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August 2011 Wrap-Up: Books and Reviews

September 2, 2011

Ye Grande Olde TBR(e) Challenge Update

I started August with 275 unread books sitting around my house. And I ended with … *drumroll* …270! The reading of 2000+ pages of A Song and Ice and Fire this month made me feel like I didn’t manage to read anything else, but somehow I managed to rock some negative numbers!

…anyways, let’s take a look at the breakdown:

Neutral books – Read, but don’t affect the TBR pile

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin
Read but not owned
A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin
Jack of Fables Vol. 9: The End by Bill Willingham
A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin

Changes to the TBR pile

Read from my TBR pile (huzzah!)
Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton
The Ghost Brigades by John Scalzi
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
The Ravens of Falkenau and Other Stories by Jo Graham
The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry
The Fart Party, Vol. 2 by Julia Wertz

No book stack picture this month! No book stack picture this month, because there is no stack. There is a stack of one. Go me!
Added to my TBR pile (shame!)
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook by Anthony Bourdain

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. September 2, 2011 10:52 am

    Yay! It is always nice to see your TBR decrease in size.

  2. September 2, 2011 11:36 am

    It is always a struggle to read more from your TBR pile each month than you add to it, so good job!

  3. September 5, 2011 10:09 pm

    Horray for stacks of one!

  4. September 6, 2011 7:16 am

    Huzzah for stacks of one! And huzzah on getting into negative numbers again! WHOO!

  5. September 6, 2011 5:46 pm

    Congrats on getting the piles smaller! Maybe you spent so much time reading that you simply forgot to add other books to the pile?

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