Summer Book Trek

summerbktrekA fun reading challenge starts today at If you haven’t visited this site yet, I encourage you to check it out. It’s great for learning about fiction that is written by LDS authors in different genres. Since I love romances, I appreciate authors who write clean stories. This site helps in that search for what is wholesome. For July, you can enter the Summer Book Trek challenge by posting about what book or books you want to read this month. Easy peasy, right? Here’s the link.


Who: ALL fiction readers!!! (If you’re under 18, you have to have your parent’s permission. You do not have to be LDS to participate.)

What: Read novels by LDS authors. Set your goals and track your progress. No goal is too small; no ambition too great. Feeling overwhelmed? Make a short list. Finish early? Add more books (or not). Change your mind on a title? Drop it. No pressure, no minimums. Make changes to your list as desired.

Where: The blogosphere. [Don’t have a blog? You can still play. Send me an email and I’ll tell you how.]

Why: We need a reason to read?!? Says who???

How to Participate: You earn points for reading and reviewing books, nominating books for a Whitney award, and for connecting on social media. More points = more chances to win books! Use the Rafflecopter form on the site to claim your points.

Prizes: Prizes are books (print and/or ebooks) provided by LDS authors or their publishers. 

Challenge ends July 31, 2016

My Reading Goal

I’ve entered the challenge and plan to read these awesome books during July. It’s a lot, so wish me luck.

51etanizxll-_sx311_bo1204203200_Rachel Laine (Women of Merryton)

by Jennifer Peel

***one of our contributing authors on this blog

I’ve loved the other two books in this series. She’s an incredible author and friend.

Genre: Contemporary romance

51a1eg84p6l-_sx311_bo1204203200_Chasing Fireflies

by Taylor Dean

***another contributor on this blog

I’ve already read this book when it was in beta-version (And it was amazing!), but I want to read the final version now. Taylor is also a good friend and support to me in my own writing.

Genre: Contemporary romance

51qu-6nhrhl-_sx322_bo1204203200_Summer House Party

by several LDS authors

I’ve read many of these anthologies and they’re always pretty good.

Genre: Regency romance – collection of short stories

***Sponsor book that gives you more points in the challenge

51zwy9rgsyl-_sx331_bo1204203200_Heir to Brownley Manor

by Anita Stansfield

Her books are usually educational as well as romantic. I’m excited to get this one in the mail.

***Regency romance

51o48ruv-kl-_sx331_bo1204203200_The Secret Life of Daydreams

by Lucinda Whitney

This is set in Portugal and is written by a new author I’ve never read. So far, I’m liking it.

Genre: Contemporary romance

***Sponsor book

51ttomvom1l-_sx331_bo1204203200_Chemistry Lessons

by Rebecca Jamison

I just ordered this today. The blurb intrigued me.

Genre: Contemporary romance

***Sponsor book

So will you join in the fun? I hope so. The more the merrier.


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