Monthly Wrap-Up: October 2018

Hello book Lovers! I hope you had happy October month. Mine was not good not bad both in reading and health-wise.

Books I read in October-

 

Total Book read: 6
Total Pages read: 1678

Books I reviewed in October:

Children’s Fiction / Middle Grade:

One Very Odd Teacher by Robbie Yates

Stars 5/5
it was fun, entertaining, suspenseful mystery that kids would love to solve.
I highly recommend this book to all young readers.

The Adventures of Isabelle Necessary by Martii Maclean

Stars: 4/5
book was charming, easy to read and kids would love to explore streets of Saggy Beach town and discover adventures of Isabelle Necessary.

The Adventures of Wilhelm, A Rat’s Tale by Maria Ritter

Stars: 5/5
it was steady paced, informative and insightful travel book with nice illustrations that kids would love to explore.
It wasn’t much of fun it’s purely educational and travel book for young reader.
Kids will be inspired to record their own travel experience through this book.

Do Bugs Wear Shoes? by Addie Broussard

Stars: 5/5
colorful educational and a perfect classroom book
I recommend to all teachers and kids.

Mystery / Thriller:

You Never Know by Akash Verma

Stars: 3/5
it was nice, interesting, engaging psychological thriller but was a bit predictable and implausible.
One can try this book, if story piques your interest.

The Golden Orphans by Gary Raymond

Stars: 4.5/5
it was short, unique, intriguing and suspenseful book.
I highly recommend it to readers who love mix of suspense and literary fiction.

Urban Fantasy / Mythology:

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi

Stars: 5/5 (Golden Stars)
this is best novel I read in 2018. BOTM in September.
It was engrossing, adventurous and adrenaline inducing, page turner novel featuring people of color. It had everything in the book that a YA fantasy lover would want.
If you haven’t read this book yet, get it ASAP.

The Shadow’s Servant (Shadow Magic #2) by Justin Swapp

Stars: 4.5/5
it was absorbing, unputdownable, cleverly written, adventurous dark magical world of shadow with complex family dynamic and lots of twist and turns.
I highly recommend this book to all fantasy lover but make sure you are reading this in sequence.

Salt for Air by M.C. Frank

Stars: 4/5
it was captivating, emotional with wonderful narration and strong plot that retelling
fantasy lovers would love to read.

And Book Of the Month:

Isabella

Isabella (Chantelle Rose Series #3) by Cristina Hodgson

stars: 5/5
I really loved this last book of the series. it was hard to part with this series and I’m going to miss the main character of the book who was witty, refreshing and steadily developed in series.
It was humor dripping, entertaining, refreshing adult romance with mystery and family drama.
I highly recommend this series to fan of this genre.


Book Blitz / Promo:

Who by Megan Mitcham

Forgetting My Way Back to You by Karina Bartow

And No Birds Shall Sing by Elizabeth Clark

Cover Reveal:

To Whatever End by Lindsey Frydman

A Pack of Blood and Lies by Olivia Wildenstein


So that’s it. Wish you all fantastic November!

How was your month in reading?
What have you read? Do we share common books from this list or are you going to add any of these books on your TBR?

Share your thoughts in the comment-box below or share link to your monthly wrap-up so that I can have a look at your month in reading.

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Hi, I'm Yesha, an Indian book blogger. Avid and eclectic reader who loves to read with a cup of tea. Not born reader but I don't think I’m going to stop reading books in this life. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

4 thoughts on “Monthly Wrap-Up: October 2018

  1. 6 books is way more than I read this month so well done 🙂 The cover for Salt for Air is gorgeous! Those colours! Just checked out your review and I adore retellings and love mythology so it’s pretty much everything I look for in a book 😛 Just downloaded it to my Kindle now!

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