SBT13 Week 1 Overview

July 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

What a fun week! We are off to such a great start‚ but it’s not too late to join us. You can jump in any time you like during the month of July. (See info here.)

I’ve read two books for the challenge already, but there are a few readers who have really been burning the midnight oil. And they’ve been rewarded for their work. Shauna and Erika have both won two books each!

Here’s a look at the numbers from the first week* of the 2013 Summer Book Trek.

Total participants: 22**

Total prizes claimed: 13

Total entries to win: 917

Total books finished: 39

Total reviews posted online: 24

Total books nominated for a Whitney Award: 12


Titles Read:

Avery Shaw Experiment, The – Kelly Oram

Ashes Ashes – Julie Coulter Bellon (2)

Beauty and the Beast – Jenni James

Blackmoore – Julianna Donaldson (2)

Distance Between Us, The – Kasie West

Divinely Designed – Rachael Anderson

Do Over – Shannon Guymon

Edenbrooke – Juliana Donaldson

For What It’s Worth – Karey White

Frog Prince, The – Jenni James

Glimmer of Hope – Sarah M. Eden

Going Vintage – Lindsay Leavitt

Guy Next Door, The – Kate Palmer

Heart of the Ocean – Heather B. Moore

Hidden in the Heart – Roseanne Wilkins

Janitors 2 – Tyler Whitesides

Kindling, The – Braden Bell

Knight of Redmond, The – Jennifer K. Clark

Midnight in Austenland – Shannon Hale

Motive for Murder – Marlene Bateman

Not Your Average Fairytale – Chantele Sedgwick

Orchard, The – Krista Lynne Jensen (2)

Paranormalcy – Kiersten White

Penumbras – Braden Bell

Pivot Point – Kasie West

Possession – Elana Johnson

Putting Down the Pieces – Cheryl Leigh

Step of Faith, A – Richard Paul Evans (2)

Winds and the Waves, The – Dean Hughes

Undercurrents – Traci Hunter Abramson

Unlovable – Sherry Gammon

UnPleasant Grove – Sheralyn Pratt

When Summer Comes – Brenda Novak

Where the River Once Flowed – Jennie Hansen

Zucchini Pie – Suan Aylworth (2)


Titles Nominated for a Whitney Award:

Glimmer of Hope – Sarah M. Eden

Heart of the Ocean – Heather B. Moore

Into Darkness Peering – Amber Gilchrist

Orchard, The – Krista Lynne Jensen (2)

Second Chances – Melanie Jacobson

Step of Faith, A – Richard Paul Evans (2)

Swept Up by the Sea – Tracy & Laura Hickman

Swords of Joseph – M.R. Durbin

Through Cloud and Sunshine – Dean Hughes

Zucchini Pie – Susan Aylworth


*That’s five official days but I’m also counting the extra days that Facebook friends got during the jump start.

**The current odds say each participant could win 3.77 books. Of course, I use to pick the winners, so some may win 1 and others may win 6. Or whatever.

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