3rd Annual ARC August Sign Ups!

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Hello lovelies!!!! I am very excited to announce that ARC August is coming back for it’s THIRD year!

For those of you new to RSR let me explain ARC August. And to answer your first question, no it is not a month where ARCs of your most anticipated books rain from the heavens and fall directly into your laps.

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But don’t be sad! It is a pretty cool (I’m biased) event even if things don’t rain from the heavens!

I started ARC August my first (was it really my first?!) year of blogging, as an attempt to get caught up on my ARCs and get my Netgalley ratio up since it was completely in the shitter (think 32% people) and it wasn’t changing any time soon. And, like they say, misery loves company so I invited my fellow book nerds to tackle their ratios and piles with me and it was GLORIOUS! Not only did we have fun, I really made a dent in my pile! So I’m bringing ARC August back and I am inviting all of YOU to look over those ARCs and show them who’s boss.



The rules are very simple

  • It may be a physical ARC or eARC but it MUST be an ARC
  • Yes it can be an ARC that has already released; as long as it’s an ARC I’m not going to nit pick really
  • HAVE FUN WITH THIS! Feeling like you are being “forced” to read is the best way turn a fun event into a yucky obligation.
  • Update post! I personally will do a post for each Saturday in August but that’s just me. You can update once a week, every other week or once for the whole darn event. This update can be in the form of a blog/tumblr post, vlog, link to your “ARC August 2015” shelf or even an instagram pic! I want to make this as easy and low pressure as possible for you.




In my post for August 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, and September 5th I will choose ONE participant (and by participant I mean a REAL “I read these ARCs this week for the challenge” participant) to win ONE ARC from my shelves. Which ones are up for grabs you ask? These!!! In order of giveaway just so you know 😉


Six of CrowsSix of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
To Be Published September 29th 2015

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone…

A convict with a thirst for revenge.

A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager.

A runaway with a privileged past.

A spy known as the Wraith.

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums.

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes.

Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz’s crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction—if they don’t kill each other first.


SoundlessSoundless by Richelle Mead
To Be Published November 10th 2015

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom.

When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink and many go hungry. Fei’s home, the people she loves, and her entire existence is plunged into crisis, under threat of darkness and starvation.

But soon Fei is awoken in the night by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon.

Richelle Mead takes readers on a triumphant journey from the peak of Fei’s jagged mountain village to the valley of Beiugo, where a startling truth and an unlikely romance will change her life forever…


ReawakenedReawakened by Colleen Houck
To Be Published August 11th 2015

When seventeen-year-old Lilliana Young enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art one morning during spring break, the last thing she expects to find is a live Egyptian prince with godlike powers, who has been reawakened after a thousand years of mummification.

And she really can’t imagine being chosen to aid him in an epic quest that will lead them across the globe to find his brothers and complete a grand ceremony that will save mankind.

But fate has taken hold of Lily, and she, along with her sun prince, Amon, must travel to the Valley of the Kings, raise his brothers, and stop an evil, shape-shifting god named Seth from taking over the world.


DreamstriderDreamstrider by Lindsay Smith
To Be Published October 6th, 2015

A high-concept, fantastical espionage novel set in a world where dreams are the ultimate form of political intelligence.

Livia is a dreamstrider. She can inhabit a subject’s body while they are sleeping and, for a short time, move around in their skin. She uses her talent to work as a spy for the Barstadt Empire. But her partner, Brandt, has lately become distant, and when Marez comes to join their team from a neighborhing kingdom, he offers Livia the option of a life she had never dared to imagine. Livia knows of no other dreamstriders who have survived the pull of Nightmare. So only she understands the stakes when a plot against the Empire emerges that threatens to consume both the dreaming world and the waking one with misery and rage.

A richly conceived world full of political intrigue and fantastical dream sequences, at its heart Dreamstrider is about a girl who is struggling to live up to the potential before her.


The Scorpion RulesThe Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow
To Be Published September 22nd, 2015

A world battered by climate shift and war turns to an ancient method of keeping peace: the exchange of hostages. The Children of Peace – sons and daughters of kings and presidents and generals – are raised together in small, isolated schools called Preceptures. There, they learn history and political theory, and are taught to gracefully accept what may well be their fate: to die if their countries declare war.

