I do not think my blog has ever been as quiet as it has been the last three weeks; and this in a year where my focus has been elsewhere to begin with. But this month I also did not keep my Goodreads up to date, which hasn’t ever happened since I got one. Hopefully I will kick this blogging slump soon because I really do like having a blog. I have dragged my feet writing this post and as to not make this take even longer, this’ll be a brief wrap-up, with very few pictures.
Books I read in August:
- A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride: 4 out of 5 stars (review)
- Book Boyfriend by Claire Kingsley: 3 out of 5 stars
- Cocky Roommate by Claire Kingsley: 4 out of 5 stars
- Protecting What’s His (Line of Duty #1) by Tessa Bailey: 3 out of 5 stars
- Officer Off Limits (Line of Duty #3) by Tessa Bailey: 3 out of 5 stars
- Staking His Claim (Line of Duty #5) by Tessa Bailey: 3 out of 5 stars
- Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine: 5 out of 5 stars
- Irresistible by Melanie Harlow: 3 out of 5 stars
- Three Part Harmony by Holley Trent: 3 out of 5 stars
- Always Will by Claire Kingsley: 4 out of 5 stars
- Two Weeks Notice by Whitney G.: 2 out of 5 stars
- Pretend You’re Mine by Lucy Score: 4 out of 5 stars
- Mr. Fixer-Upper by Lucy Score: 4 out of 5 stars
Favourite of the Month:
I adored Sabrina & Corina in a way that I haven’t loved a short story collection in a long while. But the book that will most likely stay with me the longest will have to be A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride. Not only is the book absolutely stunningly executed (if incredibly traumatic) my reading experience with my wonderful Women’s Prize group was amazing as always.
For somebody who thought she’ll be back to reading the books she normally reads, I sure read 11 romance novels and only two books that weren’t. I am not even going to pretend anymore that I will not speed through a million romance novels every month.
Books I should get to soon:
Rachel and I are doing a two week readathon starting today, in the hopes of FINALLY making a dent into our ARC-piles that are frankly getting out of hand. Wish me luck that I will actually for the first time this year manage to stick to my plans. Given that I only have one romance ARC left maybe this means that I will finally shift my focus.