Wrap-Up: July 2018

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This month had quite a few ups and downs: I had my last few exams which were incredibly stressful, but I passed, so I’m officially on summer break! I didn’t read much for the first half of the month because of my exams, but I got to read a lot in the second half. Mostly because it was 40 degrees outside so I couldn’t do much beside sit on the couch, feel gross and sticky, and read.

August is going to be a month where I don’t have to do any school related activities, so I’ll (hopefully) get to read a lot! That’s exactly why I decided to participate in #ARCAugust, and you can find my TBR here. I’m also going away for a couple of days in August, which is both very exciting, but also terrifying because of my agoraphobia. I really hope it’ll go well.

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You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P! by Alex Gino – I really enjoyed this book, and it was an incredibly important read.
Front Desk by Kelly Yang – One of my new favorite middle grade reads ever. Incredible.
Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Katherine Webber – I loved the writing in this one. Check out my full review here.
Mariam Sharma Hits the Road by Sheba Karim – Very dissapointing and kinda problematic.

Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee – I’ve been meaning to read this for so long and I’m glad I finally did, because I liked it even more than I thought I would!
Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee – I immediately picked up the sequel after finishing NYS and I enjoyed it a lot, even though I liked the previous book better.
Hullmetal Girls by Emily Skrutskie – This was kinda meh. Full review here.
Lemons by Melissa Savage – I didn’t expect to cry this much over a bigfoot story, it was wonderful.

Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han – I finally picked up the final book in this series in anticipation for the movie, and I still adore the characters but the book wasn’t amazing.
Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow by Siobhan Curham – A super quick read, but I have some complicated feelings about it.
Beginner’s Guide: Love and Other Chemical Reactions by Six de los Reyes – I expected this to be a lot better, but I really liked the love interest.
Summer of a Thousand Pies by Margaret Dilloway – This was wonderful, and made me crave pies a LOT.

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I’m only reading one book at the moment. I know, I know, that’s very strange for me because I’m usually reading 3 books at the same time. I don’t know what happened. Anyway, the book that I’m currently reading is an anthology called Fresh Ink and it’s edited by Lamar Giles. This book is on my #ARCAugust TBR so I’m technically cheating by starting it today, woops. I just really wanted to read something today, but I didn’t think I’d be able to start and finish a whole book in a day, in time for the readathon to start.

That’s everything I’ve read in July! Now tell me, what was the best book you’ve read this month?

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17 gedachtes over “Wrap-Up: July 2018

  1. Marie zegt:

    Congratulations on your exams! I hope you’ll have a lovely break now, filled with great reads 🙂 You always make me want to read all the MG books with your lists, I want to check out Front Desk, it sounds great 😀

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  2. Alexa zegt:

    It’s been so incredibly hot here as well for the past week. I worked 6 hours today and I got home more than 2 hours ago but I’ve barely moved from this spot and don’t even have the energy to read.

    I hope your trip goes well!! And I love all the MG on this list! 😀 Front Desk sounds super cute and important.

    Aaah and you’re reading Fresh Ink I’m so jealous, I hope you enjoy it!

    I wrote a list of my favourites in my queued wrap-up post, but: A Duke by Default, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Gale by Lyssa Chiavari, and the Gunnerkrigg Court series were probably my favourites.

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