2019 Retellings Reading Challenge (#2019RetellingChallenge)

OK, OK, I *know* I said no more challenges, but GUYS. How am I going to pass up a challenge based on fairy tale retellings? Besides, this will go hand in hand with my Beat the Backlist challenge and help direct my focus. Because a LOT of that mammoth pile of books is fairy tale retellings. (You know my weakness, y’all. Fairy tales are like my kryptonite.) Hosted by Cornerfolds, here are the details: THE GUIDELINES This challenge will run from January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019. Books must be read and reviewed in 2019. (You don’t have to … Continue reading 2019 Retellings Reading Challenge (#2019RetellingChallenge)

December Wrap Up & 2018 My Year In Books

2018 Reading Challenge Books read in December: 18 I managed to smash my goal out of the park, woo! I’m setting my goal for 2019 significantly lower (at 100 books) because I’m focusing on getting through a lot of thicker and slower reads (like the classics and some weightier epic fantasy novels that have been gathering dust on my shelves), rather than flitting through so many shorter reads (like manga and novellas…)  #LetsDiscuss2018 hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight Progress in December: 6 Total Progress: 32/31  HEY I DID IT! 32 … Continue reading December Wrap Up & 2018 My Year In Books

2019 Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge (#ContRom2019)

OK, OK, I *know* I said I was limiting myself to 3 challenges in 2019, but this one will go hand in hand with #BeatTheBacklist so it’s really fiiiiiine. 😉 Hosted by Andi’s ABC’s Reading Challenge Details: Runs January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019 (books read prior to 1/1/2019 do not count towards the challenge). You can join anytime you want, though the sign up linky will close Nov. 15, 2019.  The goal is to read as many Contemporary Romance books as you’d like. See the different levels below and pick the one that works best for you. You … Continue reading 2019 Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge (#ContRom2019)

Monthly Wrap-Up :: November 2018

2018 Reading Challenge Books read in November: 15 Books read in 2018: 170/175And now I’m kind of going “Whyyyy did I increase my challenge goal from 150 to 175 again? I could be DONE right now!” hahahahahahahhahaha arrrrghhhh *flumph* #LetsDiscuss2018 hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight Progress in November: 3 Total Progress: 26/31  So in October I hit my old goal of 21 for the rank of “Chatty Kathy” and subsequently set the bar at the next rank of 31 for “Terrificially Talkative.” There’s pretty much no way I’m going to … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up :: November 2018

2019 Beat the Backlist TBR

First things first: Beat the Backlist is a year long challenge, the focus of which is knocking older books off your to-read list. They can be any genre, any format, any length. There are just a few rules: * The book must have been published in 2018 or earlier to count. It can be in any format (including an ARC/eARC) as long as the release date is earlier than 2019. * You have to start and finish the book in 2019 to count it. Any books started in 2018 and finished in 2019 do not count. Any books started in 2019 … Continue reading 2019 Beat the Backlist TBR

#ARCtober – IT BEGINS! Sign up, rules, prizes, etc. (Open to US and INT)

What it is #ARCtober is month long reading challenge that runs from October 1st through October 31st. Challenge yourself to clear those ARCs off your TBR.  How to participate Sign up! First and foremost, you need to link-up to your sing-up post in the linky below. Well, you don’t have to, but this is how I’m going to create my registry from which I’ll track participation in the events and tags and pick winners from, so it’s a must if you want to win prizes. 🙂 You can post your sign-up post on your blog, your Facebook page, or even … Continue reading #ARCtober – IT BEGINS! Sign up, rules, prizes, etc. (Open to US and INT)