June Wrap Up


With the year half over, I’m feeling a little melancholy. I started the year with a list of goals and aspirations and just don’t feel like I’m making enough progress. Here is to the second half of the year and greater productivity and positivity.

In the meantime, I have read far more books this year so far than I had expected to. Initially, my Goodreads goal was set at 35 which I surpassed so I bumped it up to 45. Currently, I am at 40 books completed and will most likely bump up my Goodreads goals again. Either way, this is what Literary Weaponry was up to in June!


Top Ten Tuesday

Books I Decided to DNF/Wish I had DNFed

Series I Have Put Hold On (but still plan to continue)

WWW Wednesday

June 6

June 13

June 27

Throwback Thursday

The Haunting of Blackwood House by Darcy Coates

The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe

Down the TBR Hole

Down the TBR Hole #22

Music Mondays

June 4

June 11

June 18

First Line Fridays

June 1

June 8

June 15

June 22

June 29

First Impression Friday

The Lantern’s Ember by Colleen Houck (eARC)

Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass #6) by Sarah J. Maas

A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) by Sabaa Tahir

Book Spotlight

Archenemies (Renegades #2) by Marissa Meyer

King of Fools (The Shadow Game #2) by Amanda Foody

Tags and Awards

The Nope Book Tag (2)

Mid Year Freak Out Tag

My Blog’s Name in Books Tag



Read Without Review



This month I did my final edits on a book I’d been working on since November. I was very excited and decided, after much debate and a very hurtful rejection letter, to publish this book through Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. Unfortunately, the hoops they are making me jump through to do this are frustrating and I’m stalled at a part of the submission but I will get there. Writing is my passion and greatest love (outside my family) and nothing will stop me from succeeding.

I also started the notes on my next WIP this month! It has turned out to be a little more sci-fi than I expected it to be but I’m still thrilled. We have time travel, alternate realities, perilous peril, awkward sexual tension, a group of young adults finding themselves, and so much adventure! I truly hope that I’ll be able to share this with you all at some point because this story has yanked at my attention like no other.


That is it for June. I hope you all had a fabulous month and I hope to see you all again in July!

5 thoughts on “June Wrap Up

  1. Girl I’m so proud of you for your WIP! I share the same feelings about being excited for a project 🙂 I’m curious to see a review for Beastly Bones; it’s not my favorite in the series but it’s still so much fun overall!

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    1. Thank you, dear!
      I decided to not do a full review of Beastly Bones. It was one of those middle of the road enjoyment books that I just couldn’t come up with much to say about. “People died. There were cows and fish kittens. Needed more dragon.” Not to mention I’m mad about the journalist’s fate. I could have read an entire book just about her. Hrumph.

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