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message 1: by Janet , Moderator (new)

Janet  | 5790 comments Mod
Hello all!

The time has come to choose your book selections for your August 2018 read in the PIFM challenge.

The rules are:-

* You can choose any number of books. A minimum of two and up to a maximum of 10.

* Please, only ONE MESSAGE per member. That means NO REPLYING or CHATTING in this thread.

* Once you have made your selections and posted, when your votes start to come in you can then add your votes cast by other members beneath your book titles ie. the following might be how my list would look:-

Tall Oaks - Chris Whitaker
x 1 - Janet

The Chalk Man - C J Tudor
x 1 - Agnieszka
x 1 - Patricia

How you post is your choice, you can link, do pictures, the above is just an example. The key is that you stick with the one message and update it as the votes come in. Your list can be placed when the August 2018 threads go up.

message 2: by Christine (new)

Christine Hatfield  (christinesbookshelves) | 6234 comments Here are my list of books

The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie
One Last Breath (The Borderline #1) by Laura Griffin
Desperate Girls by Laura Griffin
A Merciful Truth (Mercy Kilpatrick, #2) by Kendra Elliot
A Merciful Secret (Mercy Kilpatrick, #3) by Kendra Elliot
Taken by Dee Henderson
Unspoken by Dee Henderson
Threads of Suspicion (Evie Blackwell Cold Case #2) by Dee Henderson
Full Disclosure by Dee Henderson
Trouble in a Small Town by M.J. Wilson

message 3: by Kirsten (last edited Aug 01, 2018 03:19PM) (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) | 8235 comments Already???

Black and Blue (Inspector Rebus, #8) by Ian Rankin
Black and Blue by Ian Rankin
Inspector Rebus #8

8 votes - Christine, Melanie, Dana, Amber, Dana, Amy, Agnieszka, Ann

Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8) by Patricia Briggs
Night Broken by Patricia Briggs
Mercedes (Mercy) Thompson #8

The Hippopotamus Pool (Amelia Peabody, #8) by Elizabeth Peters
The Hippopotamus Pool by Elizabeth Peters
Amelia Peabody #8

2 votes - Patricia, Val

The Cat Who Sniffed Glue (Cat Who... #8) by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Cat Who Sniffed Glue by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Cat Who... #8

3 votes - Perri, Sophie, Vicki Willis

message 4: by Patricia (last edited Jul 24, 2018 06:16PM) (new)

Patricia Bergman (marshop) | 1149 comments A variety for July -

High White Sun by J. Todd Scott High White Sun

Gunpowder Moon by David Pedreira Gunpowder Moon
Kirsten - Perri - Vicki - Amy - Amber

Night Radio by David Berner Night Radio

The Hawk Hunters by Pushpendra Singh The Hawk Hunters

Taming the Telomeres (Telomeres #1) by R.N. Shapiro Taming the Telomeres

Change Agent by Daniel Suarez Change Agent
Val - Christine - Melanie - Dana - Agnieszka - Ann

message 5: by Valleri (last edited Jul 25, 2018 08:51AM) (new)

Valleri My August list:

Afraid Of The Dark (Jack Swyteck, #9) by James Grippando Afraid Of The Dark

Poison (Dismas Hardy, #17) by John Lescroart Poison

Raven Black (Shetland Island, #1) by Ann Cleeves Raven Black
Dana, Amber, Agnieszka

The Dawn Patrol (Boone Daniels #1) by Don Winslow The Dawn Patrol

On Borrowed Time by David Rosenfelt On Borrowed Time

Here and Gone by Haylen Beck Here and Gone
Kirsten, Sophie

Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens Never Let You Go
Amy, Patricia, Perri, Vicki, Dana 2, Ann

message 6: by Amy (last edited Jul 20, 2018 03:31PM) (new)

Amy Kelly My August reads:

The Marriage Lie: Kimberly Belle * * * *

Beautiful day: Elin Hilderbrand

The Returned: Jason Mott

The Other Widow: Susan Crawford *

The Girl in 6E: A.R. Torre * *

Left Neglected: Lisa Genova

A Recipe for Bees: Gail Anderson- Dargatz *

The Life We Bury: Allen Eskens * * *

message 7: by Perri (last edited Jul 24, 2018 01:51PM) (new)

message 8: by Melanie (last edited Feb 02, 2019 09:51PM) (new)

Melanie (meldoc) | 649 comments August Choices:
Thank you PIFM friends for keeping me to my goal of working through my “owned” shelf. I’ve worked my way through five titles since May PIFM.

