June marks the first month where I did not have a full time job or its equivalent in part time work Not In My House since I graduated high school. It is very Weird Feeling, to be honest. But also, I feel rested for… probably the first time since then. My furchildren have been very happy to have me home and at their beck and call.

I’m doing some public relations work for the county I was covering as a reporter, which has been very fun, despite the rumors several people have started about how I got the job. I’ve also applied for approximately every copywriting job I can find, to have a semblance of a steady income.  I also started a very simple bullet journal, which has been fun to do so far.

However, it’s also meant that I haven’t been reading as much. I did read several books for Publisher’s Weekly, but those aren’t on here for anonymity purposes. I will say that I had several rough ones that didn’t get reviewed.

So here’s what I did this June – check it out! Tell me about your June in the comments, or any fun plans for July!

Books I’ve Read:

Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro | The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang | Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz | The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin | Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow | A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole | The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig | The Book of M by Peng Shepherd |

 

Posts I Wrote:

Review: The Art of French Kissing by Brianna Shrum | Review: Bruja Born by Zoraida Córdova | Character Interview: Octavia & Rondo, A Conspiracy of Stars | Review: The House that Lou Built by Mae Respicio | Review: Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee | Character Interview: Zita, Baker Thief | Review: Final Draft by Riley Redgate | Review: Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow | Character Interview: Felicity, Among the Glimmering Flowers | Character Interview: Snap, The Dragon Of Ynys |

 

Articles I Wrote:

Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang8 Songs I’d Like To See As Part Of Dolly Parton’s Netflix Series | Book List: Single Dads For Father’s Day | New Resource Available For Queer Comic Fans – The Queer Comics Database |

 

Links I Liked:

温もり (Nukumori): When the Distance Between You and Your Loved Ones DisappearsThe Wartime Spies Who Used Knitting as an Espionage Tool | Representing slavery in children’s literature | Paper Boi: I’m Actually Not Really All About that Paper, Boy | Her Story: Ladies in Literature 2018 With Roselle Lim |

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