MBS May 2021 Reading List Wrap Up

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MBS 2020 Reading List – MAY

Code for the list is:
A = Audible; ABB = Audiobook Boom
e = eBook; eA = eBook from Author; eT = eBook from Tour
NG = NetGalley
P = Print; PT = Print from Tour
LBC = Ladies Book Club
TBR = From the TBR shelves prior to 2020
Favorites for the month:

5 Stars = Jesus > Religion
4.75 Stars =  none
4.5 Stars = Malice in Miami and The Madman’s Library

NG2021- #NetGalley Book Review: I’m On It (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) by Andrea Tsurumi; Genre: Animals, Children, Friendship; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0. ATBR- Audible Book Review: The Kasari Nexus: Rho Agenda Assimilation, Book 1 by Richard Phillips; Genre: Alien, First Contact, Sci Fi, Technothriller; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.0; Narration 4.25. A2021- Audible Book Review: Malice in Miami by Barbara Venkataraman Genre: Amateur Sleuth, Cozy Mystery, Woman Sleuth; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.5; Narration 4.5. A2021- Audible Book Review: Zero Day Code by John Birmingham; Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Thriller, Military Science Fiction; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.25; Narration 4.25. ATBR- Audio Book Review: One Hit Wonder by Kristi Rose; Genre: Mystery, Women’s Detective; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.0; Narration 4.25. Author2021- Book Review: Save Me (Broken Idols #2) by M.C. Frank; Genre: Billionaire, New Adult & College Romance; My Rating: 3.75 of 5.0. ATBR- Audible Book Review: The Traveler Series, A Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopian Adventure: Books 1-3 by Tom Abrahams; Genre: Adventure, Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.25; Narration 4.5. ATBR- Audio Book Review: An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen; Genre: Classic, Drama, Poetry & Drama, Political; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.25; Narration 4.25. ATBR- Audio Book Review: You Dropped a Blonde On Me by Dakota Cassidy; Genre: Contemporary, Romantic Comedy; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.0; Narration 4.25. ATBR- Audible Book Review: Spring Clean by Dina Gregory; Genre: Fantasy, Light Humor, Short Story; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.25; Narration 4.25. NG2021- #NetGalley Book Review: The Madman’s Library by Edward Brooke-Hitching Genre: NonFiction, Educational, World History; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0. ATBR- Audible Book Review: A History of the Future: A World Made by Hand Novel, Book 3 James Howard Kunstler; Genre: Dystopian, Metaphysical Fiction, Post Apocalyptic; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.0; Narration 4.25. ATBR- Audio Book Review: Jesus > Religion by Jefferson Bethke; Genre: Christian, Inspiration, Self-Growth; My Rating: 5.0 of 5.0 Overall; Content 5.0; Narration 4.75.
Total read = 13
TBR = 8
New Authors = 8
Audio/Audible = 11 (8 TBRs)
NetGalley = 2 (0 TBRs)
Author Review books (other than NG) = 2
Nonfiction = 1
eBook = 2 (0 TBR)
Print = 0 (0 TBR)

Goal Progress (to Date meaning through the end of the given month):
Goodreads Goal Read to Date: 65 of 124
TBR to Date: 53 of 90 total
Audio to Date: 44 of 64
NetGalley to Date: 16 of 24
Author Reviews: 7 of 12
Nonfiction: 7 of 12
TBR ebooks or Print: 7 of 24
• Series: 38 (11 continuing, 27 new)
• New to me Series: 27 (9 Yes to continue; 8 likely to continue, 8 maybe, unlikely 2)
• Finished for me Series: 0

Special Goals
• Seasonal title: 2 of 4: Winter, Spring
• Color in title: 5 of 8: Red, Black, Gold, Blue, Blonde
• Alphabet letters covered: 26 Mixed media: 10 Jan + 6 Feb + 2 March + 1 April + 2 May (21 of 26) Remaining: A, K, O (read June), V, and Z
• Alphabet letters covered: 26 Audio only (not the same): 1 Jan + 3 Feb + 7 March + 5 April + 4 May (20 of 26) Remaining: I, K, N, Q, V and X

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