You chose:
MAY:Fractured Finished
JUNE:Don't Let Go Finished
XTRA:The Poet Finished
JULY: The Nowhere Man. Finished
XTRA The Lady of the Rivers Finished
AUGUST by DEFAULT The Heart's Invisible Furies. TBR
XTRA: The Immortalists Finished
PIFM: ???

Here is a fresh list of 10 to vote for:

The Child (Kate Waters, #2) by Fiona Barton The William Monk Mysteries The Face of a Stranger / A Dangerous Mourning / Defend and Betray (William Monk, #1-3) by Anne Perry A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2) by George R.R. Martin Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2) by Charlaine Harris Jericho's Fall by Stephen L. Carter The Good Girl by Mary Kubica The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong The Gauguin Connection (Genevieve Lenard, #1) by Estelle Ryan A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1) by Sue Grafton

The Child (TBR)
The William Monk Mysteries: The Face of a Stranger / A Dangerous Mourning / Defend and Betray (TBR)
A Clash of Kings (TBR)
Living Dead in Dallas (TBR)
Jericho's Fall (TBR)
The Good Girl (Finished)
The Forgotten Garden (Finished)
Bitten (TBR)
The Gauguin Connection (TBR)
A is for Alibi (TBR)

message 9: by Dana (last edited Jul 27, 2018 12:59PM) (new)

Dana (dkmckelvey) | 599 comments Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock - Perri
The Likeness - Patricia, Val, Dana
Deadly Decisions - Sophie
The Ghosts of Belfast - Amber, Ann
Behind Closed Doors - Amy, Melanie, Kirsten, Vicki, Agnieszka

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad, #2) by Tana French Deadly Decisions (Temperance Brennan, #3) by Kathy Reichs The Ghosts of Belfast (Jack Lennon Investigations #1) by Stuart Neville Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

message 10: by Sophie (last edited Jul 20, 2018 09:41AM) (new)

Sophie | 1087 comments Here's my list, lots of books lined up to read on my Kindle this month! :)

1. The Trapped Girl by Robert Dugoni Dana, Val, Melanie, Dana, Vicki (4)
2. The King of Bones and Ashes by J D Horn
3. The Last Thing She Ever Did by Gregg Olsen Patricia (1)
4. Lies That Bind Us by Andrew Hart
5. Temeraire by Naomi Novik
6. Girl Number One by Jane Holland
7. The Note by Zoe Folbigg
8. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Perri, Amber (2)
9. The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen

The Trapped Girl (Tracy Crosswhite, #4) by Robert Dugoni The King of Bones and Ashes (Witches of New Orleans, #1) by J.D. Horn The Last Thing She Ever Did by Gregg Olsen Lies That Bind Us by Andrew Hart Temeraire (Temeraire, #1) by Naomi Novik Girl Number One by Jane Holland The Note by Zoe Folbigg Pachinko by Min Jin Lee The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen

message 11: by Amber (last edited Jul 25, 2018 01:02PM) (new)

Amber Martingale Several of the books have been read or I was unable to find them, or wrong font size. Due to this, I am going to have to go BACK to my TBR list for the back half of this list. And I'm bringing back the full list of 10 titles.

1. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... (The Pillars of Rome (Republic #1) +2
the other Dana

2.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... (Thug Notes: A Street-Smart Guide to Classic Literature) +1

3. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6... (A History of the Vikings
by Gwyn Jones) +2

4. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1... (Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee: How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America
by Thomas J. Craughwell)
5. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... (Bullies, Bastards and Bitches: How to Write the Bad Guys of Fiction
by Jessica Page Morrell) +1

6. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... (Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays
by Peg Kehret, Greg Farrar (Photographer)) +5
Vicki Willis

7. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1... (The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice
by Michael Krondl)
8. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... (Warfare in the Classical World: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Warriors, and Warfare in the Ancient Civilizations of Greece and Rome
by John Warry, Phillip de ste. Croix (Editor))
9. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7... (Ancient Inventions
by Peter James, Nick Thorpe)
and 10. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5... (Following Gandalf: Epic Battles and Moral Victory in the Lord of the Rings
by Matthew Dickerson (Goodreads Author))

message 12: by Vicki Willis (last edited Jul 25, 2018 09:27AM) (new)

Vicki Willis These are the 5 top rated books that I own:

Before Evil
Agnieszka, Amy

Beneath a Scarlet Sky
Kirsten, Patricia, Val, Amy

Perri, Dana

The Sisters of St. Croix
Dana, Amber, Melanie

A Killer's Mind

Before Evil (Maggie O'Dell, #0.5) by Alex Kava Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi The Sisters of St. Croix by Diney Costeloe A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery, #1) by Mike Omer

message 13: by Dana (new)

Dana | 187 comments Will try to get links added by tomorrow:
The Perfect Couple
The Road
Age of Miracles

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