May Wrap-Up and Book Haul

Books Read: 20

ARCs Read: 5

Favourite Books: The Empire of Gold / Where the Crawdads Sing / Aurora Burning

Least Favourite Book: North Northumberland at War


Books Read in May

Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
North Northumberland at War by Craig Armstrong ⭐️⭐️⭐️
First & Then by Emma Mills ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
10 Things I Hate About Pinky by Sandhya Menon [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


May Book Haul

New-to-Me Books I Bought:

The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence (Signed & Numbered)
Bone Crier’s Moon by Kathryn Purdie (Litjoy)
The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos (Litjoy)
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins


A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly (Signed)
The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner (Goldsboro)
The Killing Kind by John Connolly

Bought Books I’ve Already Read:

Dangerous Remedy by Kat Dunn (Illumicrate)
Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (Goldsboro)
Goldilocks by Laura Lam (GSFF BOTM)
The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir (Goldsboro BOTM)
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (Collector’s Edition)
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer (Collector’s Edition)
Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Collector’s Edition)
Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth (Fairyloot)
Capturing the Devil 
by Kerri Maniscalco
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley

ARCs/Review Copies:

Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert (Avon)
The Game Weavers by Rebecca Zahabi (ZunTold)
The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson (Hodder & Stoughton)
Queen of Coin and Whispers by Helen Corcoran (O’Brien Press)

Books Received As Gifts:

The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang


May has been another good reading month for me but I have to stop buying new books if I want to tackle my backlist! What’s been your favourite read of the month?

5 Comments

  1. Kristi @ConfessionsofaYAReader

    31 May 2020 at 4:00 PM

    You had a great reading month!
    Kristi @ConfessionsofaYAReader recently posted…Down The TBR Hole #136My Profile

      1. Kristi @ConfessionsofaYAReader

        1 June 2020 at 12:53 AM

        You’re welcome!
        Kristi @ConfessionsofaYAReader recently posted…Down The TBR Hole #136My Profile

  2. abookishbalance

    31 May 2020 at 6:09 PM

    Wow, it looks like you had an amazing reading month! And so many high ratings, that’s incredible! 😀

    1. scorpiobookdreams

      1 June 2020 at 12:17 AM

      It was just one of those rare months where every book I chose seemed great!

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