Hey everyone it’s Caz and today I’m gonna be talking about all of the books that I’m reading in the month of December. Hopefully… it’s ambitious. So December is going to be a very, very interesting month. I basically set myself a TBR that is subject to change based on the Magical Read-a-thon. So if you guys aren’t aware, there is a winter round of the Magical Read-a-thon throughout the entire month of December. It’s running a little bit differently than your average read-a-thon, basically every Sunday you’re going to be given some new… prompts, um, it’s kind of like a choose-your-own-adventu re and depending on what choices you make you’ll be given like one to three prompts, I think. It is honestly super exciting, but it’s also, for me I like to be organized and plan ahead. So, like I said this whole TBR is subject to change. In the announcement video, G did mention that you can choose books that you’d started before the read-a-thon. So what I’ve decided to do is put together a list of books that I would like to finish by the end of the year and hopefully these books work with the prompts as I go. I’m really excited about it, but it’s gonna be a really interesting ride. I also have a secret video in the works, which should hopefully be up before the middle of the month, which I’m not going to talk about today. But just know that there’s an extra five books on top of everything else. A quick word from our sponsors. Yes, this video has been sponsored by Byzans – which, if you guys aren’t aware, is a book app. That’s kind of like if Goodreads met discord. It’s a really cool way for readers to connect and talk about the books that they’re reading live, if you will. I honestly love the idea of this and I have been using this for a couple of months now. When you add a book as currently reading you get added to a kind of chat room filled with other people who are also currently reading that book and then the same goes when you change your status to read. You then join a different group with people who have all finished reading the book and discuss the book and all of its spoilery glory with other people who have also read the book. I have a couple of links in the description below to where you can get the app through the Apple Store and also Google Play – it is completely free, there are no ads and honestly I think this is such a cool way to interact with and meet other readers who are interested in the same books that you are. And I mean not only interested in, but like are actively reading it at the same time. As I mentioned I have been using this app for couple of months now But I don’t, like, actively announce elsewhere that I’m reading a particular book and I will be discussing it through the app. But throughout the month of December There are a couple of books on my TBR that I’m going to be actively discussing on Byzans. So if you guys are interested, if you want to kind of do a loose buddy read with me. Please do, I’d love to discuss these with you guys. And, um, I will mention which books in particular because some of the books that I’m reading I’m like 75% of the way through or even further so I’m like really close to finishing some of these. So that I won’t have much time to kind of update my progress as I go. Thank you so much to Byzans for sponsoring this video and let’s jump into the books that I’m reading in December! I’m really excited for this month. It’s gonna be an interesting, interesting time. Just very quickly I thought I’d give you a little bit of a… Semi sneak peek of the five books, so I’m gonna be reading for this secret video. I’ve got two of them as ebooks, the rest as physical books. And I’m really excited to read these. Gonna be a good time. Can’t wait to talk about these in an upcoming video. Okay. Look forward to that. I’m also going to be finishing Dev1at3 by Jay Kristoff. Guys, I have 30 pages left of this book to go. It’s gonna happen. So as long as one of the magical reader fun prompts works for this This is definitely getting read, if none of the prompts work. I still think I can finish this. I’m just gonna do it anyway. Another book I am currently in the middle of is Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff. So this is a reread for me this is the second time that I’m reading the book and I was trying to get this finished before… a live show – I participated in a read-along for this series. But since I’d already finished the book I didn’t put in as much effort as I needed to to get it finished in time. And then I had to put this down to focus on books for other book clubs that I had to read. So it’s just kind of been sitting on my bedside table. I’ve got about 140 pages left of this one. I can do it I can do it. I know the story It’s not like, I’m like anxious about how it’s gonna end. Like I know what’s gonna happen I just had other books I had to prioritize, but now in December It’s gonna be read. Another book that I’m also in the middle of is Becoming by Michelle Obama. Now, I can’t remember exactly how far I am through this I’m listening to the audiobook which I would recommend But this is another one that I put on hold because, I was listening to two other audiobooks… in November for two different read-athons. Which I have not finished and probably should also prioritize in December. Uh, should I mention them? Yeah, okay. I’ll mention them. I’m also listening to the audio books for A Little Life and A Clash of Kings. Both humongous books I’m… Little further than a third of the way through A Clash of Kings and I’m actually not quite sure how far into A Little Life I am I’m probably around … the halfway mark Because these are so big and I know that these are going to take some time I’m not rushing to get these done by the end of December. But I probably will make some progress on both of these… throughout the month. Again dependent on the prompts for the magical read-a-thon. This is another book that I am in the middle of, however, it has been long enough since I picked this up that I’ve decided to start from the beginning again. And I will be discussing this in the Byzan’s app as I go and that is Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend. I was really, really adoring what I was reading. Like I really, really loved it I just I had to put it down for other books that I had to prioritize. That seems to be a trend. I think I just commit too much and don’t organize my reading life enough. But then if I organize my reading life, then I feel like pressured and then I don’t do anything. But this is one that I’m soooo excited To continue reading and I’m actually really excited to discuss this on the app as well. Like, if any of you guys want to read this in the month of December with me Please do, because I think this would be such a fun one. It’s like a really fantastical middle grade and I honestly think it should just be like a such a delightful one to buddy read with people so. If you want to read it, please do. And then I have two graphic novels So we have Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search, Part Three by Gene Luen Yang. So this is probably one that I’m also going to be discussing in the app because this story arc Focuses quite a lot on Zuko’s mum and what happened to her. Which is like the biggest unanswered Question from the show that I needed to know so. Lots to say, lots to talk about with this one. Very excited. And then lastly, Lumberjanes Volume 2. So I read the first volume of this one and really freaking loved it. And I don’t know why it’s taken me this long to get to the second volume. So I’m gonna remedy that in the month of December. Again subject to the prompts of the magical read-a-thon. If none of the prompts work for any of the books that I want to read… I don’t know what I’m gonna do yet. Lots of awesome books that I’m excited to finish and read in the month of December. Are you guys participating in the Magical Read-a-thon as well? If you are, let me know down below. By the time you’re seeing this video I think the first set of prompts will have been announced. But I’m filming this a couple of days ahead of time so I might tweet about the books that I’m definitely going to be reading throughout the month as we go. Particularly if there are any additional books that I add to my TBR and decide to discuss on Byzans and if you guys are interested in discussing some of the books with me as we go, do kind of like a low-key buddy read then, please let me know in the comment section below and I can look out for you on the Byzans app. Which would be a good time. So don’t forget links in the description to where you can download. It. Totally free, great time. It’s gonna be a great time. And once again, thank you Byzans for sponsoring this video. But that’s all that I have for now. Thank you guys so much for watching. I’ll see you very soon in a new one, but until then I’ll talk to the comments. Bye!

