Tackling My Netgalley TBR – April to Mid May 2018 Update

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Hello fellow booknerds! It’s time for another update! I know it’s the middle of the month and I’m way behind posting this, but I still wanted to share my progress. I need to see where I am and hopefully be motivated to pick up more of these ARCs rather than being distracted by all the other books I keep on requesting.  As you can clearly see, I haven’t made that much progress, BUTTTTT my FEEDBACK ratio is finally at 50% and I’ve finally reached 51 reviews submitted which means that I earned another badge — The 50 Reviews! So while I’m still pretty behind, I’m quite proud of myself.

I updated the list on 4.16.2018 cause I was getting a bit confused. I also took this out of the MISC category and moved it to Netgalley ARCs so I can keep track of my progress better and you can check out where I started. So, how about we go see how many more books I was able to check off since 4.16.


  1. Odd and True by Cat Winters
  2. Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne
  3. Nyxia by Scott Reintgen
  4. Love Songs and Other Lies by Jessica Pennington
  5. Booke of Hidden by Jeri Westerson
  6. Gray Wolf Island Tracey Neithercott
  7. The Canary Club by Sherry D. Ficklin
  8. Berseker by Emmy Laybourne
  9. Nemesis by Anna Banks
  10. The Breathless by Tara Goedjen
  11. A Poison Dark and Drowning by Jessica Cluess
  12. 36 Questions that Changed My Mind About You by Vicki Grant
  13. Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
  14. Just Friends by Dyan Sheldon
  15. The Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz
  16. Playing by Heart by Carmela Martino
  17. All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry
  18. A Taxonomy of Love by Rachael Allen
  19. The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
  20. My New Crush Gave to Me by Shani Petroff
  21. Plague Land by Alex Scarrow
  22. Stronger by Janey Nissenson
  23. Kiss Me in New York by Catherine Rider
  24. Fraternize by Rachel Van Dylen
  25. Run Away With Me by Mila Gray
  26. Always Red by Isabelle Ronin
  27. Flight Season by Marie Marquardt
  28. The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody
  29. What the Valley Knows by Heather Christie (approved Jan 8)
  30. Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (approved Jan 8)
  31. That Secret You Keep by Brenda Benny (approved Jan 8)
  32. Cold Hard Truth by Anne Greenwood Brown (approved Jan 8)
  33. How You Ruined My Life by Jeff Strand (approved Jan 8)
  34. On The Line by Liz Lincoln
  35. Thirsty by Mia Hopkins
  36. Rumor Has It by Jessica Lemmon
  37. Bookish Boyfriends by Tiffany Schmidt
  38. Blood Veil by Megan Erickson
  39. Out of Left Field by Kris Hui Lee
  40. Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren
  41. Furyborn (The Empirium Trilogy) by Claire Legrand
  42. Ace of Shades by Amando Foody
  43. The Hook Up by Eric McCarthy – currently reading this
  44. The Art of French Kissing by Brianna Shrum
  45. The Game Can’t Love You Back by Karole Cozzo (Approved for a Blog Tour)
  46. A Prom to Remember by Sandy Hall (Approved for a Blog Tour)
  47. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (Invited to read/review by the Publisher)
  48. Love and Luck by Jenna Evans Welch (Approved for a Blog Tour)
  49. Love Me, Love Me Not by SM Koz (Approved for a Blog Tour)
  50. Love Scene, Take Two by Alex Evansley (Approved for a Blog Tour)
  51. Kiss of the Royal by Lindsey Duga
  52. Mayfly by Jeff Sweat (Approved for a Blog Tour)
  53. Fling Club by Tara Brown
  54. Blood Match by K.A. Linde (Approved for a Blog Tour)
  55. Where the Sea Takes Me by Heidi R. Kling (Invited to read/review by the Publisher)
  56. Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan
  57. I Flipping Love You by Helena Hunting

So, it looks like I added more on the list, but I’ve read more than 50 out of 100 plus books requested since I joined Netgalley. Making progress a little at a time. One of these days, I’ll get to that 85% feedback ratio. Until then, I’ll take it one day at a time and not force myself to read just so I can knock off as many of these ARCs before the end of the year. I obviously have a responsibility to read them since I requested, but I find it more enjoyable to read the books I’m actually in the mood for. And most of the times, I request when I’m really interested, but won’t get approved until a few weeks later so that kind of messes up my schedule when I’m already reading/reviewing something else.

Anyway, that pretty much ends my update. I’ll definitely do another one for the second half of May and hopefully I can check off 3-5 more books.

Oh and here’s my newest badge!!!
50 Book Reviews


Hope you enjoyed reading this update. Are you a Netgalley member? Do you also struggle with requesting and trying to catch up with your reading? Share your thoughts and experience in the comments below. I’d love to hear from you.

Thanks for stopping by and have a fantastic day!!!

sincerelykarenjoendsign

 

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9 thoughts on “Tackling My Netgalley TBR – April to Mid May 2018 Update

  1. Wow! That’s a lot of book and I’m so jealous, kinda. hahaha! I get declined way too often. I am at 92% feedback ration and I have 4 that I need to read. I’ve read 61 books since I joined. I don’t know what I’m doing wrong! haha. You can do it though!! 🙂 I can’t wait to see you knock off more books.

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    • That is really strange. I’ve actually seen people with a lower feedback ratio and still get approved for a lot. I still get declined a lot of times too. Especially for books that are highly anticipated or really popular. So, sometimes I don’t even bother with those. I also do a lot of Blog Tours and the ARCs are usually through Netgalley. But 92% feedback ratio is amazing! You should be like automatically approved or something.

      And thanks! I can’t wait to read more of the books on my list =)

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