MBS August 2021 Reading List Wrap Up

MBS 2021 Reading List – AUGUST

Code for the list is:
A = Audible; ABB = Audiobook Boom
e = eBook; eA = eBook from Author; eT = eBook from Tour
NG = NetGalley
P = Print; PT = Print from Tour
LBC = Ladies Book Club
TBR = From the TBR shelves prior to 2020
Favorites for the month:

5 Stars = None
4.75 Stars = Winds of Wrath, The Iron Triangle
4.5 Stars =  Zero Hour, Secrets of a Summer Night, The Reaper

ATBR- Audible Book Review: Winds of Wrath, Destroyermen Series, Book 15, by Taylor Anderson; Genre: Alternate History, Military, Sci Fi; My Rating: 4.75 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.75; Narration 5.0. ATBR- Audible Book Review: Hour of Need by Melinda Leigh; Genre: Mystery, Romantic Suspense; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.0; Narration 4.5. P2021- Book Review: The Iron Triangle: Inside the Liberal Democrat Plan to Use Race to Divide… by Vince Everett Ellison; Genre: History of Religion & Politics, Nonfiction, Political Parties; My Rating: 4.75 of 5.0. ATBR- Audible Book Review: Lost Valley by Walt Browning; Genre: Military Sci Fi, Post-Apocalyptic; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.0; Narration 4.0. ATBR- Audible Book Review: Zero Hour, Expeditionary Force, Book 5, by Craig Alanson; Genre: Adventure, Military, Space Opera; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall; Story 4.5; Narration 4.75. A2021- Audible Book Review: Q & A by Ben Winters; Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thriller & Suspense; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.25; Narration 4.25. A2021- Audio Review: Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas; Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Romance; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.5; Narration 4.75. ATBR- Audible Book Review: The Reaper, Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers, by Gary Brozek, Nicholas Irving; Genre: Biography, Memoir, Military, Special Elite; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.5; Narration 4.5. ATBR- Audio Book Review: The Trouble with Dukes, Windham Brides, Book 1, by Grace Burrowes; Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Scottish Romance; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.25; Narration 4.25. A2021- Audible Book Review: The Bone Farm: A Jane Hawk Case File by Dean Koontz; Genre: Suspense, Thriller; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.0; Narration 4.0. ATBR- Audio Book Review: Infinity Blade: Awakening by Brandon Sanderson; Genre: Fantasy, Sword & Sorcery; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.25; Narration 4.25. ATBR- #NetGalley Book Review: The Keepers by Jeffrey B. Burton; Genre: Amateur Sleuth, Cadaver Dog, Mystery; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.25; Narration 4.25. A2021- Audible Book Review: Penny Preston and the Silver Scepter by Armen Pogharian; Genre: Fantasy, Teens; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Overall; Content 4.25; Narration 4.25. NG2021- #NetGalley: Hematite, Serenade by Victoria Maderna, Federico Piatti; Genre: Comics, Graphic Novel, Paranormal, Science Fiction, YA; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0 Total read = 14
TBR = 6
New Authors = 6
Audio/Audible = 11 (6 TBRs)
NetGalley = 2 (no audios) (0 TBRs)
Author Review books (other than NG) = 1
Nonfiction = 2
eBook = 0 (0 TBR)
Print = 1 (0 TBR)

Goal Progress (to Date meaning through the end of the given month):
Goodreads Goal Read to Date: 102 of 124
TBR to Date: 73 of 90 total
GOAL MET: Audio to Date: 75 of 64
GOAL MET: NetGalley to Date: 25 of 24
Author Reviews: 9 of 12
Nonfiction: 10 of 12
TBR, ebooks or Print: 8 of 24

• Series: 63 (22 continuing, 41 new)
• New to me Series: 41 (16 Yes to continue; 10 likely to continue, 11 maybe, unlikely 4)
• Finished for me Series: 1

Special Goals
• Seasonal title: 3 of 4: Winter, Spring, Summer
• Color in title: 6 of 8: Red, Black, Gold, Blue, Blonde, Diamond
GOAL MET• Alphabet letters covered: 26 Mixed media: 10 Jan + 6 Feb + 2 March + 1 April + 2 May + 2 June + 1 July + 2 August (26 of 26)
• Alphabet letters covered: 26 Audio only (not the same): 1 Jan + 4 Feb + 7 March + 5 April + 4 May + 1 June + 0 July + 1 August (23 of 26) Remaining: N, V and X

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