March 2021 Bookish Recap

March 31, 2021


March has reached its end, Spring is truly on its way, and I couldn't be more thrilled. My favorite season is Autumn but I can't complain when the weather gets milder. And here in Toronto, the weather is definitely getting warmer.

This post is all about what I read and did to contribute to the bookish community. I always feel weird writing these types of posts because I never know what to say. I don't really do much. I read books I think I'm going to love, fall in love with a few, and do what I can to support authors and other book bloggers. No biggie, but here goes...

The Best Book(s) of March




Unspoken by Ari Reavis is an amazing fantasy romance about forbidden love and a woman's fight for justice and her kingdom. The Evolution of Fae and Gods by Sawyer Bennett is book three of her urban fantasy Chronicles of the Veil series and the best of the bunch (so far). Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright has been recommended to me a million times and I'm so glad I finally read it. Step Into My Web by Cynthia Eden is a romantic suspense/thriller that kept me guessing and I'll definitely be continuing the series.

The other books I read were:
Dead Man's Ink Boxset by Callie Hart — 4 stars
A Discovery of Secrets and Fate by Sawyer Bennett — 4 stars
Mating Theory by Skye Warren — DNF
We Are All Found Things by Molly O'Keefe — 3 stars
Sex Material by Victoria Ashley — DNF
The Two Week Arrangement by Kendall Ryan — DNF
One to Take by Tia Louise — no rating
Rebel Hearts by Lili Valente — 3 stars
Savage Hearts by Lili Valente — 4 stars
It's Not Over by Grahame Claire — 4 stars
Shadow's Edge by J.T. Geissinger — 4 stars
Forsaking All Others by Janine Infante Bosco — 4 stars
A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole — 2 stars
Wicked Cravings by Suzanne Wright — 4 stars

Book Haul



I've been doing a really great job of keeping how much I buy down. I'm making strides in my TBR and I'm trying to only get what I have on there.

Added to my TBR


Save Me From the Dark by Cynthia Eden
A Battle of Blood and Stone by Sawyer Bennett
Within These Wicked Walls by Lauren Blackwood
Vampire by Rebecca Zanetti
The Last Piece of His Heart by Emma Scott
Thick As Thieves by Sandra Brown
When He's Dark by Suzanne Wright

I did a terrible job of not adding to my TBR this month. I need to figure out a consequence for keeping this from happening again.

My Reading Stats


First of all, I read 18 books this month. WTH?! That's amazing and way better than anything I've done in about a year. I read 5627 pages and 5 of my reads came from my TBR. YAY ME!! So here's how I did overall this month:

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What Else?


I didn't do anything extra this month, but I have plans to participate in a reading challenge for April. I'm reading with the Romance Readers Reading Challenges group on Goodreads. I'm sure I'll have fun doing it like I did last time. I just have to figure out which books I'm going to read from my TBR to fit the reading prompts. Hopefully I'm not scrambling in the end :D



Thanks for sticking around until the end :D I'm still looking for book recs, so if you have one you think I'll love, please let me know. I'm looking for extremely sexy Fantasy or Paranormal. And when I say sexy, I do mean descriptive to explicit scenes please. I'm grown and I don't need my sex to be watered down.

What are your hopes for April? I hope it's as amazing for us as we want it to be!

Talk soon,

xo, Natalie

10 comments

  1. I wish I could give you some recs, but I don't really read fantasy or paranormal. It looks like you had a great March, though!

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    1. I did :D
      Way too many DNFs, but I hope that next month will be so much better!! ❤

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    2. Hey, DNFs are good. You aren't wasting your time!

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    3. Yeah, I guess. I'm doing it more this year than ever, but at least I'm focusing on stories I actually enjoy :)

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  2. Wow!! You've done well with your March reading!! xox
    Can't wait to see how many you fit in this month

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    1. Me too :D
      Although I'm trying to focus more on quality than quantity this year.

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  3. Your books all look pretty awesome! And you did a ton of reading! I kinda miss contemporaries- I used to read more of them- and I hope to get back to them soon!

    Hope April is great!

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    1. I hope you love it! It's a great addition to the Dark Protectors series :D And thanks!

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