May's come and gone and June's arrived, and brings my mid-year exams with it. Heh. So naturally, that means I won't be doing much else but preparation this month.
But anyway, there's this month's wrap-up:
2011 Debut Author Challenge:
This month for the Debut Author Challenge, I read and reviewed Divergent by Veronica Roth, which debuted on the 3rd. You can see my review here.
This month I read and reviewed 18 novels that go towards the challenge's goal of reading 100 books this year, bringing my running total up to 78. You can see my list of books read with links to their reviews so far here.
Aussie YA Reading Challenge:
This month I read and reviewed 3 novels that go towards the challenge's goal of reading 12 YA books by Australian authors. Their reviews are linked below, marked by asterisks.
- Guest Post by Aimee Said: Breaking the cycle of bullying
- Elizabeth Scott Week (Introduction | Conclusion)
- My Top Five Favourite Characters (Top Fives will become a new monthly feature. Or sporadic feature, if I get lazy. Which I may.)
- Rachel Caine Signing recount
- Kristin Cashore and Cassandra Clare signing
- Kaffe Klatsch with Marianne De Pierres and Allison Goodman recount
This month I've reviewed the following books:
- Finnikin Of The Rock by Melina Marchetta*
- Between Shades Of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
- Little Sister by Aimee Said*
- How To Ditch Your Fairy by Justine Larbalestier*
- Choker by Elizabeth Woods
- Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler
- The Dark And Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan
- Bite Club by Rachel Caine
- Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott
- Stealing Heaven by Elizabeth Scott
- Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
- Something, Maybe by Elizabeth Scott
- The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott
- Grace by Elizabeth Scott
- Between Here And Forever by Elizabeth Scott
- The Dust Of 100 Dogs by A. S. King
- Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick
- Divergent by Veronica Roth
You can find a list of all the books (alphabetized) that I've ever reviewed on this blog here.
A feature inspired by Audrey at holes In My brain, at the end of each month I'll pick the favorite book I read, and feature it as my Book Of The Month.
June's Book Of The Month is The Dust Of 100 Dogs by A. S. King. The review's linked above.