If you are unaware what the Buzzword Readathon/Challenge is see my prior post HERE. Last month the buzzword was TIME and unfortunately like the month prior I didn’t get a chance to read anything that fell under that category, so I will have to catch up in the coming months ! I am excited to continue on with this challenge and complete this months buzzword which is:
This month the buzzword theme is DARK and here my options:
Back in January I posted about 5 books I really wanted to read in 2021 and now that we are halfway through the year I thought I would post an update! At this stage I’ve only read 1 out of 5 of the books so I really have to get cracking if I want to complete them all.
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
This was a wonderful introduction to this trilogy and I can see now why so many people love this book. The writing was descriptive and the world building was immaculate. All of the characters were distinctive and diverse and the way the storylines merged was masterful. I am kicking myself for putting off reading this book for so long and I am happy to have finally completed it. I have a feeling I am going to be continuing on very soon!
My Rating: ⭐️4/5 stars
The other four books I still need to read are:
It’s been a few months since I’ve done a library update so I figured now was the time! I have been really trying to utilise the library more this year and consistently borrow books that I’m interested in but not willing to buy. I currently five six books on loan from the Library: The Obelisk Gate & The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin, The Gilded Ones by Namina Forner, Dark Matter by Blake Crouch and Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales. I have yet to read any of these books but I am very excited by my current selection!
If you are unaware what the Buzzword Readathon/Challenge is see my prior post HERE. Last month the buzzword was space and I ended up completing The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence which was unfortunately underwhelming!! However, I am excited to continue on with this challenge and complete this months buzzword which is:
This month the buzzword theme is House and Home and just like last month I have a couple of options: