July ’17 Reading Challenges Recap

Once again I am posting an update of my reading challenges apart from my wrap-up post. This past month I made a lot of headway in a couple of the challenges I am taking part in and am feeling extra confident when it comes to completing them.

1. The 2017 Debut Author Challenge is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. I added two more debut books (Ashley Poston’s Geekerella & Sarah Tolcser’s Song of the Current) to my current count regarding this challenge. Let’s be real, this challenge’s goal is basically in the bag.

  • Challenge Goal: 12 books; Current Count: 11 books

2. Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge 2017 is hosted by Alexa Loves Books and Hello, Cherry. Hey now, I actually read a few books this past month toward this challenge which makes me feel loads better about reaching my goal. In July I read the following fantasy novels: Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown, Kendare Blake’s Three Dark Crowns, and Sarah Tolcser’s Song of the Current.

  • Challenge Goal: 20 books; Current Count: 12 books

3. Summer 2017 Bookish Bingo is hosted by Pretty Deadly Reviews and runs June through August. The goal of this challenge is to get as many BINGOs as you can using the Bingo card below. I did better than expected with regard to reading books for this challenge. My Bingo card is looking so much better compared to last month and hey, I got a couple of bingos this month! I’m aiming for three more bingos by the end of August.

Books Read Toward This Challenge in July:

  • Matilda by Roald Dahl (over 5 years old)
  • The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (thriller)
  • More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera (Latinx MC)
  • Geekerella by Ashley Poston (book about fandom)
  • Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (LGBT+)
  • Lucky in Love by Kasie West (summer release)
  • Three Dark Crown by Kendare Blake (royalty)
  • Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser (book with a map)
  • Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho (author from another continent)

My August TBR for this challenge includes:

  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
  • The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee

How did you do with your reading challenges in July? Any challenges that you’re struggling with? Leave me a link to any reading challenges wrap-up post you do for July.

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