Greta Gustafsen Stuart, Duchess of Halifax and Crown Princess of the Pan-Polar Confederation, is the pride of the North American Prefecture. Learned and disciplined, Greta is proud of her role in keeping the global peace, even though, with her country controlling two-thirds of the world’s most war-worthy resource — water — she has little chance of reaching adulthood alive.

Enter Elián Palnik, the Prefecture’s newest hostage and biggest problem. Greta’s world begins to tilt the moment she sees Elián dragged into the school in chains. The Prefecture’s insidious surveillance, its small punishments and rewards, can make no dent in Elián, who is not interested in dignity and tradition, and doesn’t even accept the right of the UN to keep hostages.

What will happen to Elián and Greta as their two nations inch closer to war?

So who’s in? Are you ready to get your ARC TBR list in shape? Well get those sign up post started and link it below! Remember, be as optimistic (20 ARCs?!) or laid back (3 or 4? whatevs) as you want with your goal. Just remember that this is your chance to get that list of yours together and that Netgalley ratio UP!


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    Oooh, I’m in! Will try to get my post up ready as soon as I can. Can’t wait to tackle that ARC pile!
    Melissa Robles recently posted…That’s What HE Said #46: Adam from Where She WentMy Profile

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      Thanks for signing up!! I wish you luck in getting that ARC pile down!!
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    Ohhh yay! So glad you lovelies are doing this again this year!! I had a blast last year and I really help me clear out my summer requests for all those gorgeous fall/winter ones. I am crossing my fingers fro Awakened! I don’t know how I managed to miss that this year. Thanks so much for hosting this fun times.
    ❤️Britt @ please feed the bookworm
    Brittany T recently posted…Top Ten Tuesday – I Ignored the HypeMy Profile

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      Awakened flew under my radar up until BEA! When I realized it would be there and how AWESOME it sounded I had to have it! Good luck!!
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    I wish that I had ARCs to read to join you! But good luck to all the winners, these books look really good and can’t wait for them to come out!

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      In time!! We all started at zero once 😉
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    This sounds like a great idea and I think I’m going to attempt it as well! My netgalley is at a lowly 27% but I’m still making my way through the books I’ve been approved for so hopefully by the start of August it will be even higher

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      Set a goal and join us!!!! You can totally get that ratio higher! 😀
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    Oh man. I need this (hovering around the 32% mark myself) but this is the kind of booster I need! If I even get ONE read it’ll be an improvement over this past month >.>
    Mikayla recently posted…WoW: THE ANATOMICAL SHAPE OF A HEARTMy Profile

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      That’s the best way to look at it!!! One is 100 x’s better than 0!! You can do it! ^_^
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    I’m in! I just recently started my blog and opened my NetGalley account. I’ve gotten approved for several books, but have only gotten two reviews done thus far. At 40% and hoping to bring it up to 100% but the end of the challenge!

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      Big goals!!! Good luck and thank you for signing up!!!
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    Count me in! This sounds like it will be a blast!
    Debbie @ Silk&Serif recently posted…Review: ManwhoreMy Profile

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      Awesome! Fingers crossed it’s as fun as it has been in the past!
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    YES!! YES!! YESS!! I’m so gonna be joining this year and hoping to clear off the pile a lil bit!!
    Btw, are you ladies gonna make a new button or can we use the one from last year?
    Pili @ In Love With Handmade recently posted…ARC August is back and I’m totally signing up for it again!!My Profile

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      I’ll ask Shelly if she’ll make a new button!! I completely forgot about it! I remember you asking in the beginning of the year if we were and I’m so excited we decided to go for it! 😀
      Octavia recently posted…The Book of Dares for Lost Friends by Jane KelleyMy Profile

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    So excite! I did this last year and loved it! Really helps me get through all the older ARCs I have sitting in cyber space :/
    Steph recently posted…ARC August 2015 Sign Up and Plans!My Profile

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      Wow thanks! I really appreciate that! Especially since I was on the fence about hosting again!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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        I love this event so much 🙂 Thank you for hosting 🙂
        Steph recently posted…Early Reader Review: Even Monsters Say Goodnight by Doreen Mulryan MartsMy Profile

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    Just signed up! Can’t wait to finally tackle all of these BEA ARCs
    Sajda recently posted…ARC August Sign-Up PostMy Profile

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      Soooooo many from BEA! Good luck honey!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    I just signed up! I can’t wait to get my pile down.

