My Bookish Month of July 2019

Hello and welcome to my overview of the month July! Christ what a month! It started great with a week off work, and I got lots of reading and blogging stuff done, I went through a reading slump, I crawled out of said reading slump, I had a crazy week at work/home and major fatigue as a consequence, it was the hottest day ever and I was soooooo sluggish because of all the heat that I’m astonished I got any reading done at all, let alone any reviews! Still, I have now read and reviewed ALL OF MY NetGalley ARCs (!!!) and in related news: I’m 43 books ahead of schedule for my Goodreads challenge. Not bad at all 😁 Anyway, this was my bookish July, and here’s some of what I’ll be posting this month:

What I read (full novels):

55, James Delargy
Death Comes to Dartmoor (Merriweather and Royston #2), Vivian Conroy (review to follow)
Video Killed the Radio Star, Duncan MacMaster (review to follow)
The Beholder, Anna Bright (review to follow)
Clear My Name, Paula Daly (review to follow on the tour next week)
Trance, Adam Southward (review to follow)
Twisted, Steve Cavanagh
The Girl in Red, Christina Henry
In the Absence of Miracles, Michael J. Malone
The Undoing of Arlo Knott, Heather Child
Breakers, Doug Johnstone
The Furies, Katie Lowe
The Marriage Trap, Sheryl Browne
The Whisper Man, Alex North
The Scribe (A Kramer & Carver Thriller #1), A.A. Chaudhuri

What I read (novellas):

Careless Whisper, T.S. Hunter (review to follow on the tour next week)
Last of the Magpies, Mark Edwards

What I read (graphic novels):

The Walking Dead – Compendium 1 Chapter 5 through 8, Robert Kirkman

What I listened to:

In Her Wake, Amanda Jennings (review to follow in Orentober)
Keeper (Emily Roy & Alexis Castells #2), Johana Gustawsson
The Girl With All the Gifts, M.R. Carey (review to follow)

What I read earlier but reviewed this month:

From Inside The House, W.D. Jackson-SmartΒ 
The Lies We Tell, Niki Mackay
Dead in Venice, Fiona Leitch
Degrees of Guilt, HS ChandlerΒ 
Recursion, Blake Crouch
The Reunion, Guillaume Musso
The Chain, Adrian McKinty
Cisco, James W. White
Bad Bastards, Paul Heatley
Wanderers, Chuck Wendig

This month I also surfed the Positivity Wave, and then I surfed it again. I also shared an extract of The Last Stage.

That’s not too shabby I think, for a sluggish slumpy reading month 😊 But what was my book of the month??? I loved a few and Careless Whisper did come very close to winning, but in the end I chose the book that broke my heart:

Thanks for joining me! I hope you had a good month too and here’s to a new month of happy reading!

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