That Was The Month That Was… July 2020!

July seems to have flown by, I can’t believe it’s already August! July was mainly spent watching a lot of football and reading loads of great books. We also finally watched the last season of Orange is the New Black.

The Government says shielding is now over but given that I haven’t left the house in five months I’m not planning on rushing things. I hope to be able to at least go for a short drive with my husband before too much longer.

I had another amazing reading month and finished a lot of books. It helps that my new headphones mean I can listen to audio books again. My 20 Books of Summer has stalled though as I’m struggling to hold physical books for any length of time. I think I only read one of my planned TBR in July and started another. Hopefully I’ll be able to complete my challenge to read 20 physical books.

I read 29 books (mainly ebooks and audiobooks) in July and that came to a total of 10,588 pages. I’m really pleased with how much I read, and how many amazing books I got to in July. I hope August is as good!

The Books I read

My July Blog Posts

My Mid-Year Reading Stats!

Book Haul

My Favourite Books of the Year So Far!

Review of The Greatest of Enemies by B. R. Maycock

Book Haul

Mini Book Reviews of My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell, The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish, One Step Behind by Lauren North, and Who Did You Tell? by Lesley Kara

Audiobook Review of Come Again by Robert Webb

Review of Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

Book Haul

Mini Book Reviews of Finders, Keepers by Sabine Durrant, Mine by Clare Empson, Our Little Cruelties by Liz Nugent, and Innocent or Guilty by A. M. Taylor

Audiobook Review of Imperfect Women by Araminta Hall

Audiobook Review of The Switch by Beth O’Leary

Book Haul

Mini Book Reviews of How To Be An AntiRacist by Ibram X. Kendi, The Search Party by Simon Lelic, The Mothers by Sarah J. Naughton, and How To Disappear by Gillian McAllister

Review of The Life We Almost Had by Amelia Henley

Book Haul

How was July for you? I hope you and your loved ones are safe and well and that July has been okay. What was your favourite book from July? I’d love to know what you’ve been reading so please comment below. 🙂

15 thoughts on “That Was The Month That Was… July 2020!

  1. You really did have a fantastic reading month, Hayley! What a nice variety of book, and it’s wonderful to know that you were well enough to read a lot, and had those great new headphones for listening. Odd timing – I ordered new headphones, too, and expect them today! Funny how that happens…

    • It was such an excellent month of reading. August is much slower so far as I’ve started Ducks, Newburyport and it’s over a thousand pages long. It’s really good though. I hope you enjoy your new headphones – I’m loving mine and being able to listen to audiobooks even when my husband is home.

  2. Wow, 29 is pretty amazing. My favourite July read was ‘ Brave Girl, Quiet’ Girl by Cajtherine Ryan Hyde. Enjoy your August. Take care ❤

    • It was such a good reading month. August is going to be slower as I’m reading such a huge book at the moment. I loved The Confession. I didn’t manage to review it but I very much enjoyed it. It was my first Jessie Burton book but now I want to read everything she’s written. I hope you enjoy it when you get to it.

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