2016 Reading Challenges

2016 Reading Challenges- How Did I Do?

In a few days the year ends.  As I write this, I am still listening to an audiobook that I want to finish right away.  I am typically reading these days.  When I look at Bullet Journal spreads about people setting reading goals for 2017, I laugh almost manically when they say they want toRead more

Book Lust Challenge 2017

Book Lust Challenge 2017

It’s not something I talk about often, but I have a group on Good Reads for the Book Lust Challenge. For those who don’t know, for the past 10+ years I have been reading all the books listed in Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust books.  I am barely 20% through.  It’s a long term project.  ByRead more

Reading Challenges for 2016

Here we are in 2016.  Who knows what the year will bring, but I am setting up my reading goals for the year.  Primarily, reading challenges. Book Riot’s Read Harder 2016: Read a horror book Read a nonfiction book about science Read a collection of essays Read a book out loud to someone else ReadRead more

Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge Recap

I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving. It turns out I never even mentioned the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge.  I must have started an entry and then got sidetracked.  It happens often.  I made it a page, but not an actual blog entry.  You can see the page if you want. Even thoughRead more

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: Recap

Happy Sunday!  I hope it is at least.  I am wrapping up the readathon by simply waking up and getting Cedric Doggery to the vet.  So, how did I do? 6:30- 11:30: Cedric dominated my morning reading.  My plan for hour sprints with each item was screwed by him and his inability to poop.  MyRead more

24 Hour Read-A-Thon: So It Begins

Good morning!  It is 6:48am on Saturday and I am starting Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon.  Cedric, as per usual, has dictated when things happen.  He refuses to poop so we are on the sofa listening to an audiobook (rather than watching tv).  I have been creating a list of books that I am going toRead more

Weekly Meeting: Clearing the Queue

Book Read: The Bridegroom Eating and Drinking Tea I got from Capital Tea while I was in DC The book I finished this week was part of the Book Lust Challenge and the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge.  I mention this so you can understand that I love challenges.  I do National Novel Writing MonthRead more

The TBR Shelf: Book Lust

This has been going on for about 10 years.  A friend and I discovered Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust at the same time.  As we went through the books she lists, I was disappointed that I had not read more than a fraction of these books.  It felt like a major failure on my part.  HowRead more