Sunday Post #41 – August ’15 in Review

Posted August 30, 2015 by Lillian in Features / 0 Comments

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The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things you have received. Share news about what is coming up on your blog for the week ahead. See rules here: Sunday Post Meme
Happy Sunday! So I’m a day early but I thought that would be okay 😉 I can’t believe that August is already over though. I mean I feel like I just did July’s month in review!
August was a buys month for us. Little man started preschool which he loves and I love as I get three blissfully quiet hours to myself four days a week! On top of that I’ve been working on a little side project that I hope to share with you all in the next couple of weeks. It happens to be my other passion….you know besides my family and books 😉
The COYER Summer Scavenger hunt is almost over! It finishes on the 4th. I’ve already met my goal of 20 books. I think I’ve actually read something like 25 but I still have a couple of reviews to write.
This month was a slow reading month for me. In fact it was bordering on a slump. I only read 14 books this month….okay as I write that I realize that maybe it wasn’t so much as slump as it was I read only “meh” books this month. I started the month reading the Lux series (5 ‘s all the way) and have basically spent the month in a hangover!
What have you done this month? Read any good books I should know about?

Favorite August Read

Book Cover for "Consequences (Lux, #3-4)" by Jennifer L Armentrout
Book Cover for "Ensnared" by A.G. Howard

I’ve already said it but I’m gonna say it again….I LOVE the Lux series. Seriously it can’t get any better 😀

Ensnared was a fabulous conclusion to the Splintered series by A.G. Howard. I loved it!

Favorite August Quote

“The littlest things I once took for granted have become priceless treasures.”  ~from Ensnared by A.G. Howard

Reviews in August

Other August Fun

Coming Up this Week

  • Meet the Author: William Stacey – interview
  • Top Ten Tuesday | “Ten Characters You Just Didn’t Click With” via the Broke and the Bookish
  • Destiny Rising by Siobhan Davis – blog tour and review
  • A Whole New World by Liz Braswell – review
  • Feature & Follow Friday | “Name a movie you would have loved to read as a book ( That is not a book already obviously)” via Alison Can Read and Parajunkee’s View
  • The Cage by Megan Shepherd – review
  • Weekend Reads | Consequences (Opal Origin) by Jennifer L Armentrout

This Week’s Book Fix

Book Cover for "Gathering Tinder" by Julie Wetzel

Gathering Tinder (Kindling Flames, #1) by Julie Wetzel (Kindle Freebie)

Book Cover for "Fated" by Sarah Fine

Fated (Servants of Fate, #3) by Sarah Fine (eARC via 47North)

Book Cover for "A Fistful of Evil" by Rebecca Chasten

A Fistful of Evil by Rebecca Chastain (review copy via author)

Book Cover for "Fractured Suns" by Theresa Kay

Fractured Suns by Theresa Kay (eARC via author)

Book cover for "The Settling Earth" by Rebecca Burns

The Settling Earth by Rebecca Burns (review copy via author)

Book Cover for "The Machinery" by Gerrard Cowan

The Machinery by Gerrard Cowan (eARC via author)

Book Cover for "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Albom

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom (eARC via HC)

Book Cover for "Burning Glass" by Kathryn Purdie

Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie (eARC via HC)

Book Cover for Nirvana by JR Stewart

Nirvana by JR Stewart (eARC via Blue Moon)

Book Cover for "A Sky Unbroken" by Megan Crewe

A Sky Unbroken by Megan Crewe (eARC via Skyscape)

Book Cover for "The Cage" by Megan Shepherd

The Cage by Megan Shepherd (TN R.E.A.D.S.)

Book Cover for "Graceling" by Kristin Cashore

Graveling by Kristin Cashore (TN R.E.A.D.S.)

Book Cover for "Big Stone Gap" by Adriana Trigiani

Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani (TN R.E.A.D.S.)

Book Cover for "The Prince" by Kiera Cass

The Prince by Kiera Cass (TN R.E.A.D.S.)

Book Cover for "The Queen" by Kiera Cass

The Queen by Kiera Cass (TN R.E.A.D.S.)

What are you looking forward to in September?

September is looking to be a promising month. I have a few author interviews lined up that I can’t wait to share with you all and of course my little side project too 😀 We have a fall festival at the end of the month….oh and who could forget that it will be football time in TN in 6 days and counting?!?! GO BIG ORANGE!!!

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