Added to My Bookshelves: June

It has been a really excellent month for new books! In June, I had a lot of opportunities to visit bookshops and I was unable to resist.

I was sent copies of Editing Emma, Flight of a StarlingThey Both Die at the End and Freshers for review – and added them all to my current TBR because they sound incredible. I adored Adam Silvera’s The History of Me and You and I’m sure his latest will make me cry just as much. I also enjoyed Lucy Ivison and Tom Ellen’s Lobsters and Never Evers, so of course I made it my next read – and I loved it to bits. Lucy and Tom can do no wrong and it has paved the way for more UKYA set at university.

I bought Emery Lord’s The Start of Me and You as soon as it was announced as part of this summer’s Zoella Book Club – When We Collided was one of my favourite books of 2016. I also took a trip to Highgate Cemetery with fellow blogger Sophie and we had to pop into Waterstones, too. I picked up When Dimple Met Rishi after being intrigued by all the hype and I’m so glad I did. It’s my favourite book of the year so far! I love Dimple. I love Rishi. I love everything about this book.

During Independent Bookshop Week, I went on a bookshop crawl for work and visited Foyles, Goldsboro Books, London Review Bookshop and Stanfords. I picked up Salt to the Sea because it’s ridiculous that I haven’t read it yet – I loved Out of the Easy and Between Shades of Gray – and Stasiland. I read this years ago and as I’m heading to Berlin this autumn, it seems like the perfect time to brush up on my history.

What books have you bought recently?

4 thoughts on “Added to My Bookshelves: June

  1. I adored Dimple & Rishi. So adorable! I am really interested in Editing Emma. It sounds like my kind of book. I am looking forward to your review for it.

  2. I loved Salt to the Sea. The book does a phenomenal job at highlighting the overlooked tragedy of the Wilhelm Gustloff. I really should get round to reading Sepetys’ other books.

  3. I really must read When Dimple Met Rishi!

  4. I’ve picked up Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and a few others.😊❤️

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