May 2021 Wrap Up

May ended up being a very busy month for me! Between end of the school year for my kids and dance recital, I barely read for the last two weeks of May. Things have calmed down a lot though and I’ve been able to read quite a bit so far in June.

In May, I read 20 books which equaled out to 6,544 pages. This equaled out to an average of 211.10 pages read each day. In the order in which I finished them, these are the books I read in May:

  1. Just Pretend by Tori Sharp
  2. Allergic by Megan Wagner Llyod
  3. Fearless by Kenny Porter
  4. Scorned Princess by Eva Chance and Harlow King
  5. Mates Unwanted by Candace Wondrak
  6. Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  7. From the Ashes by Amber Lynn Natusch
  8. Rage and Ruin by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  9. Compel Me by Elena Lawson
  10. Grace and Glory by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  11. Provoke Me by Elena Lawson
  12. Fight Dirty by Eva Ashwood
  13. Play Rough by Eva Ashwood
  14. Wreak Havoc by Eva Ashwood
  15. Love Hard by Eva Ashwood
  16. Playing with Hellfire by Harper A. Brooks
  17. Hell in a Handbasket by Harper A. Brooks
  18. Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston
  19. The Wild Path by Sarah R. Baughman
  20. Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Of the 20 books I read in May, 12 of them were part of a series (60%), 4 were standalones (20%), and 4 were a reread (20%).

When it comes down to intended audience for the books I read, 3 of them were young adult books (15%), 6 of them were middle grade (30%) and 11 of them were adult books (55%).

Not surprising, the majority of my books were once again 4 star ones. I had 7 three star books, 11 four star books, and 2 five star books. Of my five star reads, my absolute favorites of the month was Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston. I also really loved Grace and Glory by Jennifer L. Armentrout!

As for where I sourced the books I read in May:

  • Owned Physical: 5 (25%)
  • Edelweiss: 3 (15%)
  • Kindle Unlimited: 11 (55%)
  • Other: 1 (5%)

Lastly, I like to look at genres.

  • Contemporary: 8 (40%)
  • Fantasy: 1 (5%)
  • Paranormal: 10 (50%)
  • Memoir: 1 (5%)

What did you read in May? What was your favorite book?

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