Monday, September 3, 2018

August 2018 Monthly Wrap Up


So most of August was spent reading title related to dogs for  La La in the Library and  Jo's Book Blog #DogDaysOfSummer challenge.  It was so much fun and I'm sure it's most of the reason why I managed to read so much.  Let's take a look at the titles!

Manifest Recall: Alan Baxter 4/5
Atomic Frenchie: Tom Sniegoski & Tom McWeeney 5/5
Rattus New Yorkus: Hunter Shea 5/5
Action Lab: Vito Delsante 5/5
Creature: Hunter Shea 5/5
Peanuts - Where Beagles Dare: James Cooper 4/5
Drinking from the Trough: Mary Carlson 3/5
City Dog: Alison Pace 4/5
Hitting the Books: Jenn McKinlay 5/5
Dog Man: Dave Pilkey 3/5
Isosceles' Day: Kevin J. Meehan 5/5
Neverworld Wake: Marisha Pessl 4/5
The Mouth in the Dark: Tim Waggoner 4/5


So overall I read 13 things and really, it would be hard to pick a favorite this month.  However, since nothing rated lower than a 3/5, I consider the month a rocking success.

As part of the Dog Days Challenge, Jo is donating a dollar for every book read to her local charity.  I think this is an awesome idea and am proud to say, I read 9 books featuring dogs.  "Hitting the Books" is a cozy where the MC has a loyal dog who often saves her life and Buttons the beagle is very prominent in "Creature" so I'm counting both of them.  

How was your reading in August?

17 comments:

  1. I love the sound of a beagle called Buttons! Looks like a really good reading month for you so lets hope September is as good!

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  2. <3! My reading this month was a bit slow... I'm hoping to pick up the pace after the wedding :) Happy September!

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    1. You've had so much on your plate I don't know how you found any time to read at all.

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  3. I’m glad your dog books were a success! I’d like to read more animal books, but I’m extremely picky about them. It’s hard to find ones I like.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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    1. I had to rule out any that looked sad after learning Booker T had to have surgery. All is good now though and there are so many more waiting to be read.

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  4. Wow, what a great month! I love seeing so many 5 star reviews. I know you read dog related books every month, but you really read a lot!

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    1. Overall it was a really good month. I'm shocked but it was nice knowing it was adding money to charity.

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  5. You did really good with your challenges! :)

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  6. Nine dog books, yay! The rescue will be thankful for that money. Thanks again for joining us. I think I pick the gift card winner on the 8th. Good luck. ��✨

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    1. It's so great of Jo to make a donation. It was such a fun month. Thanks for creating such fun tags!

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  7. Thanks so much Barb for joining us for DDoS. Nine dog books is awesome!!!! I need to try reading some of those cozy mysteries especially the one that have dogs in them.

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  8. Glad to hear you had fun with this challenge Barb! 13 books in a month is WOW! Good for you friend! a rocking success indeed. Love that there is a charity involved. Since I started blogging I had a projected like that in mind [Girl Power of course]! You know me!] but had never had the time to finish putting it together!

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    1. It made it so much fun knowing each book read was helping out the animals.

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  9. You had an awesome month! I think that it is great that money is going to be donated to an animal shelter.

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