May Reading Stats

Happy Friday!!! I hope everyone had a great week, mine was good just taking to slow. May was a good reading month for me and I read 17 books. My favorite was Far Gone by Danielle Girard and my least favorite was We Met In December by Rosie Curtis.

What was your favorite book this month?

Books I read in May

  • Physical Books – 6 Books
  • E-Books – 5 Books
  • Audio – 6 Books
  • Library Books – 4 Books
  • ARC’s – 6 Books
  • DNF’s – Books
  • Pages Read – 6181


  • Contemporary Romance – 9 Books
  • Thriller/Mystery – 3 Books
  • Horror – 3 Books
  • Historical Fiction – 1 Book
  • Paranormal Romance – 1 Book

( I am only putting each book in what I think is the most prominent category )

Year Book Was Published

  • 2016 – 1 Book
  • 2017 – 1 Book
  • 2019 – 1 Book
  • 2021 – 14 Books

Star Ratings

  • 2 Stars – 2 Books
  • 3 Stars – 1 Book
  • 3.5 Stars – 5 Books
  • 4 Stars – 6 Books
  • 4.5 Stars – 1 Book
  • 5 Stars – 2 Books

2 Stars

A House At The Bottom Of The Lake by Josh Malerman

We Met In December by Rosie Curtis

3 Stars

The Ex-Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon

3.5 Stars

Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon

People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry

Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

The Man Ban by Nicola Marsh

Quiet In Her Bones by Nalini Singh

4 Stars

Last Guard by Nalini Singh

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

Lost and Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis

The Mary Shelley Club by Goldy Moldovsky

One Got Away by S.A. Lelchuk

The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon

4.5 Stars

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

5 Stars

Love For Beginners by Jill Shalvis

Far Gone by Danielle Girard

ReCap on my May Challenges

  • For my Backlist book I read – I didn’t read any of my backlist books this month.
  • For Kayla’s Buzzword – This month was a word associated with House/Home and I read The House At The Bottom Of The Lake.
  • Goodreads Goal – 72/125 – 58%

Buddy Reads and ARCs I wanted to get too

  • Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane
  • Mary Shelly Club by Goldy Moldavsky
  • Pucked by Helena Hunting – Re-read
  • The Burning Girls by CJ Tudor
  • It Had To Be You by Georgia Clark out 5/4
  • The Siren by Katherine St. John Out 5/4
  • The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz out 5/11
  • People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry out 5/11
  • Hunting Wives by May Cobb out 5/18

Other books I wanted to get to

  • The ExTalk by Rachel Lynn Solomon
  • Highland Treasure by Lynsay Sands – Library Book
  • Quiet In Her Bones by Nalini Singh
  • Meet Me In Paradise by Libby Hubscher
  • The Beautiful Ones by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Sutanto
  • Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Until Next Time, Happy Reading!

Published by Becky Lewis

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog. My name is Becky and I am a Real Estate Agent/Stay At Home Mom and I live in the beautiful state of Colorado with my husband, two kids, dog and cat. I am an avid reader and read on average 2-3 books a week. I started my blog because I needed a place where I could talk about books and put down my thoughts on all things book related.

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