Well, guys! What a month it's been! I had a great time focusing on Utah authors and books this month, but I must say, I'm glad to get back to "normal" too!
This month we Twitter chatted with 11 Utah authors! That was a blast and thanks to all of them for humoring us and joining in the fun. Three of those authors I spotlighted here:
This week we had our annual blogger party. It was fun, after I calmed down from the clash with the group that stole our reserved pavilion! Here's the one picture I took at the event:
|Jenni from Jenni Elyse|
Jessica from The Bluestocking Society
Penelope from Reading Fever
Jessica from Books a True Story
Kathy from Read This Instead (behind)
Karena from Karena Lapray
Jenny from Alternate Readality
Kami from Kami's Library Thoughts
Toto, who is pondering a book blog with her friend, but in
the meantime has a YouTube channel you can click on
And finally, here are the Utah Books I read throughout the whole month:
Mania by J.R. Johansson: Parker and Jack work together to bring an end to the conflict between Watchers and Takers.
How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr: A young pregnant girl comes to live with the family that plans to adopt her baby.
Eleanor by Johnny Worthen: Eleanor appears to be a normal, ordinary girl, but as the story unfolds we learn that she is anything but ordinary.
Unraveled by Julie Daines: A pair of magic shoes causes much more trouble than than they are worth.
Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani: Claire is trying to figure out how it is that her dead father and her current step dad knew each other before.
Lost Without You by Annette Lyon: Brooke is trying to find the right guy, and the cop with the kid just might be the one!
Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen: As a slave in ancient Rome, Nic is forced to go inside a haunted cave to retrieve a trinket for a general, and in so doing acquires some magical powers. (review to come this week I hope!)
Usually I squeeze in some non Utah books during August, but this time around, it was ALL Utah books! I felt like I could have done more but I guess this isn't bad.
Favorites from this list: How to Save a Life and Unraveled.. and Eleanor too I'd say.
Plans for September:
- Read Bone Gap
- Read A Mad Wicked Folly
- Read The Girl on the Train for book club
- Read Goodbye Stranger
- Read Fires of Invention
- And if I still have time, read Station 11