June Wrap-Up and Book Haul

Books Read: 18

ARCs Read: 8

Favourite Books: Mexican Gothic / You Should See Me in a Crown

Least Favourite Book: The Crowns of Croswald


Books Read in June

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan ⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Killing Kind by John Connolly ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The White Road by John Connolly ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Boy Queen by George Lester [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins by Antonia Hodgson ⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Crowns of Croswald by D.E. Night [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Natives by Akala ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Game Weavers by Rebecca Zahabi [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
How to Argue With a Racist by Adam Rutherford ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Damned by Renée Ahdieh [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


June Book Haul

New-to-Me Books I Bought/Traded:

Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee (Goldsboro)
The Water Dancer 
by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foyles)
The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly (Signed)
Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch
The Impossible Contract by K.A. Doore
Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Bought Books I’ve Already Read:

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Goldsboro)
The Empire of Gold
by S.A. Chakraborty (Goldsboro)
Incendiary 
by Zoraida Córdova (Fairyloot)
Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan
American Royals by Katharine McGee
Natives by Akala
Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
How to Argue With a Racist by Adam Rutherford
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

ARCs/Review Copies:

Stormblood by Jeremy Szal (Gollancz)
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson (Scholastic)
The Silver Collar by Antonia Hodgson (Hodder & Stoughton)
Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Existence of Amy by Lana Grace Riva 

Books Received As Gifts:

The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma 
The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant (Illumicrate) 


I’m still buying too many books and this has to change soon as I’m rapidly running out of storage space. I’ve read some great books this month, especially a range of non-fiction books discussing racism. Next month, I’m hoping to keep my new books to under five. How was your reading month?

1 Comment

  1. Sophie

    1 July 2020 at 6:15 PM

    Ruthless Gods was also one of my disappointing ones!

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