Monthly Archives: July 2016

June Wrap-Up, Life Updates, and 4th of July

Hey guys! Long time no speak! How you doing? First of all, happy 4th of July America!! Are you doing anything fun for the 4th? Last night I went to see fireworks and ran into ten million people that I know so that was fun. We also had an impromptu barbecue. Confetti poppers are the best things in the world!! Today, on the actual 4th of July, I don’t think we have anything planned. We were going to just spend the day by the pool, but the weather doesn’t seem to want to cooperate. I think we’re going to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (part 1 and 2) and just chill.

Now let’s talk about my June wrap-up. I meant to get this up earlier, on the last day of the month like I usually do, but I never got around to writing it. This month I feel like I was planning on reading a lot more than I did, so I feel like I didn’t read enough. I got a job at a camp as an assistant counselor for a bunk of twelve 4 yr. old boys, so when I finally get home, I’m too exhausted to do much of anything else. The truth is, I did get an okay amount of reading done, so let’s sees what I read in the month of June!

1.Doon by Carey Corp

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Doon is about a girl who thinks she’s going crazy when she starts to see a mysterious blond boy popping up everywhere, and than disappearing. When she travels to Scotland with her best friend, she gets tangled in a tale of secret kingdoms and witches. Doon is loosely based on the premise of the musical Brigadoon, and has many references to the play.                                                                                                                                                                       I gave this book a 4 out of 5 stars on Goodreads. I really did enjoy this book, but it was a little iffy at times. It had a lot of “seriously?” moments, but overall, it was a pretty good book. f314ff15b40f1354c76d01aa28ca51ea

2.Let The Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger

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This is another book about a character who sees people nobody else can see, but in this story, a boy, Vane Weston, survives a category 5 tornado, that killed his parents, with his memory totally wiped. I gave this book 4 out of 5 stars, and you can check out my review here.

3.To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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If you don’t know what this book is about, it’s basically follows a girl in a quiet southern town as she is faced with question of racism and morality, and how she grows up through the years. I gave this book a 3 out of 5 stars because while it was interesting, it bored me a little.

In the month of June I also started reading The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson, and it has been amazing! I’m really enjoying this book. I’m currently on page 407 and I think I’m going to get some more reading done after I put this up. Anyway, happy 4th of July and I hope to talk to you soon!

-Leah