Sunday, June 15, 2014

“Arthur Jelliby was a very nice young man, which was perhaps the reason why he had never made much of a politician.”

 Wherein Jack has had a long month.

 I am hiding in bed with a cup of tea. It is June, JUNE, and I've been an ice cube all day. I even went so far as to hide in my dad's coat I was so cold. I am blaming the weather because I don't want to think that I might be catching something...flu like. I have plans coming up and I don't want to be sick during them.

 I have been kind of, absent minded the last few posts I have done. (Other than the review. But you can't be absent minded while reviewing a good book.) I found out the reason why.

 Like I said, I have been doing a lot of reading lately. I was contacted to do some beta reading and some book review reading. I thought it would be fun - and it was - but it wasn't until I was buried under all the books that I realized how many I had signed up for and agreed to. I did a count last night.
 I read 15 books in the last month. 15. And not just read, I had to look for mistakes and story flow, and review some of them. So, in other words, I am looking a bit cross eyed right now.

 Not complaining though. Really. I loved them and had a lot of fun reading them. (So those who contacted me, please don't think I am complaining.) I have just decided I am going to space things better the next time I agree to anything like this. Maybe sure I don't get 15 all needing to be done in the same month.

 Now that I am done I plan to reach by 50,000 words from my Camp NaNo thing - I am trying to finish a week early because the end of June is going to be really busy. I also intend to spend a lot of time working on A Test of Loyalty, and plotting out the third book. But more on that later.

 Right now, I am going to take a moment to enjoy a Gollum dance and sing..."FREE, FREE, FREEEEEE!!! JACK IS FREEEEEEEEEEEEEE!"

 This also means I am returning to the blogging world. For this week. I will have to see about next week. I don't know HOW busy I will be or if I will have internet access, so we will just have to see what happens.

 Quote is from the book, The Peculiar. I just finished the second book, The Whatnot. Reviews to follow. But anyone who hasn't already, read these books. Really. Amazing books.




  1. Fifteen books? Whoa...
    Now you are free to write. Go write!

  2. Fifteen books. Now that's impressive.

    Happy writing!

  3. Wow. Fifteen! Books! In one month. That's insane. I"m sure it was fun though. :) Glad you're back.

  4. Goodness gracious, and I thought I had a lot on my plate! You're secretly a superhero, aren't you, Jack?? You go enjoy that break. Goodness knows you deserve it!

    Oh! Also wanted to let you know I've awarded you over at my blog. You can check it out here: Obviously nothing you have to do! I know you're very (apparently very o.o) busy! But I just wanted to pass it on to you. ^_^

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  6. Fifteen is a lot of reading to do. Even without having to do reviews on them. Even with out being dyslexic. lol. *slow claps*

    THE PECULIAR. I liked that book. Unfortunately the next book is not at the library, so I'mma have to wait. HAAAAAAAAAH I'm commenting. I'm the best. XD

    I tagged you too. AT my blog. Because I'm your friend. and Friends do that. XD

  7. Wow, 15 books is quite a lot! Please don't get sick again. It's not fun being sick, and you're sick too often.


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