Hello everyone! With the closure of June and Pride Month, I want to take a moment to encourage everyone to continue exploring all viewpoints and perspectives year round, and to wish you all a happy July!
I hope you all had a wonderful, powerful June, and have something excited planned for July.
In June I Read
- 11 Books Total
- 2 Physical Books
- 1 ebook
- 8 Audiobooks
I finished 6 of the 8 books on my June TBR, and I am currently reading the last two on the list!
Most Stunning Fantasy: The Kingdom of Copper
Will Stick with Me the Longest: Off the Record
Most Addictive: Camp
The Books I Read Were
Title: Pride and Premeditation
Author: Tirzah Price
Rating: 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Blurb: Lizzie Bennet aspires to be a lawyer for her father’s firm. So when a murder occurs and the dashing Mr. Bingley is accused, Lizzie sets out to solve the murder- but the serious Mr. Darcy doesn’t want her help.
Title: I See London, I See France
Author: Sarah Mlynowski
Blurb: Sydney spends over a month traveling through Europe with her childhood friend, Leela who recently broke up with her boyfriend. But when the girls see Leela’s ex in Europe, and Sydney begins to fall for his best friend, things get complicated.
Title: It’s Not Like it’s a Secret 🏳️🌈
Author: Misa Sugiura
Rating: 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Blurb: When Sana and her parents move to California, she’s ready for a fresh start- but secrets follow her to her new life. Like how she likes girls and thinks her dad might be cheating on her mom, and as Sana tries to fit into a new place, secrets build and romances bloom.
Title: The Road Trip
Author: Beth O’Leary
Blurb: When Addie carpools with her ex-boyfriend, Dylan to a friend’s wedding, she thinks she has everything under control. But as the past is uncovered, everything Addie knew is challenged and she realizes people can change.
Title: Boyfriend Material 🏳️🌈
Author: Alexis Hall
Blurb: Luc has spent his life in the public eye because of his famous, rock star parents. To improve his look, Luc decides to find a proper guy to pose as his normal, nice, media- friendly (fake) boyfriend, and the sweet, proper Oliver is ready for the challenge.
Title: Camp 🏳️🌈
Author: L. C. Rosen
Rating: 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Blurb: Randy reinvents himself into a cool, sporty guy to get the attention of his long time crush, Hudson, at Camp Outland, a place for queer kids to meet and hang out over the summer. This book is full of queer characters, summery activities, and amazing relationships.
Title: Everything Leads to You 🏳️🌈
Author: Nina LaCour
Rating: 4.5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Blurb: Emi is an aspiring set designer and a hopeless romantic whose love life is a mess. When Emi discovers a mysterious letter from a recently deceased movie star, she sets out on a quest to find its owner- and the events spiral to change her life completely.
Title: One Last Stop 🏳️🌈
Author: Casey McQuiston
Blurb: When August moves to New York City for college, she expects to continue her quiet, solitary life as normal. But upon meeting her kind, quirky roommates and getting a job at a local diner, August realizes that her life is about to get excited- and then she sees Jane on the subway…
Title: The Kingdom of Copper
Author: S. A. Chakraborty
Blurb: In the stunning second book in the Daevabad Trilogy, events continue to spiral and alliances are tested.
Title: It Ends With Us
Author: Colleen Hoover
Rating: 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Blurb: After growing up in an abusive household, Lily left home and made a life for herself. But as Lily begins falling for neurosurgeon, Ryle, the past comes back to confuse things in the form of her first love, Atlas.
Title: Off the Record
Author: Camryn Garrett
Rating: 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Blurb: When aspiring journalist, Josie, wins a writing contest and is sent on a multi-city tour with the cast of an upcoming movie, she can’t believe her luck. But as she begins to fall for her interview subject and hear stories about a Hollywood star taking advantage of his women employees, Josie realizes that she is way over her head.
My July TBR
- Jay’s Gay Agenda
- The Empire of Gold
- Out of Character
- A Pho Love Story
- Spin the Dawn
- Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake
- Hang the Moon
- Unravel the Dusk
What have you read this past month? I would love to hear about all the books you read and things you did! I took a trip to Palm Desert which was a ton of fun- even though it was insanely hot!
Be safe, Stay strong, and Change the world!! 🏳️🌈❤️✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻❤️🏳️🌈