Recap: May It Be June

Jun 14, 2015

Yes, we are HALFWAY through June--oopsie oops!--but still, here's my recap of May and what I'm looking forward to in June!



May

Books Read
-The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
-A Magic Dark and Bright by Jenny Adams Perinovic
-Impossible by Nancy Werlin
-My Father's Kite by Allison Joseph
-The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
-Lion Heart by A.C. Gaughen
-The Cage by Megan Shepherd

Reviews
-A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas: Loved all the Beauty and the Beast parallels.
-End of Days by Susan Ee: Kind of disappointing, but that ending fight scene was freaking badass.
-A Magic Dark and Bright by Jenny Adams Perinovic: SUCH FUN, SEQUEL NOW.
-The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh: I don't really get all the hype for this one?
-Lion Heart by A.C. Gaughen: It breaks my heart to say this was mostly a disappointment.
-My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick: It's basically perfection.

Favorite Book Read
This was just SO FUN and totally addicting and I loved it (you can add it on Goodreads right hereee).

Book Haul
The one with #booksfortrade and oh, look, another Book Outlet haul!

Weekly Posts

Other Posts
The blog tours for Kim O'Brien's Bone Deep and Julie Reece's The Artisans stopped by this month. I posted about Have You Seen This?, and asked around for some books for my collection. I shared with series I hope to read for the Summer of Series challenge, and had an interview with They Call Me Alexandra Gastone author T.A. Maclagan.

Events
For May, The Book Club That Shall Not Be Named read and discussed Impossible by Nancy Werlin!


And I went to the Swoon Reads tour stop in Seattle and met Sandy Hall...

 

Katie Van Ark...


Temple West...


...and Kimberly Karalius!




June

Books to Read
I NEED TO CATCH UP ON MY TBR.

New Releases
Here are the three June release I'm anticipating most!

June 2, 2015: It's mermaids but not really but whatever I want it.

June 2, 2015: I've been waiting for this book for MONTHS.

June 9, 2015: Very, very excited for this.

Events
The quarter ends and the PARK IS OPEN (and it is GLORIOUS), WHAT ELSE MATTERS

What books did you get in the fine month of May?

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