#ARCsAnonymous, State of the ARC

[Meme] State of the ARC #11 + ARC BINGO!! Let's Play ARC bingo for the rest of this year

State of the ARC announcement! So do you remember how last time I talked about maybe a State of the ARC bingo? Well, it’s happening! I’ve decided to make it 9 prompts and have it last till the end of the year. The bingo is made up of items that we are all likely to find in our stack of ARCs (so no genres or anything too specific). You can all grab the image and cross out the items as you go through your own State of the ARC every month. Yay or nay?

State of the ARC bingo sheet

Image of the State of the ARC bingo, items are: ARC with your favorite color cover, ARC of a debut book, Your oldest ARC, #ownvoices ARC, A nonfiction ARC, An overdue ARC, ARC with sensitive social issues, A fluffy and happy ARC, A new to you genre ARC

If you’ve read something from this bingo already during June, you totally get to cross out the item! This month, I am crossing out nonfiction, because I read Real Quanta:

real quanta bingo

Disclaimer: we are just playing this for our own challenges and achievements! There are no prizes 😉 sorry! But of course, you can think of your prize as our eternal respect for conquering your TBR. Everyone who participates gets that xD

~ For Those Who Are New To The Meme ~

Anyone is free to participate in this meme! If you want to, just link up anytime during this month and refer to this page as to the rules of what to put in your post and how to link up. The next State of the ARC post is going to be on July 30, so if you can’t make this one, mark it down!

~ My Current State of the ARC ~

So… About the stats. Yeah… I finally hauled some books at the end of the month xD so my numbers have not gone down as significantly as they would have if I hadn’t hauled anything, but… They still went down! Last month, my overall count was around 90, and now it’s only slightly above 80!! That’s some real progress this month. How did your ARC reading go?

state of the arc 11

~ Bricks Knocked Down ~

Most of those numbers came from April, when I read 19 books – I wasn’t as strong at my reading game this month or the last. But nonetheless, here are the bricks for this month – 8 ARCs finished, 5 of them already reviewed, and 3 pending. Yay!

The ARCs that totally rocked:

I will not waste anyone’s time highlighting the ones I didn’t like, so instead, take a look at the ones I really liked. I have probably raved about The Calculating Stars to everyone already – but just in case you haven’t heard why I loved it so much, read the review here. And Real Quanta, Goodreads link on the image, is a great popular science nonfiction book about quantum physics, and I will be reviewing it soon.

The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut #1) Real Quanta: How the World of Particles Is Becoming More and More Commonplace

~ Let’s Get Motivated! ~

Actually, this month I don’t think I have ARCs that I’m too excited about? Or maybe I’m just too lazy to look. What are the ones that you’re excited about?

That’s my ARC June! What has yours been like? And will you be joining the #ARCsAnonymous bingo?