Wrap Up June 2020 or Reading Whatever Works

I have stopped pretending that I will be back to my pre-pregnancy reading pace any time soon and am now just taking the months as they come. Having said that, this was still a surprisingly good month quantitiy wise, especially given that my daughter apparently decided that sleeping anywhere that isn’t her father’s or my body is unacceptable, at least during the day. Which is lovely! But also kind of exhausting. Also, I have not managed to drink my one tea a day while it was still hot for what feels like ages.

I have also stopped pretending that I can adhere to any sort of TBR or reading challenge and will now just read whatever I can manage. I have been saying that for ages and still held out hope.

Books I read in June:

  1. The Chiffon Trenches by André Leon Talley: 3 out of 5 stars
  2. Black Light by Kimberly King Parsons: 3 out of 5 stars (mini-review)
  3. Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall: 4 out of 5 stars
  4. Archangel’s Heart (Guild Hunter #9) by Nalini Singh: 4 out of 5 stars
  5. Daddy by Emma Cline: 1.5 out of 5 stars

Favourite of the Month:

Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall is all kinds of brilliant. I listened to the audiobook read by the author herself and really appreciated it.

Stats(ish):

I read 5 books, 4 of which were written by women and one by a man. I read two short story collections (none of which blew me away), one paranormal romance, one memoir, and one essay collection. Three of those books were ARCs. I am not doing well with reviews but I am trying my best.

Currently Reading:

 

7 thoughts on “Wrap Up June 2020 or Reading Whatever Works

    1. Same! I was expecting a romance novel and this reads more like women’s fiction which is not my favourite. I am also not loving the narrative voice. It should be a fairly quick read though, hopefully.

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  1. Ohh you’re reading All Boys Aren’t Blue! Looking forward to your thoughts. It was a pretty good reading month, especially after having a daughter! By the way, your update on her made me smile, she sounds so adorable.

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    1. Sadly I did not love All Boys Aren’t Blue. Totally my own fault – I did not know YA memoirs were a thing and if I had known the target audience I would not have read it. I really didn’t love the tone; I would have enjoyed this SO much more if it hadn’t been YA.

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