Wrap Up: August 2019 or a month mostly away from my blog.

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:

  1. A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride: 4 out of 5 stars (review)
  2. Book Boyfriend by Claire Kingsley: 3 out of 5 stars
  3. Cocky Roommate by Claire Kingsley: 4 out of 5 stars
  4. Protecting What’s His (Line of Duty #1) by Tessa Bailey: 3 out of 5 stars
  5. Officer Off Limits (Line of Duty #3) by Tessa Bailey: 3 out of 5 stars
  6. Staking His Claim (Line of Duty #5) by Tessa Bailey: 3 out of 5 stars
  7. Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine: 5 out of 5 stars
  8. Irresistible by Melanie Harlow: 3 out of 5 stars
  9. Three Part Harmony by Holley Trent: 3 out of 5 stars
  10. Always Will by Claire Kingsley: 4 out of 5 stars
  11. Two Weeks Notice by Whitney G.: 2 out of 5 stars
  12. Pretend You’re Mine by Lucy Score: 4 out of 5 stars
  13. 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.

Stats(ish):

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.

Currently Reading:

 

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.

3 thoughts on “Wrap Up: August 2019 or a month mostly away from my blog.

  1. Looks like your ratings were all over the place haha! Hopefully all your september reads will be great 🙂

    (www.evelynreads.com)

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  2. So glad you loved Sabrina & Corina, I really want to pick up that collection! And of course, I felt exactly the same about A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing. I’m really looking forward to the next WP buddy read!

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