September Wrap-Up and Haul!

Hello, readers!

It’s been another successful reading month, and I’m excited to share what I read and what I bought this month with you all!

Let’s get started!

1. Cinder by Marissa Meyer

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Series: The Lunar Chronicles, #1

Rating: 4.5 stars

Time I Read: 6 days

Synopsis: Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.

2. The Cellar by Natasha Preston


Series: The Cellar, #1

Rating: 4 stars

Time I Read: 3 days

Synopsis: Nothing ever happens in the town of Long Thorpe – that is, until sixteen-year-old Summer Robinson disappears without a trace. No family or police investigation can track her down. Spending months inside the cellar of her kidnapper with several other girls, Summer learns of Colin’s abusive past, and his thoughts of his victims being his family…his perfect, pure flowers. But flowers can’t survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out…

3. The Last Good Day of the Year by Jessica Warman


Series: N/A

Rating: 5 stars

Time I Read: 4 days

Synopsis: Ten years ago, in the early hours of New Year’s Day, seven-year-old Samantha and her next door neighbor, Remy, watched as a man broke into Sam’s home and took her younger sister, Turtle, from her sleeping bag. Remy and Sam, too afraid to intervene at the time, later identified the man as Sam’s sister Gretchen’s much older ex-boyfriend, Steven, who was sent to prison for Turtle’s murder. Now, Sam’s shattered family is returning to her childhood home in an effort to heal. As long-buried memories begin to surface, Sam wonders if she and Remy accurately registered everything they saw. The more they re-examine the events of that fateful night, the more questions they discover about what really happened to Turtle.

4. Dreaming of Antigone by Robin Bridges


Series: N/A

Rating: 4 stars

Time I Read: 5 days

Synopsis: Andria’s twin sister, Iris, had adoring friends, a cool boyfriend, a wicked car, and a shelf full of soccer trophies. She had everything, in fact—including a drug problem. Six months after Iris’s death, Andria is trying to keep her grades, her friends, and her family from falling apart. But stargazing and books aren’t enough to ward off her guilt that she—the freak with the scary illness and all-black wardrobe—is still here when Iris isn’t. And then there’s Alex Hammond. The boy Andria blames for Iris’s death. The boy she’s unwittingly started swapping lines of poetry and secrets with, even as she tries to keep hating him.

5. Priceless: She’s Worth Fighting For by Joel Smallbone and Luke Smallbone


Series: N/A

Rating: 4 stars

Time I Read: 12 days

Synopsis: James Stevens was, at one time, a good man with a great life. After the tragic death of his wife and losing custody of his little girl, James is at the darkest crossroad of his life. Angry, desperate, and unable to hold down a steady job, he agrees to drive a box truck on a shady, one-time trip cross country for cash—no questions asked. When he discovers what he is delivering is actually a who, the questions in his mind begin haunting him mercilessly. James becomes an unlikely hero who must fight to save the lives of two young women and finds himself falling in love with one of them. Can love, strength, and faith redefine his past and change the course of his future?

1. Dreaming of Antigone by Robin Bridges


Series: N/A

Length: 244 pages

Have I Read It: Yes

2. Priceless: She’s Worth Fighting For by Joel Smallbone and Luke Smallbone


Series: N/A

Length: 288 pages

Have I Read It: Yes

3. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer


Series: The Lunar Chronicles, #2

Length: 452 pages

Have I Read It: No

4. The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski


Series: The Winner’s Trilogy, #1

Length: 361 pages

Have I Read It: No

5. Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho


Series: N/A

Length: 384 pages

Have I Read It: No

6. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins


Series: N/A

Length: 336 pages

Have I Read It: No

And that’s my September wrap-up and haul!

Come back tomorrow for my September book favorites!

See you then!

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