Hi everyone! May has gone -THANK YOU UNIVERSE- so it is time for another monthly wrap up. This month, I’m trying out a new format –I hope you’ll enjoy it. I read a surprising amount of books this month, considering I had 9 deadlines for university and had to start studying for exams. I figured out that reading de-stresses me. So in months of great stress –like exam months, hello June- I still tend to read a fair amount.
The titles will lead you to their Goodreads pages.
Books read this month
A Whole New World (Twisted Tales #1) by Liz Braswell (★★★★) // What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi (★★★★ ½) // A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR #1) by Sarah J. Maas (★★★★) // The Heir (The Selection #4) by Kiera Cass (★★★) // The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West (★★★★★) // The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (★★★½)
Uprooted by Naomi Novik (★★★★★) // The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy #1) by Marie Rutkoski (★★★★ ½) // Allies & Assassins (Allies and Assassins #1) by Justin Somper (★★★★) // Daredevil Vol. 1 by Kevin Smith (DNF) // Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella (★★★½) // A Stolen Life – A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard (★★★½)
Confess by Colleen Hoover (★★★★★) // Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry Potter #1) by J.K. Rowling (★★★★★) // Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J.K. Rowling (★★★★★) // Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days #1) by Susan Ee (★★★★★) // World After (Penryn & the End of Days #2) by Susan Ee (★★★★★) // End of Days (Penryn & the End of Days #3) by Susan Ee (★★★★★)
Reviews written this month
1. A Whole New World (Twisted Tales #1) by Liz Braswell – 4/5 stars – here
2. What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi – 4.5/5 stars – here
3. The Heir (The Selection #4) by Kiera Cass – 3/5 stars – here
4. Uprooted by Naomi Novik – 5/5 stars – here
5. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella – 3.5/5 stars – here
Books read this month: 19 + 1 DNF
Books read in 2015 (so far): 55
DNFs of 2015: 2
Medium: 5 on Kindle, 5 on e-reader, 4 audiobooks, 6 physical copies -one from the library.
Best book of the month: I CAN’T CHOOSE. I guess I’d go with Uprooted or The Angelfall trilogy!
Best surprise of the month: Allies and Assassins! I didn’t expect to enjoy it as much as I did.
Worst book of the month: Daredevil! I DNF’ed this book guys. I’m so sorry –I can feel the disappointment. I really didn’t enjoy this volume. I thought the story was really weird, the characters unlikable and strange too, etc. Maybe I’ll try my luck with the TV show!
Accomplishment of the month: AUDIOBOOKS! I have never really jumped on the audiobook bandwagon, as I found them quite hard to concentrate on. But this month, I have listened to 4 audiobooks: The Night Circus –read by Jim Dale-, A Stolen Life, and the first two Harry Potter books –which are read by Stephen Fry. I really enjoyed this new medium!