Hello, friends! Happy April Fool's Day! I hope you haven't been pranked too much so far today, LOL. Shelf Awareness sent out a hilarious April Fool's e-newsletter that included a "release date" for George R.R. Martin's much anticipated The Winds of Winter. It actually had me tricked for a second until I realized what today was. Well done, Shelf Awareness. Well done, indeed.
Whenever I put together a monthly recap post, I like to look back at what I wrote for that month the previous year. I was a little dismayed to find that in March 2016, I was in a reading and blogging slump. That about sums up March 2017, except my current reading slump is really, really, really bad right now. Most of the books I've read so far this year have been duds; I'm still searching for what's proving to be the elusive slump-breaker. I'm not too far behind my Goodreads challenge (yet), which is surprising because it's been taking me forever to get through a single book.
On a much happier note, Game of Thrones Season 7 has a premiere date! My ass will be parked on the couch in front of the TV on July 16. And here's a rather chilling trailer for you: