Reading Wrap-up For May at Moonshine and Rosefire

Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Rosefire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog. I originally posted my reviews over at my daughter’s blog, Emeraldfire’s Bookmark but am now in the process of transferring them all over to my own blog. My daughter makes blogging look like so much fun that I thought that I would try it out for myself! 🙂

Anyway, I started out May with 871 unread books lying around the house and ended the month with 864 books unread. All the books that I acquired this month came from Bookmooch, an author and Paperback Swap.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:

Rereads
The Basement by Bari Wood
Circle of Three: A Novel by Patricia Gaffney

Changes to the TBR pile

Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
Fire on Ice: The Exclusive Inside Story of Tonya Harding by Abby Haight and J. E. Vader and the Staff of The Oregonian 
Custody: A Novel by Nancy Thayer
When Satan Wore a Cross: The Shocking True Story of a Killer Priest by Fred Rosen
Spirit Lost: A Ghost Novel by Nancy Thayer
Watson’s Apology: A Novel by Beryl Bainbridge

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! Not too bad though, I suppose:))
Fast and Easy Home Decorating: An A to Z Guide to Creating a Beautiful Home With an Minimum of Time and Money by Elizabeth J. Musheno
Thirteen Moons: A Novel by Charles Frazier
The Bridge at Chappaquiddick by Jack Olsen
The Merry-Hearted Boys: Liam Clancy, The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem by Ronald L. Leonard
Who Killed my Daughter? by Lois Duncan

Taken off my TBR pile and sent to a new home (Yay! Happy Dance! :)) 
– Deviltry Afoot by Carol Pritt
– Home Decorating With Needlecrafts by Linda Lee Lindgren
– Three-Dimensional Needlepoint by Gale Litvak
– Needlepoint For Everyone by Mary Picken and Doris White
Our Game by John Le Carre
Morning Glory by Lavyrle Spencer
Random Winds by Belva Plain
– Whispers by Belva Plain
The Vines of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden
Mistress of Falconhurst by Lance Horner
Family Affairs by Andy Hoffman
The Guardian by Jeffrey KonvitzWell, there it is…the breakdown! All in all, a very good reading month for me. Here’s a further breakdown:

Books Read: 7
Pages Read: 1,857
Grade Range: A+! to A!

So, there you go! The reading month that was May. I hope that you all had an equally good reading month; if not a little better. 🙂 See you all next month! 🙂

Till we Meet Again, Glow Brightly as Moonlight

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