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July Monthly News

Welcome to the July edition of Monthly News!!
To my Canadian readers, I hope you had a wonderful Canada day!
To my American readers, I hope you had a fantastic Independence day!
Only one month of summer and family fun left. Any plans????


BOOKS:
1. How My Summer Went Up In Flames - Jennifer Salvato Doktorski (recommend)
2. Ghost Light - E.J Stevens (recommend)
3. Bekka of Thorns - Steve Shilstone
4. Dirty Little Secrets - Jennifer Echols
5. On My Knees - Periel Aschenbrand (HIGHLY recommend)
6. What The Spell - Brittany Geragotelis (recommend)
7. OCD Love Story - Corey Ann Haydu (recommend)
8. Off The Clock - Kenzie Michaels (recommend)
9. Poison Princess - Kresley Cole (recommend)



PRODUCTS:
1. IndieFlix Streaming Movies (recommend)



MOVIES:
1. Safe Haven (recommend)
2. A Good Day To Die Hard (recommend)



Yearly Total: 72 Books, 14 Products, 14 Movies, 4 CD's



Book of the Month:




Book of the Year:



GENRE COUNT:
Non-Fiction 16         Fiction 54              Novella 4              Young Adult 22      Fantasy 6
Children 4                Short-Stories 3     Inspirational 2     Romance 13          Erotica 1
Picture Book 4         Paranormal 13     Mystery 7              Dystopian 4            Devotional 3
Religious 3              Historical 2            Sci-Fi 3                 Humor 1                 Cozy 2
Educational 2          Art 2                        Self-Help 2           Contemporary 1    Cookbook 2
Parenting 1              Middle Grade 3    Suspense 2         Thriller 1                  Christian Fiction 2
Audiobook 1            Memoir 1               Amish 1


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