September 2020 Reading Wrap-Up

Hiya friends! Presenting to you a wrap-up for the books I read in September 2020. I read 9 books this month comprising a variety of genres.

Although September was not as good as August, I still read some great books.

Without further ado, let’s dive into the recap.

Monthly Wrap-Up: September 2020
Monthly Wrap-Up: September 2020

Wolf Gone Wild by Juliette Cross

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Mateo hasn’t been able to shift for the last three months. Consequently, his wolf has “taken residence in his mind” continuously taunting him and driving him crazy with suggestions of fighting every guy that looks him in the face or taking to bed any girl who flirts with him. He is just one step short of going crazy. Evie, on the other hand, is a Savoie – a family of powerful witches. Their coven has a strict rule – no werewolves. Why? Because they are temperamental. So, when Mateo comes begging at her door, will Evie refuse him?

Juliette Cross’s Wolf Gone Wild is a delectable combination of werewolves and witches to produce a fantastic paranormal romance. You can read the full review here.

Ravishment by James Walker

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

It is 1653, two years since the English Civil Wars came to an end. Lady Jane Tremayne has inherited the estate of her late husband. When a young woman living in her estate is raped, as Lady of the Manor, she decides to investigate, assisted by her dear friend, Olivia. Matters come to a head when a second woman is ravished. Will Jane catch the culprit in time? Or will the brute strike again?

Set against the backdrop of the English Civil Wars, Ravishment by James Walker is a seventeenth-century whodunnit that is perfect for armchair detectives to while away a lazy afternoon.

You can read the full review here.

The Skald’s Black Verse by Jordan Loyal Short

Rating: 3 out of 5.

A blend of magic, fantasy, and space travel with plenty of action and gore.

Read the full review here.

Francesca by Gillian Godden

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Tony is a gangland boss who needs to change his image from a playboy to a respectable married man. Francesca is a single mother working hard to meet ends. Due to an act of desperation, she ends up owing money to Tony. What does destiny have in store for them?

Gillian Godden’s Francesca is a slice-of-life account of a woman who falls in love with a gangster.

Read the full review here.

The Fallen Persimmon by Gigi Karagoz

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

After her sister dies, Mari tries to move on by accepting a well-paid job teaching English in Hitano, a small town in Japan. But to her horror, she finds out she has been employed by the yakuza (Japanese mafia). She hatches a plan along with her roommate Kate to escape from their clutches. Does it succeed?

Gigi Karagoz’s The Fallen Persimmon is a well-written murder mystery that transported me to Japan of 1985.

Read the full review here.

The Legend of Akikumo by Dani Hoots

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

An engaging, young adult fantasy based on Japanese folklore.

Ketsueki is a kitsune, a fox spirit. She has been traveling Japan for thousands of years with her mentor and best friend, Akikumo, a wolf spirit. But Akikumo leaves Ketsueki in a shrine and goes away. Nobody knows where he is, or if he is even alive. The Inari gives Ketsueki a task – find Akikumo and take the head priest’s delinquent son, Yamato, with her on the journey. However, Ketsueki is wary of humans due to her past. Will they survive this journey?

Read the full review here.

Accidentally In Love by Belinda Missen

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Accidentally In Love by Belinda Missen is a heartwarming story of two opposites falling in love and upending their lives in the process.

Katherine quits her job, leaves London, and moves to Sheffield, her home, to open an art gallery. In the process, she also breaks up with her boyfriend who she thought was the one. Back home, she meets Kit (Christopher), a handsome, talented, and a stubborn local artist. Will Katherine succeed in her plan of opening the gallery? Will her broken heart be healed? Read the book to find out.

Read the full review here.

The Barren Grounds: The Misewa Saga, Book 1 by David A. Robertson

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in an epic middle grade fantasy series from award-winning author David Robertson.

It was a mysterious and gripping middle-grade fiction.

Read the full review here.

Set the Stars Alight by Amanda Dykes

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A truly magical and romantic novel. A story of love, hope, friendship, community, and devotion. It is also a story of courage and finding the truth.

Don’t miss this one. You can read the full review here.

let’s chat

Have you read any of the books above? What were your your views on it? If you haven’t read any, then is any of the books on your TBR pile? Let me know in the comments below.

Author: debjani6ghosh

I started this blog to discuss books that I read and movies that I watch. But the blog may not be purely restricted to that!

15 thoughts on “September 2020 Reading Wrap-Up”

  1. Accidentally In Love is the only one in this list that I have heard of and is on my TBR. Thanks for putting the others on my radar.

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