wrap up: August 2020

  1. The Bookwanderers by Anna James ★★★★★ | review to come
  2. Stop Kiss by Diana Son ★★★★☆
  3. Henry IV Part 1 by William Shakespeare ★★★☆☆
  4. Cymbeline by William Shakespeare ★★★★☆
  5. The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave ★★★★☆ | review
  6. The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani ★★★★☆
  7. Henry IV Part 2 by William Shakespeare ★★☆☆☆
  8. Out by Natsuo Kirino ★★★☆☆ | review


Favorite: The Bookwanderers
Least favorite: Henry IV Part 2

Other posts from August:

Life updates:

I got an iPhone 11 Pro and the quality of my cat photos has VASTLY IMPROVED. Follow on Twitter for daily cat spam.

Currently reading:

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14 thoughts on “wrap up: August 2020

  1. tried to read Out this month and got 58% into it before i gave up…from what ive read it sounds like it got much more exciting towards the end, but i didnt find what id read particularly exciting…will look forward to reading your review 👀 (also your new iphone cat pics are 💯💯💯💯💯💯 your cats are always so photo ready the camera loves them !!!!)

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    • I’m going to try to keep my review spoiler free but I have THINGS TO SAY ABOUT THE ENDING…… AND THEY ARE NOT VERY POSITIVE. (Do you want me to just message you and tell you how it ends…?)

      And THANK YOU omg I WISH my cats were always photo ready when the reality is that I just spend a ridiculous amount of my time following them around.

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  2. It looks like a great reading month! I will be very interested in your review of Out by Natsuo Kirino. I know that it is a very popular book, but I have been on the fence for ages whether to read it or not. In particular, I wonder how it handled the portrayal of yakuza since goodreads states: there is a “a convincing glimpse into the grimy world of Japan’s yakuza”. Really interesting. Your cats are amazing too!


  3. I had no idea you would read a Middle Grade book? I don’t know why I made that assumption. I really want to try Anna James’ book because I love her, but Middle Grade is so hard for me to get into. Definitely might try it now. ALSO, we are immensely grateful for the cat photos, now improved.


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