June 2009 Review


Well, this was a bad month for reading. I only read 11 books, which I think may be my slowest month ever, but as I’ve mentioned recently I had a lot of family health problems with my dad which didn’t leave a lot of time for reading (I mainly just wanted to sleep). I was doing pretty good about keeping up with the books off my TBR, not exceeding what I bought this month, until recently when I found a used book store and just couldn’t help myself. I did however, read 9 books off my own shelves compared to the 5 last month.

This month’s goal is another 10-15 books off my shelves, less buying (which could be hard because there’s a library book sale coming up), and hopefully I will exceed the 10 I read for this month as well. I’m hoping to FINALLY start working again after six months of unemployment, which will also decrease the amount I read I’m sure.

Books Read:

  1. Atonement by Ian McEwan (TBR)
  2. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris (TBR)
  3. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris (TBR)
  4. Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  5. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (TBR)
  6. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris (TBR)
  7. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris (TBR)
  8. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris (TBR)
  9. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier (TBR)
  10. Transforming Grace by Jerry Bridges (TBR)
  11. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis

Books Added:

  • Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich
  • Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
  • Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
  • Take Your Shirt Off and Cry by Nancy Balbirer
  • Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
  • All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
  • From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris
  • Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
  • Last of the Mohicans by James Fennimore Cooper
  • Crime Beat by Michael Connelly
  • Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
  • Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich
  • Smitten by Janet Evanovich
  • Iced by Carol Higgens Clark

Challenges Finished: Book Into Movie Challenge, Spring Reading Thing, Vampire Challenge, Love Bites Challenge, 2nds Challenge
Challenges Joined: Chronicles of Narnia Challenge, Create a Colorful Summer, TBR Stack (Perpetual), Sookie Stackhouse Challenge, Summer Reading Challenge, Everything Austen Challenge, Operation Actually Read the Bible, What an Animal II Challenge, Christmas in July

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