February Reading Wrap-Up

February Reading Wrap-Up

I know February is a quick month, but yeesh! My goal for February: "I'll set a goal of 4 books for the month again." Let's see what I actually read... (Link to my Goodreads 2017 shelf where you can find individual reviews that may or may not differ from what is posted...

Reading Challenge: A Book From the Library

Reading Challenge: A Book From the Library

Today, I'll take a closer look at another category for the RWC 2017 Reading Challenge. Category #3: A Book From the Library February is Library Lovers' Month. I won't be posting specific book examples today as you can find so many. But I thought I'd share some of my...

January Reading Wrap-Up

January Reading Wrap-Up

How is the first month of the year over already? My goal for January: "In January, I have some travel planned and I'm beginning my final course for the editing program I started last summer. I'll set a goal of 4 books for the month." Let's see what I actually...

2016 Reading Review and a Look Ahead to 2017

2016 Reading Review and a Look Ahead to 2017

Time to assess last year's reading and make some plans for this year! Reading in 2016 My reading goals in 2016  looked something like this: 1. Read 50 books 2. Complete the PopSugar 2016 Reading Challenge 3. Read at least 3 classics from new-to-me authors And here's...

December Reading Wrap-Up

The final month of the year! I'll have my 2016 review for you in two weeks. Now, let's look back at December. My goal: "I'm not going to set a December goal. I'm just going to read what I want to read and enjoy the season." So, spoiler alert, that means I made my goal...

RWC 2017 Reading Challenge

RWC 2017 Reading Challenge

It's time to officially kick-off the Rhymes with Croatia 2017 Reading Challenge! The challenge includes 24 categories (two books a month on average) with 3 substitute categories in case you get completely stuck. The Rules: There are no real rules. Feel free to...

November Reading Wrap-up

November Reading Wrap-up

I'm a week late with this post because I wanted to share my 2017 Reading Challenge last week. Be sure to check that out and consider joining. Now, let's look back at November. My goal: "For November, I’m going to plan on 4 books, including a challenge book and a book...

Announcing the RWC 2017 Reading Challenge

Announcing the RWC 2017 Reading Challenge

Tired of reading the same old stuff? Find most reading challenges to be too demanding? I participated in a popular reading challenge last year with some friends and the number of books, coupled with bizarre categories, left many of us feeling as if we had to read...

October Reading Wrap-Up

October Reading Wrap-Up

Book time! Last month's goal: "I'll set a goal of 4 books and 2 more challenge categories." What happened? (Link to my Goodreads 2016 shelf where you can find individual reviews that may or may not differ from what is posted here.) The Girl Before - Rena Olsen - 4* -...

September Reading Wrap-up

September Reading Wrap-up

It's that time again! Last month's goal: "September will likely slow down with some travel and the return of class. I'll go with a timid goal of 4 books and try to hit at least two more reading challenge categories." Reality? (Link to my Goodreads 2016 shelf where you...

August Reading Wrap-up

August Reading Wrap-up

I'm determined to finish this post early this month. First, we'll review last month's goal: "My goal for August is to finish eight books and 2000 pages, as well as cross off a couple of difficult categories on the reading challenge..." Let's see what happened. (Link...

July Reading Wrap-Up

July Reading Wrap-Up

Oh my, this post is late. First, we'll review last month's goal: "Let's shoot for 3 books, 1000 words? I'm trying to be more realistic this time around." That was because I hadn't picked up any books as of the 5th, we had just moved, I had finals to complete, and I...

June Reading Wrap-Up

June Reading Wrap-Up

Remember last month's post, when I said: "In June, I'd like to read over 2000 pages and finish two VSI books, including the one on my currently-reading shelf. I'd also like to finish the short story book I started reading months ago." Hahahahaha! I was such a funny,...

May Reading Wrap-Up

May was a very in-between month with 6 books. Considering the number of things going on, including the beginning of two graduate courses, I'd say that's not too bad. Let's take a look: The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman  - 4* - (May 2) (This IS the Goodreads review) I...

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