Monthly Wrap-up: December 2015

It’s hard to believe that 2015 is over! 2015 was a great year for me with the birth of my daughter but it wasn’t what I expected as far as reading goes. I only completed 3 of the challenges that I signed up for but that’s okay. 2016 is a new year and I will be trying for several challenges again. 

Books Read: 

The Butterfly Code by Sue Wyshynski
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
A Whisper of Desire by Bronwen Evans
Persuasion by Violetta Rand
Crashed Out by Tessa Bailey
His to Take by Katee Robert
Say You’re Mine by Diane Alberts

Seduction and Surrender by C.C. Gibbs

Dearest Clementine by Lex Martin

Finding Dandelion by Lex Martin

Reviews Written: 
The Butterfly Code by Sue Wyshynski
Persuasion by Violetta Rand
A Whisper of Desire by Bronwen Evans
Crashed Out by Tessa Bailey
His to Take by Katee Robert

Reading Challenge Updates:

You can see my main starter post here.

Where Are You Reading? Challenge
Illinois: The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
England: A Whisper of Desire by Bronwen Evans
Texas: Persuasion by Violetta Rand
New Jersey: Crashed Out by Tessa Bailey
Massachusetts: Dearest Clementine by Lex Martin
Massachusetts: Finding Dandelion by Lex Martin
22/50 states
12 other countries
8 fictional places

Young Adult Contemporary Challenge
7/16 books

Historical Romance Reading Challenge
6. A Whisper of Desire by Bronwen Evans
6/12 books

Erotic Romance Reading Challenge

8/24 books


Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge– sign up post

21/26 books

Books in Translation Reading Challenge

3/5 books

New to You Reading Challenge
40. The Butterfly Code by Sue Wyshynski (new to me author)
41. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson (new to me author)
42. Crashed Out by Tessa Bailey (new to me author)
43. His to Take by Katee Robert (new to me author)
44. Say You’re Mine by Diane Alberts (new to me author)
45. Dearest Clementine by Lex Martin (new to me author)
45/72 books

Literary Pickers Reading Challenge- sign up post
Completed 11/24/15
Back to the Classics Reading Challenge
2/6 books

Pages Read Challenge- sign up post
December: 2,859 pages
Total so far: 23,963/ 52,000 pages

Banned Books Challenge
2/15 books
What’s in a Name? Reading Challenge
A word containing ‘ing’- Finding Dandelion by Lex Martin
An animal- The Butterfly Code by Sue Wyshynski
2/6 books

You Read How Many Books? Challenge
74. The Butterfly Code by Sue Wyshynski
75. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
76. A Whisper of Desire by Bronwen Evans
77. Persuasion by Violetta Rand
78. Crashed Out by Tessa Bailey
79. His to Take by Katee Robert
80. Say You’re Mine by Diane Alberts
81. Seduction and Surrender by C.C. Gibbs
82. Dearest Clementine by Lex Martin
83. Finding Dandelion by Lex Martin
83/200 books

Victorian Reading Challenge
2/5 books

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge
Completed 11/17/15
Netgalley Challenge- sign up post
26. A Whisper of Desire by Bronwen Evans
27. Persuasion by Violetta Rand
28. Crashed Out by Tessa Bailey
29. His to Take by Katee Robert
30. Say You’re Mine by Diane Alberts
31. Seduction and Surrender by C.C. Gibbs
31/30 galleys- finished 12/13/2015

Reading Challenge Addict- sign up post
Netgalley Challenge- completed 12/13/2015