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Wrap-Up: Summer 2022

  • The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
  • What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher
  • You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • The Ones We Burn by Rebecca Mix

MONTHLY TOTAL: 5
YEARLY SO FAR: 22

Yeah, it’s been a minute, and I’m sticking May, June, July, and August into one post. More on that later.

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Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2022

  • When the Reckoning Comes by LaTanya McQueen (★★★☆☆)
  • The Justice of Kings by Richard Swan (★★★★☆)
  • A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer (★★★★☆)
  • Sundial by Catriona Ward (★★★★☆)

MONTHLY TOTAL: 4
YEARLY SO FAR: 17

Not too many books this month, but the number is deceptive, because I DNF’d FIVE whole books in April. Granted, I thankfully didn’t make it super far into any of them, but still, that was a lot of time spent reading that amounted to nothing. But hey, I tried, and I ended up clearing a few books off my shelves, so that’s always a win. I also spent most of my time this month watching television, which was a nice change of pace!

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Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2022

  • Eight Will Fall by Sarah Harian (★★★★☆)
  • Yinka Where Is Your Huzband by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn (★★★★☆)
  • Lodestone by Katherine Forrister (★★☆☆☆)
  • Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson (★★★★★)
  • Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel (★★★☆☆)
  • If An Egyptian Cannot Speak English by Noor Naga (★★★★★)

MONTHLY TOTAL: 6
YEARLY SO FAR: 13

I had a very good reading month! I read quite a bit if you consider page count, and I think I found two favorite books of the year.

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Monthly Wrap-Up: February 2022

  • Servant Mage by Kate Elliott (★★★☆☆)
  • Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes (★★★☆☆)

MONTHLY TOTAL: 2
YEARLY SO FAR: 7

Two!! I read only two books this month, and one of them was a novella! In my defense, for most of February I was in Egypt, hanging out with family and generally vacationing, and I’ve never been very good at reading whilst on vacation. I also spent a while trying to get through OUR WIVES UNDER THE SEA but ended up DNF’ing it nearly halfway through because I was bored.

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Monthly Wrap-Up: December 2021

  • The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher (★★★★☆)
  • How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith (★★★★★)
  • Detransition Baby by Torrey Peters (★★★★☆)
  • Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey (★★★☆☆)

MONTHLY TOTAL: 4
YEARLY SO FAR: 92

So, I read (1) more book than I had planned, and that book was a novella, so there’s not much to write home about there, but I think it was still a good reading month! I enjoyed all these books, no duds, and three of them are books that have been on my TBR for a long time.

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