Get In The Know| August 2016 Edition

Hey everyone!! It’s September 2nd and that means August is over. It also means it’s time for the August edition of Get In The Know. This post is basically my version of a monthly wrap up. Let’s see what happened in August!


Monthly Stats:

Views: 625

Visitors: 299

Likes: 308

Comments: 109

Current WordPress followers: 258

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Blog Posts:


Book Reviews:

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak

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Top Ten Tuesday:

TTT- Book Buying Spree

TTT- Rewind

TTT-Setting

TTT-Books I Still Haven’t Read

TTT- Back to School

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WWW Wednesday:

WWW #29

WWW #30

WWW #31

WWW #32

WWW #33


Book Traveling Thursday:

BTT (#28) Lazy Day

BTT (#29)-Book Lovers

BTT (#30)-Nonfiction

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Hype or Like Friday:

HOLF (#1)-Apocalypse

HOLF (#2)-Favorite Harry Potter Characters

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Library Book Haul:

LBH (#5)

LBH (#6)

LBH (#7)

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Book Tags/Awards:

Liebster Award 2.0

The Blogger Recognition Award (#2)

Pokemon Go Book Tag

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Other:

300 Posts

Creative Challenges Under The Sea (This was not enjoyed so I will not be continuing)

Get In The Know July 2016

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That’s a wrap! How was your month? Link your wrap up or let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for September’s Get In The Know 😀

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

 

 

 

 

Get In The Know: July 2016 Edition

Hey everyone! It’s already August. I can’t believe how fast the year has flown! Today I am doing the July edition of  Get In The Know. For those of you who don’t know, this is my version of the Monthly Wrap Up. Let’s get started 🙂


 Stats:

Views|506

Visitors|287

Likes|221

Comments|91

Total Followers As of August 1st|232 WordPress Followers+5 email followers=237 followers


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Book Reviews:

The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg


Book Tag:

The Greek Mythology Tag

I’m going to try to do more tags and awards this month.


Top Ten Tuesdays:

TTT-2,000 Views Or Less

TTT-Facts About Me

TTT-Outside The U.S.

TTT-A Learning Experience


WWW Wednesdays:

WWW #25

WWW #26

WWW #27

WWW #28


Book Traveling Thursdays:

BTT #25-Eye Candy Covers

BTT #26-Sequels

BTT #27-Friends


Friendly Discussion Fridays:

FDF #3-EBooks or Physical?


Library Book Hauls:

Library Book Haul #4

Library Book Haul #5


Other:

Get In The Know: June

200 Followers Unofficially

217 Followers Q&A


Personal:

-Celebrated the 4th of July

-Celebrated Cats Birthday

-Went to a Wedding

-Went to the river+beach

-Relaxed, watched YouTube videos, played on my phone and read a ton


That’s a wrap! How was your month? Let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for this month’s Get In The Know!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

 

Get In The Know: June 2016

Hey everyone! It’s July 5th and I’m publishing a monthly wrap up for June. Better late than never! Today as I just said, I am doing a  Get In The Know or Monthly Wrap Up post. The purpose of these posts are to simply reflect on the past month. Without further ado, here we go!

Monthly Wrap


June Stats:

Views: 631

Visitors: 325

Likes: 293

Comments: 153

Best month for stats so far!


Blogging:

4-5WWW Wednesdays

4-5Top Ten Tuesday

5 Book Traveling Thursdays

(Not going to link them all)

I reviewed I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson Book Review

I did my 3rd Library Book Haul! Book Haul

I did the short but sweet Desert Book Tag Book Tag

I did a book review on Openly Straight Book Review

My 2nd Friendly Discussion Friday took place Discussion Post

You learned about my intimidating TBR pile in this book tag Book Tag

I revealed my Favorite Fathers/Father Figures for Father’s Day Other

I reviewed The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Book Review

I wanted your questions for my 200 follower Q&A Other

1 year blogiversary was reached! Other

I reviewed Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel Book Review

Elisabeth Dahl who’s book inspired me to start blogging gave me a shoutout!! Other

That’s 13-15 memes

4 book reviews

1 book haul

2 book tags

1 discussion post and 4 other posts

25-27 posts last month!


