What I Read in June:
Infinity Son (Infinity Cycle #1) by Adam Silvera – 3 STARS
I’ve loved all of Adam Silvera’s previous books and the main reason for loving them is the emotions that the writing made me feel when reading them but I found Infinity Son to be a bit lacking in emotion. And I found the book to be predictable but at the same time I don’t think it’s a bad story, I was intrigued enough to keep reading and I thought the overall plot was entertaining to read.
One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid – 5 STARS
I loved this book and I loved how Taylor Jenkins Reid wrote it in such a way that you really feel the main character being torn between these two men she loved. I loved how the main character had so many realisations about herself and how she came to the conclusion of the story, I loved the writing of the book.
The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu – 5 STARS
The Kingdom of Back is based on Mozart’s sister, Nannerl, and before reading the blurb of this book I didn’t know Mozart had a sister who was as equally good at composing as him. This book is so beautifully heart breaking as it follows a girl who has all this talent and has her own dream she wants to follow but who isn’t allowed by society and the time period she lives in to continue with that dream based on the fact she’s a girl. I loved this book, Marie Lu is such a brilliant storyteller.
Aurora Blazing (Consortium Rebellion #2) by Jessie Mihalik – 4 STARS
I enjoyed this book and I liked finding out more about the siblings of House von Hasenberg. I thought Bianca was an interesting character with intriguing skills but I wasn’t a fan of the love interest Ian. I thought he was an okay character but I felt him and Bianca didn’t have as much chemistry as I would’ve liked them to have. I was intrigued by the plot and I liked how close the siblings in this book were.
SLAY by Brittney Morris – 4 STARS
I really liked SLAY and I loved the writing of it. I was so completely immersed into the online game of SLAY as I was reading and I loved reading about how Kiera was balancing this online world she created with the real world she was living in. The plot was so interesting and I would really recommend reading it.
Seafire (Seafire #1) by Natalie C. Parker – 3 STARS
I liked the general plot of this book and the fact that it’s about an all female pirate crew ready to take revenge on the world. I wish I loved the book more than I did but I didn’t fully connect to the characters and I felt the overall story was very predictable.
Treasure by Rebekah Weatherspoon – 3 STARS
I liked this story and I liked the characters together, I thought it really got across how the characters felt about each other. There isn’t really much of a plot but I still thought it was a good read.
A Treason of Thorns by Laura Weymouth – 4 STARS
I liked A Treason of Thorns and thought it had a unique premise. This book is about the Great Houses which are these living magical houses that have been bound by the King so he controls them. Each Great House has its own family of Caretakers that maintain the house and make sure the house doesn’t get out of control. This book was very intriguing and I loved how Burleigh House was described, it was such a magical whimsical story.
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