Wrap Ups

September Wrap Up | 2017

Good morning and welcome to another episode of Alexandra tries to commit to her blog once and for all.

I thought I’d share with you what novels I actually managed to finish through out my Severe September reading slump. And boy, it’s not pretty . . . I started so many books but wasn’t really able to get into them which is disappointing – but hopefully October is my ~month~

  1. Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel | ✰✰✰✰
    I really related to this beautiful novel and ended up giving it a well deserved 4/5! It was the perfect book to read at the beginning of a new month, and I was really happy with it. I spoke more about in my latest review here if you want to hear more of my thoughts.


    Read the blurb for this cute Contemp here

  2. They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera | ✰✰
    Sarah and I host a young adult bookclub based here in Melbourne – rightfully named The YA Room  – and TBDATE was chosen by you as our September BOTM. I know Sarah has really strong positive feelings for this book, and really appreciated it, I didn’t. I only gave this one 2/5 stars, and tbh . . . that was generous of me.I didn’t relate to any of the characters, and couldn’t wrap my head around Adam not really understanding how the world actually worked?


    I’m posting a review soon to express more of my opinion/rage, so keep your eyes peeled for that!!

    Read the blurb for this Spec Fic/Contemp here

  3. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon | ✰✰

    Yet again, another book that was completely over hyped. And another disappointment AND YES I know I have really over  used that word in this post and no, I’m not sorry.I was enjoying Everything, Everything so much that after a fortnight of barely reading, I managed to finish it within just two days – which is honestly a miracle in itself – and then bam, that “”””plot twist””””????? WoaH, #thatcopoutthoooo

    The so called ‘plot twist’ complete ruined any love I had for this one and it really frustrated me. Out of all the spoilers I had seen about this movie and book, apparently the plot twist was never one of them.

    Read the blurb here

I’m actually so bummed that out of the three books I managed to read this month, I only liked one of them. I finished Juniper Lemon first, which I really, really enjoyed, and that was only followed by two very awful books that I had heard so many amazing things about.

Have you read any of these books? What books do you usually read to pull you out of a reading slump?

To better reading months, and losing reading slumps!alexandra

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