Monday, May 01, 2017

Month in Review: April 2017

Goodbye April...Hello May!!! These months are just flying by...and the only good thing about it being May is that BookExpo is just around the corner :) I'm so excited!!! The lists of authors that will be there are starting to be released as is the books that will be available - there is some good reading to be had coming up, that's for sure! Other than that, I finished April strong walking in the Shape Women's 1/2 marathon in Central Park in NYC - it was my first time doing this race and it was great! I definitely plan on doing this race again, for sure :)

Here are my reading stats for April!  
  • Books read: 14
Books I read:  
  1. The Forbidden Garden -- Ellen Herrick
  2. The Rumor -- Elin Hilderbrand
  3. All the Breaking Waves -- Kerry Lonsdale (audio book)
  4. The Halo Effect -- Anne D. LeClaire
  5. Gone Without a Trace -- Mary Torjussen (e-book)
  6. In the Shadow of Lakecrest -- Elizabeth Blackwell (audio book)
  7. Almost Missed You -- Jessica Strawser (audio book)
  8. Slightly South of Simple -- Kristy Woodson Harvey (e-book)
  9. The Wedding Tree -- Robin Wells (audio book)
  10. Last Breath -- Roberth Bryndza (audio book)
  11. Any Day Now -- Robyn Carr
  12. I Found You -- Lisa Jewell (e-book)
  13. A Bridge Across the Ocean -- Susan Meissner (audio book)
  14. The Red Hunter -- Lisa Unger (e-book)
Favorite Books of April:
  • I Found You by Lisa Jewell
  • The Red Hunter by Lisa Unger

2017 Reading Challenge Update:
  • You Read How Many Books? Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 58/150
  • Library Reading Challenge -- Books Borrowed: 4/24
  • #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Reading Challenge -- Books Read: 4/15
  • New Authors Reading Challenge -- New Authors Read: 22/45
  • E-books Reading Challenge -- E-books Read: 15/25
  • Audio Books Reading Challenge -- Books Listened to: 29/50

*Kathyrn over at The Book Date has created a Month in Review meme for those who put together these monthly posts. From now on, I'll be linking my post up each month...Thanks Kathryn for putting this meme together!!!



  1. nicely done! mine is here:

  2. I enjoyed I Found You last year when it came out here. Quite a mix up! I enjoyed Robyn Carr's book and I look forward at some time to Kristin W H's book as have enjoyed her others. Well done with the marathon.

  3. Thanks for the continued love for SSOS! :)

  4. I really enjoyed The Red Hunter too - one of my favourite books of last month, here's to a good April.

  5. I've heard a lot of good things about the Red Hunter. I need to check that book out!

    Here’s my April Monthly Wrap Up!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog


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