Regency Box Set: (completed one month ahead of schedule)
1. His Jilted Bride (Banks Brothers Brides #3) by Rose Gordon 1 star
2. My Lady of Deception by Christi Caldwell 1 star
3. Much Ado about Dutton by Claudia Dain 0 stars
TBR Read Down:
4. The Dilemma of Charlotte Farrow (Avenue of Dreams #2) by Olivia Newport - 2 stars
5. Say Yes to Death (Debutante Dropout #6) by Susan McBride - 4.5 stars
6. Revelations (Blue Bloods #3) by Melissa de la Cruz - 3 stars
7. The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods #4) by Melissa de la Cruz - DNF
8. The Carousel Painter by Judith Miller - DNF
9. Tempted by Midnight (Midnight Breed #12.5) by Lara Adrian - 2 stars
10. Her Christmas Earl by Anna Campbell - 3 stars
Non-fiction Challenge: (37/50; 74% completed)
11. The Mercy of the Sky by Holly Bailey - 5 stars
12. The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon - 3 stars
13. The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson - DNF
14. What I Know Now edited by Ellyn Spragins - 2 stars
15. F5 by Mark Levine - 3 stars
16. Not Left Behind: Rescuing the Pets of New Orleans by Troy Snow/Best Friends 5 stars
17. Not Just the Levees Broke by Phyllis Montana-LeBlanc - 0 stars
18. Hell on Earth: The Wildfire Pandemic by David L. Porter w/Lee Reeder 2.5 stars
19. Brave Like My Brother by Marc Tyler Nobleman - 2.5 stars
20. Othello by William Shakespeare - 2 stars
Reading Challenge: 125 out of 150 books (83% completed) - this is according to GoodReads, as BL did not have two of the novels in the regency box set as a separate books, just as part of the box set.
DoD-MWR Summer Reading Program (ended August 12th)
COYER (ends today)
Bout of Books cycle 17 (August 22th-28th)
Moonlight Reader's Summer Bingo
This has been a busy summer and the autumn season looks just as busy reading-wise. I had to DNF three books (two in one day), and let one series go (bye-bye Blue Bloods). I started reviewing on GR (just one days BL was running extra slow), but I am looking at backing up my reviews on my Blogger page in case BL's servers/motivation to look after the site goes down further.
Done with another challenge - the Regency box set was completely read one month ahead of schedule thanks to my participation in Bout of Books cycle 17. Speaking of challenges, I blacked out my card for Moonlight Reader's Summer Bingo. I won the adult division of my base library's Summer Reading Program and received a Kindle Fire (5th gen). And I had a lot of fun talking with other readers/bloggers in the COYER FB group while also getting many books read off my NOOK.
I am very ready for autumn - cooler temps, pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, and reading about all things paranormal/supernatural. Little man starts Kindergarten in a few days, and I am both excited and teary-eyed. Bring on Halloween Bingo to keep me occupied.
Happy 30th Anniversary to Ann M. Martin's The Babysitters Club. I glommed this series when I was a kid. Claudia was my favorite, with Mary Anne a close second; Dawn was my least favorite.