Monthly Musings: June

Before you know it, the flowers are blooming, the sun’s out to stay, and the boots in the shoe closet are being traded for sandals and flip-flops again. I feel as if the arrival of June surprised everybody, mostly because of the weird weather we’ve been having. It’s hard to believe it’s already June considering there was an ice storm in Toronto about a month back. But obviously, nobody is complaining about this change we’re seeing. June is always an exciting time of year. It’s when the weather is nice and warm, but still not scorching hot to the point where you’re afraid to leave the comfort of your air conditioner at home. There’s all this energy in the air – anticipation for the summer ahead, a longing for weekends spent at the cottage. I view June as a transition period. The precursor to the summer months. The precursor to…

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June Reads

I’m going to be trying this new thing where I’ll review and rate the books I read every month and let you guys know if they’re worth the read! I’ll try it out for a while and if you guys like these types of posts, comment below! There will be no spoilers, so don’t worry! This month I read 3 books (I could’ve read more but exams were taking up my time haha): Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse  Andrews Where’d you go, Bernadette by Maria Semple 1. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (4/5)  I am outcast. Speak is a very popular book with a storyline that resonates among both teens and adults. The main theme, which is evident judging from the book title alone, is all about having the courage to speak up for yourself. Something horrible happened to the main…

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