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Hey Epic Geeks,
This month I finished nine books. This excites me soooo much and I’ll share a little secret… I’ll be beating that number in October. Look forward to some amazing full book reviews and possible a book Youtube (What??? You read that right!). Now let’s hop right in.
Last month, I shared the amazing book “Red Queen” by Victoria Aveyard in my Books I Have Finished (August) post. Of course, I continued the series with Glass Sword and I have to say… people were right… I was disappointed. It really was not as good as the first book and the book could have been so much better.
I’ve been a fan of Zoe Sugg for a while, also known as Zoella on Youtube. I finally read her book Girl Online. Surprisingly, and I mean this in the best way, it was really good. I enjoyed it. The book was a pretty easy read. There were many things I loved throughout and I actually have a post specifically about the book coming up so stay tuned. I’ll link it here when it is up!
I’m going to talk about The Selection Series; The Selection, The Elite, and The One together because they’re such an easy read. I read them within a few days and even though I have conflicting feeling, I couldn’t set the books down. I both loved and hated this series … There was a lot of good … and a lot of bad. I think my biggest issue was that the author could have done so much MORE with the series. There was so much potential to be so much better. America Singer was a really just an, as Katie (kaa Katysxo) said, insufferable protagonist. Let me know if you want a full review on this series (and her follow up series as I’ve read that now too).
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi was pretty amazing. Just think of never being able to touch anyone. One touch basically shatter’s someone’s lifeline or suck’s their energy away. I don’t know how to talk about this too much without giving it away but seriously just go read it. I can’t wait to read Unravel Me (the second book).
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier was amazing. I haven’t read Sapphire Blue yet but I definitely wish I had. Gwyneth grew up with her cousin Charlotte training for the time-travel gene. However, turns out, Gwyneth is the who ends up getting thrown into random eras until she finally speaks up and gets to travel with Gideon. Definitely an enjoyable read!
Firstlife by Gena Showalter was one of my favorite books this month. It was so good. There is going to be a full review of this book coming and I’ll link it here because I have way too much to say. I haven’t read the next book, Lifeblood, yet but I cannot wait.
Last but not least is November 9 by Colleen Hoover. She has become one of my favorite authors because she is just amazing. Basic principal of this story is, a young girl and boy (18) met and wanted to continue living their lives even though they instantly felt this huge connection. Fallon moves to New York to pursue theater but Ben stayed in LA to pursue writing a book on their love story. Every November 9th, they can spend those 24 hours together. Every other day of the year, there is no communication. Colleen Hoover tosses in a ton of twists and turns and all I can say is just jump in and read it because she’s just so amazing. Go. Go find her books and READ THEM.
What are you reading currently? What did you read last month?
Keep calm and stay epic,