• July Wrap Up and August TBR

    In the past, I’ve never done any monthly wrap ups or TBRs (To Be Read) and instead have done a general post on all the books I read in the year, and while I’m still planning to do that, I thought doing these monthly ones would be fun too. So, in July I read eleven books. I also started another (Crime and Punishment) but put it down. The beginning was intriguing but I haven’t felt compelled to continue, though I may pick it up again in the future. Anyways, here are all the books I read this past month. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton I gave this 3.5/5 stars, I…

  • Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag

    Since it’s around the middle of the year, I’ve decided to do the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag. This tag focuses on all the books you read in the first half of the year. So far this year, I have read 64 books surpassing my goal of 45. You can see more about my reading challenge here if you’re interested. Best Book You’ve Read So Far in 2020 This was the hardest question of this tag because I’ve read so many amazing books, but I decided to just pick three that I haven’t mentioned previously (Here is my last post on some recent reads where I mention two other favorites of…

  • Recent Reads- Summer 2020

    “Recent Reads” is a series that I do where I discuss the books that I’ve read recently, give a small review, and share my thoughts. I find it difficult sometimes to write a full review of every book I read because I don’t always have a lot to say, but sometimes I still want to discuss my thoughts. Anyways, here are some of the books that I’ve read recently. Hamlet by William Shakespeare This play follows Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, seeking revenge on his uncle for murdering his father and stealing the crown. “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” A lot has been said about Hamlet before,…

  • All the Books of 2019

    In 2019, I read 40 books. Of these books, I gave 13 of them 5/5 stars, 11 of them 4/5 stars, 13 3/5 stars, and 2 books received a rating of 2/5 stars. Overall, my average rating was 3.8/5 stars. The author I read the most books from was Shaun David Hutchinson, having read nine of his books. Overall, I read books from twenty-seven different authors, 24 of which I have never read from before. The majority of the books I read were released in 2018. Only three of the books I read were actually released in 2019. For genres, I read thirteen contemporary/speculative fiction, nine literary/classics, eight nonfiction, three…