June Wrap Up

Hello! Hi. Another month has gone by. *laughs* That rhymed…Anyway, in a month and a half I am heading off to college. How insane is that? I did not read as many books as I have been reading, but I am still pretty happy about it. Honestly, I thought the number might be one or two, but I read six books this month. Let’s get into the books I read in June!

The first book I read was Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.

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I reread this and as many of you know, this is my favorite book of all time. This reread did not disappoint. It was as wonderful and relatable as when I first read it over a year ago. I am Cath. That’s just all there is to it. I love it! Definitely 5/5 hearts and I did a Spoiler-Free Review, which I will link right here.

The next book that I read was The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan.

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This is the first book in Rick’s new Trials of Apollo series and while I did enjoy this, it is definitely not my favorite book that he’s written, which sucks because I was expecting to enjoy this much more than I did. It was hilarious and action-packed, but there was no breathing time in between the action-packed moments, which really hindered my overall enjoyment of this book. I loved all of the cross-over and new characters that were introduced, but it felt rushed to me, which is why I knocked half a heart off the rating and gave it 4.5/5 hearts. If you would like to know all of my spoilery thoughts, you should check out my review, which I will link here.

The next book that I read was The Distance Between Us by Kasie West

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This is a cute, funny, fluffy contemporary that pretty much pulled me all the way out of my reading slump. It was my first book by Kasie West that I ever read and I really enjoyed it. She took a cliche idea (rich guy falls for poor girl) and made it original and deep and complex. I loved this love story. It felt very realistic and dealt with deep topics. It was also a sort of coming of age story and I just overall really loved this book. I gave this 5/5 hearts.

The next book that I read was Sacrificed to the Dragon by Jessie Donovan.

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This was a very sexy and intriguing paranormal novel. I found the aspect of dragon shifters very fascinating. The love story was alluring and sexy and I loved every page of it. I loved the complex characters and how this story approached PTSD. It showed how realistic and very serious it is, which I really appreciated. I loved the writing style, the plotline, and all the characters. It was just a really amazing and compelling book that I absolutely fell in love with from page one. I gave this 4.5/5 hearts.

The next book that I read was Fever Claim by Marie Johnston.

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This is the first book in a paranormal series that I absolutely fell in love with. I honestly went into this expecting it to be pretty cliche and that I wouldn’t like it. That was not the case. I instantly fell in love with these characters, this story line, and this fabulous love story. I loved Marie’s writing style and how she wove the characters into situations. This was just an overall fantastic book and I highly recommend it for those seventeen and up. I gave this 5/5 hearts.

The last book I read in the month of June was Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.

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This is an adult contemporary novel that has been sweeping the nation. It is completely over hyped because of the movie that just came out and because of that hype, I was expecting a little bit more. I was sadly disappointed with this novel, though I did still really enjoy it. I just don’t think it completely lives up to the hype. I loved the characters, the plot line, and the writing style. However, I saw the ending coming a mile away. It didn’t make me sad or upset. I didn’t cry, but I did really enjoy this novel. I definitely recommend you pick it up and see what you think of it. I gave it 4.5/5 hearts.

And those were all the books that I read in the month of June. What was your favorite book I read this month and why? Comment down below. I would love to know. That is going to be it for this post today. Thank you all so much for reading this, I hope you enjoyed it, and I will see you next time.

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