July 2016 Wrap Up

I had a great reading month. I read some amazing books, and some not so great. I participated in 2 read a thons. It was so much fun. I want to participate in more in the future. I read total of 8 books. That is really good for me. It is probably a new personal record.

Illuminae by Amie Kayfman & Jay Kristoff

A science fiction book in space. With a creative side to it. The book is written in interviews, logs, chat messages etc +++

I really loved this book. I gave it 5 stars. I really loved the story and the way it was written. This is now one of my favorite books of all time. It was so good.

Rating: ★★★★★

The Moorigad Dragon by Debra Kristi

A fantasy story about a girl that can shape-shifting to a dragon.

Link to review

I didn’t like this book at all.

Rating: ★☆☆☆☆

The wide window by Lemony Snicket

Book 3 in A Series of Unfortunate Events. A children’s book series.

I love this book series. I listened to the audio book. I found it really relaxing. But the book is also thrilling. I really want to read the next books in the series, to find out what happens to the children. And what count Olav will do next.

Rating: ★★★★☆

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera 

A contemporary YA book about a boy and his struggles. And about him figuring out that he is gay.

This book was so sad. One of the saddest books I have ever read. This story is heartbreaking. I loved this book. I loved the story and the characters.

Rating: ★★★★★

Zenith By Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings

A science fiction book about a group of space pirates that are all girls.

I gave this book 2 stars. The book was too short. I had some problems with this book. But I didn’t hate it. But I didn’t really like it either. I really like the concept of the story. I hope it gets better in the next part of the story.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski 

This is an YA fantasy book.

I listened to an audio audiobook of this book. I could not stop listening to it. I had to find out what happened next in the story. There is a lot of politics and intrigues in the book. But I don’t know if I like the romance part yet. I’m currently listening to book 2 in the series.

Rating: ★★★★☆

Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice 

A story about a vampire and his life.

I found this book really boring. The store itself was okay.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

This is a coming out story. Simon is emailing with this mysterious boy blue. He is the only one that knows he is gay.

A beautiful and fun read. I really liked this book. It made me smile many times. And I got butterflies in my stomach while reading it.

★★★★★

What did you read in July? Any good books? 

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