June Summary and Plans for July

June has been quite a slow reading month for me. After reading the outstanding book, HHhH, everything else seems poor in comparison. I’ve abandoned almost everything I’ve started and have been unable to concentrate on a single book for any length of time as nothing is engaging enough. Hopefully I’ll find another gem soon and get back on track.

Book of the Month


Books Reviewed in June:

HHhH by Laurent Binet 

Little Princes by Conor Grennan 

The Book of Answers by C. Y. Gopinath 

Half-Sick of Shadows by David Logan 

Gold by Chris Cleave 

Quiet by Susan Cain 

The Carhullan Army by Sarah Hall 

In the Name of Love by Katie Price 

Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis


Plans for July

The Booker longlist is announced on 25th July so I plan to try a few of the contenders and then come up with my prediction for the longlist.

I also plan to take part in Winstonsdad’s Spanish Literature Month by finishing The Hand of Fatima by Ildefonso Falcones and reading The Seamstress by Maria Duenas.

 I also hope to read most of these books:

Dirt by David Vann

The Watch by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

Flight by Adam Thorpe

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

The Portrait by Iain Pears

Zeitoun by David Eggers

I hope you have a wonderful July!