In July I read 7 books for a total of 2,323 pages and an average of 75 pages per day. I was on vacation for a week, and at one point I was reading more than one book at once, so I’m very happy with my numbers. Added a lot of books to my challenge list too!
The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre
First Sentence: Undressing is an everyday occurrence.
Challenge: A book with a number in the title
Quest for the White Witch by Tanith Lee
First Sentence: Previously, I have recounted how I spent my youth among the tribal krarls of the Red Dagkta.
Challenge: A trilogy
Do Not Disturb by A.R. Torre
First Sentence: In Marathon, Florida, on mile two of the old Seven Mile Bridge, there is a tree.
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
First Sentence: The Vega Gull is peacock blue with silver wings, more splendid than any bird I’ve known, and somehow mine to fly.
Notable Quote: “We’re all afraid of many things, but if you make yourself smaller or let your fear confine you, then you really aren’t your own person at all. The real question is whether or not you will risk what it takes to be happy.”
Challenge: A book based on a true story
Adventure Time vol 6 by Ryan North
The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl by Tim Pratt
First Sentence: Marzi leaned on the counter and watched, with dread twisting in her belly like a knot of rattlesnakes, as Beej trudged up the stairs.
Challenge: A book based entirely on its cover
V-Wars edited by Jonathan Mayberry
First Sentence: “Was it your blood?”
Challenge: A book of short stories