Jul 312014

Summer seems to be passing in fast leaps and slow stretches. We’ve had both record breaking hot temperatures, and several very cool nights where we actually closed the windows. Not much rain though, although definitely more than last year where we had no rain at all in July.

Books read:

In July – 15
Year-to-date – 89

Favourite book of the month: I had a difficult time choosing my favourite book this month because I read a wide variety of genres to suit my mood. I’m going to go with Evening Stars (Blackberry Island #3) by Susan Mallery. This whole series is so heartwarming and sweet. This latest book in the series has more romance than the previous, but just as much emphasis on family and love.
Evening Stars

Noteworthy Happenings:

I had two discussion posts this month, one where I wondered how a book’s pacing affects reading speed and one where I complained about how unrealistic it is to read about characters turning off their cellphones.

Challenge Status:

2014 Audio Book Challenge – 13/12 – Finished! I would increase my goal, but it appears the host website is no longer available.
2014 Ebook Challenge – 43/50
2014 Prequel and Sequel Challenge – 115/101 – Finished! I passed the highest possible goal this month.
2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge – 30/40

What’s coming in August?

I don’t have anything in particular planned at this time.

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