Mirror Mirror is our feature that replaces the old Stacking The Shelves/Weekly Recap posts.
New To My Shelves!
~ The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco
~ The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics
~ The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles
~ Fear the Drowning Deep by Sarah Glenn Marsh
~ Tell Me Something Real by Calla Devlin
~ The Boy Who Killed Grant Parker by Kat Spears
~ The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner
~ Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas
~ Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow
In my Life
~ On the writerly front, lots of stuff happened in July! I got two fresh new book idea’s which I’m SUPER excited for. But I also did Camp NaNoWriMo and finished my WIP in 2 weeks, thus winning before you could officially win. Hurray me! But this week Pitch Wars started, finally and I submitted my WIP Three Seconds to Sunrise and I’m nervous and terrified and excited all at the same time.
~ I changed my Twitter handle! I still had Istyriabookblog, you know, my old blog and I’ve been wanting to change if for a long time because of that. Now with Pitch Wars starting, it felt like the right time, so I changed it. Now my new handle on both twitter and instagram is @nbeewrites! Sorry for any confusion this may have caused! I made an extra account on Twitter with my old handle to redirect anyone still looking for me on that one
~ I Beta-read 3 books this month too and I loved all of them! Especially a certain blogger’s Beauty & The Beast retelling. SO SO SO GOOD YOU GUYS.
~ Might seem unimportant, but I got a new cell-phone from my mom for my B-day! Hurraaaah! It’s a gorgeous Samsung Galaxy J3 and the quality of the pictures is delicious. As you’ll notice in my next point.
~ I celebrated my birthday last week! On the 31st I turned 26 and honestly, I feel a bit different. But not really. Anyways, I went to the beach the day before with my mom & dad. The weather was quite perfect for a day at the beach! I had mussels, which is kind of the one food you HAVE to eat when you go to the beach here and I made a new friend! He’s a seagull and his name is Francis. I made pictures, so here you go:
~ Comic Con happened and with it came a whole lot of fabulous trailers. Here are my favorites linked for your convenience: Wonder Woman – Justice League – Kong: Skull Island – Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them – Suicide Squad – Doctor Strange – Lego Batman
I have 3 vids to spotlight this month because reasons. So let’s go over them, shall we?
~ Kid Zr0 is an Aussie band and I loooove what these guys are putting out on Youtube guys. They’re AWESOME and you should check them out because of that.
~ Okay, so I watch this guy on Youtube all the time and I adore him. Last week he uploaded a video where some guys songified some of his videos and this was the result. This song is so damn catchy, it’s still stuck in my head. Check it out!
– Okay so you guys might know I’m a huge fan of the Disney movie Hunchback of Notre Dame. Their songs are SOOOOO good. So when I saw these two guys do their cover of Bells of Notre Dame, I watched it immediately and it’s AWESOME. Jonathan Young & Caleb Hyles do a kickass metal cover of this fantastic song. Give it a listen: