Sum it up Sunday: July 2018


Sum it up Sunday is a feature post we are going to trial for the closing Sundays of each month. In these posts we’ll detail various things that have excited or upset us over that month.
If you’d like to join us in our summing up, please feel free! Just please, provide a link back to our blog. Thank you.

Stats for the month:


Books Read: 9! wow (This counts last months Currently Reading and not this months…)
Avg Rating: 4.2
Pages Read/listened: 4,010
Books Bought / Received: 8


Books Read : Listened to 1
Avg Rating: 4
Pages Read : None – (listened) 160
Books Bought / Received : 4

What are you reading right now?

Onyx and Ivory by Mindee Arnett
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

onyx and Ivory beautiful creatures

Ms4Tune: Still reading
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett and Legendary by Stephanie Garber
Not far enough into either of them to comment.

pyramids Legendary

What was your favourite book this month?

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman


Fortunately, The Milk... by Neil Gaiman.
I actually really enjoyed this short audiobook. Will definitely be buying this book for Cas when she’s older.

Fortunately, the milk

What was your least favourite book this month?

Uh, either The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket or
The Spook’s Apprentice by Joseph Delaney
One was EXACTLY like the film, the other was NOTHING like…

the bad beginning the spooks apprentice


What do you want to read next?

I can’t decide. Probably the next Seven Realms novel, or one of these:
the wicked deep The Last Namsara the lost witch

Anything really. I’m not really reading at the moment. I have fallen into a reading slump.

What books did you collect this month?


Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Book Box:
Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton
The Lost Witch by Melvin Burgess

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman
The Spook’s Apprentice by Joseph Delaney
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket


Book Box:
Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton
heart of thorns

The Midnight Queen by Sylvia Hunter
The Map of Bones by Francesca Haig
Doctor Thorn by Anthony Trollope
Bright We Burn by Kiersten White

midnight queen map of bones Doctor Thorne bright we burn

What books are you hoping to collect next month?

OOH IT’S FINALLY AUGUST!! So, aside from my book boxes I’m SO happy to be getting:
Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi

star touched stories

A very pretty edition of Jane Eyre… But nothing else.
Oh and my illumicrate

fine jane eyre

How are your challenges going?

Netgalley Challenge: 0
Finishing the Series Challenge: 0
Book Box Challenge: Technically 1? It was a re-read though…
Reviews:  FOUR behind. FOUR!! Maybe I’ll drop some of them, I know I made notes, but it’s just too many books since then…

Netgalley Challenge : 0
Finishing the Series Challenge : 0
Book Box Challenge: 0
The Unread Shelf Project 2018 : 0
Reviews: 0
I Bought It So I Must Read It: 2/36

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