Summer Challenges Wrap Up!

…or shall I say failure? (For me, not the challenges themselves.)

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Series In A Month?: 1/5

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I apparently experienced reader’s block, which is like writer’s block, almost the entire month of August. I hate when I get in those moods. I want to read, but I can’t find the energy to do so. And when I did start reading…it was a little too late.

This was such an awesome idea for a challenge and the next time the girls (Berls & Michelle) host it again, I will most definitely join, but I am going to make sure that I actually read more than just one book in the chose series. I am so disappointed in myself.

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Book Review: Real Vampires Hate Skinny Jeans

Book Review: Real Vampires Hate Skinny JeansReal Vampires Hate Skinny Jeans by Gerry Bartlett
Series: Glory St. Clair #8
on April 3rd 2012
Pages: 336
Goodreads
four-stars
Reading Challenges: #20BooksOfSummer, COYER Summer Vacation, Make Me Read It

Someone is eating for two... Full-figured vampire Glory St. Clair thinks things are finally going her way. She's no longer possessed by a demon, the legions of hell aren't on her tail, and her love life is heating up since she managed to reconnect with her maker-and longtime lover-Jeremy Blade.
When a pregnant demon shows up on her doorstep, Glory knows that everything is about to go to hell. Alesa is claiming that the baby she's carrying is Rafe's, conceived while she was inhabiting Glory's body. A clever trap? Or could it be true?
Booties and bibs are the last thing on Glory's mind when she discovers dark secrets from her own forgotten past. Who is she? What is she? And how will the men in her life deal with the fact that she may be more powerful than she knew? One thing is certain. Glory has way more to worry about than fitting into her favorite pair of jeans...

I read this book as part of the #MakeMeRead It Readathon. (In addition to #20BooksOfSummer & COYER Summer Vacation).

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Sunday Post #15

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Book Review: Tricky Twenty-Two

Book Review: Tricky Twenty-TwoTricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich
Series: Stephanie Plum #22
on November 17th 2015
Pages: 282
Goodreads
five-stars
Reading Challenges: #20BooksOfSummer, COYER Summer Vacation, Make Me Read It

Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute.
Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding. People have seen him on campus, but no one will talk. Things just aren't adding up, and Stephanie can't shake the feeling that something funny is going on at the college - and it's not just Zeta fraternity pranks.
As much as people love Gobbles, they hate Doug Linken. When Linken is gunned down in his backyard it's good riddance, and the list of possible murder suspects is long. The only people who care about finding Linken's killer are Trenton cop Joe Morelli, who has been assigned the case, security expert Ranger, who was hired to protect Linken, and Stephanie, who has her eye on a cash prize and hopefully has some tricks up her sleeve.

I read this book as part of the #MakeMeRead It Readathon. (In addition to #20BooksOfSummer & COYER Summer Vacation).

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Book Review: The Princess Diaries, Vol. IX: Princess Mia

Book Review: The Princess Diaries, Vol. IX: Princess MiaPrincess Mia by Meg Cabot
Series: The Princess Diaries #9
on January 6th 2009
Pages: 274
Goodreads
five-stars
Reading Challenges: #20BooksOfSummer, COYER Summer Vacation, Make Me Read It

A Princess on her own . . .
Mia has been invited to speak at a gala for Domina Rei, an elite society of powerful businesswomen. But what could she possibly have to say? Michael has broken up with her, her bff Lilly won't speak to her, and her parents are forcing her to see a therapist. Even J.P.'s efforts to cheer Mia up (he's being really sweet!) aren't helping.
Just when things couldn't get worse, Mia discovers a long--forgotten diary of a teenage princess of Genovia. It could be just the inspiration Mia needs to write her speech--but what it reveals might change everything.

I read this book as part of the #MakeMeRead It Readathon. (In addition to #20BooksOfSummer & COYER Summer Vacation).

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Book Review: Me Before You

Book Review: Me Before YouMe Before You by Jojo Moyes
Series: Me Before You #1
on December 31st 2012
Pages: 369
Goodreads
five-stars
Reading Challenges: #20BooksOfSummer, COYER Summer Vacation, Make Me Read It

Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick.
What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane.
Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he's going to put a stop to that.
What Will doesn't know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they're going to change the other for all time.

I read this book as part of the #MakeMeRead It Readathon. (In addition to #20BooksOfSummer & COYER Summer Vacation).

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Book Review: Cinder

Book Review: CinderCinder by Marissa Meyer
Series: The Lunar Chronicles #1
on January 3rd 2012
Pages: 390
Goodreads
five-stars
Reading Challenges: #20BooksOfSummer, COYER Summer Vacation, Make Me Read It

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl.
Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.

I read this book as part of the #MakeMeRead It Readathon. (In addition to #20BooksOfSummer & COYER Summer Vacation).

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Sunday Post #14

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#MakeMeReadIt Readathon Results!

-are getting married! (4)

Thank you to all those who voted for what books I will attempt to read this week! It was greatly appreciated! I tried to repay the favor to all those I was aware of who voted in mine.

I’ve been looking forward to this challenge. I am not sure if I will complete the 10 books within this week, but I am definitely going to try. And on the bright side…they are get read because I have not only added them to COYER Summer Vacation challenge, but also the #20BooksOfSummer challenge. (Both so far, I have been progressing well on.)

Without further adieu here is the list of books I will be reading in the order of votes:

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Sunday Post #13

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