Month in Review | July 2018 + #Booktube Talk

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Month in Review | July 2018 + #Booktube Talk

Hey, there August! Another end of another month brings with it yet another Finding Wonderland Month in Review recap-y thing. Late though this is (*looks for July*), here we are. Getting our "recap" on and sharing all the July 2018 recap thoughts. (Yes, I'll mention it: we're now past the halfway point of 2018! Like, whaaat!?)

Ciao, July 2018. Bonjour, August!

Here we go.

»Favorites & News from July 2018«

1: Carrie Underwood's 'Cry Pretty' | This is definitely "old news," but I forgot to mention and ask, who's excited for new music from this talented artist!? I know I am. Her first single, 'Cry Pretty' is unique, but also stays true to her brand and "sound." 

2: Netflix | Still plugging away at all my Netflix binge-watching. Tell me, would you like a post reading about my most recent posts a-la June's post that is In My Netflix Queue: 6 New Reasons To Love Netflix. 

3: To All the Boys I've Loved Before | After months, nay, years, of saying I wanted to read Jenny Han's popular YA novel. Finally I did, and I've actually already reviewed it. Bring on the Neflix adaptation. 

4: Wordpress vs Blogger | I am again engaged in the internal debate whether or not to move to self-hosted Wordpress. I've been against WP for so many years, when I blogged for "free," because of the limited design abilities. Now, what holds me back is the costs! I mean, wow! Self hosting WP is expensive. Who here self hosts!? Tell me your best sources, hosting and tips. I'm curious. 

»Wishful Wonder Bookstagram Challenge«

There’s another #WishfulWonder Bookstagram challenge. The fun began August 1! All the details can be found in the introduction post. PS: if you’d ever like to join in as a host, let me know.

 »Favorite Blog Posts«
 (Blog posts that, while not necessarily the most popular, were fun to write)

»Popular Posts the Week of July 25 - August 1 «

»Finding Wonderland on Booktube | July 2018 «

 »Books Read | July 2018 «
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»Around the Interwebs«
what else am I writing?

Silver Petticoat | As is the norm, there's been plenty of amazing new content over on Silver Petticoat. Here’s a recap look at what I contributed to the amazing webzine.

Articles and Lists | In honor of Hallmark's June Weddings, I highlight Love at First Dance in Silver Petticoat's weekly Romantic Moment feature. Speaking of Hallmark, we also preview their 'Summer Nights' 2018, and take a look at "What we Know" about the new Little Women adaptation! Finally, we provide a list of (hopefully) ten of the best new flicks heading to the summer trip to the Box Office.

Film and TV Reviews | My single review for July? (All about articles this month.) I review Freeform's latest TV show Cloak and Dagger, which is the newest addition to Marvel's TV universe. 

TV Recaps | None!

As always, thanks to the editors of Silver Petticoat and my fellow contributors! Working with you all is always fun.

That’s an end to the month here at #FindingWonderlandBlog. What was your bookish, blogging or life like this past month? What tips, advice or new tricks are you learning to keep up with the changing blogging world? Did you discover any new (and amazing) authors or reads? How about new bloggers? Or must-try new finds? Comment down below with your thoughts! As always, I’d love to chat with you.

What plans are going to take you through the rest of the summer? Do you have big end-of-summer plans or something exciting to anticipate!?
Thank you for visiting Finding Wonderland.


  1. Netflix binges are the best bad habit! XD I can't wait to watch the new season of Orange is the New Black! I hope your August is amazing!

    1. YES!! I'm currently binging WAY too many Netflix shows. But hey, there's too many good ones, right?! ;) Enjoy 'New Black.'

      Thanks - and you too! Happy August, Tracy.

  2. Love the recap! Need to read Becky Wade’s Falling for You!

    1. Becky's book is delightful. Hope you enjoy. :)


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