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July Wrap Up

Welcome to the July Wrap Up! The Wrap Up Round Up is a Meme hosted each month over at Feed Your Fiction Addiction. The Monthly In Review is a monthly feature over at The Book Date. They give us bloggers an opportunity to recap everything that happened on the blog in the previous month!

July Stats
Total Books Read: 4
Total Pages Read: 609
Avg. Pages per Book: 152
Avg. Pages per Day: 20
Avg. Days per Book: 8

Books Finished In July
Books Reviewed In July
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

Other Interesting July Posts
Top 6 YA Summer Reads
A New Way to Organize My Books
The Classics Club Spin List #18
A New Blog Design and an Annoucement

July Events
Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon

Well that’s about it! I’ll be posting my June TBR tomorrow and you all will be able to help my choose a book! That should be great fun!

I'm an avid reader and love most all books, but my favorite genres tend to be mystery, adventure, science fiction and classics. Genres I tend to shy away from include romance, contemporary fiction and chick lit. If I’m not actually reading books, I’m probably at work shelving them at my local library.


  • Bev Baird

    I’ve read The Time Machine and War of the World – both excellent. I still haven’t read Mowat’s book.

  • Dani @ Perspective of a Writer

    I LOVE AND ADORE Call of the Wild! Seriously, it is such a great book. Jack London was such a fascinating author too… I read a book about letters and read the ones he sent to his daughter, so enlightening when taken in relation to this book as well. 🙂

    • Books In Bloom

      I liked the story overall but could barely tolerate the abusive on Buck and the other dogs and all the death. It did have an ok ending…I guess…but im still mourning the other dogs….and its been 2 weeks. :/ 🙁 I’m probably too sensitive to animals lol. I will look into those letters though. 🙂

  • Tina @ As Told By Tina

    I love the new design! I’ve been wanting to redesign my blog but the problem is, I’m not sure what I want to do. I thought I had made up my mind but it turns out I found a new concept I liked and well now I’m torn. Congrats on being chosen as a moderator for the classics club! That is really awesome. What does all that entail?

    I hope you have a wonderful August!
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    • Books In Bloom

      It was hard for me to design mine too. Mostly because the none of the themes were exactly what I wanted. This one wasn’t perfect either, but I was able to customize the css and php. So I feel really happy with it now. Although I have already seen a new theme I also like. lol. For the classics club, i’ll be handling new members entries and the twitter acct. 😀

    • Books In Bloom

      Thanks, I keep trying to think what kind of things I should add to my post. I think next time i’ll add a quote of the month. 🙂

  • Danielle Hammelef

    You read the classics in July! I hate to admit that I’ve never read these books with the exception of Call of the Wild, which I recall loving as a kid.

    • Books In Bloom

      Call of the Wild was ok… I really like Buck…but it was hard to read… Maybe i’ll try to read it again later…i’ll have a better idea of what to think and maybe the shock value won’t distract me from the story so much.

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