February Wrap Up

These past 28 days have bless my soul completely for one reason and one reason alone.
The Jonas brothers released new music last night.
None of you know this, but I stan those three brothers like a flower stans the sun. It’s ridiculous. If you follow my personal instagram– which you should follow both of my accounts, because I am seriously a time and a half in stories— (@sammers65), you would have known just how ecstatic and stupid excited I was for their new music to drop…and boy when they drop it….mah heart.  My crops were revived last night and my outlook has changed on the world. What a time to be alive.
Reading wise (probably the real reason you clicked on this post in the first place and not to hear my middle school heart gush) I read a lot of great books this month, which is shocking because of how the short the month is and my busier than usual schedule these pass couple of weeks, and the fact I was heading for a reading slump doozy back at the end of January.
February has been real good to me fam.

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† denotes an ARC received in exchange for my honest review.

5-4 Stars

  • Watch Us Rise by Renee Watson & Ellen Hagan – REVIEW – ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • The Mermaid’s Voice Returns In This One by Amanda Lovelace – REVIEW – ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5
  • Lessons From a One-Night Stand by Piper Rayne – REVIEW – ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5
  • Text Me Baby One More Time by Teagan Hunter – REVIEW – ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada – REVIEW – ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • Meet Cute Extract by Helena Hunting – REVIEW – ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5
  • Lingus by Mariana Zapata – RTC – ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5
  • Kulti by Mariana Zapata – Re-Read – RTC – ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

2-3.5 Stars

  • Teaching Tucker by Jillian Quinn – REVIEW – ⭐⭐.5

1 Star

None

DNF

None

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Music this month has been a steady back and forth between the usual faves, Indie, folk, Pop and Country. So I really don’t know the mood/tone that February took, but I’m not complaining. As usual, here is a short playlist of songs that I had on repeat this month!

  • Believer – Imagine Dragons, Lil Wayne
  • Eyes on You – Chase Rice
  • Down To The Honky Tonk – Jake Owens
  • All To Myself – Dan + Shay
  • Bury A Friend – Billie Eilish
  • Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored – Ariana Grande
  • Who am I kidding, the entire Thank you, Next album
  • The Joke – Brandi Carlile
  • The Lion The Beast The Beat – Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

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Film: 

  • Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates – 🍿🍿
  • The Other Woman – RE-WATCH – 🍿🍿🍿
  • San Andreas – RE-WATCH – 🍿🍿🍿
  • Olympus Has Fallen – RE-WATCH – 🍿🍿
  • Thor 2 – RE-WATCH – 🍿
  • 47 Ronin – RE-WATCH – 🍿
  • Uncle Drew -🍿🍿🍿
  • Deadpool 2 – 🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿

TV:

  • Chicago: Fire (NBC) – Season 7: Ep. 13-16
  • The Bachelor (ABC)
  • New Amsterdam (NBC) – Season 1: Ep. 13-14
  • The Grammy’s (CBS)
  • The Oscars (ABC)
  • NCIS (the re-runs on USA)
  • Whiskey Cavalier (ABC) – “Pilot” – RTC
  • Death in Paradise (the re-runs on PBS)

 
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How was your February? Let me know!

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34 Comments

  1. Kayla @ Books and Blends

    March 1, 2019 at 10:11 am

    You had an awesome month!!

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 1, 2019 at 10:47 am

      Thank you! It was pretty darn nifty 28 days lol

  2. Jeimy Mota

    March 1, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Kulti was a wonderful read! Mariana Zapata always gets me!
    Have you read Luna and the Lie yet?

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 1, 2019 at 10:46 am

      Mariana is literally my all time favorite romance writer to date! I love her so much! And yes I have! Rip and luna are goals! I think the only book of hers I haven’t read yet is Rhythm, Chord, and Malykhin. I plan to read it this month though!

  3. queeryingliterature

    March 1, 2019 at 10:43 am

    my february highlight was also the return of the jonas bothers !!!

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 1, 2019 at 10:46 am

      YASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! 2019 IS THRIVING FOR US!

      1. queeryingliterature

        March 1, 2019 at 10:51 am

        i need the tour to be announced asap !!! i just wanna see them live again 🕺🕺🕺🕺

  4. BiblioNyan

    March 1, 2019 at 11:10 am

    Nice. It looks you had a decent reading month. I also watched Deadpool 2 this past month and, of course, it was spectacular.

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 1, 2019 at 11:13 am

      I LOVED Deadpool 2. It was a time and a half for sure lololol.

