There are days when I am fine with reading less and others where it throws me into panic mode. I read only four books in June, plus a collection of poetry. It wasn’t much, but I ended the month kind of okay with it. I’m suffering from lack of free time rather than a slump. Hopefully, I can get more books in in July because my summer TBR is pretty big. We are in the midst of the Summer 2018 Comment Challenge. If you’re not familiar, Lonna @ FLYLēF and I cohost this summer challenge; we pair bloggers each month and have them interact with one another through comments on each other’s blogs. If you’re interested in joining us, our sign-up post for August goes up tomorrow. I am paired with Carolina @ Fictionologyst for July and I really excited to get to know her.
(Book covers below are linked to my reviews, unless otherwise specified.)
Favorite Book This Month:
Melissa Lozado-Oliva’s Peluda was a gift I bought myself for my birthday in May. I saw this video and immediately became intrigued, ended up watching various YouTube videos of her slam poetry and just fell in love with her words. Even if you aren’t a fan of poetry, I encourage you to check out Melissa Lozado-Oliva. Cover is linked to Goodreads.
Least Favorite Book This Month:
No book this month received less than three stars.
Reviews Posted This Month:
Read, Review Coming Soon:
(covers linked to Goodreads)
Notable Blog Posts This Month:
Kernels of Nonsense: In Which I Tell You How I Really Feel – Shared some unfiltered opinions this month that I don’t make a habit of talking about too much. Very cathartic.
Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik – I am so excited about this release. Can I have it now?
Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Me Want to Travel in Unconventional Ways – This was one of the funnest posts I’ve put together. Love that fiction introduces us to some odd ways to travel.
Aside from the Goodreads challenge, I’m only participating in one reading challenge this year.
1. The 2018 Debut Author Challenge is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. I didn’t read any debuts this month which means I’m behind by one book!
- Challenge Goal: 12 books; Current Count: 5 books
July Releases I’m Excited For:
What are some of your summer reading plans? Any summer releases you’re really excited for? Let me know in the comments and feel free to leave me a link to your own wrap-up post and I’ll be sure to visit.