Book Journal: May 2014

May Reading Stats: Books (5), Pages (1,645), Days Spent Reading(30)

April 30th – May 4th

geek girlGeek Girl – Holly Smale

Pages (378), Days to Read (6), Rating (5/5) 

A fabulous homage to all the geeks out there. Such a surprisingly fantastic read with some really funny moments. Bring on Geek Girl 2!



May 5th – May 13th

Seige and Storm


Siege and Storm – Leigh Bardugo

Pages (386), Days to Read (9), Rating (3/5)

A great gothic Russian fairy tale with some uncanny parallels with The Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings.



May 14th – May 19th

Whered You Go BernadetterWhere’d You Go Bernadette – Maria Semple

Pages (330), Days to Read (6), Rating (4/5)

A suburban drama with a  cute, quirky feel and a surprising ending. If you like Little Miss Sunshine, you’ll love this.



May 21st – May 25th

3rd April

Goose – Dawn O’Porter 

Pages (228), Days to Read (5), Rating (4/5)

A Tour De France of teenage life in 1990’s Guernsey. As good as the first helping and just as harrowingly honest.



May 27th – May 30th

17888952The First Phone Call From Heaven – Mitch Albom

Pages (323), Days to Read (4), Rating (3/5)

Another inspiring read from Mr. Albom, just didn’t quite hit the bar for me.











Library Haul

Another week, another library haul and lots of book goodies.

The Goddess and the Thief – Essie Fox
Goose – Dawn O’Porter
Hollow City – Ransom Riggs
More Than This – Patrick Ness
Where’d You Go Bernadette – Maria Semple

Most Wanted Releases: April 2014

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                           15th April22nd april The Break Up Artist April 29Ruby 29 April                      






3rd April – Goose, Dawn O’Porter

8th April – Dreams of Gods and Monsters, Laini Taylor

10th April – The Good Luck Right Now, Matthew Quick

10th April – The Museum of Intangible Things, Wendy Wunder

15th April – The Geography of You and Me, Jennifer E. Smith

22nd April – All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, Jenny Han

29th April – The Breakup Artist, Philip Siegel

29th April – Ruby, Cynthia Bond