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      You got this! GOOD LUCK!!!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    Will definitely be signing up again this year! I need to start tackling more of my eARCs from NetGalley, and maybe even some BEA books. 🙂 Can’t wait!
    Holly J recently posted…Blog Tour and Review: Wind Chime Wedding by Sophie MossMy Profile

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      Ugh my BEA pile is my goal this time. I have so many to get through!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    WOOHOOO I’M JOINING, despite the fact that ARCs won’t be raining on my head 🙁 Bummer. 😛 But yay so much fun and I have so many I’m behind on SO groups make everything better right?!
    Crystal @ Bookiemoji recently posted…Book Review: Rebel Mechanics by Shanna SwendsonMy Profile

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      Groups totally make everything better! Good luck my dear. 🙂
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    I’m joining along with Crystal! I could use this to kick myself in the butt and get to all my EW and NG eARCs! No excuses.

    Cannot wait to read along with you all!!
    Jenna @ Bookiemoji recently posted…Book Review: Rebel Mechanics by Shanna SwendsonMy Profile

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      You have no idea how happy I am you and Crystal are joining! Maybe you can help me stay on track? Maybe? WE SHALL SEE!!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    Yay! So glad this is back!!!

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      Aww thanks! I was on the fence about hosting again but it really is a ton of fun. 🙂
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    There, I have signed up! I checked the list I made for last year and realised some of the books from then are still on my list. Oooops.
    Nikki recently posted…ARC AugustMy Profile

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      Ha!! Things happen!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    This is exciting! I’m really looking forward to doing this!
    Kelly recently posted…ARC August 2015!My Profile

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      Same! Though I may be a tad biased. 😉
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    This seems like a fab idea! Sign me up 🙂
    Sophie recently posted…Stacking the Shelves: July 18th 2015My Profile

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      Thanks! I have the linky working again, just do a quick sign up post, or make a dedicated Goodreads shelf and link it above!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    Awesome – Love this idea! We just signed up and posted! Will be sharing the ARCs we will be reading on AUG 1st because I need to get my 2 other bloggers to make their choices! Yes, I signed us up without even asking them! Ha, mandatory participation! LOL
    kelly @BookCrushin recently posted…Feature: ARC August – All August, All the ARCsMy Profile

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      But, in your defense, this is a GOOD LIFE DECISION for your co-bloggers! Good luck on picking! I can’t wait to see what all you decide to read. 🙂
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    I’m so in! I just did my sign up post on my blog, which I just officially started tonight! So excited! I picked 4 ARCs I’m really excited to read.
    Nicole Lynn Hoefs recently posted…3rd Annual ARC August Sign Up PostMy Profile

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      Awesome! Good luck with your books!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    I fiiiiinally did my start post 😀 Unfortunately, I’m not sure if it’s my computer or not, but I’m not seeing the link-up part anywhere here, but my startup post is http://novelreveries.com/2015/07/24/arc-august-2015/ Hopefully I’ll do better than last year!
    Deneé J. @NovelReveries recently posted…ARC August 2015My Profile

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      The linky was being a jerk face -_- but it’s up and working now! 🙂
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    Love this idea, thank you for creating it. I’m looking forward to taking part and i hope i can keep to my list as much as possible.

    gill edwards recently posted…ARC August and what i hope to readMy Profile

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      YOU CAN DO IT!!!!! Just don’t put too much pressure on a specific genre and you’ll be fine! 😉
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    Am I blind? I can’t seem to find the link-up!
    Krystal @ Books Are My Thing recently posted…Blog Hiatus: Beach Vacation 2015!My Profile

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      All fixed! No clue what was happening though. :/ The code was still there but obviously it just didn’t feel like working today.
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    This is my first time participating, and I’m abnormally excited about it! 🙂
    Lisa @ Lost in Literature recently posted…Blog Tour | My Thoughts + Giveaway: Chasing the Sun by Karina HalleMy Profile

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      Aww thanks! I’m biased but it’s my FAVORITE challenge!
      Octavia recently posted…I Went On A Trip!!My Profile

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    I am signing up for ARC August! I have a large list of ARC’s that I need to read this month so this is the perfect challenge for me at the perfect time! I signed up with the link-y thing about but here is my sign up post:

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    I’m looking forward to joining my first ARC challenge! It sounds like fun and a great way to get through my ARC’s!
    Jeann @ Happy Indulgence recently posted…Indulgence Insider #35 – August ARC Challenge & Giveaway WinnersMy Profile

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    This is my first time signing up, wish I had heard of this the other two years, I always have to many ARC’s..lol.
    Stormi recently posted…ARC AugustMy Profile

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    I’m so happy to be joining this! I was already planning on reading a bunch of ARCs during the Bout of Books Read-A-Thon, but why not do it during the entire month! Thanks for this! 🙂
    Stephanie Kaye recently posted…ARC August [Sign Up Post]My Profile

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    I’M DOING IT. I’M GONNA KICK SOME BOOK ASSES. (Hopefully.) *pumps fists*
    Cee recently posted…Here We Go, ARC August!My Profile

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    I’d love to sign up for this year!!

