July was not a great month for reading, in fact I barely read anything. It was a busy month between quitting job, applying for new jobs, and getting old jobs again. Not to mention I graduated at the end of the month, there’s a wedding coming soon (not mine), hopefully a new and better job, and not to mention the general stress all of these new life changes create.
All of which caused a major reading slump for the majority of the month. It wasn’t until the last week of July that I actually started reading again and finished four books. Sounds like a lot but it isn’t, not when half of them have pictures in them and one of them was an audiobook.
I’m a bit late on this wrap up, but like people say, better later than never knowing what I read for June… Oh wait that’s not what people say, but here’s my wrap up anyway!
TITLE: There’s Someone Inside Your House
AUTHOR: Stephanie Perkins
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Makani Young is exiled to live with her grandmother in a small rural Nebraskan town when suddenly people from school are being killed one by one by a mysterious killer on the loose.
GENRE: Young Adult | Contemporary | Horror |
It’s true, I haven’t been reading much YA recently. My interests are not solely in the YA genre anymore, but that doesn’t mean there are not exceptions. There will always be exceptions, and I noticed them the other day looking at my bookshelf. Some of them are series I started and haven’t finished and others were anticipated books from last year that I haven’t gotten to yet.
Maybe writing this out will push me to pick up some of these titles.
TITLE: Finding Audrey
AUTHOR: Sophie Kinsella
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Audrey has social anxiety disorder and is trying to get better with the help of family and her friend, Linus.
GENRE: Contemporary | Young Adult | Mental Health
TITLE: Almost Midnight
AUTHOR: Rainbow Rowell
ILLUSTRATOR: Simini Blocker
GENRE: Contemporary | Romance | Young Adult
NOTE: This is a short story collection comprising of “Midnights” and “Kindred Spirits”.
TITLE: The Breathless
AUTHOR: Tara Goedjen
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Mae is coping with her sister’s loss when she finds a mysterious green book and Cage reappears after a year long absence claiming he doesn’t remember Ro’s death (he was her boyfriend)
GENRE: Gothic | Young Adult | Mystery | Supernatural
RATING: DNF (Did Not Finish)
NOTE: I received this book from Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review.