Sunday, September 1, 2013

August Recap

ARC August worked well for me.  I usually only get through 18 books a month, but the extra time I spent on eGalleys pushed me up to 25 finished books.

What did you read last month?

Five stars
Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell
The Girl You Left Behind, by Jojo Moyes
Love, Mouserella, by David Ezra Stein
The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg
War Brothers: The Graphic Novel, by Sharon E. McKay

Four Stars 
Aesop's Fables, by Aesop
The Crooked Maid, by Dan Vyleta
Peek-a-Boo Monsters, by Charles Reasoner
Promises Made Under Fire, by Charlie Cochrane
Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman
The Shadowy Horses, by Susanna Kearsley
The Silent Swan, by Lex Keating
Song for Papa Crow, by Marit Menzen
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum

Three Stars
The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier
Crush. Candy. Corpse., by Sylvia McNicholl
Doctor Who Series 1, by Tony Lee
Fire and Forget, by Colum McCann
Good As Gone, by Douglas Corleone
Hugs From Pearl, by Paul Schmid
If You Could Be Mine, by Sarah Farizan
Ten Tiny Breaths, by K.A. Tucker

Two Stars
Don't Get Too Comfortable, by David Rakoff
Gated, by Amy Christine Parker

One Star
Screwed, by Laurie Plissner

Did Not Finish
Eloise, by Judy Finnigan
Twigs, by Alison Ashley Formento

Fun Stats
Number of books attempted:  27
Number of books read:  25
Number of pages:  2,875
Number of kids' books:  4
Number of audiobooks:  8
Number of ARCs: 17
Number for summer book challenge:  17

Longest book:  The Silent Swan (422 pages)
Shortest book:  Promises Made Under Fire (52 pages)

Favorite book that's not Eleanor & Park:

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