August 2012 Monthly Recap

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 2, 2012 | 2 Comments


August 2012 Reading Challenge
Review Copy Cleanup Challenge

Music Mondays
I wanted to make this a regular, but I just don’t have the time. Sorry guys! Maybe one day…

TGIF/Follow Fridays
8/3 TGIF (37), Follow Friday (30): Book Olympics, Reading habits
8/17 TGIF (38), Follow Friday (31): Pimp your review, Inspiration
8/31 TGIF (39), Follow Friday (32): Deciding what to read, Best covers

Undersea Spoils
(a replacement for IMM)
8/7 Undersea Spoils (7): Onyx, Lost Prince, Defiance, Pushing the Limits
8/13 Undersea Spoils (8) + Weekly Recap: Supernaturally, Full Blooded, Raven Boys
8/25 Undersea Spoils (9) + Weekly Recap: Survive, Eve & Adam, Breathe

Blogger Spotlight
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8/7 Beverley @ A Reading Daydreamer
8/14 Trayche @ ILoveTeenBooks
8/21 Whitney @ Burnt Pages Book Reviews
8/28 Laura @ Little Read Riding Hood

8/6 Treachery of Beautiful Things [Blog Tour]
8/7 Young Adult Giveaway Hop
8/10 Glitch [Blog Tour]
8/11 1,000 Follower Giveaway
8/24 Inbetween [Blog Tour]

Blog Tours:
8/6 Treachery of Beautiful Things by Ruth Frances Long
8/10 Glitch by Heather Anastasiu: Interview with the author
8/24 Inbetween by Tara Fuller: Guest Post
8/26 Never Say Never by Kailin Gow


Book reviews

8/1 Dance With the Devil by Sherrilyn Kenyon: 4/5 starfish
8/6 The Treachery of Beautiful Things by Ruth Frances Long: 4.5/5 starfish
8/8 Glitch by Heather Anastasiu: 3.5/5 starfish
8/9 The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda: 3.5/5 starfish
8/13 Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout: 5/5 starfish
8/13 Inbetween by Tara Fuller: 3/5 starfish
8/16 Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne: DNF
8/17 Defiance by C.J. Redwine: 4.5/5 starfish
8/20 This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers: 4/5 starfish
8/21 Shadow and Bone by Leagh Bardugo: 3/5 starfish
8/24 Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry: 4.5/5 starfish
8/26 Never Say Never by Kailin Gow: 3/5 starfish
8/29 What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang: 4/5 starfish

Average rating: 4 starfish (a whole starfish higher than July)
Pages read: 4,321 (700 pages more than July)


At the end of August:

Total # of posts: 30
Followers at end of month: GFC=1152, NB=124
Facebook likes: 644
Twitter followers: 870
Pageviews: 28,865

Most commented post (besides giveaways): 
Review: Shadow and Bone by Leagh Bardugo (10 comments)

Jessi (Geo)

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