It is a new month! Happy New Month! Happy July! I pray this month is filled with happiness and genuine joy because last month wasn’t great for Nigeria. Thank God for life and everything.
June was a serious good reading month for me. If you remember the post about the books I’d be reading in June. The original plan was to read 4 books but I read 7! Thanks to Scribd. We will talk about Scribd at the end of this post.
A book set in Europe: Poison in Paddington by Samantha Silver; I found this book free on Rakuten Kobo, it is one of the series. It was a good read, I wrote a mini review on my Instagram. This was undecided by the time I made up the post on my June reads.
“The weather in London that morning was absolutely perfect. It was an early spring day late in March, the sun was shining but there was still a crisp bite in the air that made me glad “- Poison in Paddington: Cassie Coborn Mystery Thriller #1 by Samantha Silver. ✍🏾 Dasience Reading Challenge Prompt: A book set In Europe. When I couldn’t get a hardcover to fit into the picture, I checked Rakuten Kobo for free books which I randomly picked this one. Did I regret my choice? ✍🏾 Omg! This book is awesome! Cassie Coburn now thirty should be a world class surgeon; practicing the profession she has studied all her life for. Life comes with a plot twist; she got hit by a car. This changes her story as she can no longer make use of her hand (100%) which is necessary for her profession, and also a knee injury. ✍🏾 Cassie decides to move to London to snap out of depression where she begins an adventure she would have never imagined in her life. ✍🏾 This book is interesting and easy to read. Her life in London captures everything London is know for. It is a series which by the first installation is totally worth it. ✍🏾 I want to be more versatile in my reading that’s why I included a book set in Europe and trust me, I love London. This is one of those random books you just read that’s actually good. Hopefully I will get other books from the series. ✍🏾 Is there any random book you picked and eventually liked?
A book by a local publishing firm: From the Crevices of Corps Hearts by Chinyere Chukwudi-Okeh. I also enjoyed this book. There is a review here. I actually did read good books in May.
Any Book available: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. This is a serious one (one of the most hyped books of 2018). There is a mini review on my Instagram page. If you are not following me on Instagram, what’s up fam?
A travel book: The Carnivorus City by Toni Kan. This was also undecided as at the time I made the post then. I found this on Scribd and it was a winner for me. There is a mini review on my Instagram.
OTHER BOOKS I READ IN JUNE;
Omo by Alexander Emmanuel Ochugwu
Lost and found: Find Hope in the Detours of Life by Sarah Jakes
American Princess: The Love Story Of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
A Gecko’s Farewell by Maik Nwosu was part of my proposed June reads, I am yet to finish (fingers crossed)
I would be buddy reading Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini with Aeesha of @thatothernigeriangirl on Instagram. That is why I am yet to read it.
A book by a Kenyan author: Confessions of a Kenyan Uber Taxi Driver by Charles Chanchori. I found this book on Okadabooks and I really do not know what to expect but fingers crossed.
A book with a bland cover: When Lemon grows on orange tres by Diekera Oloruntoba-Oju. I got this at Ake Festival and it’s just about time to read it.
A genre you do not like: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes. I am not really a non-fiction person especially self-help books or so, I am mostly comfortable around memoirs but I know Shonda Rhimes is a good story teller so it should be worth it.
A book with a title that starts with A: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. It is about time I read a book by this author.
A book owned but never read: The Hunger Games by. I did not see the movie so I have no idea.
OTHER BOOKS I MIGHT READ
We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated , and True by Gabrielle Union. (Audiobook)
Son of Man by Amara Nicole Okolo
Sex, Jesus And The Conversations The Church Forgot by Mo Isom.
Scribd is a digital library, e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles. I got to learn about Scribd last month and it has been a great experience. You can sign up with this link and get two months free, Trust me, there are so many great titles there.
I got distracted with my reading last month, I was reading so many books at a time, it was my June plan that gave the common sense kick.
How is your reading game going?