Wrap Up | July 2020

Hello, bookish friends! ☀️

Another month has come and gone, so you know what that means! Time for a wrap up. July was definitely not my best reading month since I only read six books, however, I did for the most part enjoy the books that I decided to pick up. I even managed to sneak my second five-star read of the year in. Now that August is here I’m trying to wrap up the books I have sitting on my “currently reading” shelf this way I can switch over to the spooky/autumn reads I have planned for this year. Nothing like a little head start, am I right?

Let’s dive in!

What I read in July

Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel – ★★
Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl – ★★★
The Vanity of Roses by Lily White – ★★
Nightfall by Penelope Douglas – ★★★★★
The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix – ★★★★
The In the Role of Brie Hutchens by Nicole Melleby – ★★★★

Reviews for July Reads

Review: Darling Rose Gold
Review: Nightfall (Devil’s Night #4)
Blog Tour | Review: In the Role of Brie Hutchens
Review: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires

Check back for more soon!


Don’t feel like reading a review?
Here’s my thoughts on each book in one sentence!
  1. Darling Rose Gold – These characters can choke for all I care.
  2. Neverworld Wake – Final Destination-esque with a day from hell that never ends.
  3. The Vanity of Roses – Where’s the plot?
  4. Nightfall – Literal perfection, haven’t been the same since.
  5. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires -Bitches get shit done.
  6. The In the Role of Brie Hutchens – The fact that a MG novel like this exists makes my heart swell.

Favorite Read of the Month

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Nightfall was everything I could have asked for in terms of wrapping up the Devil’s Night series and I am so incredibly sad to see it go. I finished this book about four days ago and I haven’t been able to pick anything else up since. I just need to mourn that my time is up with my favorite group of twisted characters.

Least Favorite Read of the Month

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The Vanity of Roses definitely had potential to be A LOT better than what it was. The main issue I had with this book was there was no plot at all until about the 75% mark, the rest of the time it was just the two MC’s being truly terrible to one another. I’m a pretty big fan of dark romance but this was just a no from me.

Until next time,

2 thoughts on “Wrap Up | July 2020

  1. Happy weekend!!! I had so much time on my hands this month, like all the others since the pandemic, and was able to read a lot of books, but no 5 star for me 😭 – lol.
    Also Nightfall is all over Goodreads at the moment – glad you loved it.

    ~ Corina | The Brown Eyed Bookworm


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