Wrapping Up February 2021

What a wild month February has been! For me, most of it was spent at home, staying warm and watching the snow. A few good books came my way, too. Read on for the details!

Books Completed This Month

Together, Apart

πŸ“• Together, Apart by Various Authors; YA Contemporary Fiction, Clean Romance; ⭐⭐

There was too much overlap in these stories. I expected more variety, since so many authors were involved, but it felt like I kept just reading the exact same short story over and over again.

πŸ“• Tune It Out by Jamie Sumner; Middle Grade Contemporary Fiction; ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Tune It Out

I love this book! It deserves a glowing review but I am not sure when my schedule will let me write something as detailed as I would like.

🎧 The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee; Middle Grade Mystery; ⭐⭐⭐

Average Rating: 3.33⭐s

Books Read But Not Completed This Month

An American Sunrise

An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo – Poetry

For the Common Good: Redefining Civic Leadership by David D. Chrislip & Ed O’Malley – Nonfiction, Business Leadership

Shuttle, Houston: My Life in the Center Seat of Mission Control by Paul Dye – Nonfiction, Memoir

The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer – Historical Fiction: 1930s Kentucky

Laddie: A True Blue Story by Gene Stratton-Porter – Classic/Juvenile/Historical Fiction

Goals Follow-Up

Originally posted here.

Finish These In-Progress Books:

Then Read the Following:

Other Goals

  • Set up a formal linkup for Spell the Month in Books βœ” Share your post here
  • Post at least twice a week, unless it becomes too much to handle on top of schoolwork βœ”
  • Be prepared for both of my synchronous weekend classes βœ”
  • Celebrate multiple family members’ birthdays βœ”
  • Run a successful Staff Association fundraiser (we’re selling Tea Grams, so staff have the opportuniTEA to show their colleagues that they appreciate them a latte!) βœ” this is still ongoing, but it is going mostly well!
  • Get into a groove with schoolwork, keeping up with all 4 classes βœ” I think?
  • Enjoy the month despite how busy it promises to be! βœ”

Most Liked Post This Month

February TBR & Goals

Most Commented Post This Month

Spell the Month in Books // February 2021 Linkup

Other Highlights

  • We got so much snow! It was beautiful and a little stressful; my work ended up being closed for almost two weeks.
  • lots of time to play uke and guitar because of said snow
  • Lowkey redecorated my apartment for Spring
  • Music I’ve had on repeat: Chillhop study playlist & YouTube channel
  • Movies watched: two episodes of the Pride & Prejudice miniseries (1995) ⭐⭐⭐.5; Aurora Teagarden: Real Murders (2015) ⭐⭐⭐.5;

I’m not sure how I had almost two weeks off from work and only managed to complete three books, but I’m going to blame it on homework. I also spent a lot of my time off learning a few new songs on ukulele.

How was February for you, Reader? Did you experience crazy weather, and were you able to read much?

Until the next chapter,


4 thoughts on “Wrapping Up February 2021

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  1. It seems you have been pretty busy, books finished don’t reflect it, that’s all. I have had a good reading month, and I may finish one more this weekend- review will follow next week. Have a good weekend.

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    1. You’re right, there are a lot of ways to measure productivity; usually what I’ve read seems like a fair indication for me, but not this month. Enjoy your weekend & reading!


  2. It sounds like you had a lot to keep you and your mind occupied besides just reading and that is good too. Normally I am in Florida during January, February and the first half of March, so I am not used to the snow and cold. We had almost 2 feet of snow two weeks ago and this week it has been above freezing all week and it is almost melted. I love the sun and being able to get ouside.


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