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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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