Sunday, August 2, 2009

Goodbye July, IMM, & Contests

Oh, nuts. July's over and August is already here......which means summer is almost over and scho-ick, don't even think about it! Just keep enjoying the next four weeks of summer. Anywho, July has been a busy month for me and a slow month for BLT. I keep updating my Summer Reading List challenge I have only read ten books. :( Can you believe that!? Ugh. Quite a shock since I read 40 some odd last year. But I have read over 2,000 pages. How is your summer reading list going?

In My Mailbox
After being gone for the weekend (last weekend), I came home and found several packages of ARCS. I very excited to read them all!

Lipstick Apology by Jennifer Jabaley (Penguin/Aug. 6)
Daughters of the Sea: Hannah by Kathryn Lasky (Scholastics/ Sept. 1)

Sideshow by various authors (Candlewick/July 14)
The Homsechool Liberation League by Lucy Frank (Dial/July 9)


Eli the Good by Silas House (Candlewick/Sept. 22)
Another Faust by Daniel & Dina Nayeri (Candlewick/Aug. 25)



July Reads
Here's what I read and reviewed in July. (Sorry, too lazy to post all the links)

The Straits by Jeremy Craig (5/5) debut
When the Whistle Blows by Fran Cannon Slayton (5/5) debut
A Sweet Disorder by Jacuqline Kolosov (5/5)
The Sweet Life of Stella Madison by Lara M. Zeises (3/5)
Me, Just Different by Stephanie Morrill (4/5) debut


Contests

I am still giving away 1 copy of Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell and 1 signed copy of Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman. To enter, please go here.









Also, The Electrical Book Cafe is giving away 5 copies of Geektastic by Holly Black and Cecil Castelucci. Enter here!









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8 comments:

katie said...

Ooh lovely books. I just read Lipstick Apology and it was amazing. Enjoy!

~The Book Pixie said...

I want to read Lipstick Apology and Another Faust. You got a nice load of books hear. Happy reading. :D

~Briana

Windowpane Memoirs said...

I alredy read Hannah it was an OK story nothing expectacular. Enjoy your books.


Peace
Michelle

Katie said...

Awesome books. I just found out today about Kathryn Lasky's new series. I am so excited.

Happy reading!

a flight of minds said...

Both Lipstick Apology and Another Faust sound so good. I like the Daughters of the Sea cover, although I have no idea what the book's about. :P Happy reading!

- Alex

Rebecca said...

Great books you got this week, they all look really good. Enjoy.

Kelsey said...

I'm dying to read Lipstick Apology (:

So Many Books, So Little Time said...

I got Lipstick Apology too. I'm so jealous that you got Another Faust!

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