June/July Reading Round-up and August TBR (2013) | Summary and Q&A

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July 30, 2013
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June/July Reading Round-up and August TBR (2013)

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The content provides a wrap-up of books read in Jun-Jul and a TBR list for upcoming months.

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Key Insights

  • 🫠 The author enjoyed reading the Fables graphic novel series and recommends it.
  • 🧚 "Strands of Bronze and Gold" is a YA historical fiction book with a fairy tale retelling.
  • 🫠 The True Blood books are addictive and fun to read.
  • 🫠 The author is currently reading "Heliodorus's Ethiopian Romance" and "The Crane Wife" and has started "Anna Dressed in Blood" and "Fortunately, the Milk."
  • 🫠 She plans to read the next book in the True Blood series and "Chariton's Ki" in August.
  • 🫠 "Out of the Easy" is a book the author purchased and plans to read soon.

Transcript

hi guys so I am here today to do my uh reading wrapup and TBR for Jun SL July um I'm doing it for those two months because I wanted to show you all the books I read that were not part of the 30-day read so I read a few books before The 30-day read started in June and I've read a few books since the 30-day end reading challenge ended in July so I'm ... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: What book series did the author read before the 30-day reading challenge?

The author read the first two books in the Fables graphic novel series before the challenge started. She enjoyed the series and plans to start the third book soon.

Q: Which book did the author review and recommend for those interested in YA historical fiction?

The author reviewed "Strands of Bronze and Gold" by Jane Nickerson. She enjoyed the book and recommends it to those who enjoy YA historical fiction or fairy tale retellings.

Q: Why did the author give the True Blood books three to four stars?

The author enjoyed reading the True Blood series but gave them lower ratings due to the repetitive nature of the story in each book. She suggests that reading them with breaks in between may prevent this repetition from being irritating.

Q: Which children's book did the author find funny and reminiscent of another favorite book?

The author found "Fortunately, the Milk" by Neil Gaiman to be funny and reminiscent of Rod Doyle's "The Giggler Treatment." She thinks adults reading this book with children would also enjoy the humor.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • The content provides a wrap-up of books read before and after a 30-day reading challenge, including the Fables graphic novel series and "Strands of Bronze and Gold" by Jane Nickerson.

  • The author admits to getting addicted to the True Blood series and shares her thoughts on the books.

  • She discusses books she started reading in August, including "Heliodorus's Ethiopian Romance," "The Crane Wife" by Patrick Ness, "Anna Dressed in Blood" by Kendare Blake, and "Fortunately, the Milk" by Neil Gaiman.

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