I’m finally bringing back my monthly wrap-ups. This year unfortunately got away with me and I haven’t managed to do a monthly war-up since February. However, I am determined to get a wrap-up up for the remaining months of the year. So without further ado here is my monthly wrap-up for August 2021.
– Books –
In August I read a total of 17 books:
- The Tea Dragon Society #1 – Kay O’Neill
- Descender Vol.1 – Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen and Steve Wands
- The Umbrella Academy Vol.3 – Gerard Way
- Naruto Vol.1 – Masashi Kishimoto
- The Warden – Anthony Trollope
- Kimi Ni Todoke: From Me to You Vol.1 – Karuho Shiina
- Persuasion – Jane Austen
- Shantih Shantih Shantih – Daryl Qilin Yam
- The Promised Neverland Vol. 6 – Kaiu Shirai
- Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 7 – Sui Ishida
- Kimi Ni Todoke: From Me to You Vol.2 – Karuho Shiina
- The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem – Amanda Gorman
- A Single Rose – Muriel Barbery
- Gothic Tales – Elizabeth Gaskell
- Middlemarch – George Eliot
- Spy Family Vol. 1 – Tatsuya Edo
- Heaven – Mieko Kawakami
– Favourites –
- Started bullet journaling again this month and I am absolutely loving it.
- Buddy Reads with Matt @qu.lit. We started and finished Middlemarch this month and also started reading Anna Karenina on the 30th.
- Had dinner out for the 1st time in nearly 2 years – we went to one of my favourite restaurants, Pizza Express.
- Had lunch out at a beautiful cafe called Nutmegs -A cute little cafe that my Aunt use to love going to when she was alive.
- Had my second vaccine this month – I’m so pleased to be fully vaccinated now.
- My charity shop find of the month was: My Jack Skellington cookie jar from Nightmare Before Christmas – (official, exclusive Disney piece) – It was in perfect condition and was only £10 (A gifted from my parents).
- Just books in general – book mail, charity shop finds, etc.
– Blog –
Here are some notable posts from my blog this month:
- Sweet Bean Paste Review
- The Good Son Review
- Meet the Translator: Interview with Clarissa Botsford (Italian to English)
- The Vegetarian Review
- Theres No Such Thing As An Easy Job Review
Here are some blog posts that I have enjoyed/loved this month:
- DiniPanda’s Post: Before the Coffee gets Cold Review
- Jessica’s Post: Heaven: Have you ever got Bullied!
- Jessica’s Post: Familiar Things: Life at the Landfill Review
- Naty’s Post: Women in Translation Month Reads Wrap Up
– Bookish Videos –
Here are some of the bookish videos that I enjoyed/loved this month:
- Faith’s Video: Book Shopping Video
- Emmie’s Video: Classic Literature Book Haul
- Olive’s Video: Trash my Bookshelves| Shelf 4
- Victoria’s Video: The Spike Book Tag
- Jade’s Video: Revisiting my Priorities
- Hannah’s Video: Reading a Horror in the Most Haunted Places in Texas
How was your month? Did you have any favourites of the month? If so, please do leave me a comment below.
(Photo is from Unsplash and text was added by me).