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Calendar Girls: August Theme And Updates

“My heart’s in a whirl…”

Hello Calendar Girls Participants! It’s been so sweet seeing all your Bookish OTP’s! We hope you added some amazing books to your TBR for a Summer full of love and perfect pairing, or, a summer full of dynamic duos that are just too good not to read!


Now that Summer has been kicked off right, it’s time to announce the theme for August!


Drum roll please!



And the theme for August is:

Book Lover’s Day:

Favorite Book You’ve Read This Year!


We usually talk about our favorite books of the year closer toward the end, but we are changing things up a bit! Go ahead and rant and rave about something you’ve read this year already!

August Theme

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With August’s Theme voted for, this means it’s time to vote for July’s Popular Pick, and September’s Theme. You can vote for both in the google doc belowVoting for July’s Popular Pick will close Friday, July 21st after the Twitter chat ends. Voting for the September Theme will close Sunday, August 11th at midnight EST.

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Post Schedule Reminder:

The first Monday of each month is book choice day for that month’s theme. This is where you can rant and rave about your favorite pick for the current month, as well as see what everyone else chose.

The second Monday of each month Katie and Adrienne will be announcing the theme for the upcoming month, the chat reminder, and the voting form for both the next month’s theme, and the current month’s popular choice.

The last Monday of each month will be recap day! Katie and Adrienne will make sure to update you on the current month’s popular choice, the chat recap, and the upcoming month’s theme.

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Don’t forget to join us for our new Twitter chat schedule. Instead of chatting for an hour one day of the month, we decided to spread it out over 5 days to allow more of you to be able to participate! July 15th will kick off this month’s chat and each day will have a new question under the hashtag #CGBChat. So you will have the whole week to join in on the fun!

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Adrienne          Katie

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And, don’t forget to sign up for the email newsletter so you don’t miss a thing!


For those who are new to Calendar Girls, it is a monthly blog event that was inspired by the Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. Just like the song, each month has a specific theme, voted on by the participants, where we get to talk about a particular book we love or think fits the theme the best. The blog event was created to incite fun bookish discussions and to spread the blogger love by introducing us to new bloggers and/or books that we have not come across before.

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If this sounds like something you would enjoy, make sure to head to my Calendar Girls info page! Drop a comment and let me know if you are interested in joining us.

Photos and gifs found on google and pinterest (and some made by me with purchased clipart).

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