Persephone Readathon #2 Open Post: Day 10

It's almost time to bid farewell to this round of the readathon. I hope you're all having a lovely weekend and are enjoying your Persephone reads! You can still enter Karen's giveaway for a chance to win a copy of Cheerful Weather for the Wedding over at Books and Chocolate. Here’s where you can share what you’re... Continue Reading →

Persephone Readathon #2 Open Post: Days 8-9

This has been a difficult week. I haven't gotten as much reading, blogging, or blog hopping in as I had planned. What little bit I have managed however, has served as a nice distraction. I hope that's been the case for you all as well. Enjoy these last few days of the readathon! Here’s where... Continue Reading →

A Persephone Readathon #2 Giveaway

The lovely Karen of Books and Chocolate is generously giving away a copy of the delightful novella, Cheerful Weather at the Wedding by Julia Strachey.  This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. and Europe, and you have until Sunday, September 30, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time to enter. Head over to Karen's post here, to leave a... Continue Reading →

R.I.P XIII Sign-Up and Reading Plans

It's time for one of my favorite reading events of the year: Readers Imbibing Peril, aka R.I.P. This year marks the thirteenth (!!) round of the challenge, which is all about enjoying books that could be classified as: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Dark Fantasy, Gothic, Horror, and/or Supernatural. The fun starts September 1st and runs until October 31st. You... Continue Reading →

Bout of Books #23 Wrap-Up

Another Bout of Books has come to an end. Here's how I did:   Total Pages Read: 1,020 Books Finished: 2 (You can find my daily updates here) I managed to finish Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh and The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp by Eva Rice. I also read about 30% of The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis. I didn't end up participating in very... Continue Reading →