Reading Challenges Progress Report

With the end of June our 2017 reading year is officially half over! I’ve read 18 books so far this year, with piles of TBR and just bought stacking up everywhere (of course). PopSugar #popsugarreadingchallenge Full List No. 4 An audiobook Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt No. 10 cat on cover Abarat by … Continue reading Reading Challenges Progress Report

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

Reading Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan is going to be tiring and distracting—because you won’t be able to put it down, and when you do, you won’t be able to stop thinking about it!! This book is absolutely fantastic. It’s a fast read, but that doesn’t detract at all from the … Continue reading Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

When a book is so bad…

You forget half the point of the post, which would be updating your crew on the read challenges! OOPS! Let's try this again. (If you missed my book review of this gem, check it out here.) The Destroyer #46: Next of Kin by Warren Murphy Reading Challenges Here we go for reading challenge updates: PopSugar 2017 reading … Continue reading When a book is so bad…

June reads in review

Okay you guys, I read a book that was pretty much completely awful, because I needed to satisfy the category "genre you've never heard of." As a side note, I find it interesting that a new bookstore, a used bookstore, and a library all organize their books in slightly different categories. Anywho, this book (The … Continue reading June reads in review

Reading Challenges Progress Report

With April drawn to a close our year is 1/3 finished and 2/3 to go. I've read 13 books so far. PopSugar #popsugarreadingchallenge Full List No. 4 An audiobook Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt No. 10 cat on cover Abarat by Clive Barker No. 11 pseudonym The Girl With All The Gifts by … Continue reading Reading Challenges Progress Report

April Reads in Review

Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher, Dresden Files Book 8 (for more on cover art: Vincent Chong, Subterranean Press) This series of books is terrific: the main character is quirky and fun, the writing is fast and funny, the books work as stand-alones and as a arching series. In addition to Jim Butcher's great writing, and the always amusing … Continue reading April Reads in Review

Reading Challenges Quick Status Update

[January and February Completed] Challenge Completed Status PopSugar 6 15% or 11.5% Audiobooks 2 100% bit level, 20% Byte level Pages 2,547 21% Bonsai level Colors 5 56% Reread 1 25% Déjà vu level TBR (Mount and Rock) 3 25% Pike’s Peak level Diversity Diversity 2 17% Full House 6 24% Books You Buy 1 25% Making … Continue reading Reading Challenges Quick Status Update

Wednesday Readers

An article about book lists for the reading challenge from the reading challenge posted by a publisher. (Muddled enough?) Eight years of reading recommendations from our former prez and all around stand up guy, Barack Obama. And 14 books to read before you're 40 from Read It Forward. In case you were worried about satisfying … Continue reading Wednesday Readers