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What did you read in JULY?

What did you read last month? How was it? How many books so far this year?
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Re: What did you read in JULY?

  • More Than Fashion - E lizabeth Briggs
    Every Last Word - Tamara Ireland Stone
    Emmy & Oliver - Robin Benway

    They were all awesome!

    Only 17 books so far this year. Ho hum.
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  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas- the beginning didn't do it for me, but from the 50% mark on, this was so original and 5 star fantastic 
    Lock In by John Scalzi- 4 stars
    Unlocked by John Scalzi- 3 stars 
    The Perfect Match by Kristan Higgins- 5 stars 
    14 by Peter Clines- 4.5 stars 
    Pines by Blake Crouch- 4 stars
    Fire in the Hole by Elmore Leonard- 4 stars

    I'm at 47 for the year.
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  • 1.  An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes #1) by Sabba Tahir
    2.  The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant
    3.  Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson
    4.  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

    I enjoyed every single one of them this month.  But this had to be my worst reading month yet this year.  
    90 books in 2015?
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    Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas, 3 stars

    Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan, 2 stars

    The Royal We by Heather Cocks, 4 stars

    An Unlikely Event by Judy Blume, 4.5 stars

    Summer Secrets by Jane Green, 3 stars

    37 books for the year so far. 

    Sorry about any strange formatting. My computer is being weird.

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  • Dead Ice (Anita # 24) ***
    Vision in Silver (The Others #3) **
    Ignite (Defy #2) ****
    A Desperate Fortune *****
    Shadow Heir (Dark Swan #4) ****
    Armada ****
    Dark Debt (Chicagoland #11) ***

    7 for the month and 52/100 for the year.

    116 books in 2016

    my read shelf:
    Lauren (SnShne322)'s book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)
    Wes: 10/8/2012

  • Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'easter- Lisa Patton

    The Midwife's Confession-Diane Chamberlain

    Bloodstream - Tess Gerritsen

    Wild Storm - Derrick Storm

    Call after Midnight - Tess Gerritsen


    Worst reading month yet this year. #69 for the year so far.

  • Slow month.

    1. The Greyfriar - 3 stars
    2. Dark Worlds of HP Lovecraft Vol 5 - 2 stars
    3. Dark Worlds of HP Lovecraft Vol 6 - 3 stars
    4. Borrower of the Night - 3 stars
    5. The Pillars of the Earth - 5 stars

    56 books so far, my worst year in a long time.  :( 

    Books read in 2011: 111

    Books read in 2012: 100
    Books read in 2013: 75
    Books read in 2014: 130
    Books read in 2015: 98
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    Jennifer's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)
  • Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan - 4 stars

    Summer House With Swimming Pool by Herman Koch - 4 stars

    Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley - 4 stars

    The Ruins by Scott Smith - 4 stars

    Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee - 4 stars

    Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt - 4 stars

    Pines by Blake Crouch - 5 stars

    I'm at 34 for the year, and July was one of my best months.  Getting a Kindle has really gotten me reading more.
  • July was a great reading month for me!  I read 13 books and am now at 57/80 for the year.

    The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian - 3 stars
    America and the Pill by Elaine Tyler May - 3 stars
    The Lady Bornekova by Sara Turnquist - 3 stars
    Bone Box by Jay Amberg - 3 stars
    The Distant Hours by Kate Morton - 4 stars
    Academically Adrift by Richard Arum - 2 stars
    Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner - 4 stars
    Winter Siege by Ariana Franklin - 4 stars
    The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain - 3 stars
    An Immortal Descent by Kari Edgren - 4 stars
    The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau - 4 stars
    Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts - 3 stars

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    my read shelf:
    Denise's book recommendations, favorite quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)

  • July was an awesome month for me, usually I read 1 or 2 if I hustle.

    Dear John by Nicholas Sparks **** (It's one of his better ones)
    Wild by Cheryl Strayed ****
    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants ***

    13/18 books for the year 4193 pages read for the year

    Should we be updating the spreadsheet?
  • ^Never mind I found the link on the board, I'll update it with my recent books.
  • Saint Anything- Sarah Dessen-****
    The Husband's Secret- Liane Moritary-***
    The Distance Between Us- Kasie West-****
    Fifty Shades of Grey- E.L. James-**
  • This was by far my worst reading month.  I read about half as many pages as I typically read in a month and most of what I read was in graphic novel/comic format.  The kids leave Wednesday, so I expect to get back on track for August.

    Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive PeopleMatthew Diffee
    After a While You Just Get Used to ItGwendolyn Knapp
    March, Book OneJohn Robert Lewis
    March, Book TwoJohn Robert Lewis
    SistersRaina Telgemeir
    Dark RoomsLili Anolik
    Style Me Vintage 1940'sLiz Tregenza
    Style Me Vintage HomeKeeley Harris
    BelowRyan Lockwood
    Ana of CaliforniaAndi Teran
    Daughter of Deep SilenceCarrie Ryan
    LochPaul Zindel
    Smoke Gets In Your EyesCaitlin Doughty
    Royal AssassinRobin Hobb
    Pretty IsMaggie Mitchell
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  • Not enough!!

    Hexbound - Chloe Neil - 2*

    Wicked Charms - Janet Evonovich - 3*

    The Summer of Chasing Mermaids - Sara Ockler - 3*

    The Heir - Kiera Cass - 4*

    Miss Mayhem - Rachel Hawkins - 3*




    Jessica, Married to Brian 12/27/03, Mom to Alex 6/27/94, Devin 10/29/04, and Emily 1/15/07
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