AND I’M BACK! This is me saying hi from my three months of absence here. *awkward laughs* I’m totally aware it’s been so long and I’ve felt really bad about it. If you think I’ve been up to something big these last three months, I wasn’t nor I’ve read loads. I just didn’t have that much time and energy indulging anymore on my bookish life since I’ve transferred to my new school last June. But I think I’ve quite adjusted well now and I’m ready to be back on this game. YAY!
Moving in to a new school wasn’t easy. I must admit I had several breakdowns on my first week on it. Though I’ve gotten the hang of it soon enough. I’ve made new friends (two of them I think are for life), learned new mathematical problems and spotted a lot of cute guys. LOL! It was rather fun trying on new things and meeting new people. Should I tell I’ve topped first on our class. *happy dances* I couldn’t just be grateful enough. First quarter done, three more to go. I AM NOT OK.
My reading game though was not to brag about. I tried reading as much as I could but I only came up with 5 books on three months. That’s few to think I have set my reading goal this year to 50. I’m halfway there though I doubt I can complete it in just four months left for this year. Wow! I can’t believe it’s been eight months already.
CHEERS TO EVERYTHING THAT’S BEEN AND EVERYTHING TO BE!
BOOKS READ IN JUNE
The Girl In The Mirror – Cecilia Ahern ★✩✩✩✩
This is just the second book I’ve read from Cecilia Ahern (the first was none other than Love, Rosie). I didn’t at all expect anything from this book but it was still able to disappoint me as hell considering the length and the different short stories. But I do think it’s still a handy book to have if you want a short hour of oddly reading.
Me Before You – Jojo Moyes 3.5/★★★★✩
I read it a week before I saw the film. I’m pretty late at this and I know everyone must have known what it’s all about by now. It was rather satisfying, but not enough that it exceeded my expectations for it. Although I can say the hype is very much real and the book really deserves every praise it has gotten. I guess it just wasn’t my cup of tea. I did cry though, so I can say it’s THAT good. If you’re still one of the few who hasn’t read it yet, I highly recommend you to. Just watching the movie isn’t enough, I swear there’s more to the book!!
*A MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR ALL THE BOOKS I’VE READ IN JULY*
BOOKS READ IN AUGUST
Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom ★★★★★
THIS BOOK IS A PIECE OF WORK. I cannot express how much praise I have for this book! It is just clearly one of the best out there. Outstanding. Moving. Perfect. Mitch Albom has truly done an amazing job on his works knowing this is just the second book I’ve read of his. Mitch Albom is something; Tuesdays with Morrie is something. JUST READ IT.
A Work in Progress – Connor Franta ★★★★★
This is the first memoir I’ve ever read and though I like Connor and his videos, I’m not a super fan. BUT after reading A Work in Progress, I think I am now. Lol. To be honest, I didn’t expect liking this book at all thinking it would just be a boring narration of his life. I was wrong; I so loved it that I think I shed a tear or two. It’s just that, everything about this book felt raw and honest. Overall, I enjoyed this book prior to the lessons it brought me. However, I would only recommend this for those who are fans of Connor otherwise this might come a little dull to you.
After You – Jojo Moyes ★★★✩✩
After You is the sequel to Me Before You (as if you don’t know that yet). It had become a little bit of a drag for me but I think reading it and knowing what’s happened after the first book was rightly satisfying.