Reading Queue: April

The Reading QueueHi there!

As of today I’ve officially been a mom for a month! I have to say that it’s pretty darn challenging…but also very, very awesome as well! Colin and I are getting to know each other a little better every single day.

But as I said, it’s a new month which means it is time for a new Reading Queue. I co-host this monthly event with Jessica at Books A True Story, so be sure to visit her blog (and her Reading Queue) too!

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How I Did Last Month

I had no idea what to expect reading-wise during my first month with a newborn, but I was pleasantly surprised! I managed to read three books during March. I already loved audiobooks to begin with (which you already know! haha), but I can see that they’re going to be my main source of reading material in these early months because I can “read” and be hands-free!

The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford Ruby Red by Kertin Gier Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier

The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford (print)

Ruby Red (The Ruby Red Trilogy #1) by Kerstin Gier (audiobook)

Sapphire Blue (The Ruby Red Trilogy #2) by Kerstin Gier (audiobook)

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My April Reading Queue

I have high hopes for this month because I hit the mother load when I visited my local library the other day. I found a bunch of new titles on audiobook! I couldn’t believe some of them were just sitting there on the shelf! I was like “WHAT?! NO ONE HAS CHECKED THESE OUT YET?!” It was awesome. So here are the titles that are in my plans for the month – all are audiobooks.

Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson

Emerald Green (The Ruby Red Trilogy #3) by Kerstin Gier

Shadow Scale (Seraphina #2) by Rachel Hartman

The Shadow Cabinet (Shades of London #3) by Maureen Johnson

All Fall Down by Ally Carter Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1) by Ally Carter

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

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What are you planning to read in April? Did you reach your goals in March?  We would love for you to join up with us! It’s a fun way to see what others are planning to read each month. Plus, you never know who wants to read the same book you do! If you’d like to join up, just link to your own Reading Queue post below!

5 thoughts on “Reading Queue: April

  1. I hope you are loving being a mom! And getting some sleep! He’s so adorable with all that hair :) Audiobooks and maybe even an ereader are the way to go with a newborn. I’m impressed you read anything! I want to read Shadow Scale, too. I’m curious about Red Queen. I’ve seen it every where but I haven’t seen many reviews … Have fun reading this month. You’re awesome :)

  2. Audiobooks are the best. I LOVE them. For some reason Ruby Red and the rest of the series have escaped my attention, I may have to rectify this issue ;)

    Shadow Cabinet was a ‘meh’ for me, but I went into it with different expectations and really thought it was the final book in the series, so when I wasn’t getting my conclusive ‘THE END’ it threw me slightly.

    Enjoy your books, and your adorable new baby

  3. I’ve heard a lot of moms of babies say that audiobooks are definitely the way to go for reading, especially during feeding time. Glad your library has lots :)

    I am reading Red Queen too! I started it before spring break, but didn’t take it with me, so I plan on picking it back up after I finish my current one (Queen of the Tearling…weirdly both have Queen in them!).

    • Hey there! Yes I love the overdrive app! I still stop by the library though to have something on deck for when none of the books I want are available on it. :) So far, this month hasn’t been as productive regarding reading because we’ve had lots of family in town..we’ll see!

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