Out with the Old, In with the New ~ July 2016 Recap

Posted December 26, 2016 by Michelle in Old/New / 2 Comments

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Berls @ Fantasy is more fun and I are recapping 2016
and looking ahead to 2017, for the next 12 days.
Feel free to join us!
I’ll be sharing highlights month-by-month and giving you a peak at what’s ahead in 2017.

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out with the OLD: 2016

This month was a rough month with my son, his meds were messing him up a little bit, we didn’t realize until the next couple of months that it was the meds for sure. He still has outbursts but has gotten a lot better, just dealing with other stuff. I was still slumping, I took a few breaks this month and we even had a new challenge planned for August! Berls and I can’t seem to stop creating challenges. This was a crazy idea of mine and she loved it so we planned to try it out. The Challenge was in August and a few people did really well, I failed my own challenge but we decided doing it during COYER was not a good idea. So we will try again next year…speaking of challenges.

in with the NEW: 2017

I think I am going to change up my challenges this year and still do the read-a-thons I usually do. I will have a challenge post up at some point in the next few days.

This is a list of all the challenges I plan to do this year…
Most are linked, some are not.

Year Long Challenges

Month Long Challenges

  • Blog Ahead
  • Take Control of your TBR Challenge
  • Clean Sweep Arc Challenge

Read-a-Thons

Week long Challenges

I am pretty sure I am missing a few. I wanted to try and join a few more Read-a-thons. I actually like them but never seem to do good with them. This year I want to try a little more to do better. If I can accomplish being ahead I might be able to participate more in the Rats. And more RATs will be more reading and more reading is a good thing for a review blog. 🙂

Posts in January ~ 25 Posts this month

Books I read this month ~ 6 books read

Wanna read the synopsis for some of these? click HERE to see my July Shelf on Goodreads.

Books I reviewed this month ~ 4 Books reviewed

My Favorite Book this month:

This book was amazing and I loved the characters so very much. I can’t wait for the next one to be available! I plan to read more books like this next year.

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What are you looking forward to in 2017?

Thanks for stopping by to Check out my recap of 2016 and what’s to come in 2017

Have a great day and Happy Reading!

ox

About Michelle

I am a mom to two pretty amazing kids, two pretty cute fluffy children and a wife to one adorable husband. I am a gamer, reader and a graphic designer with 20 years experience. I recently started my own business "Limabean Designs" to help other bloggers, authors and anyone else create amazing things that they would be proud to show off. I have been reading since forever and started blogging because I love sharing all the awesome books this world has to offer. I am also the co-host for the COYER Challenge, Reading Assignment Challenge and the Bookish Resolutions Challenge. I try to create a warm welcoming environment on my blog where authors, readers, and bloggers will have a great time. Let’s chat books, games, blogging, recipes, design, or family over a cup of coffee and a glass of wine!

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2 responses to “Out with the Old, In with the New ~ July 2016 Recap

  1. I need to read the Ashley MacNamara book! I read one of hers ages ago and liked it but none of the other blurbs have really grabbed me so I quit looking at her books. Your enthusiasm is catching for this one! I’m intrigued by that 24 in 48 challenge too. I don’t think I really understood it when I first saw people talking about it but now that I do it looks way easier to work in than Dewey. Hope July 2017 is fantastic!
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