Sunday, 7 September 2014

August 2014

Hey everyone! September means back to school (boo!) but summer was great fun! I roadtripped around Europe and spent two weeks in France, so I had a lot of time for reading and blogging. Here's what I read (and for the first time in I can't even remember how long I read TEN books - DOUBLE FIGURES :D )

Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)  Department 19  The Giver

1. Zom-B Mission by Darren Shan
2. Zom-B Circus by Darren Shan
3. Silver Shadows by Richelle Mead
4. Department 19 by Will Hill
5. Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
6. Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
7. The Giver by Lois Lowry
8. Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson
9. The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
10. Winterkill by Kate A. Boorman

I finally caught up a little bit on the Zom-B books (still got one more to go before I'm fully caught up but that's reserved at the library ;) ) which was really great because I do love them so! Silver Shadows is the fifth book in Bloodlines which is definitely one of my all time favourite series so I devoured that. Department 19 was AWESOME and I'm so annoyed I didn't read it sooner! Definitely will be catching up with that series as soon as possible! Let's Get Lost was a lot of fun since it's a roadtrip book and I read it on a roadtrip, which made it even better. The Giver was also really good and I'll be discussing that as part of Chapter 5 Books' new book club in October so do look out for that! The Iron Trial was a good read too and I'm looking forward to reading more of the series. Finally, Winterkill. Unfortunately this book really wasn't for me! I'll have a full review up soon, explaining, but I didn't really gel with any of the characters, there was some super instalove and also I just wasn't engaged with the plot at all.

My book(s) of the month were...

Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3)  Since You've Been Gone

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins | Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson

I can't choose. Both Stephanie and Morgan write THE BEST contemporaries. I can't pick between them. They're both so readable and so heartwarming and you have so many feels while reading and GAH they are just the best. Definitely two of my favourite authors for sure and you should definitely have read their books! Get to it!

Reviews posted this month:


New books this month:


Thanks for Little, Brown, Chicken House, Mira Ink, Hot Key Books, Simon and Schuster, and Hodder for all my new books this month! I can't wait to read Eren, and I'll be on the blog tour for that so keep an eye out! Lies We Tell Ourselves looks really good so I'm excited for that one! The Memory Keepers looks AMAZING and I don't know anything about Belzhar but I've been told it's really good! I'm looking forward to finally reading Panic, and Red Rising looks quite interesting too. If any reviewer wants my spare copy of The 100 Day 21 you are welcome to it, tweet meh.

Some new releases to look forward to in September: 

Vivian Versus America (Vivian Apple, #2)  The 100 Society  
    

Thanks for reading!

Have you read any of these books?
What was your favourite book in August?
What are you most looking forward to in September? 

3 comments:

  1. Sounds like you had an awesome holiday and read some great books! I'm planning on reading Since You've Been Gone soon - it looks amazing! I also so badly want to read Lola & the Boy Next Door! :)

    Kyra @ Blog of a Bookaholic

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  2. So many great picks!! I've been meaning to start reading Stephanie Perkins's books, everybody seems to love them!

    Lipstick and Mocha

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