Wrap Up

June 2019 Wrap Up

We’re halfway through the year! Isn’t that wild?

June was another great month. The Raptors won the NBA championships and I’ve never seen Toronto vibrate with that kind of energy; I attended my first wedding in my friend group; I met Fredrik Backman and he signed my copy of Beartown; and I got approved for some ARCs that I never thought I’d get!

As for reading? It definitely wasn’t my most successful month, but I was lucky enough to read some fantastic ARCs!

Here’s what I read in June:

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2.5 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Review, Romance, Sally Thorne, William Morrow Paperbacks

99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

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99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

Published by William Morrow Paperbacks on January 29th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Pages: 368

Goodreads

“Maybe he’s 1 percent mine. That has to be enough.”


 

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4 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Review, Roshani Chokshi, Wednesday Books, Young Adult

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

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The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Published by Wednesday Books on January 15, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 388

Goodreads

“Nothing but a symbol? People die for symbols. People have hope because of symbols. They’re not just lines. They’re histories, cultures, traditions, given shape.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, Contemporary, Review, Young Adult

On The Come Up by Angie Thomas

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On The Come Up by Angie Thomas

Published by Balzer + Bray on February 5th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

Pages: 464

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“There’s only so much you can take being described as somebody you’re not.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Bloomsbury YA, Contemporary, Ellen Hagan, Renée Watson, Review, Young Adult

Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

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Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

Published by Bloomsbury YA on February 12th, 2019

Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary

Pages: 400

Goodreads

“Watch us shut it down. Watch us break it loose. Watch us rise.”


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