June Wrap-Up

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I didn’t get quite as much reading done as I would have liked but I was happy with the books I did get to, they were all fantastic! However, July has me stuck with a TON of reading to catch up on now. I may or may not be crushed to death by my TBR pile, if you all don’t hear from me that’s probably what happened! Still, I’m looking forward to another great reading month this July, hopefully you all will as well!

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Down The TBR Hole #8

 

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Here’s another round of Down The TBR Hole in which I am terrible and indecisive about a lot of books! Yay!

If you missed my other posts of Down the TBR Hole here they are:

This was “created” by Lost in a Story!

The Rules:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?
  • Keep track of where you left off so you can pick up there next week!

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Current TBR: 781

(You can tell I keep adding as many as I get rid of….)


Book #71

The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

Date Added: July 9th, 2015

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This is an author that seems to come very recommended but I just don’t have a lot of interest in any of his books anymore and realistically I don’t think I’ll ever really read any of them either.

The Judgement: Go


Book #72

Cracked by Eliza Crewe

Date Added: July 9th, 2015

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It seems that everyone really loves this book and it seems interesting since it’s about a girl who eats people’s souls. I definitely want to give it a try at the very least!

The Judgement: Keep


Book #73

The Kingdom of Little Wounds by Susann Cokal

Date Added: July 9th, 2015

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I actually debated back and forth A LOT about this book because every time I read the description and other reviews I want to read it but it ends up being a book I forget about? It’s about a kingdom’s royal family falling ill under the influence of a mysterious plague and the two main characters, servants in the castle, become intertwined in the court’s politics and power plays. Plus it’s Scandinavian, which I love!

The Judgement: Keep (For Now)


Book #74

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Date Added: July 9th, 2015

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Once again another book that everyone seems to love about a woman who becomes a food taster for the Commander of Ixi in order to escape execution. There’s also magical powers and rebel plots, so you can’t really go wrong there can you?

The Judgement: Keep


Book #75

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Date Added: July 14th, 2015

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I already own a copy of this book and it’s YA sci-fi which I just can’t ever get enough of, hopefully it’s not TOO heavy on the romance though. Definitely looking forward to reading this one!

The Judgement: Keep


Book #76

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

Date Added: July 14th, 2015

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OF COURSE I’M KEEPING THIS ONE!

The Judgement: Keep


Book #77

Alive by Scott Sigler

Date Added: July 20th, 2015

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I’m so undecided about this one! On the one hand I’m not like dying to read it but on the other hand it sounds like it’s very fast paced and I’d be able to breeze through it. I think I’ll keep it for now….

The Judgement: Keep


Book #78

Hunter by Mercedes Lackey

Date Added: July 21st, 2015

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I haven’t heard that many great things about it and I’ve just lost all interest in reading it now.

The Judgement: Go


Book #79

Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

Date Added: July 22nd, 2015

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Another book that I’m kind of up in the air with because I’m interested but also not, if that makes any sort of sense? I like that the reviews say it’s very creative and original but it seems like it would be really slow and I’d get bored.

The Judgement: Go


Book #80

A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

Date Added: July 22nd, 2015

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I’m pretty much up for any and all 1,001 Nights retellings so, here I am. Plus I bought a copy on sale on my Kindle so I’m going to read it.

The Judgement: Keep

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Have you read any of these? What did you think?

Do you think I should have kept any of these books?

Do you agree with any of my keeps or discards?

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy