Oh boy, June has come and gone! I had a lot of fun on Book Club Mom this month. I read some good books, met an indie author, and celebrated six years of blogging. I also had time to write a little Friday Fiction and conduct a reading survey. Thanks to everyone who visited, commented, shared and participated in my poll!
This is the time of year when all the animals outside get busy and bold. First, I discovered nibbled-down pansy plants and watched a bunny make a nest for her babies in the middle of our yard. She must have decided to have them in a safer place, though. Too bad, we would have loved seeing baby bunnies hopping around. Earlier this week, I was admiring the flowering Morning Glories on our deck, but yesterday I opened the blinds to see a bunch of chomped off vines, with only a few lonely flowers. Oh well, I guess the deer had a good feast. We also had a fox saunter across our front step on the weekend – it’s quite an animal kingdom out there!
In case you missed any posts, here’s a rundown of what went down on Book Club Mom:
I read four books, all great picks for summer reading:
Lot by Bryan Washington
Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
Run Away by Harlan Coben
If you’re looking for more summer reading recommendations, check out these previously reviewed books:
Book Club Mom’s summer recommendations
I met indie author D. Wallace Peach and learned about her fantasy and science fiction books. If you haven’t already said hello to Diana and learn why she went from pantser to planner!
If you are a self-published or indie author and would like to be featured, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
June is my blog anniversary month and this year marks six years of blogging. I’m happy to say I haven’t tired of reading, writing posts and visiting other blogs, so here’s to more of the same!
Celebrating 6 years of blogging!
If you have been following my Friday Fiction, you’re familiar with “A Man and His Phone,” a fun look at twenty-something dating experiences. It’s easy to jump in to the story so check out these recent episodes:
Friday Fiction – A Man and His Phone – June 7
Friday Fiction – A Man and His Phone – June 21
Some miscellaneous posts included a What’s That Book about The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore and a Book Talk about a terrific book I just finished today, Sounds Like Titanic by Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman.
What’s That Book? The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
Book Talk – Sounds Like Titanic by Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
In honor of my father, I shared a Father’s Day tribute about one of many family trips to Dairy Queen.
Dairy Queen with my father
And related to the bunny activity in our yard, I wrote about Home for a Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown.
A backyard rabbit’s nest and Home for a Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
And last, I conducted a casual readers’ survey and gathered some interesting info about all your reading habits and preferences. Thank you all for your enthusiastic responses!
The results are in! Here’s what you say about your reading preferences!
I hope you had a good month on the blog and out in the world. Summer’s in full swing now, so after a hot and busy day, grab a lemonade, a good book and hop into your favorite chair!
Thanks for visiting – come back soon!