Wrap-Up for July 2016

Posted July 31, 2016 by Minx

Well this has been a very interesting month! I have been very busy reading for challenges, leisure, and some ARC’s. For most of July over at Goodreads Wobble Challenge we were taking part in the book olympics. If you are interested in the exact details of that challenge click HERE.

For a brief summary there were five events, Title Relay, Page Jumping, Book into the Distance, Fight Club, and Create a Chariot as well as bonus rounds. It required bunches of reading and lots of teamwork. We rocked it! It also beefed up my reading for the month to a grand total of 7o! How did I do it? Lots and lots of caffeine and late nights! Also, when we switched to our current challenge, Wheel-A-Thon, which lasts 4 weeks and page count is not a factor so I switched it up to knock out some novellas.

Do you want to know why I am just in love with these challenges that I am in? I am forced to read books I would have never before considered and it has been the best thing ever!! I have so many new authors to follow and admire! It has been such a great experience and I would challenge any one of you to consider doing something similar because it truly does test your genre mettle.

So what book was my top favorite?? That is seriously hard to choose BUT I have to go with Moon Called by Patricia Briggs:

Moon Called by Patricia Briggs. The Genre Minx Book Reviews.

I read this book because we were doing a title relay and I was looking for a book that started with “moon,” little did I know that Patricia Briggs was one of the most hilarious and creative writers! I was living under a rock apparently. Anyhow, I enjoyed this book so much that I read the rest of the series, except #7 I think. I managed to throw the books into the challenge any way I could. The one’s that did not fit the challenge I read anyhow. I LOVED all of them! I am so excited about the newest Mercy Thompson novel, Silence Fallen, coming out March 07, 2017. I also started reading more of Patricia Briggs works as well. Love her writing! Love it!


Here are more Mercy Thompson books that I read:

Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs River Marked by Patricia Briggs Night Broken by Patricia Briggs Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

Here are many more GREAT books that I read this month! If you see anything you are interested in just click on the picture and it will take you to the Goodreads page for that book.

Voices Beckon, Part 1 by Linda Lee Graham The White Gold Score by Carig Schaefer Tricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich The Savage Song by Victoria Schwab The Job by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare The Grooms Gamble by Jade Lee The Chase by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare Sweep in Peace by Ilona Andrews The Awakening by Christine Feehan Stone-Cold Fox by Hailey Edwards Swamp Bones by Kathy Reichs Stone Cold by Robert Parker Shadow Rider by Christine Feehan. The Genre Minx Book Reviews Race the Darkness by Abbie Roads. The Genre Minx Book Reviews.   One Night with her Bodyguard by Noelle Adams Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich Not Quite Perfect by Catherine Bybee. The Genre Minx Book Reviews  On the Edge by Ilona Andrews My Lady Quicksilver by Bec McMasters Moon Spell by Samantha Young Mine is the Night by Liz Curtis Higgs Midnight Star by Karpov Kinrade Man Riding West by Louis L'Amour Metro Girl by Janet Evanovich Loving Lieutenant Douglas by Barbara Devlin Malevolent by Jana DeLeon Love You More by Lisa Gardner Love by the Letter by Melissa Jagears Into the Woods by Kim Harrison Ink Spell by Cornelia Funke Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg Hermit Kingdom, The Purple Immortal by March Seraphs Graceling by Kristin Cashore Heart of Iron by Bec McMaster First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones Earth Bound by Christine Feehan Fighting Dirty by Lori Foster Dark Dream by Christine Feehan Death Walked In by Carolyn Hart Cry Wolf by Paricia Briggs Cracked by Eliza Crewe. The Genre Minx Book Reviews.  Come Home to Me by Jessica Scott Christmas Diamond by Hailee Bridgeman Captain's Fury by Jim Butcher Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl Apocalypse-Under Water City by Chrissy Peebles A Wizard's Forge by A.M. Justice. The Genre Minx Book Reviews.  Angel Fire by LA Weatherly A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab A Pink Dog Named Fluffy by Heather Horrocks A game of persuasion by Emma Locke Putting up a fight by Samantha Westlake Up from the Grave by Jeaniene Frost Sugar and Spice by Tawny Weber

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