Personal Life:

I finished a school. Boy was that crazy. I realized that I probably wasn’t going to see some amazing people again. I attended a baby shower and that was lots of fun. Summer begun and I did lots of reading, blogging and relaxing. I reached 1 year of blogging and got a shoutout from an author. Overall I didn’t have too crazy of a month 😉


This Month:

First of all I celebrated the 4th of July or America’s Independence Day.Then I will celebrate my cats birthday(s) later this month. I’m going to wedding . Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is coming out on July 31st!! I might go to my friend’s house and watch some of the movies finally. I’ve only seen the first one.

That’s all I really know. More things might come up/happen. Who knows?


That’s a wrap! How was your month? Let me know in the comments!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for this month’s Get In The Know!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

 

 

 

 

 

Get In The Know: April 2016 Edition

Hey everyone!! It’s the beginning of May and that means it’s time for another Get In The Know. I haven’t done one of these in absolutely forever. I always procrastinate and end up being too late. This month is a different story. If you have joined my blog since the last one of these here’s a quick run down. This post normally happens once a month the last couple of weeks or so of the month. The purpose is to basically wrap up the month and tell you what’s been going on. It’s just a monthly wrap up with a different name.

Without further ado, here we go!

Stats For The Month:

415 views

263  visitors

151 likes

35 comments

Readers from all over the world! 34ish places to be exact 🙂

Thank you so much guys! I love you all so much 😀

Posts This Month:

I talked about some amazing book bloggers in a Top Ten Tuesday

I talked about what I read in a WWW Wednesday

We flew around the world in Book Traveling Thursday

You found out what I thought totally should’ve happened with a book tag

We celebrated Beverly Cleary’s 100th birthday!

I reviewed Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

Prince passed away

I reviewed Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar

There were several Top Ten Tuesday, WWW Wednesday and Book Traveling Thursday posts. I didn’t want to link them all here since they all have the same idea behind them.


Personal:

-This month we started doing three hours of testing for 4 weeks at school. At this point we are only halfway thru 😦

-I’ve been looking forward to summer. I’m also not too. I’m moving on to the next school and some of my friends will be going to different schools. I’m hoping we can still stay in touch.

-I started reading Eleanor and Park recently!! I love it so much and can’t wait to review it when I’m finished.

Overall April was filled with lots of reading, testing and not much drama.

Sorry this was late! I hope you guys had a great April and will have a great May. If you’re in school, keep powering through. It’s almost over and you’ll be on break. If you aren’t in school anymore, don’t let anything bring you down.

Thanks for reading  and stay tuned for this month’s Get In The Know!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get in The Know: October 2015

Hey everyone! I can’t believe it’s already time for the monthly get in the know newsletter. Without further a do…

This Month:

-177 overall views this month!

-89 followers total 🙂

-Reached 1,000 views overall

Thank you guys so much for the three things above. It couldn’t have happened without you!

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-Joined NaNoWriMo

Honestly can’t wait for NaNoWriMo to start 😀

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-Started doing WWW Wednesday.

I love this weekly meme so much!

-What I’m Reading Wednesday’s ended 😦

-Officially gave up on Writing 101 and Blogging 201.

This was a major bust! I was way too busy and got very behind. I might try to participate in these again separately when I’m not so busy.

-Started posting original poems.

You guys really seem to like my original poems so I’ll go ahead and write and post some more ASAP.

-I started the Harry Potter series!

I am on book 3 and am loving it so much! I have no idea why I didn’t read them earlier.

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Coming Up:

-Spirit Week is this week at school!

So excited, I love spirit week. Today  is pajama day 🙂

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-My birthday is in less than a month.

I can’t wait and will be giving you guys a treat on my birthday 😎

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-NaNoWriMo starts soon!

As you have seen, I am super hyped. If you are participating in this event and want to become writing buddies, go here: @Random Reads.

-Halloween is on Saturday!

Do you guys still dress up for Halloween? Comment below!

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-School has been busy

This is the main reason I’ve been busy. That and family and homework. I try to post as much as I can and will be continuing that.

That’s  all! I hope you enjoyed this month’s Get in The Know.

