I read 153 books this year in a 50/50 split between audiobooks and other formats. Being unemployed helped that along, didn’t do much for me in terms of my mental health. But there were so many good reads consumed and published this year, I had to make two lists. Enjoy!Continue reading
Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction
Year Release: 2019
Source: Library Audiobook
Listened to the audiobook
Content warnings: gunshots, murder, knives
These books are such delightfully quick reads. Action-packed, multi-faceted, with a great group cast and corporate intrigue unraveled by brilliant teen rebels.
If you enjoyed Want, Ruse provides more of the same, with tight pacing, an intricate near-future but still cyberpunk-y setting, and a hopeful ending that leaves the reader like the kids will truly be all right, leaving the world a better place than the one they entered.Continue reading
Doing something a little different this month: posting about books I recently acquired or have some kind of deadline on reading.
As far as blog posts go, later this month, I’ll be posting about my second bout of burn-out. Riveting.Continue reading
In March, I have an almost-literal mountain of library books to read, not counting audiobooks.
The Age of Ice by J.M. Sidorova (Library Borrow) Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer (Library Borrow) The Fortress by S.A. Jones (ARC)
- Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst (ARC)
- Flotsam (Peridot Shift #1) by R.J. Theodore
When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey (ARC)
- Assassin’s Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy #1) by Robin Hobb
The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross
- Ruse (Want #2) by Cindy Pon
Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson
One book to beta read this month, and my own to steadily write throughout the month.
I did a lot of good reading in 2018 and was introduced to new favorite people, authors, and series. Here is a list of 19 books I’m really excited to read or see out in the world.
August 2017 was my busiest month. Between wrapping up my summer project, taking a hiatus from writing, a family emergency, and moving, reading was a welcome refuge. Here’s what I learned this month.