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35 thoughts on “BOOKS TO READ IN DECEMBER [cc]”

  1. Yuka says:

    I was eagerly awaiting your new video , caz ! Loads of love from India !

  2. Mellie K says:

    Oh my. I remember adding Lifelike to my TBR before it was released but now there is a second book out!! I gotta get on that..

  3. SilverWolfReads says:

    I love Byzans! I had no idea you had it too but Iโ€™ll definitely be looking for you in some of the clubs ๐Ÿ˜

  4. Byzans App says:

    So proud to have you on Byzans Caz ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Thanks for your support!!!

  5. Samantha's Books says:

    Good luck with your TBR!

  6. Jeramie Sumalpong says:

    I love the cover of Nevermoor! I tried doing the Tome Topple, but I failed with the challenge. I only managed to read a total of 500+ pages. This month I am reading as much as I can the Harry Potter series.

  7. becklepanda says:

    Nevermoor and Wundersmith are gorgeous and I hope you enjoy them as much as I did. ๐Ÿ˜€
    A Little Life is on my tbr and I am NERVOUS. Cos FEELS. Best of luck mate hahahaha I couldnโ€™t do the audio, too much chance of me crying in public.

  8. Peace.Love.Veggies says:

    Can you make a video reacting to the Nevernight videos?

  9. Renee Taylor says:

    I am and the first book for it I am reading Warcross

  10. punkrockgirlpa says:

    Another bookish app?!?!?! Ahhhh!!! Yes please!

  11. lori craven says:

    Love your hair๐Ÿ’œ
    I'm reading a clash of kings too! It's a reread for me though

  12. Brier of Books says:

    Iโ€™m participating in the Magical Readathon this month too! Iโ€™ve started a thread of all the prompts and books I choose because that just seemed to work best for the way itโ€™s structured this month lol.

  13. Kim Reese says:

    Thank for introducing me to Byzans. I think Iโ€™m going to enjoy it. Love the hair!

  14. Hidden in a Book says:

    I really enjoyed reading Becoming. Michelle Obama is such an interesting person. It's also interesting to see how different the US is to Norway in many ways.

    I can relate to the scattered reading life, by the way. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. Sara Andersson says:

    Hello ๐Ÿ™‚ from Sweden <3 I love yours video

  16. SassyyKassie says:

    ahhh i need to read deviate this month too! I haven't stopped thinking about lifelike sing I finished it!

  17. Tales4natalie says:

    I'm taking part in the Magical Readathon and have got a few books I would love to read this month but other than that I'm just winging it. ๐Ÿ˜

  18. Daniela Nina Reads says:

    Good luck with your December TBR! I hope you'll enjoy all of these ๐Ÿ˜Š Magical Readathon is the best :- ) Yay, I also want to read Nevermoor in December :- )

  19. Chels Crazy4Books says:

    I wish their were more ppl on Byzans some books have no one in chat

  20. Summer Fazzone says:

    My first prompt was read a contemporary which is easy in December because I always read some Christmas-y stuff. So Iโ€™ve already completed it โ˜บ๏ธ

  21. catLin says:

    I'm participating in the magical readathon
    Currently stuck halfway through Queens of Innis Lear due to prompt number 1

  22. the wild Sasha says:

    Finished Deviate recently!
    Oh I need t read Darkdawn!!
    Nevermoor! One day I will be reading it!

  23. Jessica Nilsson says:

    I'm participating in the Magical Readathon and I have finished my first book. Looking forward to get my next prompt(s) tomorrow! ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. Amy Woods says:

    Not doing the Magical Readathon, I find readathons tend to cause slumps for me. Pressure and all that. So no matter how much I want to take part in them, itโ€™s generally not a good idea. I tried to do three last/this month (Believathon, Tome Topple and the Queer Lit Readathon) and failed at everything but the Tome Topple. ๐Ÿ˜‚

  25. Arushi Seth says:

    I am also planning to read nevermoor this month would love to join you

  26. Stars and Embers says:

    You're so close to finishing Dev1at3! Woo!

  27. Madeleine Estherby says:

    Caz your hair is looking gorgeous! Great video ๐Ÿฅฐ

  28. Kelly Booknerd says:

    What a nifty app and a great way for readers to chat about books without posting spoilers to social media. I absolutely loved Nevermoor and also Wundersmith. Such a magical and delightful series.

  29. ReadWriteZoe says:

    Good luck with the readathon!

  30. Kelli Stewart says:

    Iโ€™m doing the magical RAT.. Iโ€™m so loving it! G puts so much love into her readathons โค๏ธโค๏ธ

  31. Piera Forde says:

    Sidenote: your makeup looks ooooooomph

  32. Becs Reads Books says:

    I don't even understand how you can be in the middle of so many books. I would be so stressed ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‚

  33. Olivia's Catastrophe says:

    You're currently reading a lot of good books and I hope you will enjoy finishing them off. I'm also joining in and I kind of like that I don't have to plan ahead ๐Ÿ˜

  34. misscocochen says:

    ahhh your hair is SO PRETTY

  35. Door Bell says:

    Iโ€™m going to impregnate you

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