BEA'S BOOK NOOK "I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once." C. S. Lewis “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” ― Oscar Wilde

Saturday, August 1, 2015

June & July's Challenge Wrap Up

This year I signed up for fewer year long challenges and I'll do more short-term challenges. COYER Summer Scavenger Hunt started in June and goes until the beginning of September. I'm aiming for 2 books a week.

Grab a drink, get comfy, and get ready! 

TOTAL: 17 Just over a month to go and I'm almost to goal! 

NetGalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge - Goal: 25 50 100

5. Wolf Trouble by Paige Tyler
6.  The Forgotten by Heather Graham 
7. Living Well, Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life by Ruth Soukup
8. A Batter of Life and Death by Ellie Alexander 
9. Gaming the System by Laura K. Curtis  
10. Imposters of Patriotism by Ted Richardson
11. What's In Your Pocket? by Ruth Symons & Laura Watkins 
12. Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca by Maria Goodavage 
13. The Dead Key by D.M. Pulley
14. The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly
15. Manhattan Mayhem, edited by Mary Higgins Clark
16. The Ultimatum by Dick Wolf
17. SEAL Wolf Hunting by Terry Spear
18. That Chesapeake Summer by Mariah Stewart
19. Parenting in the Age of Attention Snatchers by Lucy Jo Palladino
20. Finding Sheba by H.B. Moore

TOTAL: 63!!! I've revised my goal to 100, which is the very top goal. I shouldn't have any trouble achieving it. :) 

Finishing the Series Reading Challenge - Goal: 6 14 20

TOTAL: 35 books, 16 series. Finished series: Goody's Goodies, Bakeshop Mystery, the Jeremy Fisk Series, The Black Sun's Daughter, Honeychurch Hall Mysteries, The Dominic Grey Series, Paranormal Investigations, Rogue River, Kitty Norville, Otherworld, The SPI Files, Morgans of Nashville, Jane True, The Clifton Chronicles, Ever After, and Jane Yellowrock.

What An Animal Reading Challenge - Goal: 13 or more


Cruising Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge - Goal: 20 or more

1. Book Clubbed by Lorna Barrett 
2. A Batter of Life and Death by Ellie Alexander 


Dust Off Your Classics - a very informal challenge hosted by Between My Lines and Dee's Reads. There's no sign up or goals. I am aiming for 1 a month. 

None. Again. I am failing so very much at this one. :(

Total: 2

Just For Fun Reading Challenge - Goal: 12, 1 a month  

1. June -The Mystery Woman by Amanda Quick
2. July - The Threshing Circle by Neil Grimmett



  1. You are rocking most of these challenges, Bea! I wish I were doing half so well with mine!

    1. Some months are better than others but I am doing well overall. You can still make progress with yours, there's still time!

  2. WOW, that's a lot of challenges, Bea, I think you've got more going than me this year, and for most of them, you're doing really well! And you still have time to get back on track with the others, too :)

    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

    1. Thanks Lexxie. I have plans to get caught up on the classics but I figure anything I read for that is a win. :)


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