June started out so great. I read Dune: House Atreides, a whopping 681 pages! And Lily and the Octopus . . . it slayed me.
And then…the news, followed immediately by some transphobic drama. (My spouse and There was a solid two weeks where emotionally, I just couldn’t bring myself to read, even though I wanted to. Eventually I tried audiobooks instead, and that worked. I listened to Being Jazz and Tiny Beautiful Things on TuneIn Radio; both were thoughtful and inspiring, and exactly what I needed at the time.
Now I’m having that “read all the books!” feeling. There are so many enticing books are sitting on my shelf! I’m currently finishing up In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi, and will start Grace without God by Katherine Ozment next. I’m well into Dune: House Harkonnen, which will be slightly on the back burner as I pick up some about-to-be-released galleys. I went a little crazy requesting, because so many titles sounded too good to pass up. It feels good to be excited about books, though.
What books are you excited to be reading, currently or in the near future?