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Dancing out of June 2020

June is over and we are now at the midway point that is the trash fire of 2020. I mean, lets be real, this whole year so far is just one shit storm after another for the most of us. For June we really started going into the Summer temperatures (with a heat wave to boot).

Reading Challenge

The Numbers

In June I read a total of 18 books which makes the total of 2020 89 books read.
Of the 18 books 12 books were fantasy, 3 books were contemporary, 2 books were sci-fi and 1 book was non-fiction.
Out of the 30 days of June I read 18 days which amounted to a total of 5281 pages. My best reading day was June 19th  with 539 pages.
The rating average of this month was 3,88.

Kopie van Ontwerp zonder titel

  1. A Touch of Death (The Outlands 1) by Rebecca Crunden | 4 Stars | ARC
  2. Late Eclipses (October Daye 4) by Seanan McGuire | 4 stars
  3. Angel of Crows by Katherine Addison | 3 stars | ARC
  4. Soulless (Parasol Protectorate 1) by Gail Carragher | Reread
  5. One Salt Sea (October Daye 5) by Seanan McGuire | 4 stars
  6. Nothing is Strange by Mike Russel | 2 stars | ARC
  7. Going Postal (Discworld 33, Moist von Lipwig 1) by Terry Pratchett | 5 stars
  8. The Wysman by Dorothy A. Winsor | 4 stars | ARC
  9. Miranda in Milan by Katharine Duckett | 3 stars | Novella
  10. Changeless (Parasol Protectorate 2) by Gail Garagher | 4 stars
  11. Blameless (Parasol Protectorate 3) by Gail Caragher | 3 stars
  12. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo | 5 stars
  13. The Governess Affair (Brothers Sinister 0.5) by Courtney Milan | 4 stars | Novella
  14. Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo | 4 stars
  15. Ever After by Olivia Vieweg | 2 stars | ARC | Graphic Novel
  16. The Tea Dragon Tapestry (Tea Dragons 3) by Katie O’Neill | 5 stars | ARC | Graphic Novel
  17. Ashes of Honor (October Daye 6) by Seanan McGuire | 4 Stars
  18. Shaking Hands with Death by Terry Pratchett | 5 stars

readathon wrap it

I am skipping the reading challenges for this month since I just did an update on them in the midway challenge updates.

Prompt Explanation Book
Mandatory Prompts
The Ghost King Read a Book Featuring the Undead Changeless
Bring Back from the Dead Read Something You Already Read Before Soulless
The Underworld Read a Book with a Dark Cover A Touch of Death
Death Comes Choose a Book from your TBR Randomly One Salt Sea
Hermes Free: God of Thieves Steal a Book From Someone Else’s TBR The Poet X
Advised Advanced Challenges
Sword and Shield Read a book featuring a character you would not get along with Late Eclipses
Monster Fighting Read a book featuring Magical Creatures The Angel of Crows
Other Advanced Challeges
Archery Read a Book shorter than 200 pages Nothing is Strange
Pegasus Riding Read a Book Published in the last 5 years Clap When You Land
Canoeing Read a Book with a Blue Cover Miranda in Milan
Climing Wall Read a Next Book in a Series Blameless
Capture the Flag Read One of your Most Anticipated Books

The Wysman

Reading Challenge(2)

⌘ I don’t even recall that much from June to be honest. I feel like it went by in a blur.

⌘ Father in Law finally got the surgery he needed after having the brain hemorrhage. It was brain surgery. He was let home after 3 days but that ended up being way too quickly, and he had to return to the hospital because he wasn’t doing well. Those were some stressful times. But he is out of the hospital and doing well now.

⌘ I’ve had a lot of hayfever problems. Even through the meds I can loose my voice and still an itchy nose and eyes. It doesn’t help that there was a change of meds becase they couldn’t got the ones I got first and was really tired because of that change (well most likely).

Reading Challenge(3)

Announcements and the Like
⌘ Cover Reveal | The Theft of Sunlight by Intisar Khanani

Wrap Ups and Other Memes
⌘ Dancing out of May 2020
⌘ Show Your Bujo Theme| May
⌘ Best of the Bunch | May 2020
⌘ Time to Take a Look at Some Challenges Mid-Year

Nowhere on Earth by Nick Lake | ARC
A Touch of Death (The Outlands 1) by Rebecca Crunden | ARC
Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin van Whye | ARC
Nothing Is Strange by Mike Russell | ARC
⌘ The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho | ARC
⌘ The Angel of the crows by Katherine Addison | ARC
⌘ The Wysman by Dorothy A. Winsor | ARC
⌘ Going Postal (Discworld) by Terry Pratchett
Mexican Gothic by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia | ARC

