Saturday, August 31, 2013

Kickass August

This is how August shaped up. 11 books in all!

Three amazing classics...


Four goodly books for young(ish) readers...



One light memoir full of nostalgia...

One "meh" novella...

An excellent literary/historical fiction novel...


And one book for the all-time favorites list...


Yup, yup. I don't think I could ask for more!

How was your August reading? 







27 comments:

  1. I am SO jealous you can read so much! I just finished "Nineteen Minutes" by Jodi Picoult. Just to show you how often I get a chance to read, I bought the book in February.

    I'm adding all of these books to my ever-growing list of "to reads", though. :)

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    1. I have no idea how it happened, trust me! My son is three and for the last three years I haven't cracked more than 30 books per year. I'm back BABY!

      And YAY! re: adding them to your "to reads" list.

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  2. I love these monthly wrap up posts! I think I might have to do one of my own this time...but I would have to update my spreadsheet first, which hasn't been done since March - ugh.

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    1. LOL, I used to keep a spreadsheet and I got sucktastic at it, so now I'm all Goodreads and bloggedy blog.

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  3. You certainly did have an amazing month! I, on the other hand, managed to only read one book and listen to one audio book. Summer is never my best time to read, especially this month since we had our granddaughter visiting. Throw in a road trip (I only checked email and blogs in the evening, rather than reading) and the month was over before I knew it. Of course, I still have reviews from July to compose...

    I'm adding a few titles to my TBR list from this post. I'd love to finish off the summer with Summer at Tiffany. Maybe I'll spend this long weekend reading. The dust bunnies have waited this long. What's another week, right?

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    1. Well given the circumstances and all the awesome fun you guys were having, I'm not surprised you didn't get much reading done. The granddaughter visit and the road tripping looked like SO much fun.

      Summer at Tiffany is SO great! I think that's one you'd really like.

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  4. Wow, you were a reading machine in August!

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    1. Right on! Hoping I can keep it up. Whew!

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  5. What an amazing reading month! August was awesome for me too, as I'm not at work I got to fit in a ton of reading, much more than usual. As a result, I'm very behind with my reviews...

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    1. Those work breaks are so nice for reading, aren't they? I'm glad you had a good month, too!

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  6. Amazing August, Andi!! Looking forward to an even more amazing September with Jane Eyre and all the RIP festivities. Also super excited for Dracula in October. Going to be an awesome end of summer/fall reading.

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    1. YES MA'AM! September is gonna kick some more ass. Lots of it!

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  7. Wow, wow, wow... what a month!! I hope to read The Haunting of Hill House this fall for R.I.P.

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    1. Ooh ooh! I hope you get to read Hill House. I want everyone to be as freaked out as I was. ;)

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  8. What a great month! I have added Shirley Jackson to my reading list for RIPVIII and Rebecca in general because of your reviews. Can't wait to get started tomorrow :)

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    1. Thank ya! I'm so glad you now have Jackson and Rebecca on your to-reads! They really were stellar. Just wonderful stuff.

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  9. Not too bad considering I was on holiday the entire month of August. Will be doing a wrap up soon.

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    1. Looking forward to your wrap-up, Didi!

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  10. That is an AMAZING month girl! Whooo hoooo!

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  11. Here is hoping September is just as glorious!

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    1. Thank you, Aarti! I hope so, too!

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  12. I'm super impressed! THREE classics in ONE month? You are something spectacular!

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    1. I know! I was impressed with my-dang-self! :D

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  13. wow, Rebecca and The Sparrow, I loved them so much!
    what a MONTH!
    here's my wrap-up: http://wordsandpeace.com/2013/09/04/2013-august-wrap-up/

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