With the arrival of October, we’re officially less than four months away from that countdown to a new year… and I’m kinda’ freaking out about it. But they’ll be plenty of time for that conversation later. A new month, for this blog means another installment of ‘Month in Review: September 2019.’ As I ask each “month in review,” do make sure to share some of your favorite discoveries in the comments.
Ciao, September 2019. Bonjour, October 2019!
Let’s do this!!
Month in Review: September 2019 Updates, News + #Booktube Talk
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»Favorites & News from September 2019«
1: Blogging with WordPress | It’s been a year since I made the Blogger to WordPress switch. I’m still not sure if I think it’s worth the trouble, but I do plan to work as hard as I can this year to see what putting in 110% might look like. I know there’s been setbacks (behind the scenes) which is a little discouraging, but I’m still hoping to change all that. There’s also still a MESS in the blog’s archives. If you have any great tips or helpful suggestions that might help in the reformat (from Blogger to WP) process, let me know; I think I’m a bit OCD knowing the archives are a wreck!
2: Music | I am loving the new songs from Lady Antebellum. First they released ‘What If I Never Get Over You,’ which I was music obsessed with. Now their newest single ahead of the full album drop in October is the album title, ‘Ocean.’ OH. MY. GOSH. It’s a beauty! I’ve a feeling this collection is going to be my favorite from them in quite some time.
3: Reading | For some reason I feel like while my reading has improved (I was in a really weird reading space mid-summer, which I kind of think was like a post-INSPYs slump), I’ve noticed, there hasn’t been a book that’s “wowed” me for a while. Most of my ratings are 3 to 3-1/2 right now, which is quite unlike the normal. Is your reading changing?
4: TS7: The Sounds of ‘Lover” | Speaking of music, yes, I’m still listening (repeatedly) to ‘Lover’ and yes, I’m still loving it. Also, yes, just as I knew it would, many of the songs have grown on me. If you’re curious, you can see my one-week-after-the-album-release song rankings in the archives.
5: Vlogging | Filmed another vlog this past month, and though it’s scattered (what else is new), I’m think I’ll still publish it. Since I don’t know when I’ll publish it (I actually have a booktube calendar with video plans set through the rest of these year – whaaat!?), I cannot decide if I should end it “as is,” or vlog a couple more days. Guess it will depend on whether or not anything worth adding happens before I get to edits.
»Favorite Blog Posts«
(Blog posts that, while not necessarily the most popular, were fun to write)
1: ‘Almost a Bride’ is the Madcap and Fun Old Time Romance We Love | Every now and again I enjoy watching a classic movie. This one has Shirley Temple, and while not revolutionary, it’s cute.
2: ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Marvel Makes an Epic Last New Chapter | One of my fangirl fandoms comes to a “close” with this final MCU movie. I know they say a select few of the Avengers won’t be back, and so this was their goodbye, but I’m secretly hopeful this is a fib.
3: ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie: Make a Return to the Grand World | I mean, you’d worry about me if I didn’t include this, right? This is my “first impression” review, and while I feel fine that I wrote and published it so fast, the more I think about this one, the more I want to say. (Which is a reason why it’s probably good I didn’t let much time lapse because then I ramble which leads to overlong reviews.)
4: ‘Love Comes Softly’ 40 Years of Joy: Why this is a Timeless Romance | Put this together in the “ninth hour” and called on a few book blogger friends to share their thoughts, but I love these kind of posts! Why I don’t publish more is a mystery. This one is in celebration of Love Comes Softly’s 40th year in publication.
5: This is the New Fall 2019 TV Preview: Enjoy a Few Laughs and More! | Another of my most favorite posts to publish. Love taking a look at the new seasonal TV heading to our screens. Swing by the post and tell me what you’re making time for!
⇉ THROWBACK FAVORITES | aka the section in which we take a peek at what I was writing about or posting this time last year.
2: The Geography of Lost Things – A Road Trip Adventure | A fun novel that surprises me given I’m not the most excitable about road trip novels.
4: ‘The Rookie’ Pilot – A New Kind of Cop Drama! | Because when Castle ends, one must tune in for Nathan Fillion’s new ABC drama.
5: Truly, Madly, Sweetly – A Warm and Heartfelt Romance | Still one of my Hallmark romcom favorites.
» Monthly Popular Posts | September 2019 «
»Popular Posts the Week of September 22 – 28 «
»Finding Wonderland on Booktube | September 2019 «
- #BookHaul and Wrap Up: September 2019 (Publishes to the channel Tuesday, October 1!)
- EXCITING FALL 2019 HOPEFULS!
- NOSTALGIC READS: A LOOK AT SOME OF THE OLD FAVORITES!
- THE NETFLIX BOOK TAG
»Books Read | September 2019 «
- The Sun is Also a Star (Review)
- P.S. Goodbye (Review)
- The Unhoneymooners (Review)
- Maybe This Time
- You Belong with Me (Review)
- 10 Blind Dates *I’ll finish this one in September… or that’s the plan!
»Around the Interwebs« what else am I writing?
Silver Petticoat | Taking a look back at my month in review on Silver Petticoat.
Articles and Lists | Talking all the fall previews this month! This includes the Fall Box Office preview; an Acorn TV streaming preview, and a Hallmark preview, which is unfortunately not accurate because the network made some changes (we did add in the appropriate updates, though!). Oh! And I also feature Kevin and Sarah from Chesapeake Shores in September’s romantic moment of the moth!
Film and TV Reviews | I reviewed a single movie this month, but it’s a fun one! Who else has seen Netflix’s Falling Inn Love?
TV Recaps | None!
As always, thanks to the editors of Silver Petticoat and my fellow contributors! Working with you all is always fun.Month in Review: September 2019 Updates, News + #Booktube Talk. What did new discoveries did you find? Click To Tweet
There we go, another end and close to yet another “month in review: September 2019” here at Finding Wonderland. Tell me, did you make any great new discoveries this past month? New blogs (I also love to meet new writers and bloggers); amazing new bookstgram or booktube accounts; new films or fashion finds? Any great new bookstagram tips or secrets? Comment down below with your new favorites!
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