June 30, 2016

Wrap Up June 2016

Another month has passed and actually I am so happy that this one has ended. It´s been a top month I witch I haven´t had a much time to read, the majority of my time have been speeded studying, so you can figurate it out why I am happy that this one is over.

This month I haven´t read as much as I used but considering all the things that I´ve done I am pretty happy with my mark: 8 books. It might be 9 if I do not have a tone of thing to do today but I have only read the 45% of the book that I am currently reading so I won´t be finishing it today becuse despite being on vacation i don´t have time. 

But enough of me rambling and let´s go with all the books I have read this month. It happens that this month I’ve been posting reviews of the books I read last month because there was so many of them that I want to talk about. But reviews for the majority of this are coming soon, starting tomorrow with a book review and a Giveaway so stay tuned for that.

This was the first book I read this month and even when I read the book in Spanish I decided to put the title in German in case some of you are from there. The title, at least for what it´s called in Spanish would be something like Thirteen Runes. I do not know if that stands for its real title, so if you know some German, leave a comment down below and tell me if the translation is correct. And yes, I am the girl who is going to be living in Germany and speaks not a single word of it.

I wrote a full review for this book but it´s in Spanish, in case you are interested on it, it´s liked on the title of the book as usual.

In this book we follow Sir Walter Scott who was a very well-known Scottish actor back in the day. He is trying to figurate out a series of mysterious events that lead him and his family to great danger.

As I said in my review I loved this book and gave it 4 out of 5 stars.

The second book  read this month was a reread for me. But it was so great, because even when I read the book last year I did not remember most of the details. This book was a birthday present because I tried to start Sky Key and did not remember a single thing. And because my mum it´s so nice and sometimes she listens to me she bought the book for me.

I wrote a full review, in this case it´s on English, with all my thoughts on the book and it´s linked on the title of the book. Overall I will say that it´s a very fun book to read because there is a lot of action happening. You do not have time to breath. i gave it 4 out of 5 stars.

Sky Key by James Frey

This book I bought it a while ago, the same day I bought Lady Midnight and I was really looking forward to see how the things continue after all what happened on The Calling. To be honest I gave this book 4 out of 5 stars because its last 100 pages are so good. 

But I talked about this book with a friend and he actually liked the whole book so I guess I might be the only one with those issues. Anyway a full review for this book it´s coming next week so staid tuned for that. 

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

I´ve finally read Outlander!! I´ve been meaning to read this book for such a long time, but I wasn´t able to find a copy anywhere. Finally I went to my favorite book store and there it was one of its shelves: calling me, waiting for me take it home. And so I did it.

My thoughts on Outlander are basically that I’ve loved the book but because I’ve seen the TV show I knew what was going to happen overall. Actually Outlander TV show it´s one of the greatest adaptations I’ve never ever seen. It´s faithful to the book on its majority.

I gave this book 4 out of 5 stars and I am really looking forward to read the second book on the series, as soon as I have money to buy it.

Song of the Blackbir by D.B. Michaels

I am not going to say nothing about this book, because you have a full review for it coming tomorrow. Well I will just tell you to stay tunned for this one!!

The Lesson of the Master by Henry James

So I´ve been trying to read more diversely and I decided I will read some classics this year. I haven’t completed those just yet but I will eventually. But I should have included some American classics because I am really enjoying those.

The lesson of the Master is a short novel in which we follow Paul Overt a young and successful writer. He gets to meet his idol, Saint George, who tries to teach him a lesson and in between he meets Marian Fancourt who he feels in love with.

I gave this book 4 out of five stars, but I do not like to review classics because I am pretty sure that they are classics for something. However you do not have to like them just because.

Then I decided to reread The Mortal Instruments series because I’ve been meaning to do it for a while now and a reread it´s always easy that the reading of a new book and with the hardest finals at the end of the month I needed all my brain focus on econometrics, financial statement analysis and that stuff.

As I said in my review (that is in Spanish just for the moment and link on the title) I was kind of disappointed by it because I remember to like it better the first time I read the book. But the main reason of my disappointed I think it´s because even when this book it´s not bad it´s less good that Clockwork Angel and Lady Midnight that are just two stunning and amazing first parts.

Overall this time I gave it 3 out of 5 stars.

To keep going with my reread I went for City of Ashes because I loved the Shadowhunters universe and if you have been following the blog for a while you might have notice it.
Reading City of Ashes I realized how much everything has grown. Not just the story and the characters but Cassandra Clare as an author.

I gave this book 5 out of 5 stars.

So those have been all the books that I have read during June What have you read? Do you have any 
recommendations for my July TBR?

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  1. I'm a huge fan of Shadowhunters as well! x

    1. Hard not to be a huge fan :). They are so good!! Which one do you like the best??