The Year That Was ~ June 2010

A month really can feel like a year.  They both go by slowly and fly so quickly all at the same time.  Let’s take a look back at the “year” that was June 2010.

According to my list of books read in June 2010 I have read nineteen books, and that is just so misleading!  I feel as if I have hardly read anything at all, so I was stunned to see just how many books I had “read” this June.  I think what happened is that I finished a lot of books that I had started reading in previous months.  I read very few books in their entirety this past month.

Favorite Books This Month

This was a strong month for books and I enjoyed quite a few books that I read but Rowan The Strange, by Julie Hearn; The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott, by Kelly O’Connor McNees, The Summer of Skinny Dipping, by Amanda Howells; and Bad Marie, by Marcy Demansky really stood out for me.

Also in June

Author Interviews, Guest Posts & Events

Additional June Reviews

Book Club Pick

Community Activities & Discussions

Literary Feast & Picture Posts

Bookish Movie Trailers

1DA652C2516038AE4D02F55645591F39 Shutter Island, by Dennis Lehane

How did you make out this month?  Do you read more or less in the summer?

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  1. What I read and what I post in a month’s time is so misleading. I only post book reviews generally on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, so in theory I review 12ish books a month, even if I read 18. I question my tactics often, but my biggest fear is that I will overburden my followers with too much of one thing. 19 is a really amazing number, plus you had a bunch of other things going on as well. And there you go again, talking about Bad Marie. Tonight in my dreams, she might move from bullying me to stealing my husband!

  2. I’ve had a dismal June as far as reading goes. I’ve just been to busy with work to find sufficient time to read much of anything besides the NY Times. I’m hoping July will be better with my 9 day camping trip which should give me plenty of time to read!

    1. That sounds like so much fun. It would be perfect to just sit under a tree somewhere and read to your content without any of the regular distractions. Have a good time!

  3. Pretty impressive! Whether you started the books in June or not, 19 is lot. I read 6 and thought I was doing well.

    1. You di do well. I don’t think I finished 6 whole books this month. I haven’t read that much this first few days either.

  4. What was with June? Everyone seemed to read a ton and do all kinds of community things yet all of us feel as if hadn’t done a thing. Hummmmm/