June 2019 Reading!

I seriously cannot believe that it is July already! Where did half the year go? This month, I’ve been busy with family gatherings. I had a family reunion for my mom’s family mid-June and then a giant 90th birthday party for my Grandma on my dad’s side. To say that I’m officially peopled out would be putting it lightly.  Needless to say, with all of the family gatherings, my reading definitely suffered. I’m used to reading about 10 books a month, and this month I read 7. It might not be a lot of books, but I’m happy that I was able to get that many books read. This month, I DNFd quite a few books, so the fact that I read 7 books was a miracle in itself. As you all know, I’m a firm believer in DNFing books when you’re not enjoying them. I obviously wasn’t the right reader for some of the books I tried to read this month.

If you’re reading this monthly wrap-up post, I want you to know that I appreciate you. I love this blog, and the fact that I have a few readers truly brings a smile to my face. I hope that you’ve found some fun books to read from my blog. If you have any thoughts, comments, or questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

As most readers know, our reading habits vary from month to month. I’m doing these monthly wrap-ups because the Ravenclaw in me LOVES all the statistics! I’m currently using the reading log by Book Riot to find all of my stats so if this looks like fun, I highly recommend taking a look at their reading log!

So without further ado, here are my stats for June!

May Totals:
Books read: 7
Books I did not finish (DNF’d): 3
Hours listened: 17 hours & 46 minutes
Pages Read: 832

Totals:
Total books read: 57
Total books I did not finish (DNF’d): 6 (oh look, it doubled)
Total hours listened: 5 days, 20 hrs, and 31 mins
Total pages read: 6,109

Averages:
Average days per book: 4
Average pages read per day: 33.94
Average books read per month: 9.5
Average hours listened per day: 46 minutes, and 50 seconds

Genres Read:
General Fiction: 3
Crime: 1
Sci-Fi/Fantasy: 16
Romance: 33
General Non-Fiction: 1
Memoir/Biography: 1
Current Affairs/Social Science: 2

Fiction Vs. Nonfiction
Fiction: 52
Nonfiction: 5

Format Read:
Print: 3
eBooks: 23
Audio: 31

Books Read:
1. Evil Eye by Madhuri Shekar – 4 Caffeinated Stars
2. The Bookish Life Of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman – 3 1/2 Caffeinated Stars
3. Super Fun Sexy Times by Meredith McClaren – 5 Caffeinated Stars
4. How to Date Your Dragon by Molly Harper – 4 1/2 Caffeinated Stars
5. James Clyde and the Tomb of Salvation by Colm McElwain – 3 1/2 Caffeinated Stars
6. Love and Other Wild Things by Molly Harper – 4 Caffeinated Stars
7. Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper – 3 Caffeinated Stars

Favorite book of the Month: Definitely Super Fun Sexy Times by Meredith McClaren. This is an erotic graphic novel, and I LOVED it! The graphics were well done, and I thoroughly enjoyed the fact that it featured diverse characters, diverse sexuality, Kitten Play, BDSM scene negotiations, and so much sexy consent. My full review will be coming out when it is closer to the publication date!

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  1. 7 books is still a huge accomplishment! I’m trying to get better at DNFing books I’m not enjoying. I hate feeling like I’ve wasted time, but I’m a lot less patient about sticking with books that just aren’t holding my attention now than I used to be.

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