June Reading Wrap Up

June 2019 Reading Wrap UpI have no idea how this works, but June seemed to both drag and fly by at the same time. Does time ever seem to flex that way for you?

That being said, I had a fantastic reading month. I wound up rating every book I read at least a three, and three books hit full marks for me! I don’t think I’ve ever had that happen before. It’s pretty exhilarating to be on a such a kick of great books and I’m just hoping it continues…

Ready to see what I read and reviewed?


Books I reviewed:

the book charmer

The Book Charmer was, in fact, quite charming.
dotted line separatorThe Escape Room, by Megan GoldinThe Escape Room wasn’t exactly realistic but it was highly entertaining!
dotted line separatorThe Island, by Ragnar JonassonI thoroughly enjoyed The Island and can’t wait to see where this series goes next.

dotted line separatorBad Axe County, by John GalliganBad Axe County was dark, gritty, and full of atmosphere.

dotted line separatorThe Passengers, by John MarrsEntertaining and fast paced, The Passengers was full of twists and turns.
dotted line separatorThe Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha ShannonThe Priory of the Orange Tree was a fun epic fantasy that would be worth reading time and time again.

Books I read but haven’t reviewed:

Sleeping Giants, by Sylvain Neuvel

Sleeping Giants was a fascinating story with excellent full cast narration.
dotted line separatorFahrenheit 451, by Ray BradburyFahrenheit 451 was a reread for me and I’d consider revisiting it again in another ten to fifteen years.

dotted line separatorWaking Gods, by Sylvain NeuvelWaking Gods didn’t impact me quite as much as Sleeping Giants, but it was a solid second book to the trilogy.dotted line separatorKeeping Lucy, by T. GreenwoodKeeping Lucy was powerful, emotional, and heartbreaking.dotted line separatorBecause You're Mine, by Rea FreyBecause You’re Mine was an entertaining and suspenseful read.


Other posts this month:

5 Beachy Books to Read This Summer

In 5 Beachy Books to Read This Summer, I shared five books with beachy settings to help you dig into summer! See the full post HERE.
dotted line separatorMini Reviews: Nonfiction Book vs. MovieIn this edition of Mini Reviews, I compared some nonfiction books to their movie adaptations. See the full post HERE.

On the stack for next month:

July 2019 TBR

July is going to be heavy on review copies for me. I’d requested a bunch of books that are due to be published in August, and then also received a few invitations to read books through Netgalley that I just couldn’t turn down. I also have a few library books I’d like to get to. First, I’m excited to finish out the Themis Files trilogy with Only Human on audio. And second, I grabbed a copy of The Happiest Baby on the Block as my husband and I are getting ready for our first baby! My due date is mid-August but who knows when this baby will actually be ready to be born, so the next couple months are a bit up in the air. I’m still reading and reviewing for now, though, and have some scheduled posts ready to go if need be, but hopefully I’ll have a full July of reading to report back on at the end of the month!

What are you reading or planning on reading next?

6 thoughts on “June Reading Wrap Up

  1. Wow, that is an impressive list! I’m still doddering around with my two current novels that are taking me way too long to read. Thanks for the inspiration and the great titles you’ve included, many of which are new to me. I’ll be reading up on a few (ha haaa!) soon.

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  2. Congrats on the immanent motherhood! I suspect your unrestricted blogging days are coming to a close 😀 For your sake I hope it comes on time, or even a little early!

    As for time going fast AND slow, yep, I know exactly what you mean. June wasn’t that way for me but some earlier months felt just that way. It’s a really weird feeling, isn’t it?

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