What I’ve Been Reading, Watching, & Listening to Lately!

What I’ve Been Reading, Watching, & Listening to Lately!

Hey babes! I was inspired by Jessica from Jessica Jade Beauty’s what I’ve been reading posts & Lily from Pint Sized Beauty’s what I’ve been reading, watching, & listening/doing posts to start doing a roundup post of what I’ve been reading, watching, and listening to every month!

Reading..

I read 16 books in January which was twice as many than I expected to read! It wasn’t a great month personally (read my last post here) so I kind of got lost in books! Lol. I’m going to keep my reviews short but I’ll link my full reviews from Goodreads and my blog! I’ve gotten a lot pickier with my star ratings so you might not see too many 5 star reviews from me. Lol.

Books I Bought

Get Lucky (Lucky in Love, #1)Get Lucky (Lucky in Love #1) by Lila Monroe ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: FREE!

This was a funny but corny romantic comedy. It was a bit over the top but I enjoyed it.

 

Bet Me (Lucky in Love, #2)Bet Me (Lucky in Love #2) by Lila Monroe ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99

This was an interesting story and I enjoyed it more than the first book but I’m not sure I’ll read another one in the series.

 

Beautiful MistakeBeautiful Mistake by Vi Keeland ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99

I’ve pretty much loved every Vi Keeland book I’ve read and this one was no exception! I loved how it went back and forth in time and had dual POV’s!

 

The Wonder of You: The Love of You Family Saga--Book 2 & Prequel to the Beyond Redemption seriesThe Wonder of You (The Love of You Family Saga # 2) by Laurie Kellogg ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99 | FREE with KU!

I have a sweet spot for returning military veteran romances. This one didn’t disappoint!

 

Simply IrresistibleSimply Irresistible (Flatiron Five #1) by Deborah Cooke ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $5.99

I LOVE erotic romances! I really enjoyed this book and am looking forward to reading the other books in this series!

 

Sex, Not LoveSex, Not Love by Vi Keeland ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99

This was another great Vi Keeland book! I loved that it was a dual POV book and had flashbacks to the past!

Books from my Kindle Unlimited Subscription

I’ve had my Kindle Unlimited subscription for over a year and pay $9.99 a month for it. It’s definitely worth it if you read a lot of KU books! I always feel like it’s a toss-up whether I’ll end up liking a KU book though.

DesireDesire by Simone Sowood ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $0.99 | FREE with KU!

This was an interesting book but a bit over the top.

 

Don't Forget About Me: A Second Chance Amnesia RomanceDon’t Forget About Me by Eva Luxe & Juliana Conners ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $2.99 | FREE with KU!

I typically love second chance romances but this one was just okay.

 

White Lilies (The Mitchell Sisters, #2)White Lilies (The Mitchell Sisters #2) by Samantha Christy ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99 | FREE with KU!

This seemed like it would be an interesting book but I had a love/hate relationship with it. I really wanted to love it but I couldn’t get past a few things..

Books I Received ARC’s

**I received advance review copies of these books!

Sheltered Heart (The New American Royals #1)Sheltered Heart (The New American Royals #1) by Eva Charles ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99

This was such a sweet story & very emotional!

 

Scoundrels & Scotch (Top Shelf #3)Scoundrels & Scotch (Top Shelf #3) by Alta Hensley ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99 | FREE with KU!

This was a bit of a different read for me. I’m all about the dark and dirty romances so I had to try it! It was definitely interesting! Lol. I’ve been enjoying this series!

 

Almost Paradise (Book 4)Almost Paradise (Almost #4) by Christie Ridgway ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99

This was another great book in this series! It was a very sweet and healing story!

 

Watching MineWatching Mine (The Consumed #3) by Alex Grayson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $2.99 | FREE with KU!

This is the second book I’ve read in this series. Somehow I missed the second one. I’ll be going back to read it!! It had voyeurism, HOT sex scenes, dual POV’s which I love, great supporting characters, and an interesting storyline.

 

SpurredSpurred (Steele Ranch #1) by Vanessa Vale ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99

I love reading about sexy cowboys and this story had two! This was an instalove, quick, hot read!

 

Hostage (Criminals & Captives, #2)Hostage (Criminals & Captives #2) by Skye Warren & Annika Martin ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $3.99

This was an intense, emotional, suspenseful, dark, gritty, and action-packed romance! The first book, Prisoner, is FREE right now!

 

Boss LadyBoss Lady (Boss #1) by Victoria Quinn ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Amazon | Goodreads | My Full Review

Ebook Price: $6.99

I went into reading this not sure how I’d feel about a dominant woman but I was pleasantly surprised by it!

Watching..

I love my doctor shows! I didn’t realize Grey’s Anatomy and The Good Doctor was back on until the middle of the month so I’ve been binge-watching the episodes I missed on HULU. I was kind of obsessed with Matt Czuchry when he played Logan on Gilmore Girls. When I saw he was in a new show, The Resident, I had to watch it! It’s really good!! This is Us came back on too and the last few episodes were so emotional! Omg, this show makes me cry! Lol. The fourth season of Grace & Frankie came out on Netflix and I binged watched it in a day or two. Haha! That show is hilarious!!

Listening..

I listen to Spotify all day at work and I’ve been starting my day out with Dustin Lynch. My sister might have gotten me addicted. Lol. I love his song Small Town Boy and any of his slow songs! Chris Young is my favorite singer! I got to see him get inducted into the Opry in October and it was amazing! I’ve really been liking his songs Blacked Out, Radio and the Rain, Where I Go When I Drink, and Holiday. I listen to country 90% of the time but I’ve really been into 3 Doors Down and Creedence Clearwater Revival lately! You can see my current mood playlist below! I update it every few weeks.

