Did This Month Really Just Happen - June Recap

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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June was...let's just not speak of it.


May was all about fun and my bookish BEAcation. But June? June was all about back to reality. Back to job hunting, back to bills, back to all that stress.

So, yeah, not speaking about June.

Thank heavens for my season pass to Universal, nothing like a fun escape from reality when you're having a stressful day.


I read 20 books this month.

After Math by Denise Grover SwankPath of the Heretic by Ivan AmberlakeTruthwitch by Susan DennardThe Hidden Prince (Orphan Queen # 0.1) by Jodi Meadowslegacy of kings by eleanor hermansoul of the dragon by natalie j. damschrodergaldoni by cheree alsopglamour by penelope fletcherher husbands harlot by grace callawayEvangeline by alexia purdyone perfect night by bella andrethe ruby circle by richelle meadScotsmen Prefer Blonds by Sara Ramseythe fixer by jennifer lynn barnesreckless by cornelia funkedoll house by anya allynenchanted castle by chrissy pebblesthe invasion of the tearling by erika johansenNowhere But Here by Katie McGarryLois Lane : Fallout by Gwenda Bond


After Math (Off The Subject #1) by Denise Grover Swank - 3/5
Path of the Heretic (The Beholder #2) by Ivan Amberlake - 3/5
Truthwitch (The Witchlands #1) by Susan Dennard - 5/5
Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals #1) by Eleanor Herman - 4/5
Soul of the Dragon (Soul #1) by Natalie J. Damschroder - DNF
Galdoni by Cheree Alsop - DNF
Glamour by Penelope Feltcher - DNF
Her Husband's Harlot by Grace Calloway - 3/5
Evangeline by Alexia Purdy - DNF
One Perfect Night by Bella Andre - DNF
The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines #6) by Richelle Mead - 4/5
Scotsmen Prefer Blondes by Sara Ramsey - 3/5
The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes - 4/5
Reckless (sampler) by Cornelia Funke - DNF
Dollhouse by Anya Allyn - DNF
Enchanted Castle by Chrissy Peebles - 2/5
Nowhere But Here (Thunder Road #1) by Katie McGarry - 4/5
Lois Lane: Fallout (Lois Lane #1) by Gwena Bond - 5/5

Overall rating of books this month: 2.4/5
(My goodness, these DNFs are killing my average! I need to stop picking up every book and actually read the whole blurb.)

Read Previously But Review Posted This Month:
Spelled (#1) by Betsy Schow - 4/5
A Court of Thorns and Roses (#1) by Sarah J. Maas - 4/5

Co-Blogger Reviews:
Noggin by John Corey Whaley - 4/5

The 100 by Kass Morgan - 3/5
Emmy and Oliver by Robin Benway - 5/5

Break It Down

Paper Bindings - June 2015 Recap

I always seem to favor either YA or Adult books each month. Poor little NA is neglected. 

Paper Bindings - June 2015 Recap

Paranormal wins once again. No surprise there.

But who is that in second place? Contemporary!? ME? How did that happen?

Paper Bindings - June 2015 Recap

I am looking forward to finish cleaning out my ereaders so I can go back to having higher averages.

I solemnly swear to no longer pick up free ebooks just because there is some remote chance in Siberia that I might enjoy it. From now on I will only pick up ones I am pretty sure I will enjoy. 

At least until I get them under control again.

Up On The Blog

Curious about what happened to us at BEA/BookCon? Well, we shared our experience here.


July is going to be the month of whatever I want to do/read. No plans. No limitations. No rules. Having fun my way.

We also have a new feature coming to Paper Bindings. The little icon in the side bar may or may not give it away. :) We have some fun posts planned for the future so stay tuned!

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