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    […] Thanks to The Writing Duo I recently found out about ARC August. I think this is a great idea as my ratio on NetGalley is pathetic. I really need to get it back up. You can find all the information on ARC August here. […]

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    I signed up today as I have quite a large NG & EW Pile to read and review. Then there are the BEA ARC’s. I know that I need to read them, review them. I’m hoping to read 15, but think I will only manage five because of Real Life. This sounds like fun though.
    Grace Fonseca recently posted…3rd Annual ARC August-My GoalsMy Profile

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    I got my TBR up on my blog! I hope I get through a good chunk before September 🙂
    Katie H recently posted…ARC August TBRMy Profile

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    Definitely participating! Just made my sign-up post HERE. I’m hoping to read 5 ARCs in August, although I’d obviously love to read more!

    Thanks for hosting!
    Merin @ Read and Reviewed recently posted…ARC August Sign-Up and GoalsMy Profile

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    […] also joining ARC August, which is hosted by the lovely ladies at Reed.Sleep.Repeat! I’m so excited for this because I have so, so many ARCs from ALAAC2015 that I’ll […]

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    […] And a living, breathing thing that thrives on my fear. And just then, I happened to stumble upon ReadSleepRepeats’s  announcement post for the ARC August thingy which is exactly what it sounds like. All of August, we try to tackle our […]

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    It’s not too late to sign up is it? I really need the extra motivation to get through my stack, and I love this idea! I’m going to aim for 8. That’s a little ambitious, but there are 8 ARCS in my pile that I really want to get to, so maybe I’ll get them all read.
    Charissa recently posted…CJ’s Bookshelf: July ReadsMy Profile

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      We actually extended sign ups until tonight! You can still sign up!!

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    […] haven’t been paying attention, so I missed the sign-ups for the third annual ARC August. I really want to catch up with my ARCs, so I decided to do it unofficially anyway and was drafting […]

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    Sign me up please! I just heard about this and

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      I’ve opened sign ups back up. Just get your link into this post before midnight tonight and you can totally participate!

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    Doh! I forgot to schedule my sign up (I thought I scheduled it for Friday but turns out I didn’t :/) and the sign up’s are closed 🙁 Am I still allowed to sign up?!
    Lauren recently posted…3rd Annual ARC August Sign Up & Goals!My Profile

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      Just publish your sign up post and make sure to at least link up your weekly updates so we know! Just follow along with the hashtag with any updates and you should be okay!

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      Octavia has opened up the sign up link on this post until tonight, add your sign up post here please!

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        Thnks so much ladies 🙂 I’m so excited to participate again!!! <3
        Lauren recently posted…3rd Annual ARC August Sign Up & Goals!My Profile

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    I just signed up for this and it could not have come at a better time. I have so many ARC that I need to read. Thanks for hosting this!
    Cynthia @ Bingeing On Books recently posted…ARC August Sign-UpMy Profile

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    […] lovely ladies over on Read.Sleep.Repeat. are hosting the 3rd Annual ARC […]

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    […] the wazoo. It’s time for ARC August. Sponsored by Octavia and Shelly over at the awesome blog Read. Sleep. Repeat. ARC August is your chance/ my chance to catch up on those ARCs. I am officially declaring my […]

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    […] It’s mostly to help all of us bloggers catch up on ARCs that we need to read and it’s co-hosted by Shelly & Octavia of Read. Sleep. Repeat. […]

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    I am in, I will post updates to my Sunday Post. My goal is 25 ARCS.
    kimbacaffeinate recently posted…Sunday Post #172- Sticky and Humid…Hello AugustMy Profile

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    […] Of course, if i can fit more books come my way and I can find the time, I will try to do a couple more! If you’re interested, here is thesign up post! […]

