May Reading Report

At long last, I am a college/uni graduate and fully vaccinated and looking forward to Doing Things again. (Not sure what Things, exactly, but I’ll figure it out.) 

Reading Challenges Check-In

Goodreads Reading Challenge

  • Read this month: 33
  • Current total: 132 / 200

Beat the Backlist Bingo

  • Read this month: 6
  • Current total: 48 / 52

Popsugar Reading Challenge

  • Read this month: 7
  • Current total: 41 / 50

Asian Readathon

@asianreadathon β€’ #asianreadathon
Hosted by Cindy (@readwithcindy). You can combine challenges and read in any order;
however, EACH book you read should feature a character or author of a different Asian ethnicity.

βœ” Read any book written by an Asian authorBitter in the MouthMonica TruongVietnamese author & MC
βœ” Read any book featuring an Asian protagonistThe Love and Lies of Rukhsana AliSabina KhanDesi author & Bengali MC
βœ” Read any book written by an Asian author in your favorite genre β†’ CONTEMPORARYAll of This Is TrueLygia Day PeΓ±aflorFilipinx author
βœ” Read any nonfiction book written by an Asian authorMinor Feelings: An Asian American ReckoningCathy Park HongKorean author; Asian-American focus
βœ” Read any book written by an Asian author that’s not US-centricA Snake Lies Waiting Jin YongChinese author & cast

State of the ARC

State of the ARC is a monthly meme created by Evelina @ Avalinah’s Books.

Acquired – 3

Welcome Home by Najwa ZebianNetgalleyDNF
I Am Margaret Moore by Hannah CapinNetgalleyTBR
The Enneagram at Work by Jim McPartlinNetgalleyDNF

Read – 3

Within These Wicked Walls by Lauren Blackwoodβ˜…β˜…β˜†β˜†β˜†
If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich β˜…β˜…β˜…βœ―β˜†
A Heart Divided by Jin Yongβ˜…β˜…β˜…βœ―β˜†

Did Not Finish – 3

The City Beautiful by Aden Polydoros[ review ]
Welcome Home by Najwa Zebian[ review ]
The Enneagram at Work by Jim McPartlin [ review ]

Remaining ARCs – 2

Read This Month

Clicking on the titles below will take you to the book’s Goodreads page.
[ARC] indicates an advance review copy; [RC] indicates a post-release review copy.

5 Star Reads

4.5 Star Reads

4 Star Reads


Monthly Total:

33 read + 13 DNF
3.52 average rating

  • What are the best/worst books you read this month?
  • Which books, if any, are you hoping/planning to read next month?
  • Did you participate in any reading challenges and/or readathons this month? Are you signed up for any next month?

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