July's come to an end and August is here, which I'm totally for. That means we're that much closer to Spring, and Aussie August is beginning! Expect a huge international Aussie book giveaway and much more Aussie goodness this month.
But anyway, there's this month's wrap-up:
2011 Debut Author Challenge:
This month for the Debut Author Challenge, I...didn't get to read a July debut. Oops!
100+ Challenge: completed.
This month I read and reviewed 15 novels that go towards the challenge's goal of reading 100 books this year, bringing my running total up to 109. You can see my completed list of the 100 books I read with links to their reviews here.
Aussie YA Reading Challenge: completed.
This month I read and reviewed 4 novels that go towards the challenge's goal of reading 12 YA books by Australian authors (I'm on just over 20 at the moment. I think I'll set a new personal goal of 30). Their reviews are linked below, marked by asterisks.
- My thought on Love Triangles
- Top 5 List: Best Titles
- Guest Post for Kylie at The Talking Teacup: top ten list.
This month I've reviewed the following books:
- How To Say Goodbye In Robot by Natalie Standiford
- Split by Swati Avasthi
- The Demon's Surrender by Sarah Rees Brennan
- Tighter by Adele Griffin
- Black Painted Fingernails by Steven Herrick*
- Misfit by Jon Skovron
- Forgotten by Cat Patrick
- Invincible Summer by Hannah Moskowitz
- The Dead I Know by Scot Gardner*
- Saving June by Hannah Harrington
- This Is Shyness by Leanne Hall*
- The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney
- Blood Song by Rhiannon Hart*
- Through Her Eyes by Jennifer Archer
- Dead Rules by Randy Russell
You can find a list of all the books (alphabetized) that I've ever reviewed on this blog here.
A feature inspired by Audrey at holes In My brain, at the end of each month I'll pick the favorite book I read, and feature it as my Book Of The (next) Month.
August's Book Of The Month is Invincible Summer by Hannah Moskowitz. My review can be found here.
Speaking of Invincible Summer, I had a giveaway including it and 5 other of my favourite books running this month for my blogoversary. The winner has now been selected and emailed!