Summer Vibes Giveaway Hop ~ July 17th – 31st

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July is my favorite month. Why? It’s my Birthday month and I will be on vacation visiting family for the last two weeks. It’s a fun month with lots of family adventures and cookouts. Even as a kid we did a lot of fun things in July.

As for reading I’ve read a lot of backlist titles. I’ve been enjoying a lot of new series and/or authors plus several of my favorite authors. Three of my favorite books I’ve read so far this year are: The Spider by Jennifer Estep, Masques (Aralorn, #1) by Patricia Briggs, & Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher.

 

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I was born and raised in Northern Indiana. I’m an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, dog owner, animal, and book lover. I’m the owner, reviewer, and mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy. My favorite shifters are dragons!

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142 comments on “Summer Vibes Giveaway Hop ~ July 17th – 31st

  1. The summer is going very good due to the very nice and warm nights. I love to go to Downtown Chicago and take photos in the summer.

  2. We are closing on our new home this summer!

  3. So far this summer we have been to the Silver Dollar City amusement park in Branson, Missouri about 5x. The water park 2x. Bowling around 3x. Visited the Ozark Empire Fair. So far we have had a pretty eventful summer. The kids go back to school on the 13th.

  4. We swam in the pool. To me that is what summer is about being with family and swimming!

  5. We’re planning a trip to the beach for my sons birthday next month.

  6. We spent time at splash parks and play dates.

  7. We had a great time visiting relatives out east.

  8. My plans are to work around the house and take care of the dogs.

  9. We went to Tennessee to visit family this summer and had a wonderful time.
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  10. I’m visiting Belgium in a few weeks and I can’t wait!

  11. I plan on going to Key West in a couple of weeks. I am currently fostering a cat and her four kittens so my boyfriend and I delayed our trip.

  12. I attended a concert that I thought I would never get to do.

  13. Our summer plans include spending as much time up at our northern property as possible. We go swimming and fishing at the lake and hiking with the kids and my dogs.

  14. Plan to go to the beach.

  15. My favorite book has been Sing Unburied Sing

  16. Working every day, same as usual!

  17. This summer I haven’t been out much as I am fighting cancer and am happy to say that it was worth it as I have nearly beaten it. I’ve been reading “Bite Me If You Can” by Lynsay Sands. I hope you had a great birthday this month. And seeing your reading choices, I would suggest you check out the Jane Yellowrock series by Faith Hunter if you haven’t already. Thanks for the chance to win.

  18. We went to the Catskills for a few days.

  19. My summer plans include camping and visiting some local lighthouses.

  20. We’re planning on going to either Massachusetts and/or the Adirondacks this Summer. Thanks and God bless!

  21. Our plans this summer was to stay cool in the heat lol

  22. I just hope to get to the beach before summer ends

  23. My summer plans so far have been just hanging out at home enjoying the relaxation

  24. Going to Silver Dollar City was fun for the kids.

  25. I just got to see a friend who moved away recently at her baby shower! It was really fun and so nice to see her!

  26. The most fun things I’ve done this Summer were taking behind the scenes tours of Wrigley Field and Soldier Field.

  27. just had a great cookout with family, mmm tasty

  28. Our Son and 2 Grandkids are coming for a visit next week…I can’t wait!!!!! We plan to spend a lot of time at the Beaches here in San Diego!!

  29. We don’t have much planned just had 3 birthday parties in July that is about it just A lot of reading and binge watching Hulu and Netflix lol

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  30. No plans

  31. We plan on doing lots of camping.

  32. We went on a trip to Iceland, a cruise to Norway, Scotland and its islands, and London and just spent a week at the ocean with our family. We’re exhausted and need to rest up before the fall.

  33. No plans this summer. Just doing stuff around the house like replacing the generator and the driveway. Big ticket items :(.

  34. In the middle of August I will be traveling 11 hours to visit my son in Tennessee. Thanks.
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  35. My plans are going camping with my children and grand kids

  36. my kids and i have a summer bucket list that we are trying to accomplish! we have a facebook page as well for all our activities that we do. i have 4 kids so we stay pretty busy!

