May Wrap-Up

Can you believe it is May? Exams are over, and I have two months off before I start my job. Two months off! You know what that means, reading.

So I have loads of reading plans, but unfortuantaley I had little time to read in the month of May. I read three books, not that many but I did enjoy each one

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

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Second book in the Lunar Chronicles, Cinder continues her on her adventure from the first book (Cinder) while Scarlet is searching for her missing grandmother half a world away. This is a fairytale retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. 

This is a great second book in a series. Sometimes they can be a flop compared to the first, but the world building was great and it was cool how Little Red Riding Hood was retold.

5 Stars

Cress by Marissa Meyer

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Third book in the Lunar Chronicles. This is a no spoiler description of the whole series, so along with meeting Cinder and Scarlet, we know meet Cress a Lunar shell who is trapped in a satellite. This is a fairytale retelling of Rapunzel.

If you can’t tell already, I really like the Lunar Chronicles. Cress is such a cute character, and she is a great addition to the other two leading ladies.

5 Stars

What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler

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Kate Weston can remember most of the party, but she left early. When a picture of Stacey passed out appears online, and Stacey levels charges against four of her classmates, Kate realises she doesn’t know everything that happened that night. 

This was a thought provoking book, that explored rape and other very important issues. I really liked this book, and the way it handled itself. I have actually written a whole spoiler free review if you want to check that out, it’s here.

4 Stars


I think I did pretty well this month considering the fact I sat four exams. I cannot wait until I finish the Lunar Chronicles because I just love this series and I want to know how it ends.

What book did you enjoy reading this month?

Talk Soon,
Lauren x


Last time on Just Lauren: Book Review of What We Saw
Next time on Just Lauren: June TBR

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