Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2021

Posted May 3, 2021 by Stephanie in monthly wrap up, Uncategorized / 8 Comments

I read a lot of books this month. More than I usually do. Not sure why or how but happy about it nontheless. Also read quite a few 5 star reads which is also always a good thing. 😀

 

 

Following Her by Natalie Knight — 2/5★ (my review)
Kings, Conquerors, Psychopaths: From Alexander to Hitler to the Corporation by Joseph N. Abraham — 5/5★ (my review)
Het No-Nonsense Meditatieboek by Steven Laureys — 4/2★


The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace — 3/5★
An Ignorance of Means by Jennifer Oakley Denslow — 3/5★ (my review)


Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook by Liv Albert — 5/5★ (my review)
The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff — 4/5★ (blog tour/review to come)


Brutal Winter by Quirah Casey — 5/5★ (my review)
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir — 4/5★ (my review)


Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare — 5/5★
From the Children’s Home to the Gas Chamber: And how some avoided their fate by Reinier Heinsman — 5/5★ (review to come)

 

Favorite Book of the Month:

Finally sort out who’s who in Greek mythology—from gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everyone in between!

Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out? Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology with this collection of profiles to tell you who’s who in classical lore!

In Greek Mythology, you will discover the backstories of the heroes, villains, gods, and goddesses that enjoy popularity in today’s shows and films. With comprehensive entries that outline each character’s name, roles, related symbols, and foundational myths, you can get to know the roots of these personas and better understand the stories they inspire today. With this character-focused, handy reference, you will never be confused about Ancient Greece!

I don’t think anyone will be surprised that this book was my favorite of April. This was also my highest anticipated read of the year and it definitely delivered!

 

💬 What was your favorite read of April?

 

8 responses to “Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2021

  1. I remember you talking about Greek Mythology and Kings. Conquerors… before. Both of which are very much in my radar for reading next. 🙂 And is “Het No-Nonsense Meditatieboek” about meditation? I see you’ve given it a 4/2 rating, which I didn’t understand…

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