September was practically over before it started – or at least that’s how it felt.
However, despite the “quick” month, I did manage to read a total of 8 books! That’s not normal by my standards. I haven’t written reviews for all of the books yet, so you’ll just have to settle for the rating for now.
But it was a great reading month so let’s delve into what books I used my time on:
The first book I finished in September was ‘Eve of Man’ by Giovanna and Tom Fletcher and I absolute loved it! I am already craving the sequel, which will hopefully be out next year.
After that great start I went on to reading ‘The Teashop on the Corner’ by Milly Johnson, a fun and very British romantic novel that I ended up enjoying immensely.
The next book I read was sent to me as a review copy from the Danish publisher, Gyldendal, and it was the Danish publication of ‘Very Good Lives’ by the one and only J.K. Rowling. The book is a transcript of the speech she gave to a graduating class from Harvard back in 2008 and it was very enlightening.
Next came, probably my most anticipated release of 2018 (I know, it’s not Kingdom of Ash) and I was lucky enough to receive a review copy from the publisher, Gyldendal and I met the author at an event and signing where I preordered the book as well (before getting it in the mail) so I own two signed copies of Ravnenes hvisken #3 (Whispers of Ravens), the final book in the phenomenal YA trilogy involving Norse Gods and the end of the world.
Next I read ‘Our Chemical Hearts’ by Krystal Sutherland and I was surprised at how fun it was, despite some heavy topics (I laughed out loud a few times and posted the most hilarious passages on my Instagram story). Definitely worth the read.
The next book brought with it some trouble – I had purchased a copy of ‘It Only Happens in the Movies’ by Holly Bourne from Amazon and when I was almost at the end, there was a mishap with the pages and it was missing 49 pages. I immediately contacted the publisher and they were kind to send me a replacement copy, but man, oh man, the wait (read: a weekend) was bad and as soon as I got the book I read it to the end. And it did not disappoint.
I am a reviewer on Netgalley and I was accepted to an early e-book of ‘Fight and Flight’ by Samantha Young. The premise sounded great and I practically ate the book in one sitting. I finished it in less than a day and loved it!
Lastly, with the 8th book, we have ‘Beautiful Broken Things’ by Sara Barnard. The cover is gorgeous and the book, however a little long and stretched, was a very good read dealing with some heavy issues, but definitely worth it.
So there you have it. All the books I read in the month of September. My favourite was definitely Ravnenes hvisken #3.
How many books did you read and which one was your favourite?