My Monthly Adventures: December 2017 | Procrastination, Cat Bribes, and Unexplainable Puns

Whale hello there!

I know this is late, and before I apologize for being such a terrible blogger, I want to tell you guys why I did not post this sooner.

Excuses for Why I Did Not Wanna Write This Post...'Cause Oops, I May Do It Again

  • Stress, stress, be the perfect book blogger, to be the perfect student, to be the perfect cat mommy
  • I did not know how you would take the pun gif.
  • I did not feel like writing this.
    • And I did not know how you would react to hearing that your (favorite) blogger did not want to write her recap and get into a writing funk. I have been writing a lot more, and I do not want to mess this up.
  • And finally, I barely remember what happened in December other than finals. Ugh! But, can I bribe you with a picture of a cute cat?
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Carrying on, December was an okay month for me. With all the stress of college finals, I was worried I would be stuck with my nose in a book, like always; however, the books would not count towards my Goodreads goal as it would have been a bunch of assigned reading. But, huzzah! I read a lot more than just college textbooks and notes as you will see in a moment when I write that I read 11 books. 11 books! It has been such a long time since I have read more than 10 books so I guess I will never cease to surprise myself. Anyway, without a further ado, here are the books I read in December 2017:

Books I Read
The Genesi CodeAltered (Altered, #1)Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic WomenThe Librarian of AuschwitzKitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold (Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency, #1)The Girl Without Magic (Chronicles of Maggie Trent, #1)Ghost StoriesGhost Dog SecretsMy Name Is...PicassoDevils & Thieves (Devils & Thieves, #1)

1. The Genesi Code by Tristen Willis
3/5 stars

2. Altered by Jennifer Rush
4/5 stars

3. Fire On the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women by Roseanne Montillo
4.5/5 stars

4. Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe
4/5 stars

5. Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold by Iain Reading
4/5 stars

6. The Girl Without Magic by Megan O' Russel
3.5/5 stars

8. Ghost Stories by Whit Taylor
3/5 stars

9. Ghost Dog Secrets by Peg Kehret
3/5 stars

10. My Name is..Picasso by Eva BargallΓ³ and Violeta Monreal
2/5 stars

11. Devils & Thieves by Jennifer Rush
4/5 stars

Currently Reading

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)Murder in Little ShendonSchool for Psychics (School for Psychics, #1)

1. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

2. Murder in Little Shendon by A.H. Richardson

3. School for Psychics by K.C. Archer

Gossip & Drama

Other than reading a total of 11 books and taking a bunch of college finals, it snowed! Since snow does not normally come in the part of Texas I live in, I took a photo!

Isn't it beautiful?!

Also, Christmas was a fun time since I got books, a few bookish items to show my book love to the world, and a big cat blanket.

Next, in honor of not having to go to school, I have been binge watching "Will & Grace." It is so funny and can fill my day with joy in a heartbeat.

Posts I Wrote

2018 Books I Want That I REALLY REALLY Want
Book Review: Aaru by David Meredith
Where Has the Year Gone || Winter TBR And My Chances of Getting into Broadway
My Monthly Adventures: November 2017
Post Christmas Giveaway and Interview with Iain Reading
Book Review: Ghost Stories by Whit Taylor

You have reached the end. Sorry for the rush; however, I have so many other posts I need to write and February is almost here. Since February is literally knocking on my door, I need to get this post up and running. Bye!

Thank you for reading, and I hope you enjoy!


Are you missing any deadlines? Are you excited that the world has not exploded so we can move into February? What did you read in December*looks over your shoulder to see what you are reading*? Did anything exciting happen in December? Did you become a cake-eating hermit crab during your Christmas break, if you had one? Correspond with me in the comments below or on any of my social medias.



  1. Hooray for reading 11 books!!! I can probably only do that during summer vacation. I can't even IMAGINE doing that during finals week! And whoa at the snow--definitely something I want to experience here too, but that's close to impossible where I live!

    - Aimee @ Aimee, Always

    1. Hi, Aimee! Thanks for taking the time to comment! Yes, it was shocking to finally round up all my completed books for December; however, it did not shock me enough to get me to write this sooner. I wish I could be #goals, but for now, I have given up on it. Also, the snow is WOAH! Now, that is literal goals! πŸ˜† I have only seen snow once so this was a momentous occasion. I HAD to take photos or I would have kicked myself later. Good luck on reading in February! I hope you accomplish your reading goals!

  2. Omg being a cake-eating-hermit crab sounds like SUCH a good life to me.πŸ˜‚ I hope the pressure of school/blogging/life doesn't totally eat you though. *sends cupcakes* And oh! How are you liking Game of Thrones?! I really enjoyed those books but they were pretty intense to get through.πŸ˜‚ I'm currently about to start reading One Of Us Is Lying and I'm procrastinating blogging a little bit too. Whooops.πŸ˜‚

    1. Hi, Cait! Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Sorry for not commenting sooner but my computer is in desperate need of a funeral. (If you know any good ways to perform a funeral for a computer, please tell me and everyone else.) Also, thanks for the cupcakes as cupcakes sound so good right now!πŸ˜„
      Yes, being a cake-eating hermit crab is my goal to life; however, I am made to go socialize with people in real life as if I am a "normal" cat/human. Game of Thrones is going great; however, it is SOOO INTIMIDATING! It is so large. The font is so small. And it has a lot of world building! 😫 Although I do like how the show and how much of a faster pace it has than the books, I am glad that these books have less sex scenes and nudity and more detail than the tv show.
      Have fun reading One of Is is Lying! I have heard so many great reviews for it; plus, I love Breakfast Club so adding a murder sounds fun. Maybe this book will give you more inspiration to write some posts!
      Have a great day and night!


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