Which books are worth the read and which should you skip? Find out what books I’ve been reading lately and whether I recommend them.
Since things are opening back up again in Utah, you’d think that my reading numbers would have slowed down, but you’d be wrong.
Although I’ve been able to go out more, I’m still keeping the kids at home as much as possible. Which means plenty of time around the house for me to read.
May has been an interesting reading month for me. I was able to fit in a few new 2020 releases, with mixed results.
After that, I went a bit crazy on the nonfiction front – picking up all the self-improvement, business, and parenting books I could find.
To top it off, I finally embraced the DNF and gave up on several books. Usually, I feel an intense need to finish every book I start, but my relaxed stance in May allowed me to not waste time on some less-than-stellar reads.
May Reading List
In all, I found nothing wrong with the book, though it is nowhere near “The Grapes of Wrath of our time.” The real controversy lies in the publishing industry itself. The lack of diversity makes it hard for “own voices” stories to be heard. This leads to very valid concerns about the industry only wanting “trauma porn.” The terrible marketing job for this book didn’t help at all. Read more →
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Berkley through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Thomas Nelson through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
Arthur C. Clarke
One of the best perks of being a book blogger is receiving advance review copies (ARCs) of upcoming book releases from publishers.
At the beginning of each month, I cover all the new book releases coming out, and the June 2020 book releases are right around the corner. Here’s a peek at the June releases I’ve already read.
My To-Read List
What’s up next for me? Before I let you go, here are a few of the titles I’m hoping to get through this upcoming month.
Be sure to come back in April to see which ones I read.
What books did you read in May?