Just a quick post to check in with everyone's summer reading goals. Do you have any? Mine are just to get caught up on as many books as I can when I have downtime. I took a break from YA earlier this year, reading some non-fiction, historical fiction, romance, mostly checking out books from the library. I was probably dropping off or picking up books just about every week for the past few months--I rotate audio books too for my commute.
I finally bought a few (or five) books at my local indie Anderson's. All YA. Here's my loot:
I've been working through a summer cold which sapped my weekend, but I read three books! I finished the top book there, Golden by Jessi Kirby, which was sweet, and sad, and really well done. She is a consistent contemporary YA writer. I also read Where She Went by Gayle Forman, an amazing companion book to If I Stay, about a girl looking in from beyond after a car accident. I just love her writing, and am so excited she is doing a similar type of companion book to Just One Day; rather than a typical series, this is just two books that are told from different character point of views in the same story universe. I also love how Forman really bends lines of what is YA; Where She Went takes place at least a year or so out of high school, the main character is in his early 20s.
So, now your turn: tell me what you're reading!