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Monthly Wrap Up July 2019

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Hey guys,
Happy August!
July was such a great reading month for me! It was the month of audiobooks and graphic novels – which I have had a seriously great time reading/listening.
I read 3 books, 4 audiobooks, and 6 graphic novels.

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The first book I read in July was: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. After rereading Gemina last month, I was desperate to get to this. Unfortunately, it was as good as I was expecting. It was good but not amazing.

Rating: 3/3.5 Stars
Review here!

 

 


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Next, I listen to the audiobook of The Handbook for Highly Sensitive People by Mel Collins.

Rating: 3 Stars

 

 

 


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Next, I finished another audiobook; The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher. This was a reread for me, I read the physical copy when it was first published back in 2016. I saw the audiobook was new to my library and I knew I just had to listen to it. No regrets. It was amazing and Carrie is a great narrator!
Rating: 5 Stars

 

 


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Another audiobook: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. After finishing the SaB trilogy I thought I’d reread SoC. I didn’t find it as good this time around, I’ll discuss this more in my review.

Rating: 3.5 Stars
Review coming soon!

 

 

 


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Next, I binged Sage Volume 1 +2 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples in a few hours. I picked the first one up on a whim, it was on kindle unlimited and I thought why not, I’ll give it ago. I LOVED IT! It’s super weird and wild. It’s very entertaining.
Vol 1 – Rating: 5 Stars
Vol 2 – Rating: 4 Stars
Review here!

 


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After running out of Saga on Kindle Unlimited, I decided to see what other graphic novels they had. I ended up reading LumberJanes Books 1, 2+3 by Noelle Stevenson.
This was cute, a bit weird and cringy in place but overall entertaining.

Rating: 3.5 Stars
Review coming soon!


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Next, I finished another graphic novel, The Wicked + The Divine Vol 1: The Faust Act by Kieron Gillen (Author), Jamie McKelvie (Artist), Matthew Wilson (Colorist) + Clayton Cowles

This was odd but good? Confusing at times but I loved the art.

Rating: 3 Stars
Review coming soon!

 

 


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Next, I finished another audiobook, Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo. Of course, after finishing Six of Crows I had to listen to the sequel!

Rating: 4 Stars
Review coming soon!

 

 


Next, I finished: Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson and I LOVED IT. It was amazing.

Rating: 4.5 Stars
Review coming soon!

 

 

 


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Lastly, I finished The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson. After finishing the first book I just had to continue on. I am OBSESSED with The Remnant Chronicles. Despite starting it on the 30th July I finished it on the 31st. SO GOOD!

Rating: 4 Stars

Review coming soon!

 

 

 


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18 thoughts on “Monthly Wrap Up July 2019

  1. It does look like you had a great month. I suppose I’ll forgive you SOC since you seemed to have loved CK. I have listened to those audibles since reading those books so many times I could probably record my own audible LOL

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      1. LOL – yes it is funny hearing some of the men doing some of the girls and vice-versa. and other narrators trying to pull of other characters. I think that will always be the case with any book. Except I don’t understand they don’t just have them read their own dialogue no matter who’s chapter it is? Is it a cost thing?

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      2. I wondered the same thing!! I thought with a full cast that they’d speak their own character’s dialogue ๐Ÿค” I was surprised when they didn’t!
        Maybe you’re right and it is a cost thing? It would be worth it imo ๐Ÿ˜‚

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  2. Great Wrap-up! Sorry that you didn’t enjoy SOC as much as the first time around but at least you liked CK. For me it’s reverse, I like SOC better!!

    Have a great reading month ahead!!!

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  3. Great wrap up! Loved all the graphic novels you mentioned–I’ve been wanting to read Lumberjanes for a while! Is it on KU? I LOVE Saga. It’s my favorite graphic novel lol I hope you continue to enjoy the series! Also, WicDiv is… interesting but it really goes up and down on the odd swing ๐Ÿ˜‚

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      1. Yeesss that’s so exciting to hear! I’ll definitely be checking them out as soon as I finish the 10 books I’ve already checked out! Haha
        If you do continue WicDiv, I hope you enjoy it ๐Ÿ™‚

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