Books read: 14

Books by Women: 11

Books by POC: 5

Funniest Book: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Saddest Books: Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead tied with The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Most Interesting Format: Infidels by Abdellah Taïa

Places Visited in Books This Month: Vietnam, Lagos, North and South Carolina, Boston, England, the inside of a competitive gymnastic gym, a magical circus, Paris, underwater, Calcutta, Morocco, and Lincoln, Nebraska

Best Book of the Month: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


My last month before school began again and I plunged into my To-Read list… hard. I know I won’t match this rate of reading long with grading starting to come in, but it was nice to “travel” a lot this summer, at least in the pages of a book or twenty.