Top Ten Tuesday
⌘ 6 SFF Books with Asexual Characters I Still Want to Read
⌘ Some of My Favorite SFF LGBTQ+ Books
⌘ Books on My Summer 2020 TBR
⌘ Happy 10 Years to #TopTenTuesday | Looking Back at an Old Prompt
⌘  24 Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2020

Discussions, Topics and the Like
⌘ Book Haul #54 – All the Books All the Time
⌘ Questioning My Way Through the Awesome Blogger Award
⌘ Books by Black Authors to Read This Summer
⌘ Mid-Year! Time to Freak Out! | Mid-Year Book Freak Out 2020
⌘ Six Month Update on Some Other Reading Challenges

Reading Challenge(4)

watched june 2020
The Somerdahl Murders | Season 1 | Ep 3-8 | Finished 
And with this the season has ended. I liked it for the most part but I’m not a fan of the love triangle. And the wife is a bitch, justifying her cheating. #sorrynotsorry

Miraculous | Season 3 | Ep 2-6
I quite enjoy this cartoon ❤

⌘  The Bookshop | Movie
This was just a cute movie to see.

Aliens vs Predators | Movie
We couldn’t sleep one night when it was really hot so we watched this. It was okay. I liked that the MC was a black strong woman who was the only one who survived.

A duo sings alternative lyrics on (mostly) well known songs about things that have been on the news in the last year. They make harsh but true jokes often.

Days of Future Past | Movie
I wasn’t sure if we’d watched this X-Men movie because we’ve been  bit out of touch with the franchise in recent years, but I remembered a few bits and pieces of it so I think we at least watched parts of it before. Wolverine is always good ❤

Apocalypse | Movie
Finally got to see this one. I am pissed at what they did with Storm.

Siren | Season 1 | Ep 1
I’m a little on the fence still with this one. I might continue.


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⌘ Lila from Hardcover Haven shares 5 fantasies that deal with mental health disorders.
⌘ Hester from Books with Ben shares Webcomics they have loved.
⌘ Ely from Of Wonderland shared A Day in the Life of My Cat.
⌘ Caitlin from The Scientist and Her Books shares some statistics on her readings.
⌘ La La in the Libary shares various lists of black owned shops in this post.
⌘ Lindsey from Lindsey Reads shares books by trans or non-binary authors you need to check-out.
⌘ Jackie B. from Death by Tsondoku shares her anti-racist reading list.
⌘ Kal from Reader Voracios shared lots of resources and reading recommendations for Black Lives Matter.
⌘ Jenna from Falling Letters shares 18 Middle Grade Speculative Fiction Books by Black Authors.
⌘ Cait from Paper Fury talks about how you can keep supporting diverse books all the time.
⌘ Sammie from The Bookworm’s Den talks about how working at the library has changed how she talks about books.

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This monthly wrap up will be linked up with the monthly one by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction. This so we can blog hop to each others wrap ups easier.

18 thoughts on “Dancing out of June 2020

  1. Ik ben steeds zo onder de indruk van jouw aantal gelezen boeken. Bij mij gaat het lezen jammer genoeg nog steeds heel moeizaam dus het aantal ligt behoorlijk laag. Geen ramp natuurlijk maar desondanks wel spijtig vermits ik de afleiding van het lezen mis én het kunnen wegduiken in een wereld zonder dat de realiteit (of pijnklachten) me daarvan afleiden. Gelukkig gaat het ondertussen wat beter met je schoonvader. Wel triest dat je nog steeds zoveel last hebt van de hooikoorts. Awoe voor 2020. Ik hoop echt dat 2021 of de tweede helft van dit jaar het tegenovergestelde gaat zijn. Alle dagen lijken nu op elkaar waardoor ik vaak het gevoel heb dat ik op automatische piloot leef.

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    1. Ugh ja sowieso als je thuis zit zoals wij dan is het al lastig om alles uit elkaar te halen en dan met covid werd het nog eens een beetje extra erg.

      Ik denk dat het deze maand ook wel een stuk minder zal worden hoor haha. Met Merijn thuis is het toch wel anders. En ook vorige week toen hij bij mijn ouders was toen heb ik er maar 2 gelezen haha.

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  2. I definitely feel you on June feeling like a blur.Glad to hear your father-in-law is doing better!
    You had a great reading month – I really want to try some Elizabeth Acevedo, so glad to hear you like her books so far!

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