The Best and Worst of My Goodreads Challenge So Far

It’s nearly the end of September. I’ve read 21 of 50 books. I’m vaguely reading 3 at once. I don’t know whether I’ll make it to 50 – so here’s the best and worst of the books I have read so far in 2016 for my Goodreads Reading Challenge.

The Worst

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
Verdict: Fanfiction

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard by Susan Meissner
Verdict: I thought this was a lesbian romance novel….it was not

The Widow by Fiona Barton
Verdict: Good journalist character, unsympathetic wife character

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
Verdict: It tried at angst and failed

The Best

The Man In The High Castle by Philip K Dick
Verdict: A scifi classic worthy of adoration

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
Verdict: Thrilling and captivating with all of its twists

Young Romantics: The Tangled Lives of English Poetry’s Greatest Generation by Daisy Hay
Verdict: Rich and romantic…poor Mary Shelley

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Verdict: Life-changing

What’s the best and worst of books you’ve read in 2016?

~ Emma

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