August Wrap Up (2013)

August has been a really good month for me. I’ve been off school for the month and have got lots of reading done. In one week, I even read eight books! Wow! I’m trying another format for this months wrap up post so I would love to hear your feedback.

This month I’ve read:

 

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon; The Elites by Natasha Ngan; The Duff by Kody Keplinger; The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa; The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa; Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire; The Distance Between Us by Kasie West; Losing It by Cora Carmack; Faking It by Cora Carmack; The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle; All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill; The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan; Keeping Her by Cora Carmack; All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry; Shadowhunter’s Guide: City of Bones by Mimi O’Connor; Confessions of an Almost-Girlfriend by Louise Rozett; Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein; Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein; United We Spy by Ally Carter.

..That’s nineteen books in total!

Next month I’m hoping to read:

The Killing Woods by Lucy Christopher which looks fab! The cover is absolutely gorgeous, too.

Night School by C.J. Daugherty because I need to read more UKYA.

Dead Jealous by Sharon Jones for the same as above.

Things happening in September:

The second UKYA chat is planned for Friday 13th September at 6:30 PM BST. I’d love to see you all there! Anyone can join in, you don’t have to be a blogger. Authors, bloggers and readers come along for a chat! I have a lot of fun things planned.

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I’m busy planning the UKYA author blog tour in November and lots of other upcoming UKYA events. Very exciting!

Best books of August:

1. Losing It by Cora Carmack

2. Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire

3. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

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How was your month? Let me know below!

Lucy Powrie

Lucy Powrie is a blogger, YouTuber and author from the UK. When she's not reading, she enjoys cuddling guinea pigs and eating Oreo chocolate, but let's be real: she's mostly always reading.

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  1. Reply

    Francoise

    1 September, 2013

    Seems like you had a great month. I had a shocking one due to reading only 4 books. But I just had so many assignments I just couldn’t read…hopefully it’ll be better for next month. I really want to read The Bone Season and I’m so happy because Sunny grabbed me a copy at the Bloomsbury event. It got very good reviews.
    You had a great month!
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    Sunny A

    1 September, 2013

    Wow I thought 9 was good but 19 is like woah! I wish I could read more but sadly I’ve been at school for 7 weeks and haven’t had the chance to read more then 9. You read some awesome books and I also read The Iron Daughter & Iron Queen (plus the rest of the series), and The Distance Between Us this month. I have 4 copies of The Bone Season and I’m getting All Our Yesterdays. Need United We Spy and The Elite. You read so many good books. Excited for UKYA! Have a great September 🙂
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    Sally@Always Lost in Stories

    1 September, 2013

    I wish I had a month off! Looks like a great month for you- here’s My August Wrap-up Post
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    Melanie (YA Midnight Reads)

    1 September, 2013

    I really enjoyed The Bone Season, def one of the best books that I read last month (or was it the month before last? I can’t remember, lol) Congrats on reading 19 books!

    Thanks for sharing, Lucy! <33
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    Caitlin

    1 September, 2013

    So many books read! Loads I either loved or can’t wait to read so looking forward to your reviews for those 🙂

    Cait
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    Samantha Stewart

    1 September, 2013

    You read a lot of great books last month Lucy! 🙂
    Ooh, I’ve been wanting to read The Night School for quite a while, so I’m really looking forward to seeing what you think of it.
    I like this layout 🙂
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    Rachel @ Booktastic Reviews

    1 September, 2013

    I’m glad you’ve had a great, bookish August and managed to read so many books! I’ve barely read any this month… 🙁 YOU’VE READ UNITED WE SPY?! AHHHHHHH! WAS IT FLIPPING AMAZING? THE PERFECT BOOK TO ROUND OFF A FANTASTIC SERIES?! :O
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    Sophie Louise

    2 September, 2013

    NINETEEN BOOKS? Wow! I’ve read eight this month, and you did that in a week. Some amazing books on your list. I also read The Bone Season, and I have The Elites as one of my next review-books to read! And The Weight of Water has been one I’ve wanted to read for ages! Really excited for the next UKYA chat, Lucy!
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    Jess Hearts Books

    2 September, 2013

    Wow! You’ve had an absolutely amazing month in reading, Lucy! I read and enjoyed The Distance Between Us and All Our Yesterdays as well. I’m also really looking forward to The Killing Woods! It sounds like a perfect book for Autumn.
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