Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2018

2018 Reading Challenge Books read in July: 12 Books read in 2018: 109/150 I had been tracking the children’s books ARCs I’d been reading all year, and decided I didn’t like counting children’s books in my number of books read. SO! Edited my dates read in Goodreads to get an accurate snapshot of how many middle-grade and above books I’ve read this year. 😉 #RippedBodiceBingo The Ripped Bodice’s 2nd Annual Summer Romance Bingo runs from June 1 to August 31 Each square represents a book you’ve read this summer, and you fill in the square with the title & author … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2018

Monthly Wrap-Up :: June 2018

2018 Reading Challenge Books read in June: 37 Books read in 2018: 139/150Before you go WHOOOOOA, WHAT!? know that I read a LOT of children’s and middlegrade ARCs in June in an attempt to improve my feedback ratio on NetGalley. (With very mixed results, LOL.) You can expect to see postings a few times a month with mini-reviews for 3-4 kids’ books on my blog in the coming months because of this. :pNEW GOAL: 250 books #RippedBodiceBingo The Ripped Bodice’s 2nd Annual Summer Romance Bingo runs from June 1 to August 31 Each square represents a book you’ve read this … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up :: June 2018

Book Review: What Happens in London by Julia Quinn

What Happens in London Author: Julia QuinnSeries: Bevelstoke, book 2Publisher: AvonPublishing Date: June 30, 2009Mass Market Paperback, 384 pagesAmazon  Goodreads SummaryRUMORS AND GOSSIP … THE LIFEBLOOD OF LONDON When Olivia Bevelstoke is told that her new neighbor may have killed his fiancee, she doesn’t believe it for a second, but, still, how can she help spying on him, just to be sure? So she stakes out a spot near her bedroom window, cleverly concealed by curtains, watches, and waits … and discovers a most intriguing man, who is definitely up to something. Sir Harry Valentine works for the boring branch … Continue reading Book Review: What Happens in London by Julia Quinn

Discussion: Summer Lovin’ – Bookish Bingo and Camp NaNo

Well I guess I’m a bit of a glutton for punishment, because I just decided to take one two (big-ish?) projects for the summer.  The first is The Ripped Bodice’s 2nd Annual Summer Romance Bingo! It runs from June 1 to August 31, and you can enter to win ♥ prizes ♥ , and well who doesn’t love prizes? Each square represents a book you’ve read this summer, and you fill in the square with the title & author once you’ve met the criteria. To get a bingo you need to get 5 in a row (vertical or horizontal) and … Continue reading Discussion: Summer Lovin’ – Bookish Bingo and Camp NaNo