August 31, 2017

Reading Month in Review

August

Welcome in, do join me by sharing your link to your look back at this month. I'm looking forward to visiting and seeing what everyone has been up to.  The link will be open for you to share your post whenever you post over the next few days.  Do visit each others' posts.

Total books read this month: 11

Books Read: 

The Inauguaral Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club  Sophie Green - 4 stars
The Art of Hiding - Amanda Prowse   -  4.5 stars
The Devil's Cut.   J. R. Ward - 5 stars
Something Like Happy   Eva Woods 4 stars
No Place I'd Rather Be  Cathy Lamb   5 stars
Sister's Choice   Emilie Richards   5 stars (reread via audiobook)
The Summer That Made Us   Robyn Carr   4 stars
Between Sisters   Cathy Kelly 3 stars
The Girl From Munich  Tania Blanchard 4 stars
At Home in Mitford   Jan Karon    3 stars
Clean Sweep  Ilona Andrews   4 stars - audiobook.

Book Formats:

PaperbackFour
E-BookFour
AudiobookTwo
From TBR shelfOne
Review Books              Six
From my New Shelf   Two


Genres Read

Contemporary RomanceZero
Crime/SuspenseZero
FantasyOne
Mainstream FictionEight
Historical FictionTwo
MemoirZero





New to me authors.
Jan Karon
Eva Woods
Tania Blanchard
Sophie Green
Cathy Kelly

Top Book for August

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Looking Forward to coming out in September

I don't have any particular huge looking forward to for the books I am reading in September but coming out in late September, this book I will most likely  get to read  at the end of the month - the latest Guild Hunter's book.
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Incoming Books during August.
Paperback Books Purchased:


At Home in Mitford A Second Helping. Dream Work.   Mary Oliver



Books coming from NetGalley or Edelweiss
When We Were Worthy book cover book cover

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Pre-Ordered
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So how did your reading month pan out?

18 comments:

  1. I have lots of friends who love Jan Karon's books but I have yet to read any of hers yet. I didn't get as much read in August but hope to read more next month! I just finished Light Between the Oceans and am almost finished with The Tiger's Wife.

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  2. I also loved your top pick book Kathryn. Fun filled, packed solid month for you. Here's to a fantastic September!!

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  3. I am curious about Keep You Safe...and I love Cathy Lamb's books...but haven't read one in a while. I'll find a way to change that!

    Enjoy September!!

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  4. A great month for you! Haven't read any of them myself. Happy September!

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  5. I am a massive Jan Karon fan. Just got the Galley for the latest. She is one I get used copies of for my bookshelf. And I just DVRed the Hallmark movie, but haven't watched it yet

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  6. I've read a couple of the Karon series - nice, quiet books but I never got back to them. I'll have to watch the Hallmark film.

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  7. Amazing stats as always. Like the look of the Melissa Hill and the cover of Angels Viper.

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  8. Looks like you had a good reading month! I have both the Eva Woods and Robyn Carr books in the September stack and am looking forward to reading them, as well as the Marybeth Whalen book. Hope you have a great September!!!

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  9. Wow! That's a lot of great books you've read this month! Great reading month you had!

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  10. Hi Kathryn,
    Great month. I'll have to check out several of your books.
    Have a great day!

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  11. This is my first time participating. I see you had a great month in reading.

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  12. What a great reading month! A lot of these are authors I haven't read that are on my list. I do have a Jan Karon coming up and really need to read Cathy Lamb. I've heard raves about her books!

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    1. Cathy Lamb books are alright, but I see their message as a bit too "good vs evil" Christianity for me

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  13. I enjoyed the first Mitford books but I just finished the latest, which will probably be my last.

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    1. I LITERALLY had At Home in Mitford fall at my feet off the shelf at Joseph Beth Bookseller 20 years ago in OH, and Karon is one of my "buy a used one for the bookshelf" author. I love Father Tim's world. I taped the Hallmark film but haven't watched it yet, and just got the Galley of the new one

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  14. I had a fairly good reading month although I didn't finish my "summer Russian Classic " in time for it to be counted in the summer Big Book group- got about half of Doctor Zhivago read and really will finish it. I read 15 books:2 paper, 13 eBooks and 2 for Mt. TBR.

    I also reset my 2017 GoodReads goal, moving it *down* to 200.

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  15. I'm finally getting blog visits in. Woo! So a mini comment bombing tonight. lol Love Andrews and have really enjoyed Carr. I need to get that Ward one in. Looks like August was a good one for ya :)

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