Saturday, 2 July 2016

June 2016 InkStains

After almost 3 months of blogging, I'm starting to notice what comes around and goes around - monthly roundups. 

This is my first post of the henceforth monthly update of the books that left a stain on my reading mind. In other words, all the books read by me during the past month. I will combine this with the monthly Library Card page. Still need to find a quirky title though, so watch this space!

My Library Card for June 2016 ended up being a bit of a disaster. I only managed to finish 1 (yes, one) of the scheduled books.


The Defense states: 
  • I did finish 11/22/63 and that book should count for at least 3 books
  • We went on holiday unexpectedly 
  • I finished a book that took me 2 months to complete (not 11/22/63)
  • I revamped the blog
  • I couldn't load  The no 1 Ladies Detective Agency (still need to look into that)
  • I registered for Netgalley and got distracted
  • I read 11/22/63 and got stuck in time

The Defense rests.

Books that I did finish in June:

Paperback

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This is a brilliant novel that I still can't believe took me so long to finish. 5 Star rating 







Kindle 



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The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman - It wasn't Alice Hoffman's best book, but anything by her is worth reading. 4 Star Rating

11/22/63 (Goodreads link) - The key evidence that will sway the verdict in favour of The Defense. 5 Star rating


Audio (Librivox)

My quest in search of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is nearing an end. I've finished both The Invisble Man and The Picture of Dorian Gray


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Both of these books are truly great works, although I desperately felt the need to pull my Psychology 101 textbook closer. 3 Star Rating (both)


InkStain of the month:  

Believe it or not, it was actually a tie between Come, thou Tortoise and 11/22/63, but I have decided to give it to: 

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Mainly because I just can't stop talking and thinking about this book! I already know that there are a number of readers out there and in here who also loved this book. I didn't write an actual review on this novel, but rather gave 10 reasons why you should really read 11/22/63 (if you haven't already)



What was your favourite book for June 2016?

Please join me tomorrow to have a look at my Library Card for July as well as The Sunday Post.

Enjoy the rest of your Saturday! 


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