  5. Catarina @ Pages & Plots

    March 1, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Why would someone rewatch Thor 2? Don’t get me wrong, I love my boy Thor but that movie is easily one of the worst, if not the worst, on the MCU.

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 1, 2019 at 11:29 am

      I agree it isn’t the greatest one in the MCU, but my mom wanted to binge the Thor movies and I came home when she was popping in numero 2, so that’s what we watched. lol.

  6. jordynroesler

    March 1, 2019 at 11:53 am

    HECK YES on the JoBros!!!! Also, congrats on having a great reading month with so many 4-5 star reads!! Hope it carries on into March for ya!

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 1, 2019 at 11:58 am

      YES!!!!!! THE MUSIC IS SO GOOD! And thank you! I hope the same for you!

  7. northernplunder

    March 1, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    im gonna disaappoint u now bc i still havent started tmc 🙁

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 1, 2019 at 5:55 pm

      *dramatic gasp* MAH HEART

  8. Tammy

    March 1, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    I wish I could do as much as you did. NCIS is my favorite show. Deadpool is still on my list to watch.

  9. La Femme Livresque | A Reader To Whatever End

    March 1, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Ooh! I’m planning to watch Whiskey Cavalier later today. 😍 Hope I like it! And so glad to see that so many of the books I want to read were 5-star reads for you! ☺️

  10. Rain

    March 2, 2019 at 12:21 am

    My February was anxiety-filled but quite uneventful. It seems like you had a great February i’m happy for you 💕
    P. S. I LOVE BELIEVER BY IMAGINE DRAGONS
    Have a great March xx

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 4, 2019 at 12:08 pm

      oof to anxiety! Hopefully march is better for you!

  11. akithroughbooks

    March 2, 2019 at 12:37 am

    My February was filled with good memories, bookish & in real life!
    I’m glad you enjoyed The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in this One since it’s an upsetting 1 star for me!

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 4, 2019 at 12:09 pm

      I’m glad you had a good Feb! And I’m sorry to hear you didn’t like The Mermaid’s Voice Returns In This One! Hopefully your next read is a banger!

  12. Clo @ Book Dragons

    March 2, 2019 at 4:08 am

    Ooooo look at chu getting all this reading done in the shortest month of the year xD NCIS hmmm I kinda prefer the LA team to the Washington team but hey I ship Densi with all my heart and one day I’m gonna watch the NCIS LA show in ORDER cause they suck at airing over here in the UK, we’re stuck with reruns AGAIN *sobs* I don’t think I’ve seen past Season 4 or 5 of LA. Anyhoo my music last month was a toss up between nightcore and erm rock I think actually haha.

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 4, 2019 at 12:11 pm

      ooooo I love all the NCIS ones! If I had to put them in order it would be the original, New Orleans, and then LA. 10/10.

  13. jamsu

    March 2, 2019 at 5:02 am

    I love how you also add episodes and movies you’ve watched. I never have energy to put the episodes down. My February has been stressful because of my internship but one of my ships became canon so I was in the moon for like a day and a half.

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 4, 2019 at 12:12 pm

      oof to stress! Hopefully March will be much calmer for you! and YAY for canon!

      1. jamsu

        March 4, 2019 at 12:42 pm

        I hope so too. I think it will be as soon as I finish this internship so I can stop stressing about it. I’m so happy that they became canon.

  14. TheCaffeinatedReader

    March 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Ah, you got so much done, bookish and non-bookish!! I just downloaded The Mermaid’s Voice Returns and I’m so excited to read it!! Even more so knowing others have really loved it! Also, yay for no one stars or DNFs WOO!!

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 4, 2019 at 12:14 pm

      AHHH!!!! I CANT WAIT TO HEAR YOUR THOUGHTS ON IT!

  15. Book Rambler

    March 4, 2019 at 7:48 am

    I want to read Watch Us Rise and Meet Cute!

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 4, 2019 at 12:15 pm

      OMG YES! THEY ARE GREAT!

  16. La Femme Livresque | A Reader To Whatever End

    March 5, 2019 at 12:15 am

    I watched the Pilot episode of Whiskey Cavalier too..😍 it was a bit corny but nice, I liked it and I like the actors. 😍

  17. Kaleena @ Reader Voracious

    March 6, 2019 at 10:38 pm

    it warms my heart you had a great month, and hooray for middle school you having new jonas brothers music! i hope that march is just as wonderful for you, wonder twin!

    1. Sam || Fictionally Sam

      March 8, 2019 at 1:05 pm

      Thank you wonder twin! <3

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