Welcome to my stop on the Goldilocks blog tour! This book snagged my attention back when it was announced and was one of my most anticipated releases of 2020. I adored Lam’s book False Hearts, and was eager to pick up what sounded like a book that was written for me. A feminist science fiction novel about five women who steal a spaceship? Leaving Earth in order to seek out a better future? Comparisons to The Handmaid’s Tale? Yes please! I’m so thrilled to say that this book absolutely lived up to my sky-high expectations and I loved it -- it is easily one of my favourite books of the year so far.
So I've been doing these monthly TBR strategy posts since April. I find they're really helpful for organising my thoughts and tackling small-term reading goals. Here's my strategy for July.
Conjoined twins! Cults! Dystopian San Francisco! Murder! I took one look and realised that this would be a unique read and just ticks so many boxes for me. I was really impressed by this book -- I ended up really enjoying it and am officially a Laura Lam fan.
Happy bank holiday weekend, UK readers! We seem to get a lot of those at this time of year. It has been awhile since I updated (although there was a brief update here), so here’s how my past two weeks have gone:
I’ve been pretty busy week with wrapping up loose ends at work and packing, because I leave for New York today! By the time this publishes, I'll nearly be at the airport. There’s not much to report this week in terms of reading, but let’s get to it anyway. Books I read: Strange the Dreamer … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up #7
May TBR: my strategy for reading down my physical books and advance reader copies.
It's the end of the week and time for Instagram Sunday!