Stay tuned for next month’s edition 🙂

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Get In The Know: September 2015

It’s time for the monthly “Get in The Know” Newsletter for September 2015. This newsletter was created last month and is used to update and inform you guys (viewers and followers) on what’s going on and will be going on on my blog.

– Random Reads is now at 79 followers!

Thank you so much guys! I can’t believe how far this blog has gotten in such a short amount of time.

– This blog has been going for 4 months now (or 3 depending how you look at it.)

On June 23rd 2015, Random Reads (Originally Readersandmore) started. It was all inspired by Genie Wishes written by Elisabeth Daul. I highly recommend it!

– So far, Random Reads has gotten 170 views in this month alone.

Wow! 170 views is a lot for just this month!

-I recently posted my 90th post.

Time has really flown! It seems like just yesterday that I was posting my very first post. Now I am at 94 posts as of now.

– I have been participating in Writing 101 and Blogging 201.

These are both great courses hosted by WordPress or more specifically, Daily Post. I’m pretty behind on th tasks for both of these so you will be seeing more of these very soon. I encourage you to sign up for either Blogging 101, Blogging 201, or Writing 101. Blogging 101 and 201 can not be taken at the same time.

– So far this year, people from the United States alone have viewed this blog 420 times.

United States has the top views but people in everywhere from the U.S. to Australia and in between have been viewing my posts. It’s hard to believe that people from all over the world have been viewing and enjoying my content.

– New Schedule Update

My new school year schedule went effective August 31st. If you would like to see the full schedule, check out the link here. So far, the schedule has been fairly effective. I sometimes go outside the schedule lines, but otherwise all is well. Nothing can fix the fact that sometimes I have to post later at night or schedule a post for 8 AM. Life is busy.

– According to the Posts and Pages stats, you guys love Awards and Challenges.

I will be doing the 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge for the 3rd time pretty soon. I also have an always growing list of other Tags, Challenges and Awards to get through. Stay tuned for those!

That’s about all! This month and the end of August has been pretty eventful and productive. Let me know in the comments what you think of the Monthly Newsletter and if I need to do anything to make it more interesting and fun. I’ll take any suggestions and ideas into consideration.

Thanks for reading and Stay tuned for next month’s edition of “Get in The Know.”

~Makayla the Bookworm 🙂

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Get In The Know: August Edition.

Hello everybody! I have decided to do a monthly “newsletter” type post where I bring all my followers and viewers up to speed on what milestones and important events have happened or will be happening in the near future. I know I might regret this once school starts but I promise you no matter what that you’ll see this post every 23rd of the month or at least a couple of days from the 23rd. Eventually I hope to have a personalized picture for the “event.” Without further ado, here is the August edition of Get In The Know 🙂

Today is my 2 month “blog anniversary.”Two months ago on June 23rd, this awesome blog got started with the help of a good book.

Starting tomorrow I will be taking part in another weekly event or meme called “Top Ten Tuesday’s” More information about the event will be coming tomorrow.

Random Reads has reached 58 followers 🙂 I am so happy and can not believe how far this blog has come in such a short amount of time.

We have reached 211 likes. Thank you guys so much for all the support, likes, comments, and follows you have brought me. I am forever grateful.

School is starting a week from tomorrow. In the next few days I will be posting a post that will fill you in on what I have decided to do with my blog once school starts and what my schedule will be. Stay tuned for that.

I am so behind on my Creative Challenges and will be trying to catch up and find a successful system to keep those interesting and coming to you as often as possible. I receive Creative Challenges every Tuesday and Friday via email so they pile up quick.

What I’m Reading Wednesday’s is still going to continue happening despite the upcoming schedule change.

This month’s “letter” is pretty short. The length of it depends on how much has happened and what is to come. Let me know below what you think of this letter and if I should continue with it. I will of course let you know of any important information via posting as I always have so far.

Thanks for reading and Stay tuned for the changes to come to Random Reads.

Random Reads will not be done once school starts. More information to come by Friday.

Love all my followers and viewers a ton ❤

~Makayla the Bookworm

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*Note: An official picture for both “Top Ten Tuesday’s” and this monthly post will be made ASAP. For now I will use quotes.