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April & May Reading Recap

I never got around to sharing a recap of my April and May reading and reviewing. So I'm going to try to catch up now, and hopefully will keep up with this for the rest of the year! I've started enlisting my son's help with reviews, so I'll be including those in the number of reviews published on the blog, but not in the number of books I've read.


  1. Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus by Tom Angleberger - reviewed by Carter
  2. Not Without My Father by Andra Watkins - read and reviewed
  3. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes - read and reviewed
  4. The Mapmaker's Children by Sarah McCoy - read and reviewed
  5. Worth It! Shatter Your Excuses and Free Yourself to Shine by Heidi Kleine - read and reviewed
  6. Ryder: Bird of Prey by Nick Pengelley - read and reviewed
  7. The Orbital Perspective by Astronaut Ron Garan - read and reviewed
  8. Five Night Stand by Richard J. Alley - read and reviewed
  9. The Treasure at Devil's Hole by Jody M. Mabry - reviewed by Carter
  10. Smile by Raina Telgemeier - read
  11. The Organ Takers by Richard Van Anderson - read
  12. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells - read
  13. The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez - read
  14. At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen - read
That list above tells me I need to catch up on reviews!!!


Total Books Read: 27
Total Reviews: 26

Historical Fiction: 2
Middle-Grade Fiction: 4
Elementary Fiction: 1
Young Adult: 0
Contemporary Fiction: 7
Mystery/Thriller: 6
Science Fiction: 3
Nonfiction: 2
Memoir: 2

For review: 13
For book club: 4
For me: 10


Cloak & Dagger Reading Challenge - 6/10
Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge - 4/10
Library Challenge - 5/6
Finishing the Series Challenge - 3/7
Follow my progress here


  1. Looks like a great couple months. I Only Read 2 in May and 15 for the year. Must read and review faster! Great job on your challenges, don't forget to linkup your Travel the World reviews in the linkups by continent. Happy reading!

    1. I've been so bad about keeping up with challenges! I will link up the reviews. I think I reviewed one of those but not the other yet.


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