Mini Persephone Readathon Challenge List (Winter 2020)

Would it really be a readathon without some challenges? For those interested, I’ve put together a list of six optional challenges that can be completed at any point during the weekend. Feel free to do as many or as few as you’d like. You can share your responses on your blog, on social media with... Continue Reading →

Persephone Readathon #3 Challenge List

Would it really be a readathon without some challenges? For those interested, I’ve put together a list of ten optional challenges that can be completed at any point during the event. Feel free to do as many or as few as you’d like. You can share your responses on your blog, on social media with... Continue Reading →

Six Degrees of Separation: The Outsiders

The 6 Degrees of Separation meme is a monthly meme hosted at booksaremyfavoriteandbest, that explores the ways in which a chosen book can be linked to six other books. The October 2018 book is: The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton My chain this month features: paintings, Pulitzer Prize winners, mysteries, museums, Victorians, and Egyptians. I haven't read The... 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 →

Dewey’s Reverse Readathon Wrap-Up

The first ever Dewey's Reverse Readathon took place over the weekend, and I had a lot of fun participating. Here's how I did:   I accomplished my main goal of finishing The Lido by Libby Page and reading the entirety of The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton; both of which are NetGalley ARCs on my... Continue Reading →

Mid-Year Freakout Tag

I'm definitely in denial that we are more than half-way through 2018. It just doesn't seem possible. In spite of this, I've really enjoyed seeing everyone's responses to this tag, so I thought I'd finally hop on board with my own. Best Book You've Read in 2018 I can't possibly narrow it down to one,... Continue Reading →

20 Books of Summer 2018

Now that Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone, I think we can all agree that summer has unofficially begun. I'm looking forward to the longer days, the warm temperatures, the fresh produce, time spent at the pool, and of course summer reading. I'm especially excited to be participating in Cathy of 746 Books 20 Books... Continue Reading →

#PersephoneReadathon Daily Challenge List

Hello readathoners! I've put together a list of  daily challenges for those who are interested. (These are completely optional!) You can share your responses on your blog, on social media with #PersephoneReadathon, and/or in the comments of the open posts (more info tomorrow). If you miss a day and would still like to post your... Continue Reading →