September 2020’s Reads

I told you about my super special awesome bookclub (The Book Democracy Book Club)where we are given a bingo card and random reading prompts. You read the book and a mod gives it a look over before checking off your box. It gives me something to look forward to every month, and helps me prioritize my massive TBR (To Be Read) pile.

Did I say massive? I meant MASSIVE.

One book gets to pull double duty and work for any prompt AND the free space. Woo hoo!

 

This month’s reads were:

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (Words Other than Title/Author on Cover)

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (Starts with K)

Auschwitz: A Doctor’s Eyewitness Account by Miklos Nyiszli (From Katie’s GR List)

Severance by Ling Ma (Not a Western)

Koko by Peter Straub (Published in the 80s)

Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk (Author Last Name L or P)

Horns by Joe Hill (TBR Challenge/TBR Jar/ Backlist)

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson (Mystery)

 

My favorite book of the month was, hands down, The Knife of Never Letting Go. It was so fresh and unique. I plan to finish up the series. But as a whole, I wasn’t thrilled with the books I picked merely because they were such downers. Way to read about Auschwitz, Vietnam, and SIDS, Mercedes. And during an international pandemic, nonetheless. I think I’ll try to lighten things up next month.

What are you reading? What’s the last awesome book you read?

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