Monday, August 3, 2015

July Wrap Up!

Last month I read a total of 9 books! Even though I didn't read as much as last month, I think this was a pretty good number considering that I had a full four days I didn't have any time reading and both my sister and my birthday's happened!

1.) Off the Page by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer

Rating: 4.2 Stars
Off the Page was such a great book! I didn't love it and I didn't like it as much as the first book, but I still definitely recommend it. It's a light, quick read and has a great conclusion. There could be room for another novel, but I don't think there is going to be one.You can find my review here

2.) Angelfall by Susan Ee

Rating: 4.9 Stars
Angelfall was near perfect. The novel started off with a bang and never slowed down. I was biting my nails to see what happened next and I am very highly anticipating reading the next two books. Unfortunately, my library hasn't gotten the third book, so I'm waiting to read the second until they do. Though there are angels in the plot, in fact it's the main plot line, it's not the stereotypical angel book. The plot is dark and gritty, and if you're looking for a read that isn't light and fluffy, than this is the one for you! You can find my review here!

3.) A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Rating: 4.3 Stars
As the first in the new series by the popular Sarah J. Maas, this book blew up and got so much buzz in June and July. Though it was not my favorite novel this month, I did really enjoy the read. The plot was a bit slow at first, but delves into a much more interesting world as the book progresses. You can find my review here!

4.) Fairest by Marissa Meyer

Rating: 4 Stars
Fairest is just what I needed to hold me over to the concluding novel of the Lunar Chronicles that comes out later this year. It wasn't as mind blowing as the other books in the series, but the story was captivating and I loved going back into the world. I would recommend reading the other books before reading this. Though it is a prequel, you would get more out of it by reading by publication date. You can find my review here!

5.) Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Rating: 3.75 Stars
As the second book in the Lux series, I can't tell you much about this novel without spoiling much of the first. That being said, Onyx was a non-stop thrill ride I could not put down! It's not the best written, but the story is enrapturing and I couldn't help but immediately pick up the third novel in the five part series. You can find my review here!

6.) Opal by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Rating: 3.75 Stars
I had the same exact feelings I had for Opal as I did for Onyx. There were times I did get annoyed with the plot, but I could never put it down. I've gotten attached to the characters themselves and I'm excited to see how their story ends. I didn't write a review of this, just because I had the same exact feelings of Opal and I did Onyx.

7.) Deception by C.J. Redwine

Rating: 4.2 Stars
Deception was great! It took me awhile to get used to the world again because it had been almost a year since I read the first book, Defiance. The novel ended on such a cliffhanger and I'm looking forward to reading the concluding novel later this year when I have time. You can find my review here

8.) Scorched by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Rating: 3 Stars
I was a bit disappointed with Scorched. I loved the companion novel, and I had such high hopes for this one. Though the book was intriguing, I just couldn't love it. You can find my review here

9.) The Book of Ivy by Amy Engel

Rating: 4.5 Stars
I was blown away with The Book of Ivy! I had such low expectations and this book was everything I had wanted and more! I am definitely picking up the sequel and conclusion, The Revolution of Ivy, as soon as possible! You can find my review here!

 All in all, I had a really good reading month in June. So far I've already read two books in July and am close to finishing my third. How did your reading month go? Thanks for visiting!

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