This month I read 13 books. All though this probably sounds like a lot, it is the least amount of books I've read in a month so far this year. I'm fine with this, however, since I have exams this month (my last one is tomorrow...YAY!!!) I didn't have as much time to read as I usually do. But, I'm on my semester break for uni throughout July so I plan on reading A LOT!
Out of the thirteen books I read, the genres I read were;
Safe to say I'm in a massive contemporary mood, and I cant wait to read even more contemporaries in July!
Six of the books I read this month were sent to me for review, so I will link all the blog reviews and YouTube reviews down below!
My average rating this month was
Now to the books I read:
Through the Looking Glass - C.S. Lewis: This was my classic read for the month. I have never been a massive Alice in Wonderland fan, but after reading this I really enjoyed it and I'm eager to watch the movie! I finished it in one bus trip, so it was a nice quick and easy read.
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/review-through-looking-glass-and-what.html
The Last Star - Rick Yancey; The third and final book to the 5th Wave trilogy. I really enjoyed it and thought that it wrapped up the series nicely. I had a few minor issues with the ending (just my personal taste) but overall it was a great book
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/review-last-star.html
Genesis Girl - Jeniffer Bardsley: This was sent to me as part of BookTube tours. The story concept is original and focuses on technology and the future. Thanks to Grace and Jeniffer for sending me this copy!
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/genesis-girl-jeniffer-bardsley.html
YouTube review; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zv3LlVBpND0
The Crown - Kiera Cass: The fifth and final book to The Selection series sent to me for review. I was enjoying this book until it reached the end...I wanted to scream! I'm dissappointed with how this series ended as the book also felt too rushed. I had so many thoughts I did a ten minute review video!
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/review-crown.html
YouTube review; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_R_sleywkI
City of Ashes and City of Glass - Cassandra Clare: I'm really enjoying this series and can't wait to continue. Although I was in a real contemporary mood this month, these books were an exception. And the ending to CoG!!!!
PS I Still Love You - Jenny Han: Probably the best book I read all month. I read TATBILB at the beginning of the year and LOVED it... this one was even better. Lara Jean and Peter are just GOALS and I cannot wait for the next book to be released next year.
Generation Next - Oli White: I love Oli's YouTube channel so I decided to check his book out. It was a good read - the story line was interesting and focused on teenage years and venturing into the world.
4. 5 Stars
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/review-generation-next.html
The Moonlight Dreamers - Siobhan Curham: This was sent to me to review and is a lovely story about teenage girls being who they are. It focused a lot on friendships rather than the 'typical' contemporary romance.
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/review-moonlight-dreamers.html
Author interview; coming soon
Second Chance Summer - Morgan Matson: My first MM book and I loved it! I laughed, I cried, and I cannot wait to read more of her books. The romance, the friendships and the family relationships really made this book a great read.
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/review-second-chance-summer.html
Breathing Under Water - Sophie Hardcastle: Another amazing book which was sent to me to review. I finished this in about 6 hours because I couldn't put it down. I've added this to some of my favourite books of 2016.
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/breathing-under-water-sophie-hardcastle.html
The Twisted Knot - J.M. Peace: This was sent to me by Pan Macmillan as part of a blog tour. Its a murder mystery and crime adult book. It was a good read; nice and quick filled with mystery and suspense.
Blog review; 11th July
Author interview; 15th July
When Michael Met Mina - Randa Abdel-Fattah: Such an amazing read that talked about the serious issue of Asylum Seekers in Australia. Definitely relevant with what's going on at the moment and I loved how it covered it in YA literature.
Blog review; http://gabbytheblogger.blogspot.com.au/2016/06/when-michael-met-mina-randa-abdel-fattah.html
Check out my June Wrap Up on my YouTube channel (will be uploaded on Monday!!!)
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