July 2016 Wrap-Up and Challenge Update

Oh July oh quickly you came and went. I swear June was yesterday. Overall July was a good reading month for me! I read a ton of contemporary (the summer really puts me in the mood!) and I loved most of it. I also started binging Tessa Dare and predict I will be done with her back list before the end of the year. If you are hesitant to read historical romance, I reccomend Tessa Dare! I haven’t fallen in love with historical romance like I have her books. I plan on writing a whole post about it because she is an amazing writer and a lovely person!

All the books I read in July…

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I also read Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin (which I loved!) but doesn’t come out until 2017 and has no cover yet. 10 books is not bad for July since I have Comic Con craziness and Harry Potter craziness (at the store). I did squeeze Cursed Child in this month but that mostly has to do with the fact that it was under 300 pages and is written as a script. I may write a post about my feelings towards this book but not sure I have quite enough to say.

2016 Challenge progress!

Flights of Fantasy

  1. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
  2. The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye
  3. The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows
  4. The Mirror King by Jodi Meadows
  5. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
  6. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas
  7. Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
  8. In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
  9. The Women Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce
  10. A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge

  1. Roommates by Erin Leigh
  2. Playing for Keeps by R.L. Mathewson
  3. More Than Fashion by Elizabeth Briggs
  4. When We Collided by Emery Lord
  5. The Score by Elle Kennedy
  6. Bad Boy’s Baby by Sosie Frost
  7. A Little Too Far by Lisa Desrochers
  8. Love and Lists by Tara Sivec
  9. Dirty Thoughts by Megan Erickson
  10. Paige in Progress by Brighton Walsh
  11. The Distance from A to Z by Natalie Blitt
  12. Dirty Talk by Megan Erickson
  13. Blind Reality by Heidi McLaughlin
  14. Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry
  15. The Game Plan by Kristen Callihan
  16. His Country Bride by Debra Holt
  17. With a Twist by Staci Hart
  18. The Problem With Forever by Jennifer L Armentrout
  19. Score by Christine Bell
  20. Choosing You by Allie Everhart
  21. Girl With the Guitar by Caisey Quinn
  22. Summer of Sloane by Erin L. Schneider
  23. Summer of Supernovas by Darcy Woods
  24. The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller
  25. Scoring Wilder by R.S. Grey
  26. Settling the Score by R.S. Grey
  27. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
  28. Geek’s Guide to Requited Love by Sarvenaz Tash
  29. Forever and Always by Jasinda Wilder
  30. The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennett
  31. Pucked by Helena Hunting
  32. First & Then by Emma Mills

HOW WAS YOUR READING MONTH!?? Did you read Cursed Child yet? Have you been reading a ton of contemporary like me??

3 thoughts on “July 2016 Wrap-Up and Challenge Update

  1. Holly says:

    I ordered my copy of Cursed Child over the weekend, so it should be arriving any day now! (fingers crossed!) I went back and forth for so long about reading it, but in the end I decided that I would l like to form my own opinion about it instead of just going off of what everyone else says.
    Happy August! 🙂

  2. Morgan @ Gone with the Words says:

    Wow you are kicking butt at your challenges! I super loved The Anatomical Shape of A Heart, First & Then, and Romancing the Duke! I don’t read a lot of historical romance either but I’m being sucked in by Tessa Dare haha. Summer definitely makes me read more contemporary! I haven’t read the Cursed Child yet but I’m glad you enjoyed it. And I think 10 books is great, that’s usually what I average on a not-crazy month haha!

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