Add me as a friend on Goodreads if you want to chat about books! What have you been reading, watching, & listening to lately?

– xoxo, Am ♥

 

What I've Been Reading, Watching, & Listening to Lately | January 2018

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42 Comments

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:17 am

      Me too! Lol. Thanks for stopping by!

  1. February 13, 2018 / 4:00 pm

    Girl you got through so many books in January! It must have been the month for reading. Going to check out a Chris Young today!

    Laura

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:19 am

      I’ve never kept track of them before but I couldn’t believe I got through that many! Gosh I love that mans voice!! You won’t be dissapointed! Lol

  2. February 13, 2018 / 4:07 pm

    I’m sorry to hear you didn’t have a great month but am also super impressed with the number of books you read! I’m trying to be better about reading – TV always seems to win out!
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    • February 15, 2018 / 12:21 am

      I try to “watch” more like listen to my tv shows while I’m doing other things so I have more time to read. Haha!

  3. February 13, 2018 / 4:11 pm

    These look like my kind of reads!!! Will defo check them out.

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:21 am

      Glad they look interesting to you! Thanks for stopping by!

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:23 am

      I always meant to watch that! Now I need to see if I can watch it on Hulu or Netflix lol

  4. February 13, 2018 / 7:07 pm

    Sorry to hear that January wasn’t a good month for you personally!

    16 books is so many to read in one month!

    Ingrid

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:24 am

      Thanks girl! I was really surprised I read that much!

  5. Laurence
    February 13, 2018 / 7:16 pm

    oh nice list! you love to read contemporary romance too 🙂 Glad I saw this post, I haven’t read those books by Vi Keeland. Will add them on my book list 🙂

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:25 am

      I’ve been on a Vi Keelan kick! I’m trying to decide which one to read next lol

  6. February 13, 2018 / 10:15 pm

    I can’t believe you read 16 books in one month. Good on you! I need to make more time to read I think 🙂

    Amy

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:26 am

      Thanks girl! It’s one of my favorite hobbies!

  7. February 13, 2018 / 11:11 pm

    Wow, 16 books? That’s amazing! I was stoked to read two in January haha. I’ll have to check some of these out.

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:28 am

      I know it was crazy! Lol. I don’t think I’ll have read quite that many in February.

  8. February 14, 2018 / 5:30 am

    You read as much as I do! I’m an iBooks freebie lover – I’ve read super fast since I was little so can devour multiple books a night! Definitely going to check out your picks! And maybe steal this post idea 😉
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    • February 15, 2018 / 12:30 am

      If I have the time I can definitely do that! Lol. I have so many free books I need to read! Lol. You’ll have to let me know if you do a post! I love reading everyones book picks!

  9. February 14, 2018 / 2:51 pm

    What an amazing update. 16 books in January sounds incredible 🙂 The playlist looks nice, I was looking for some recommendations on music, will check these out.

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:37 am

      I couldn’t believe it either! Lol. Thanks for stopping by!

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:41 am

      That’s why I love ebooks! I don’t like paying more than $5 for a book! Lol

  10. February 14, 2018 / 4:36 pm

    I have heard so much about This Is Us from all my friends and now my wife is getting on my case that we should watch it. I think after reading this, we may just have to start binging that show!

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:43 am

      Yes you should! It’s such a great show!

  11. February 14, 2018 / 6:38 pm

    Love the soft vintage vibe of your pictures and website design! So pretty! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:44 am

      Thanks girl! I appreciate it! ♥

  12. February 14, 2018 / 8:21 pm

    I’ve heard Grace & Frankie is funny! Will have to check it out.

    • February 15, 2018 / 12:45 am

      It’s so funny!! I even got my sister and her mom watching it! Haha

  13. February 15, 2018 / 10:32 am

    I love reading. I see few books that I might give it a try

    • February 24, 2018 / 1:11 am

      Glad you found something new to try! Thanks for stopping by!

  14. February 15, 2018 / 11:12 am

    Damn girl, you’ve read so much this month! I’ve read like 4 books in January and I’m proud of myself lol. I love this post though, I think I’m going to write one like it for my blog too! It’s fun to talk about what you’ve been up to!
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    • February 24, 2018 / 1:10 am

      I go back and forth. I’m either reading a ton of books or get so busy and don’t read for a week. Lol. You so should!! I love reading these type of posts! ♥

  15. February 15, 2018 / 2:01 pm

    Sorry you haven’t had a great month, but girl you have used your time wisely! Lol. I need to make more time to read as well.

    • February 24, 2018 / 1:08 am

      Haha thanks! I have trouble putting down a good book! Lol

  16. My Teen Guide
    February 15, 2018 / 3:20 pm

    That sure looks like a great book collection. Though I am more of a crime/mystery/suspense novels, I do pick up a romantic novel once in a while. Thanks for letting me know about these new finds.

    • February 24, 2018 / 1:07 am

      While I prefer romance, I do enjoy those types of books from time to time too! Thanks for stopping by! ♥

  17. February 17, 2018 / 11:15 am

    romance novels are definitely my guilty pleasure! you’re going to have to teach me how you were able to list out the books like that!

    • February 24, 2018 / 1:05 am

      They are mine too! I copied the links of my reviews from Goodreads and then just edited them. It’s kind of hard to explain. Lol. If you email me I can send you screenshots of how I did it! It was just time-consuming lol.

  18. February 19, 2018 / 10:19 am

    This is a great list. I love reading and listening to music. I need to get back into reading more.

    • February 24, 2018 / 1:01 am

      Thank you! They are my favorite ways to relax! ♥

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