10 Books of Summer – Reading Challenge Update

It's June 25 and I've already finished one of my books - and school's not even out yet! Go me! And not only that, I have finally finished the series that is possibly my No.1 Problematic Fave - the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. Yes, I do know all of the things …

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The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken

This was such a fun middle-grade read. It takes an irreverent look at some very dark subject matter - it felt like what I imagine A Series of Unfortunate Events would sound like without all of the breaking of the fourth wall.

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

I am not usually a fan of murder mysteries. I'm not usually a fan of mysteries in general. I gave Murder on the Orient Express 2.25 out of 5 stars and then proceeded to give up on mystery novels. I either find the foreshadowing way too heavy-handed, the stakes not nearly high enough, too much time spent thinking and pondering, or I just lose interest in the mystery. That was not the case with my time spent at Blackheath.

The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett

The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett Received: Library Publication Date: September 18, 2007 Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 4 out of 5 stars The Blurb: One day, while following her corgis out in the garden, the Queen comes across a traveling library. Not wanting to appear rude, she borrows a book - although she doesn't …

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