Stats and Goals Progress – August 2013

This post was inspired by The Perpetual Page Turner’s Monthly Rewind and A Librarian’s Library’s My Month in Review

Books Finished in August  (Click picture for Goodreads and rating for my review.)


  1. Inferno by Dan Brown (3 stars)
  2. If I Stay by Gayle Forman (4 stars, reread, not reviewed)
  3. Sink or Swim by Sarah Mlynowski (3 stars)
  4. School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins (3 stars)
  5. If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan (3 stars)
  6. Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker (4.5 stars)
  7. The Star Dwellers by David Estes (4 stars)
  8. The Sun Dwellers by David Estes (5 stars)
  9. Just Like Fate by Cat Patrick & Suzanne Young (4 stars)
  10. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  11. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
  12. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Audiobooks Finished in August

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Other Reviews Posted in August

  • Shark Out of Water by Jenn Cooksey (4.5 stars)
  • Across the Universe by Beth Revis (DNF)

Discussion Posts from August

Goal Updates

1.) Read 75 books over 100 pages (part of the Outdo Yourself Challenge) – Completed 8/13/13, currently at 81/75

2.) Read at least the first book in every series from 2012’s YA Crush Tourney

  1. The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
  2. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (read in 2012)
  3. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead (books 1-2 read in Jan 2013, book 3 read in Feb 2013)
  4. Divergent by Veronica Roth (read in 2012)
  5. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (read in 2010)
  6. Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
  7. The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare (book 1 read in Aug 2013)
  8. Lux by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  9. Iron Fey by Julie Kagawa (books 1-1.5 read in May 2013)
  10. Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
  11. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
  12. Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
  13. Covenant by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  14. Soul Screamers by Rachel Vincent (read in 2012, book 7 read in Mar 2013)
  15. Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins
  16. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (read in 2012)
  17. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (read in Feb 2013)
  18. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
  19. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi (read in Feb 2013)
  20. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  21. Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan (read in 2010)
  22. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
  23. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand (read in Jan 2013)
  24. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins (read in Feb 2013)
  25. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
  26. Die for Me by Amy Plum

3.) Finally read Cinder by Marissa Meyer – finished 4/30/13

4.) Finally complete The Bible in 90 Days – Started 1/3/13, stuck on page 200. I may have to give this one up!

I’m also doing 2 challenges on Goodreads:

Read 85 books total (counting books under 100 pages) – Up to 85/85, completed 8/31/13

A-Z Book Title Challenge – 22/26 (A, B, C, D, E,  F, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, O, P,  R, S, T, U, W,  X, Z) 


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