July 2016 Wrap Up!


Hey guys!

July is now over, and what a month that was! I attended the Book Riot monthly book club meeting in Toronto, I met a boy, I got sun poisoning and a severe sun burn, and I seen some great movies too! So all in all July was a month to remember. Here’s hoping August will be just as good… minus the nasty sun burn!

So let’s take a look back at July 2016!


Triad Blood by Nathan Burgoine – July 1st, 2016

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson – July 9th, 2016 

Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman – July 16th, 2016

Court of Fives by Kate Elliott – July 22nd, 2016

Poisoned Blade by Kate Elliott – July 29th, 2016

Morning Glories Vol. 3: P.E. by Nick Spencer – July 29th, 2016

Night Flower by Kate Elliott – July 30th, 2016

Morning Glories Vol. 4: Truants by Nick Spencer – July 30th, 2016

The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay – July 31st, 2016

6 novels +  1 novella +  2 graphic novels = a success!

Other books I’ve started:



Morning Star by Pierce Brown – 5/5

Triad Blood by Nathan Burgoine – 3/5

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas – 4/5 

Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman – 4/5

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson – 5/5

Court of Fives by Kate Elliott – 4/5

(Click the links to read the reviews)


Waiting On Wednesday

NevernightJuly 6th, 2016

A Torch Against the Night – July 13th, 2016

Empire of Storms – July 20th, 2016

Three Dark Crowns – July 27th, 2016

What’s Next?

Next Sequel (The Exiled Queen / The Mirror King)July 15th, 2016


Top 10 Tuesday

Books I Enjoyed Under 2000 Ratings – July 5th, 2016

10 Facts About Me – July 12th, 2016

10 Books Set Outside the U.S.A – July 19th, 2016

Top 5 Wednesday

Outside of My Comfort Zone – July 6th, 2016

Wish There Was a Sequel – July 13th, 2016

Recent Additions Wishlist – July 20th, 2016


Haul #49 – July 7th, 2016

Haul #50July 14th, 2016

Haul #51July 21st, 2016

Haul #52July 28th, 2016



July Awards


July Achievements

500 Blog Followers – July 2016

21,000 Blog ViewsJuly 2016

8500 Blog Visitors – July 2016


The Diverse Book Tag July 11th, 2016

Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag – July 16th, 2016

Pokemon GO Book Tag – July 23rd, 2016


Benefits to Re-Reading – July 2nd, 2016


Book Bingo Progress July

Squares I obtained this month:


M/M Romance – Triad Blood by Nathan Burgoine


White Cover – Morning Glories Vol. 3: P.E. by Nick Spencer

Part of 4+ Series – Morning Gories Vol. 4: Truant by Nick Spencer

2016 Debut – The Assassin Game by Kirtsy McKay


June, July, August Release – Poisoned Blade by Kate Elliott

Mental Health – We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson


PoC Main Character – Court of Fives by Kate Elliott

Political Intrigue – Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman

And that was July. I had a great month, thank you guys for spending it with me! See you guys in August!

Until next time,

Sig New



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Jesse Nicholas lives in Toronto, Canada. He is an aspiring writer and one day wishes to have a novel published. Along with writing, Jesse enjoys music, travel, trashy TV, and is an avid reader of anything in the Young Adult and Fantasy/Sci-Fi genres. He is currently posts reviews on the novels he reads on his blog, and spends hours upon hours coming up with ideas for a future stories.

19 thoughts on “July 2016 Wrap Up!”

      1. Yeah I get you. That’s always my biggest problem. I build it up in my head and when it doesn’t work out, I’m almost more disappointed about the things that didn’t happen then over what was lost. So I’m just gonna be quietly excited for you haha

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  1. Glad to hear you liked We Are The Ants, I’m dying to read it and everyone seems to love it. Also meeting a boooooyyy oooooooo 😉👌🏻

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  2. Sun burns are the worst. I LOOOVE sunscreen, lol. I live in Florida, so it’s very hot and the sun can be brutal almost always, lol. Great post! I always love the way you set your posts up. Glad to hear you had a successful month of reading and looks like quite the success with blogging as well! 🙂

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