Another RTW and I'm thrilled to see this question back in the rotation:
What's the best book you read in June?
June was a good reading month for me, as they're all turning out to be.
I read the following books:
Beatle meets Destiny- fun and sweet romance with lots of twists.
The Half Life of Planets- stellar book about Hank, who has Asperger's and Liana, who doesn't realize it.
You can win a copy of this book, signed by one of the co-authors, Brendan Halpin, by visiting this post (ends July 4th).
School of Fear- about a group of middle-graders trying to overcome their fears at an unconventional school. I was a little biased, because the first character (pov of the first chapter) passionately hated bugs. I caught myself saying "Noooo!" so many times as I read the first chapter.
I was able to put my bug-loving aside and make my way through it. The tone is somehow both wacky and snarky- I can't explain it any other way.
Closed for the Season- a lovely little MG mystery that I am digging right now. I should finish by tomorrow, and it is beyond charming. Likely because the MC's best friend reminds me a lot of the character of Dill from To Kill a Mockingbird. It's not a copycat, I don't mean that, but the author really captures that sort of nerdy, weird, Southern kid perfectly. Take it from a weird, nerdy Southerner.
These books were all excellent, but unfortunately I read them the same month as Melina Marchetta's Jellicoe Road, which is now on my top ten for all time, let alone this month.
My favorite book for June is Jellicoe Road.
You can read my reviews of Beatle Meets Destiny and Jellicoe Road, here.
You can read a mini-description of Half Life of Planets here.
And don't forget to sign up to win it yourself!,
I'm postponing character and Information until tomorrow. If you missed Motivation, read it here.