August 2020 Wrap Up

It seems like monthly wrap ups are the only blog posts I’m consistently writing. This is kind of late though and that has to do a lot of with the fact that I don’t currently have a laptop. It’s in a shop right now and I’m hoping that it can be fixed. If it doesn’t I might buy a new one or I might wait until my birthday next year.

I read five books this month but I still haven’t caught up to my reading goal for the year which is really annoying. I’m currently three books behind and I’m hoping that this holiday weekend I can finally catch up!

The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury: ★★★

This was a cute standalone that I listened to while I was driving to and from work. I have a review of it in progress and hopefully I publish it soon!

The Dragon Republic by R.F Kuang: ★★★★

I loved this book so much!! I honestly think it left me in a slump. I gave TPW three stars because I thought it was complicated for me to understand but when I read TDR I was blown away. It all came together for me suddenly and I loved it so much.

The Beauty of Darkness by Mary E Pearson: ★★★★

I finally finished this series and I’m super proud of myself for finishing it. I’ve had the whole series on my TBR for so long and I’m glad I get to cross it off.

Gideon the Ninth by Tamysn Muir: ★★★

I have thoughts about this book. I liked it but I also didn’t like it because it was kind of confusing. I definitely want to read the second book but I feel I’m not going to like it that much…

Jade City by Fonda Lee: ★★★★

I just finished the second book in this series and I absolutely loved it. This series is definitely one of my new faves, and I can’t recommend it enough.

So those were the five books I read in the month of August. I’ve already finished two books in September which I’m really happy about. I’m hoping to finish a third book tonight but we’ll see. How was your reading in August?

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