  37. I live in an English seaside town so I am looking forward to our holiday city break well inland !

  38. My favorite thing I did this summer was go to Ky. We went to a natural bridge which was really neat.

  39. I’ve been reading the Sullivan’s Crossing novels by Robyn Carr and they are so good!
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  40. I am planning to spend some time at the beach this summer.

  41. I have gone kayaking several times this summer. I am excited to go to Cedar Point in August.

  42. My favorite book this year was “The Dream Daughter”. Very intriguing and compelling.

  43. My summer plans are to stay inside close to an air conditioner.

  44. I went on a family trip to the mountains and took a day hike in the backcountry.

  45. My summer plans involve a lot of camping trips.

  46. My favorite book this year so far has been The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen!

  47. It’s an older book, but I just found and read it for the first time a few weeks back. Northline by Willy Vlautin has been my favorite read this year so far.

  48. Were going to the beach a lot this summer it so fun.

  49. We’re planning a road trip.

  50. We’ve spent some time on our boat as well as time in the pool trying to keep cool. Next week we will be having a cookout for my sister’s birthday.

  51. going to the beach and working

  52. We visited our daughter who lives in a different province than we do and we get to go hang out with our Granddaughter for a day while her parents have a day for themselves.

  53. We are babysitting our grandson this summer!

  54. I’ve been to the beach a couple of times,I like to feed the california ground squirrels that live in the rocks. Also I am working on home repairs and improvements.

  55. I am having a staycation. I did go see Toy Story 4 and Yesterday.

  56. I recently read Lock Every Door: A Novel from Riley Sager. It was very good. I enjoy reading on my patio this summer listening to the wildlife outside.

  57. TO visit DC and Ny this summer!

  58. We’ve been having a busy summer! We went to Colorado for the 4th and we are going to Charleston soon!

  59. We’ve been relaxing at home a lot this summer.

  60. We will be going to Chicago in September to see “Hamilton”.

  61. So far my summer has been filled with baseball. With two grandsons playing on two teams each we go to a lot of tournaments.

  62. I plan to go to Disneyland later this summer.

  63. I have some fun travel plans this summer.

  64. We went to Rome last month for our honeymoon…It was amazing!

  65. I will be taking my children to the aquarium for the first time. They’re so excited!

  66. No summer plans. It’s way too hot to make any outdoor plans this year. Staying inside and praying I can pay the electric bill for air conditioning. 🙂

  67. Spending time in our pool!

  68. I am looking forward to my nephew’s wedding this summer.

  69. I loved reading The Silent Patient!

  70. nothing too exciting this summer-we will rent a cabin at the lake in august

  71. Hubby and I are taking a vacation to Myrtle Beach,SC in a few weeks. We need some time away!

  72. My summer plans are to catch up on some of my reading and enjoy some time outside, when it cools down a little.

  73. My husband and I went camping for the Fourth of July.

  74. I plan on spending a lot of time with my daughter and my newest granddaughter. Summer is so much fun with a baby!

  75. Thanks for the giveaway; I plan on going to the beach. 🙂

  76. I plan to spend time at the beach this summer.

  77. My family and I have gone camping in the mountains a few times already this summer, and it’s been great fun–especially since it’s a little cooler up there!

  78. We are taking the kids camping,fishing and swimming in Wisconsin.

  79. The kids and I went on our first cruise in June. It was super fun, and definitely something I want to do again someday.
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  80. I plan on getting a tan this summer.
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  81. A fun thing I did this summer was go to the beach with my family!

  82. My summer plans include meeting an internet friend for the first time.

  83. We are planning a trip to Eureka Springs, Arkansas later this summer. Can’t wait!

  84. We are planning on going to the Munger derbies at the end of the month! I can’t wait! Munger is the small town I grew up in and they have a potato festival every year with demo and figure 8 derbies.

