Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Month in Review: September 2013

September has come and gone and my reading has picked up!!! I'm getting a bit anxious that I might not complete all the reading challenges I signed up for, so I will be strategically picking books to read that will go towards those challenges. I still have 3 months and am not giving up yet!

I also signed up this month to walk for at least 30 minutes a day with a bunch of other book bloggers. Felicia over at Geeky Bloggers Book Blog came up with the idea, along with a cool name and graphic (check it out in my sidebar!). We will be known as the Book Blog Walkers and I am really looking forward to it. We will be using twitter to cheer each other, using the hashtag: BookBlogWalkers. I'll be doing a combo of walking outdoors and using some of Leslie Sansone's walking DVD's. Let me know if you want to join us!

Here are my reading stats for September! 
  • Books read:  15
Books I read (reviewed ones have * and link to review; books not yet reviewed will be linked up once review is posted.)
  1. The Hero-- Robyn Carr (e-book)
  2. Maine* -- J. Courtney Sullivan (audio)
  3. Queen's Gambit*-- Elizabeth Fremantle
  4. The Other Woman* -- Hank Phillippi Ryan
  5. Explosive Eighteen -- Janet Evanovich (audio)
  6. The Good Wife -- Jane Porter
  7. Sleigh Belles* --Beth Albright (e-book)
  8. Let Me Be The One -- Bella Andre (e-book)
  9. The Spymistress* -- Jennifer Chiaverini
  10. Kissing Under the Mistletoe* -- Bella Andre (e-book)
  11. Gilt Trip -- Laura Childs
  12. Notorious Nineteen -- Janet Evanovich (audio)
  13. Only Mine -- Susan Mallery
  14. The Husband's Secret* -- Liane Moriarty
  15. Astor Place Vintage -- Stephanie Lehmann

Favorite Book of September:  
 
  • The  Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

2013 Challenge Update:

  •  Read-a-Latte Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 95/100
  •  Library Books Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 43/50
  •  Off the Shelf Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 11/30
  •  Tea & Books Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 0/2
  •  First Reads Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 34/11+ (COMPLETED)
  •  Classics Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 1/3
  •  Historical Fiction Reading Challenge -- Books read: 23/25
  •  E-Book Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 30/25 (COMPLETED)
  •  1st in a Series Challenge -- Series started: 5/10 + 6
  •  Finish the Series Challenge -- Series completed: 1/3 + 2
  •  Cruising Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 8/13+
  •  Audio Book Challenge -- Books Listened To: 28/26 (COMPLETED)
  •  Reading Challenge Addict Challenge - Challenges Finished: 3/12
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5 comments

  1. Your new walking group sounds like a truly fun way to exercise! Have a great reading week, Kristin! :)

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  2. I'm looking forward to participating in the walking group. Good luck to you!

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  3. I am a book blog walker too! Hope you burn the calories the way you burned through books in September. have fun on your walks!

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  4. Glad your reading has picked up, mine slowed down a bit. Have a great time walking.

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  5. wow, book bog walkers, how cool! great recap also. here is mine: http://wordsandpeace.com/2013/10/03/2013-september-wrap-up/

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