It’s time for Dewey’s April Read-a-Thon, and I’m pumped up for this one. I’m getting my list of books ready and planning my food and snacks ahead. After all, if I’m skipping everything else that day (including showers and cooking), I don’t want to starve. I might get a late start because of Friday plans, […]
This is a great challenge now hosted by Book Chick City, and we even get a free ARC for participating! Read all the details and sign up here. Already on my way to this, one of the few challenges I know I can survive (and thus, one of the few I accept). Most will be
Jennifer over at Crazy For Books has a great idea for sharing book blogs: a Book Blogger Hop. “Every day I seem to find another book blog that I start following. In the spirit of the Friday Follow, I thought it would be cool to do a Book Blog Hop to give us all bookies
Oh, just what I need, another challenge! But this one looks so wonderful, I can’t pass it up. (That’s what I said about the others, too, of course.) The 451 Challenge originates from the book “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury, and is hosted and managed by Elizabeth at the As Usual, We Need More Bookshelves
The Short Story Reading Challenge is hosted by Kate and has different options for readers on varying levels. This is a genre that more people should try, in my opinion, and one in which you can find as much variety as novels. I have to admit that I’m a sucker for a good short story.
I’m new to this challenge thing. I’ve no idea whether it will really change my reading habits or not at this point, but I do hope it brings me new options. So far, I’ve read the following for Read Your Own Books 2009: 1. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd; I found this
I hope I’m not getting in too deep with this new book blogging hobby. I’ve committed to another challenge, but this one is not only compatible with the first (RYOB 2009, below) but involves a genre — or two or three. The idea is to read twelve books of my choice, not necessarily chosen ahead
OK, it’s time for a challenge. I think I’ll start out with something manageable and see if I can stay committed. [Oh, how fickle we are these days. I’m currently reading Erik Larson’s “Thunderstruck” and marveling at Marconi’s steadfast chase after the harness of radio waves over many, many years. Then there’s my maternal grandfather