Saturday, September 1, 2012

August 2012 - In Review

This month I read 23 books.  Another month where I finished as many series as I started!  You can see the my favorites below, updates on the reading challenges I am participating in, and the full list of reviews.

Hope you all had a great month of reading!  I can't wait for fall :-)

I started the following series:
Theft of Swords (Riyria Revelations, Book 1) Michael J. Sullivan (4.5/5 stars)
Driving Mr. Dead (Half Moon Hallow, Book 1) by Molly Harper (4/5 stars)
Ironskin (Ironskin, Book 1) by Tina Connolly (4/5 stars)
How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell (4/5 stars)
The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron (4/5 stars)

I finished the following series:
Endlessly (Paranormalcy, Book 3) by Kiersten White (4/5 stars)
Down to the Bone (Quantum Gravity, Book 5) by Justina Robson (3.5/5 stars)
Shine (Shade, Book 3) by Jeri Smith-Ready (4.5/5 stars)

My Favorite Books of the Month Were:
Theft of Swords (Riyria Revelations, Book 1) Michael J. Sullivan (4.5/5 stars)
Clockworks (Locke and Key, Book 5) by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (5/5 stars)
The Broken Lands by Kate Milford (5/5 stars)

Here are the stats on the reading challenges I am participating in:
Graphic Novel Challenge (31/12 read) complete!
Dystopia Reading Challenge (14/10 read) complete!
Zombie Reading Challenge (9/12 read)
Horror and Urban Fantasy Challenge complete!
150+ Books Reading Challenge (165/150+ read)
Debut Author Reading Challenge (20/12 read) complete!
TBR Pile Reading Challenge (45/50 read)
Steampunk Reading Challenge complete!

The full list of books that I read this month are shown below.
1.  City of Ghosts (Downside Ghosts, Book 3) by Stacia Kane (4.5/5 stars)
2.  Shine (Shade, Book 3) by Jeri Smith-Ready (4.5/5 stars)
3.  Theft of Swords (Riyria Revelations, Book 1) Michael J. Sullivan (4.5/5 stars)
4.  The Great Fables Crossover (Fables, Book 13) By Bill Willingham (3.5/5 stars)
5.  Pale by Chris Wooding (3/5 starts)
6.  Endlessly (Paranormalcy, Book 3) by Kiersten White (4/5 stars)
7.  Driving Mr. Dead (Half Moon Hallow, Book 1) by Molly Harper (4/5 stars)
8.  Down to the Bone (Quantum Gravity, Book 5) by Justina Robson (3.5/5 stars)
9.  Witches (Fables, 14) by Bill Willingham (4.5/5 stars)
10. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (3.5/5 stars)
11. Hemlock (Hemlock Trilogy, Book 1) by Kathleen Peacock (3/5 stars)
12. Sacrificial Magic (Downside Ghosts, Book 4) by Stacia Kane (3/5 stars)
13. Ironskin (Ironskin, Book 1) by Tina Connolly (4/5 stars)
14. Clockworks (Locke and Key, Book 5) by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (5/5 stars)
16. Tin Swift (Age of Steam, Book 2) by Devon Monk (3.5/5 stars)
17. How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell (4/5 stars)
18. The Broken Lands by Kate Milford (5/5 stars)
19. In a Fix (Ciel Halligan, Book 1) by Linda Grimes (3/5 stars)
20. Gold by Chris Cleave (3/5 stars)
21. The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron (4/5 stars)
22. Biting Cold (Chicagoland Vampires, Book 6) by Chloe Neill (4/5 stars)
23. Forbidden by Syrie and Ryan James (3/5 stars)

1 comment:

  1. oh WOW, that is a LOT of books!! amazing
    but I can't believe you didn't enjoy Hemlock that much, I LOVEEEE that book!! but wow, I need to read supernaturally and endlessly to finish this series!

    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf