lewis (being posted today)


Rotten by Michael Northrop


Samphire Song by Jill Hucklesby 


The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black (being posted today)


Crush. Candy. Corpse. by Sylvia McNicoll





4 Currently Reading

These are the books that I have either started reading or are planning to finish after the ones I am currently reading before it. 


Below by Meg McKinlay


That Time I Joined the Circus by J.J. Howard


Nothing but Blue by Lisa Jahn Clough


Out of this Place by Emma Cameron

11 Read (reviews to be posted)

These are the books that I have either already read and have yet to post a review or have read this week in my spare time and I am planning to review next week.


Anthem for Jackson Dawes by Celia Bryce


Georgetown Academy: Book 2 by Jessica Koosed Etting
and Alyssa Embree Schwartz


Georgetown Academy: Book 3


Georgetown Academy: Book 4 by Jessica Koosed Etting
and Alyssa Embree Schwartz


Rumor Central by ReShonda Tate Billingsley


Thin Space by Jody Casella


Chameleon: The Awakening by Maggie Faire


Chameleon: The Choosing by Maggie Faire


Sworn to Raise by Terah Edun


Truly, Madly, Deadly by Hannah Jayne


Weather Witch by Shannon Delany

Final Results: 20 books so far.
How many books do I have to go to read my goal? Technically I will be like one review short once I post those reviews. But I am aiming for a lot more than just 21, so we'll see what happens in the next week's update!

About the author

Bailee is the type of person you would expect to find with her nose buried in a book or a notebook and a pencil in hand. She loves reading and she loves reviewing the books she reads. This is certainly becoming a passion of hers.

2 comments :

  1. Boy do I feel like an underachiever! My aim is to read 8 netgalley books over the entire challenge. So far I've managed 2!

    I have really noticed that my approval rating has gone done since Netgalley started to provide a percentage on my profile.I am really hoping that this challenge will ell me to tackle my Netgalley TBR and improve the situation.

    After the first week I am at approx. 50%. I don't know how close to 80% I will get, my math's isn't very good ;)

    My plan is to start with the recently published and work my way back through my galleys

    Now, if only I could resist the urge to request more titles...

    Caroline
    www.bigbooklittlebook.com

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    1. I feel like I am... crazy attempting as many books as I actually want to! I had surgery on my foot in March of this year and then was also full time at college as well. So, my reviewing halted to a stop while I healed and tried to survive my classes when I couldn't walk.

      But being the type of reader I am, I didn't stop requesting books on NetGalley. I believe I have like 212 books that I was approved for and only 35 or 40 feedbacks sent. Needless to say my approval rating is so low I would probably be scoffed at if I asked for any new books (which keeps me from requesting).

      Now I just have to get my ratio up... by a lot and therefore I never stop reading. EVER! NetGalley will essentially own my life for the next few months until I get through at least most of them.

      I am glad that you are doing this as well! Keep me updated and I will for sure check out your blog.

      Bailee

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