It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?: July 5, 2021

Happy Monday, friends! I’m reading a bunch of YA reading this month to make myself more familiar with some of the contemporary titles that seem to be flooding into the store lately. Have you read any of these? What did you think?

Books I Just Finished

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

This book was super cute. I love Nicola Yoon’s writing style and characters, and it was fun to see her add a bit of a fantastical spin on this story. I was a little surprised at how quickly the main character changed her mind about romance as soon as a cute boy entered the picture. It seemed a bit rushed to me, but the whole book felt very fast paced, so it suited the narrative pacing.

Books I’m Reading

You Say It First by Katie Cotugno

Meg has her entire life set up perfectly: her boyfriend Mason is sweet and supportive, she and her best friend Emily plan to head to Cornell together in the fall, and she even finds time to clock shifts phonebanking at a voter registration call center in her Philadelphia suburb. But everything changes when one of those calls connects her to a stranger from small-town Ohio, who gets under her skin from the moment he picks up the phone.

Colby is stuck in a rut, reeling from a family tragedy and working a dead-end job—unsure what his future holds, or if he even cares. The last thing he has time for is some privileged rich girl preaching the sanctity of the political process. So he says the worst thing he can think of and hangs up.

But things don’t end there.…

Books I’ll Read Next

I Think I Love You
by Auriane Desombre

Better Thank The Movies
by Lynn Painter

One Last Stop
by Casey McQuiston

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a place to meet up and share what you have been, and are about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organize yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment and er… add to your groaning TBR pile! This meme started on J Kaye’s blog and then was hosted by Sheila from Book Journey. Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn at The Book Date.


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