Monday, August 31, 2015

Monthly Wrap-up: August 2015/ Fit Readers Check In





Month in review is a monthly meme which was created by Kathryn at Book Date.


For me, August was a month for getting back on track with my reading after making poor progress in July. Thankfully, with the help of Bout of Books I was able to get in gear. In the end I did much better than I thought I would. Click below to see my master update post from the read-a-thon.


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In an effort to get in better shape I signed on for Fit Readers. My goal is to start making better choices in the food I eat and to get more active. My first week went better than expected as it happened to coincide with a camping trip I went on. I did a lot of walking this past weekend and managed to have at least 1 serving of fruit every day. I am also trying to drink water instead of pop or sugary juices but I admit that is slow going. To learn more about this challenge and my goals click on the link:


Here are my reading stats for August:


Books Completed in August: 6

Pretty, Hip & Dead (Agnes Barton/ Kimberly Steele Mystery #1) by Madison Johns REVIEW COMING SOON
A Bride at Last (Unexpected Brides #3) by Melissa Jagears REVIEW COMING SOON

The Stats:

Favourite Book of the Month: A Bride at Last
Favourite Setting: Hope Harbor Oregon
Favourite Character: Charley from Hope Harbor
Longest Book Read in August: The Stockholm Octavo, equivalent to 416 pages.
The Shortest Book Read: Where There’s Smoke, 40 pages.
Total Number of Pages Read: 1531
Total Number of Fiction Books Read: 6
Total Number of Non-Fiction Books Read: 0

Challenge Updates:

2015 A-Z Challenge: 11/26
2015 ebook Challenge: 19/25
2015 Historical Fiction Challenge: 10/15
Millionaire Challenge: 11,068/1 000 000

Currently Reading:

 


September TBR:



Thank you for checking out my month in review. How did August go for you? Did you reach your reading goal for the month?

12 comments:

  1. I haven't read Jodi Picoult yet. I do have 'Between the Lines' that she wrote with her daughter. I'd like to read that soon.

    Looks like you had a great August! I hope you have a wonderful September!

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    1. Is Between the Lines her newest release?
      Thank you for stopping by. All the best in September to you as well.

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    2. No, it came out in 2012. They just came out with a sequel or companion book to BTP called, Off the Page. It looks good too!

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    3. Ohh ok. I will have to check it out. :)

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  2. Hmm I remembering the Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood a long time ago, I didn't think it would be 'me' but I do know I liked it quite a bit. All the best for September and do keep up Fitreaders - it really motivates me.

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    1. I read it about 10 years ago, but I don't think I gave it enough of a chance, so I'm going to re-read it and see how I like it this time around.
      Thank you Kathryn! All the best in September to you as well. :)

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  3. These books looks nice. And you seem to be doing very well with your challenges :) Have a great September!

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    1. Thank you! All the best to you as well.

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  4. Congrats on your fitness goals. You had a great month!

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    1. Thank you Pat. I hope I can keep up with it.

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  5. Good luck on the switch to water from soda - it's not easy but my dentist tells me it's important :)
    You had a good month of books. I'm impressed with your challenges too!

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    1. Thank you Mary. Its going to be tough because I enjoy it.. even if I can just cut back a little bit, its better than nothing.

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