July was the month I went on holiday and that meant I got a lot of reading done. I’m going to talk about all the books I read in the order I read them in…
Strange The Dreamer – Laini Taylor *****
My favorite out of all the books I read. This was such an amazing book! The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy is on its way over to me and I CANNOT WAIT!!!
Full review here.
Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier **
This book was very ‘meh’ for me. The start was promising but it just didn’t do it for me. I had heard that this book is hit or miss and that there are a lot of people who don’t like it at all. I turned out to be one of them…
Full review here.
Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman ****
Have I done a full review for this book? I can’t remember. If I haven’t already, I’ll write one soon(ish). I read most of this book on the drive back home (which took us 11 hours, so lots of time to read) and I loved it.
It’s a short story collection and of course there were books that I liked better than others. I might have shrieked when I reached the Doctor Who one.
Lock and Mori – Heather W. Petty ***
I read this on a whim. It was fast and fun but not a lot happened really. I mean a lot happened but it didn’t feel like a lot happened. I’m not explaining this very well… am I?
I liked that there were some very heavy topics because some people lead hard lives. I liked that Heather W. Petty managed to maintain the core of Sherlock and Moriarty and didn’t change them completely.
I’m not sure if I want to pick up that other books in the series.. Maybe one day.
The Burial – Courtney Collins ***
My first BookTubeAThon read. I got up a little earlier every morning to read this and finished it in three days. It was super interesting. I had never read anything set in Australia before and the main-character was great.
There were also some things I didn’t like but I’ll get into those when I do a full review.
Artemis – Andy Weir ***
I got an arc for Artemis from Netgalley and I was so excited because I LOVED The Martian. This was so much fun! It wasn’t as thrilling as The Martian (which stressed me out… a lot…djezes.) but it was funny and interesting and really, really fun.
There were some moments where it was very obvious that this was a man writing a female main character but hey.. I’m not complaining (too much).
Once again, full review coming soon.
And that’s it! Those are the books I read in July. Not bad, not bad at all. Let’s see if I can keep this tempo up in August as well.
Wish me luck!