Tuesday, July 26, 2016

July Book Review

Happy Tuesday Friends! I hope your week got off to a great start and you have exciting things planned for this week.  

For 2016, I have decided that it is important for me to take the time to read books... I know, I know, I say this every year, but this year I promise will be different! 

The goal is to each month, read a random assortment of books and share a few thoughts about the book (but not too much as I don't want to spoil the fun for anyone).  I love reading and I love sharing books with you guys.

Plus, this is a great opportunity for you all to share some of your awesome reads with me! 

If you want to follow/friend me on Goodreads, click here.

And you can keep track all year long by clicking 2016 Books at the top of my blog.  I will keep a running list of books right there for you.

Okay, time for the books I've read // currently reading in July!

The first book I read in July was The Last Star by Rick Yancey.  This is the third book in The 5th Wave Series and I honestly was sad to see it come to an end.  I will say that off the three books I enjoyed this one the most because of how many twists and turns the book took.  I honestly was on the edge of my seat for the last 20 or so chapters of the book and I am looking forward to checking out what other books Rick Yancey has written.  

The second book I read in July was What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty.  This book came highly recommended by my cousin Kellie (we've been trading books a lot lately!) and she nailed this one on the head.  I had heard of Liane Moriarty before with her book The Husbands Secret.  What Alice Forgot is not something that I would typically pick for myself because I tend to stick to Young Adult books, but I am glad that I took the time to read this one.  The book centers around Alice who has suffered a head injury and cannot remember the last ten years of her life - and a LOT has happened in those ten years.  I will say, the book starts a little slower than I prefer, so if you need a book that grabs you from the first page, I would maybe pass on this one. 

If you are interested in purchasing these books, check them out on Amazon by clicking the images below!

Books I purchased in July:

On thing I wanted to start doing is tracking when I purchased books.  This will help me track how long I had a book before I actually read the book.  While on a trip to Costco a few weeks ago, I picked up Me Before You by Jojo Moyes and Summer Sisters by Judy Blume.  Justin had taken me to see Me Before You last month and I really enjoyed the movie, so I thought it may be fun to read the book.  And I love Judy Blume, so I just picked up Summer Sisters on a whim.  I will have to let you know what I think when I finish them!

Well that is all for my books for July! 

To check out the other books I have read this year, check out my 2016 Books tab at the top of my page or check out my reading list on Goodreads! If you have a Goodreads account, make sure to add me because I am always on the hunt for a good book recommendation.

Question of the Day: What good books are you currently reading? 

I'd love to hear from you!

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