July Wrap Up

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Hi friends! I know this a few days late, but I didn’t want to miss the chance to recap one of my best reading months. July was a pretty busy month and I thought I only read 4 books because that’s what it felt like, but I was WRONG. I hope you enjoy my short wrap up!

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June Wrap Up

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Hey everyone! I can’t believe we’re halfway through the year. 2018 is flying by, but that means we’re closer to my most anticipated read of the year – Queen of Air and Darkness! June wasn’t my best reading or blogging month because of moving; however, I read five books and I enjoyed all of them. I read two contemporary books and three fantasy. My average rating was 4.8, which is quite high. Most of the books I read this month made it on my list for 2018 favorite reads. Without further ado, let’s get into the wrap up.

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Mid Year Freak Out Tag

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Hi everyone!!! I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since I logged on here or even thought about my blog. The last two weeks were pretty busy and exhausting. I took a hiatus to focus on packing and moving to a new city for work and now that I’m settled, I’m happy to be back. I was tagged by Kelly at Another Book in the Wall to do this tag and I thought this would be perfect comeback post. Writing this tag was a great opportunity for me to reflect on the books I’ve read so far -38- and my 2018 reading goals. So, let’s get started!

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Review: The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang | An Addictive Story About War and Vengeance

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“War doesn’t determine who’s right. War determines who remains.”

The Poppy War is a debut military fantasy novel inspired by modern Chinese history. I heard about this book a few weeks ago on Twitter because of some drama that unfolded around the targeted audience and content. That discussion plus the rave reviews piqued my interest and I started reading it right in the bookstore. After reading it, I can wholeheartedly say The Poppy War is worth the buzz it has received and unlike anything I’ve ever read. It’s well written, engaging, and incredibly layered. I can also tell you, this book is for an older audience because it’s brutal, graphic, and doesn’t pull its punches.

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