July Wrap & August TBR (of sorts)

Hey everybody! (Hi Dr. Nick)

So my July TBR pile had four books on it… and I read five! Woop!

…except three of those five books weren’t even on my TBR pile, so technically I failed at completing it. Sigh. I’ve been struggling with sticking to my TBR piles – I’m fine for the first couple books, but then I go off track and feel guilty when I don’t read what I’m supposed to. Which is frankly ridiculous because the only person who actually cares is myself.

For these reasons I’m going to stop making lists of the exact books I want to read in a month – instead I’m going to name two or three (depending on their length, etc.) that I really want to get around to and set a number of books I want to read over that month. This way, I can be more flexible and ditch this absolutely pointless sense of guilt.

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So anyways, this is what I read over the month of July:

A God in Ruinsreview

The Lies of Locke Lamorareview

The Muse review

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (review coming soon)

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 Overall, July was a great reading month for me – I thoroughly enjoyed all five of the books I read. 🙂

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August TBR:

Reading goal = 5 books

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Name of the Wind

A new Harry Potter book guys! Finally! I mean, yeah it’s a play, but it’s something! And Fantastic Beasts comes out later this year!

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So what are you guys planning on reading in August? I’d love to hear from you!

lizard

July TBR

June was a month of classics (sort of). I completed my TBR pile, reading Emma by Jane Austen, The Lifted Veil by George Eliot, and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights. I also read a graphic novel called The Wicked + the Divine, which was pretty awesome. I’ve added the links to my reviews of each book, in case anyone’s curious. 🙂

So, onward to July (where is 2016 going! July already!). This month I want to read:

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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothuss

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

 

 

Anyone out there already read any of these books? I’d love to hear your thoughts or what you’re planning on reading this month!

lizard