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Thursday, July 6, 2017

June Wrap-up


June was extremely busy with the kids' extra-curricular activities and working overtime. I'm hoping for a relaxing and quiet July!


I finished 9 books this month! Here they are:


FROM MY BOOKSHELF:


3 stars
The Marvelous Land of Oz
by L. Frank Baum
(Oz, Book #2)


FROM THE LIBRARY

4 stars
by Moira Young
(Dust Lands, Book #3)

5 stars
One Foot in the Grave
by Jeaniene Frost
(Night Huntress, Book #2)

5 stars
Alice Cooper, Golf Monster
by Alice Cooper


REVIEW COPIES


3 stars
Unspoken
by Lisa Jackson


3 stars
Souljacker
by Yasmine Galenorn
(Lily Bound, Book #1)


5 stars
The Book of Ivy
by Amy Engel
(The Book of Ivy, Book #1)


3 stars
All the Bright Places
by Jennifer Niven


2 stars
Blood Rose Rebellion
by Rosalyn Eves
(Blood Rose Rebellion, Book #1)


The Book of Ivy was definitely my stand-out favourite read of the month. I never really heard much about that one. I think it's highly underrated! I can't wait to listen to the sequel. Another favourite was Alice Cooper's autobiography. I love his music, and I knew a little of his background and was fascinated by his recovery. I'm still loving Frost's Night Huntress series, and One Foot in the Grave was excellent!

My least favourite book was Blood Rose Rebellion, and I don't think I'll be continuing on in that series. I was so excited about this 2017 YA Debut, but I found it rather boring. Another one that was a bit disappointing was All the Bright Places. With all the hype surrounding that one, it didn't live up to my expectations.

I discovered five new authors and three new series, I finished one series (Raging Star), and I continued on in two series (The Marvelous Land of Oz and One Foot in the Grave).

January Wrap-up: 10 books
[3 shelf-love, 5 library, 2 review]

February Wrap-up: 9 books

[2 shelf-love, 5 library, 2 review]

March Wrap-up: 7 books

[5 shelf-love, 2 review]

April Wrap-up: 8 books
[6 shelf-love, 2 review]

May Wrap-up: 8 books
[1 shelf-love, 1 library, 6 review]

June Wrap-up: 9 books
[1 shelf-love, 3 library, 5 review]

Year to date total: 50 books

[18 shelf-love, 13 library, 19 review]

So, how was your June? What was your favourite book? Least favourite? Please let me know in the comments! I'd love to add your favourites to my TBR :)

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