Bout of Books!

Jan 07

  The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 7th and runs through Sunday, January 13th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read...

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2013 Reading Challenges

Jan 03

I want to try some new stuff, reattempt some I didn’t tackle last year and just enjoy reading. This year, I am joining even more reading challenges! However, I might join at lower levels. Instead of ‘Go big or go home”, I am choosing to “go small and stay home. 🙂 A little of the old,   Definition of a chunkster: A chunkster is 450 pages or...

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Out with the old, in with the new…Reading Challenges!

Jan 03

So. Let me recap my reading challenges for 2012 before I announce my reading challenges for 2013. In 2012, I signed up for two reading challenges: The Eclectic Reader 2012 Challenge and The 2012 Chunkster Challenge. I will let you know how I did on both! I read 10/12 categories. I got stuck on Crime/Mystery because I am really rather a chicken and also can’t...

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Old Man Reading

Oct 16

Art + Reading = Lovely Old man reading by Deivis by ~studiodrawings on...

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The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom

Oct 15

Hello! And Happy National Book Month! =) We are half way through and I am enjoying every moment of it. I haven’t been posting my reviews, but! I will. Here is one for now. I have been a fan of Mitch Albom’s work since his first novel, Tuesdays With Morrie, and so naturally I picked up The Time Keeper as soon as it came out. I read it in less than an...

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National Book Month 2012 Begins!

Oct 01

I am super excited about National Book Month. I intend to enjoy every minute of this month.  I have my basic supplies ready… One of my favorite comfy blankets, a mug for tea with a convenient rewritable book list reminder, my ever-so-warm-and-lovely button up slippers and three books to start me out—The Pale King by David Foster Wallace, Casual Vacancy...

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