On the reading front, it was another pretty good month in July. Here's what I read:
A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley 3.5/5
A Lady Never Surrenders by Sabrina Jeffries 4/5
Smart and Sexy by Jill Shalvis 3/5
That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott 4/5
Passing Love by Jacqueline E Luckett 3.5/5
Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti 4.5/5
Paris in Love by Eloisa James 4/5
A Stranger in My Street by Deborah Burrows 4.5/5
Poppy at Summerhill by Gabrielle Wang 3.5/5
Within Reach by Sarah Mayberry 4/5
Fables 3: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham 3.5/5
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness 3.5/5
The Thread by Victoria Hislop 4/5
Between the Duke and the Deep Blue Sea by Sophia Nash 2.5/5
Almost Home by Mariah Stewart 4/5
The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan 4/5
A Parchment of Leaves by Silas House 4/5
Big Sky Mountain by Linda Lael Miller 3.5/5
Just One More Night by Sarah Mayberry 4/5
Fifty Shades of Alice in Wonderland by Melinda DuChamp 3.5/5
Manu's French Bistro by Manu Feildel 4/5
Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe 4/5
The Proposal by Mary Balogh 4/5
A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty 3.5/5
The Food of Spain by Claudia Roden 4.5/5
For the Historical Fiction Reading Challenge I read A Red Herring Without Mustard, That Deadman Dance, Passing Love, A Stranger in My Street, Poppy at Summerhill, Shadown of Night, The Thread, and A Parchment of Leaves.
For the Australian Women Writers Challenge I read Bad Power, A Stranger in my Street, Poppy at Summerhill, Within Reach, Boomerang Bride and A Corner of White.
All of those books also counted for the Aussie Author challenge as did Manu's French Bistro.
A Parchment of Leaves also counted as a read for War Through the Generations challenge.
Onwards to August!
Daughter of Mars by Tom Keneally and When You Wish Upon a Duke by Isabella Bradford
Landscape of Farewell by Alex Miller