And the Bride Wore White by Dannah Gresh
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Queer Virtue by Rev. Elizabeth M. Edman
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy
31/30 books finished
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Let’s recap the goals:
2. Read ONLY books by women.—Day 63: still staying strong.
3. Read 2 plays—0/2 complete. I’ve still got a month…
8. Listen to 2 books on audiobook (preferably #ownvoices)—0/2 complete. But I have one in progress!
9. Read 15 diverse books—14/15 complete. I definitely plan to read beyond this goal. Forrealz.
11. Read 10 eBooks—6/10 complete. I can manage four next month, probably.
12. Read 10 books from the TBR list—6/10 complete. And four here, I guess.
TL;DR: I still have thirteen progress points to meet over the next month. And I will totally do it, because even if I’ve read thirty books, the jig is not up until August.
But enough of that drivel. WHAT DID I READ THIS MONTH? Read on, mortals.
Worst book this month? Probably His Revolutionary Love by Lynn Cowell. I felt like it was very condescending.
Book that got you out of your comfort zone? This feels like a scapegoat, but La Casa de los Espíritus by Isabel Allende. It took a lot of drive for me to read a full-length novel in Spanish.
Most surprising book this month? On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis! I spontaneously grabbed it at the library after reading Ava Jae’s review, not having any particular expectations, and then it was AMAZING. Seriously, I was so impressed.
Most disappointing book this month? I’ll talk about A Journey of Faith by Kristiana Gregory in another post, but that’s the one. I’m most disappointed in myself for liking Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy, because my weakness for cute romance overcame the problematic elements of the story.
Book from this month you’d recommend to anybody? Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, because it was adorable even if I knew who Blue was early on.
Books reviewed from this month? His Revolutionary Love, Shadows of Asphodel, Click Here (to find out how I survived seventh grade), Ash, and Heaven or This
I don’t have any categories to put them in, but I did want to give a shout-out to Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash and The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie because they were both also good. So read them and enjoy.