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    […] have read in a previous post, I have signed up with the 3rd Annual ARC August Sign Up hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat. My goal is to get my NetGalley account up to 100% feedback. It’s a new account, so I […]

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    […] Hi guys! Hope you’re all doing well. I just wanted to make a quick post to announce that I’m going to be participating in ARC August this year. ARC August is hosted by Read. Sleep. Repeat. and there’s still a few hours left to sign up. If this sounds awesome to you go on over and take a look at their post here. […]

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    […] I’m actually excited to see what it’ll be like. This is hosted by the amazing girls at Read Sleep Repeat, and it runs through the whole of […]

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    I’m in, but I just hadn’t had time to get my sign-up post up until today. I really hope that’s okay because I really, really wanted to join in on all the fun.
    Erin @ The Hardcover Lover recently posted…ARC August TBRMy Profile

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    […] yearly feature hosted by Octavia and Shelly at Read. Sleep. Repeat. couldn’t have come around at a better time. It seems like my ARC requests double around this […]

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    Late to the party like always – how did I never know about the awesomeness that is ARC August…I have so many net galley books to catch up on 😉

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    I’m new to this, but a friend told me about it. I am in for 7 , but may try to do more. This seems like fun! Here is the list on my blog post:


    Thanks, this sounds like fun!
    Lyn Meadows recently posted…The Week AheadMy Profile

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    […] am participating in ARC August, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat. Check out the sign up post for more information! I don’t have as many ARCs piled up as some bloggers, but I do actually […]

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    […] One of ARC August hosted by @ Read. Sleep. Repeat. was an interesting attempt considering it was happening at the same time as the Book-tube-a-thon. […]

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    […] hoo! One week down! ARC August, which is hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat is a reading challenge that centers around catching up on […]

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    […] an extrovert or not, book related challenges motivate and they help. Signing up for challenges like #ARCAugust, the crush your TBR read-a-thon, or even just going reading groups on Goodreads can boost your […]

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    […] August is hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat. and it’s all about ARCs. I’ve spent most of July reading my own books and was already […]

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    […] month is ARC August hosted by Read. Sleep. Repeat.  and I decided to participate :D! I really don’t have a bad NetGalley or Edelweiss score, […]

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    […] August Update: This week, for ARC August, I read: Blackmail Boyfriend by Chris Cannon and Mechanica by Betsy […]

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    […] Two of ARC August hosted by @ Read. Sleep. Repeat. was quite successful if I do say so myself. It may also have helped that the Book-Tube-A-Thon is […]

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    […] get as much done as I had planned this week but we all need a little down time once in a while! ARC August, which is hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat is a reading challenge that centers around catching up on […]

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    […] August Update: This week, for ARC August, I read: Lost World by Kate L. Mary and Stepdog by Nicole […]

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    […] August is a great event hosted by Read. Sleep. Repeat. It’s an event that takes place the month of August and basically you get all the ARCs you […]

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    […] Three of ARC August hosted by @ Read. Sleep. Repeat. So this week was a bit of a slower week, mostly because I took a small break from ARCs to read one […]

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    […] even less done this week than last, hoping to have a little time to catch up over the next week! ARC August, which is hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat is a reading challenge that centers around catching up on […]

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    […] August Update: This week, for ARC August, I read: Never Been Texted by Linda Joy Singleton and The Body Institute by Carol […]

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    I’m so excited to be getting ready to post my update announcing that I met my goal for the ARC in August Challenge! I finished reviewing the final ARC in my NetGalley account! Thank you for the inspiration xx
    Jewel recently posted…Cloudwish – ARC in August #5 (Elite Winner!)My Profile

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    […] mid July I announced that I was joining  Read.Sleep.Repeat. in their 3rd annual ARC in August Book Challenge with the lofty goal of bringing my NetGalley […]

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    […] August was hosted by @ Read. Sleep. Repeat. This is my final update, so let’s see how I […]

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    […] by Read Sleep Repeat Check my sign-up post […]

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    […] to read in August. I think that my success is in part thanks to my participation in ARC August.  ARC August, which is hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat is a reading challenge that centers around catching up on […]

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    […] August Update: I finished up ARC August by reading: The Foxglove Killings by Tara Kelly. Overall, I read 10 books for ARC August – […]

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    […] So in cruising the twitterverse I came upon a tweet about ARC August sponsored by Read Sleep Repeat in which you attempt to put a dent in your ARC pile (and hopefully […]

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