CW: This post will discuss COVID
Well, this month was a rollercoaster! What started out as a really fun month ended in COVID for the whole family. As I write this on June 30th I am still testing negative, but everyone else in my house has been out for the week. I feel like I'm starting to get it, but there's so many unknowns so we're all just living in one big isolation ward at this point! It's been a tiring week for all full of disinfecting, testing, and finding the right medications, but I'm confident we'll make it through. Besides that, here's what I got up to this month:
What I Read:
Delilah Green Doesn't Care by: Ashley Herring Blake: 4/5 stars
Elektra by: Jennifer Saint: 5/5 stars
Reckless Girls by: Rachel Hawkins: 2/5 stars
Memphis by: Tara M. Stringfellow: 3/5 stars
Daughter of the Deep by: Rick Riordan: 3/5 stars
Interview with the Vampire by: Anne Rice: 2/5 stars
Right Where I Left You by: Julian Winters: 4/5 stars
Favourite book: Jennifer Saint continued to add to my love for feminist Greek mythology retellings with Elektra! I loved her work on Ariadne, and Elektra did not disappoint. Told from the perspectives of Cassandra, Clytemnestra, and Elektra during the Trojan War, I was very happy with how the story came together.
What I Blogged:
To celebrate Pride Month, I listed some of my favourite books with 2SLGBTQIAP+ representation! Check it out and let me know your recommendations for Pride Month.
Favourite Blog Posts:
Greg discusses the topic of Cloning in Books
Shayna shares Bookish No-No's
June was a fun month until the end! I got to go into Toronto for a few days, see a Toronto Blue Jay's game, and last week before COVID struck, my sister and I got to go to our first concert since the pandemic: The Arkells. Although, the concert may have left us with a parting gift in terms of sickness haha. I also got to celebrate Pride Month in our city and even got to meet one of my favourite drag queens, Brooke Lynn Hytes. Overall, I think the high's of the month outweigh the low's, though it is disappointing that July is off to such a rough start. Still, things could be a lot worse, and I'm looking forward to all the fun stuff this summer has to offer once the sickness is away!
That was my June, how was yours?
Emily @ Paperback Princess