I read pretty much anything, from fantasy (City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett) to romance (Bared to You by Sylvia Day) to classics (Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad). The only genres I don't read are self-help and comic books/graphic novels.
I am so behind in my blogging!! I've got three major posts to write and they all need to be done ASAP as they are all late.
My household had a dreadful problem with mysterious middle of the night internet usage that led to everyone being ordered to turn their devices off whenever they walked away from them for more than an ad break's length of time so that we didn't go over our data limit and in order to keep track of who was using the Internet when. The next problem happened when it was decided that our password needed to be changed to eliminate the possibility of a hacker getting into our system in the middle of the night. For unknown reasons after the password was changed our modem extender was no longer recognised by our devices, which meant that internet usage was restricted to only one end of the house (unfortunately, not the end I tend to sit in).
With all these problems and restrictions I got out of the habit of logging on to Goodreads and Booklikes every morning and started eschewing the trials of trying to use the Internet for the fun of continuing a large cross stitch project that I put aside about five years ago. Now that the mysterious midnight internet surfer has been foiled and the extender has decided to behave itself again I've gotten back into my old 'internet all day, every day' habit, but I hope to continue on with doing my craft projects. There's enough time in the day for three hobbies, right (reading, wiritng, and sewing)? With the occasional day off from one activity to focus more intently on another? Anyway, that's what I'm going to be attempting for the rest of the year, which will mean slightly less time on the Internet. So, while I will continue to review every book I read (that's a lifelong goal), I won't be around to comment as much as I have previously been. So please don't think I'm ignoring any of you, I will reply to your comments/questions/messages, it just might not be today.
Anyway, to the books I read way back in May. May was a pretty good month for me, 13 books, although that did include two DNFs which ended up being the last two reads of the month which caused mixed feelings of disappointment that the month ended on a sour note and relief that I was done forcing myself to read books I wasn't enjoying. You can find links to my reviews of those books below.
1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, you can read my review here
2. Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth, you can read my review here
3. The Choice by Nicholas Sparks, you can read my review here
4. Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1) by Orson Scott Card, you can read my review here
5. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner, you can read my review here
6. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, you can read my review here
7. Where Sea Meets Sky by Karina Halle, you can read my review here
8. City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare, you can read my review here
9. Vision in Silver (The Others, #3) by Anne Bishop, you can read my review here
10. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (Sisterhood, #1) by Ann Brashares, you can read my review here
11. Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare, you can read my review here
12. The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, you can read my review here
13. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, you can read my review here
My Reading Stats for May
Well, that's another month done, now immediately on to June's post as I'm running a bit behind with these things. Talk to you all later and have a great day.