Monthly Wrap-up: March 2015

I participated in March Madness 2015. This was a fun way to keep up with all of the books I read this month as well as how much time I spent reading and how many reviews I wrote.

Stats for the Month: 
Books Read: 12
Reviews Written: 9
What I Read:
The Billionaire Wins the Game by Melody Anne (Audio)


Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy (Netgalley)

The Secret to Seduction by Ember Casey (eARC)

The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Enchantment Lake by Margi Preus (Netgalley)
Beyond Love and Hate by Zoe York (eARC)
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Joker’s Dozen by Laurie S Sutton and Ethen Beavers (Netgalley)
Seduction by Violetta Rand
The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Lost and Found by Nicole Williams

Reviews Written: 
As Good As Dead by Elizabeth Evans
Game Play by Lynda Aicher
Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy
The Secret to Seduction by Ember Casey
Enchantment Lake by Margi Preus
Beyond Love and Hate by Zoe York
The Joker’s Dozen by Laurie S. Sutton and Ethen Beavers
Seduction by Violetta Rand
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Top Books for March: 

 

Reading Challenge Updates:

I’m only going to include the books I read in March but the totals in red will reflect the total number of books I’ve read toward each challenge. You can see my main starter post here.

Where Are You Reading? Challenge

California: The Secret to Seduction by Ember Casey
Montana: Lost and Found by Nicole Williams
Oregon: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Washington: The Billionaire Wins the Game by Melody Anne
London, England: Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy
Iran: The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Canada: Beyond Love and Hate by Zoe York
Russia: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Gotham City: The Joker’s Dozen by Laurie S Sutton and Ethen Beavers
Glasscaster: The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

16/50 states
6 other countries
4 fictional places


Young Adult Contemporary Challenge
5. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
6. Lost and Found by Nicole Williams

6/16 books

Historical Romance Reading Challenge

2/12 books


Erotic Romance Reading Challenge
2. Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy

2/24 books

Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge– sign up post
I: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

12/26 books

Books in Translation Reading Challenge
1. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
2. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

2/5 books

New to You Reading Challenge
5. Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy (new to me author)
6. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi (new to me author)
7. The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons (new to me author)

7/12 books

Literary Pickers Reading Challenge- sign up post
Balcony- The Billionaire Wins the Game by Melody Anne; loc 3404 of 4420
Thong- Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy; loc 1182 of 4269
Swimming Pool- The Secret to Seduction by Ember Casey; p. 176
Picture- Beyond Love and Hate by Zoe York; loc 1476 of 1584
Tattoo- Seduction by Violetta Rand; loc 174 of 3384

14/25 items

Back to the Classics Reading Challenge
Book with a person’s name in the title: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

1/6 books

Pages Read Challenge- sign up post
March: 3,694 pages 
Total so far: 8,884/ 52,000 pages

Banned Books Challenge
2. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

2/15 books

What’s in a Name? Reading Challenge

0/6 books


You Read How Many Books? Challenge
19. The Billionaire Wins the Game by Melody Anne
20. Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy
21. The Secret to Seduction by Ember Casey
22. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
23. Enchantment Lake by Margi Preus
24. Beyond Love and Hate by Zoe York
25. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
26. The Joker’s Dozen by Laurie S. Sutton and Ethen Beavers
27. Seduction by Violetta Rand
28. The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons
29. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
30. Lost and Found by Nicole Williams

30/200 books

Victorian Reading Challenge
Book published in the 1870s: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

1/5 books

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge
5. The Billionaire Wins the Game by Melody Anne
6. The Secret to Seduction by Ember Casey
7. Beyond Love and Hate by Zoe York
8. Seduction by Violetta Rand

8/21 books

Netgalley Challenge- sign up post
10. Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy
11. Enchantment Lake by Margi Preus
12. The Joker’s Dozen by Laurie S. Sutton and Ethen Beavers
13. Seduction by Violetta Rand
13/30 galleys

Reading Challenge Addict- sign up post
#2015HW Reading Assignment Challenge- sign up post
3. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
4. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
5. Lost and Found by Nicole Williams

5/33 books