  85. No plans this summer.

  86. This summer we will be visiting colleges with my daughter.

  87. I don’t have plans yet, but I’d love to go to the beach

  88. I will be visiting the Grand Canyon later this Summer.

  89. i don’t have summer plans

  90. i am going to a water park

  91. My fave read of the year so far has been Sad Perfect 🙂

  92. We moved to the family farm in April. Hoping to get more done around the house this summer.

  93. This summer I’m going camping with my family 🙂

  94. I’m currently at the beach!

  95. My favorite book this summer has been Never Tell by Lisa Gardner.

  96. Summer plans include biking and hiking.

  97. I’m looking forward to a trip to Santa Fe in August.
    Thanks for the contest.

  98. BBQ

  99. I plan to spend some time at the beach this summer.

  100. I have a family wedding coming up and my mom is coming to visit.

  101. I tried Saline, LA watermelons for the first time! One of them was yellow inside! Both were awesome! Best I’ve ever had!
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  102. my big summer plans are to get through the summer with 6 kids and my sanity!

  103. We been to two weddings this summer other than that no plans . My son is going to an anime convention in a couple weeks.

  104. Going to the river

  105. I just love spending more time with my kids and just relaxing and enjoying the sun!

  106. No particular summer plans; just reading and the usual time spent with friends.

    • We have already gone camping a few times and have a few more camp outs planned.

  107. We have been spending a lot of time at the pool and at the zoo this Summer.

  108. no plans at all, very boring summer staying home relaxing

  109. One of my favorites I’ve read so far this year has been Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman.

  110. We have no summer plans due to hot weather…but hopefully will go somewhere in the fall. My favorite book so far is Deceivers by Terry James.

  111. Spellcasters by Kitka Buchanan has been my favorite book.

  112. No summer plans except to visit family and friends.

  113. This summer my plans are to stay in where it is cool and read lots of good book.

  114. Our summer plans always include visits to Tanganyika Wildlife Park. This year they increased the fun factor with guest passes that include sharing your interaction points!

  115. Have relatives over next week.

    Set up a few cool new devices. TV, and akindle.

  116. We took a Beach Vacation to Destin Florida

  117. My nieces and brother are visiting in a couple weeks and we are going water skiing!

  118. Enjoying some staycaytions. The beach is only minutes away. Happy birthday again! 🙂

  119. Only summer plan for sure this year is a hernia surgery, haha!

  120. I planning on going on a bunch of hiking trips 🙂

  121. Continuing to rehab moms old house in this hot heat isn’t easy.
    But, we can cool off at the beach within 4 miles 🙂

  122. We are off to Turkey in August.

  123. I just finished Lock Every Door by Riley Sager!

  124. My husband and I are spending three weeks in Cuenca Ecuador and having so much fun.

  125. Hello. My summer plans are going to the beach, reading more and to sit back and relax watching a great movie or serie! c:

  126. My family bought season passes to Dollywood and we go about once a month, tons of fun.

  127. Wicked Fox has been my favorite book so far this summer.

  128. I don’t have any big plans this summer my Husband is taking me on a trip at the end of August for my birthday. I have read so many great books this year a friend of mine gave me the Husbands secret by Liane Moriarty and I also read What Alice forgot by her.

  129. I spent last week to the beach and I’m going to an amusement park in a couple weeks. 🙂

  130. Our summer is nearly over, and while a move took up a lot of it, we joined the YMCA this week and plan to enjoy pooltime while we can!

  131. The highlight of my year is already over. I took a 28 day cruise around Australia in March. It was a phenomenal deal on Princess Cruises. If only the airfare hadn’t doubled the cost.

  132. our trip to san diego this summer was fun

  133. We have already been to the beach once this summer, but we plan to go again & take our daughter to the aquarium.

  134. Looks like it will be 105 this weekend so hitting the pool and trying to stay cool.

  135. I have read The Summer House by Jenny Hale and enjoyed it. I am in the midst of reading the book–Waiting For Tom Hanks and it so far a good book.

  136. My summer plan is to stay indoors and read in the AC.

  137. I am planning to go camping this summer

  138. Happy early Birthday and have fun with your family!! I look forward to seeing your photos when you return.

  139. We took a road trip to Wisconsin

  140. “Tell me your summer plans? or Something fun you have done this year so far? or Your favorite book this year?” This will answer all three: I just read “Skyjack” by K.J. Howe and it was fun and exciting!

  141. This summer I decided to delve into the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R R Martin, and I love it. I’ve never watched Game of Thrones, but I knew a bit about it going in and it was way better than I expected. Now if only Martin would finish the series. 🙂

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