Thursday, July 2, 2015

June Wrap-Up

June Overview


It’s so hot. I know that you’re probably sick of hearing people complain about summer being hot, but it’s so hot. And there’s no air conditioning in my house.



June was the first month of summer semester at my grad school. I feel like it went pretty well, but I haven’t gotten any of my assignments back yet. I might change my mind when I find out how much stuff I need to redo. Other than schoolwork, I didn’t really do anything last month. I didn’t even take any pictures, so I have nothing interesting to show you.

I only managed to read 8 books. I was hoping for more, but one of those books was challenging and another was almost 900 pages, so those two slowed me down.


Books Read In June


Here are the books I read in June. I don’t have reviews up for some of them yet.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
The Wind through the Keyhole – Stephen King



Best Books of June


Here are my top three favorite books from the month:









Most Popular Reviews


Here are June’s most-viewed reviews:




Most Popular Posts


The most-viewed non-review posts on the blog last month:




Coming In July


Book hauls! So many book hauls. I acquired tons of books in June, and I need to show them to you. I’m also working on a few discussion posts and a series wrap-up review of Stephen King’s entire Dark Tower saga.

I’m trying to get better at handling comments on the blog. I love your comments, but I have a hard time replying to them because I’m so busy. Comments tend to get neglected, and then I feel like a terrible person. If you leave a comment on my blog in July, I’m going to try really hard to leave a comment on your blog.



Tentative July TBR


Here’s what I hope to read/review this month. Let me know if any of these are worth reading.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl – Jesse Andrews
If You Find Me – Emily Murdoch
Notable American Women – Ben Marcus
Stone Mattress – Margaret Atwood
Severance – Robert Olen Butler
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks – E. Lockhart
Wild – Cheryl Strayed



All The Things


All The Things = 42 books.

I’m currently reading = Notable American Women by Ben Marcus.


10 comments:

  1. I really want to finally read an Ellen Hopkins novel. Hope you get some reprieve from the heat!

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    1. Luckily it’s been raining for the past two days, so it hasn’t been so freaking hot. I’m really enjoying the rain. :)

      Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  2. I love Stephen King and the Dark Tower series is really good. I wondered about The Eva Pohler book, Purgatorium. I got it for free, so I'm looking forward to reading it. I haven't read any of the books you plan to read in July. I am probably going to read Teardrop by Lauren Kate, Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, The Consequence of Revenge by Rachel Van Dyken, Spellbinder by C.C. Hunter, The Drafter by Kim Harrison and The Veil by Chloe Neill. Most of these are ARC's, or library rentals. Hopefully I have time to read a few more!

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    1. I loved the Dark Tower series and disliked The Purgatorium. I probably wouldn’t have read it if it wasn’t free. I’ve been debating about whether or not to read Red Queen. I haven’t made up my mind yet. I have so many other books I need to read first.

      Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  3. Smoke is an amazing book. I love everything by Ellen Hopkins, she always moves me with her writing and stories. I also wanted to let you know that I tagged for you the Bookish Academy Tag!

    http://sweetcherry69.blogspot.com/2015/07/bookish-academy-tag.html

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    1. Thanks for tagging me! I’ll post my answers as soon as I can.

      Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  4. 8 books is still a lot:) You have a nice variety of books that you've read! It's great not to limit yourself to one genre. Though I tend to do that so. . .. .

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    1. Thanks! I try to read as diversely as possible. I have been reading a lot of Stephen King lately, though.

      Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  5. Excited to see all the book hauls. Cant wait to see what you think of WIld. I really liked it but it wasn't quite what I thought it would be. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is on my July TBR too.

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    1. There will be a lot of book hauls. I’m looking forward to Wild, too. I’ve wanted to read that one for a long time.

      Aj @ Read All The Things!

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