15 Books of Summer!

I wrapped up last month‘s reading but forgot to add my link in time for the final round-up of Wyrd & Wonder.  The 20 Books of Summer challenge is hosted by 746 Books. I am joining with a goal of 15 books!  June: 53 books for the SFBC Group Bookshelf Challenge on GoodReads:A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter Miller The Sheep LookContinue reading “15 Books of Summer!”

Read It Again, Sam Challenge 2020

So far this year I have joined the Deal Me In Challenge (which I need to update; I’m almost on track with that one, but I have been checking them off on paper, not online) and the Back to the Classics challenge (which I will catch up with soon, I think). Now I am joining oneContinue reading “Read It Again, Sam Challenge 2020”

CC Spin #23: My First Spin

This is a recurring event at The Classics Club. I joined in 2018 but have never done a Spin before. The instructions are at the blog here. I will be reading one of the 20 books from this list, and on Sunday I will find out what I’m reading! The Golden Ass – Apuleius  Troilus &Continue reading “CC Spin #23: My First Spin”

Back to the Classics Challenge 2020: My List

Last year I think I read a book for every category, but I didn’t write reviews for all of them. Here is my tentative list for 2020. I haven’t read as much as I thought I would in January so far, but I will catch up soon! 1. 19th Century Classic. Any classic book originally published between 1800Continue reading “Back to the Classics Challenge 2020: My List”

Deal Me In Short Story Challenge 2020: My List

This challenge is hosted by Jay at Bibliophilopolis For this challenge, you select 52 stories to read in 2019 and then assign each of them to a card in a deck of cards, drawing one card each week and then reading the story that matches the card. I read most of last year’s list, but I didn‘t finishContinue reading “Deal Me In Short Story Challenge 2020: My List”

Back to the Classics 2019: Wrap-Up

Hosted by Karen @ Books and Chocolate.I read and reviewed eight books for this challenge. My favorite, unsurprisingly, was The Odyssey, but  I really liked all the books. Honorable mention to The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Sound & the Fury, and Macbeth. 19th century: –  20th Century Classic: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold ClassicContinue reading “Back to the Classics 2019: Wrap-Up”

12 Books of Summer 2019!

I am joining this just in time! Saw it on Cleo‘s blog. This challenge is hosted by Cathy at 746Books. For June, I am focusing on the first five. Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay I’ve had this on hold for a long time at the library, and it finally came in! A past group read in one of my GoodreadsContinue reading “12 Books of Summer 2019!”

Read It Again, Sam Challenge 2019

Bev @ My Readers Block hosts this challenge. I am late in joining this, but I have several rereads planned, so why not? I am joining for the first level: De Ja Vu: 4 books. 1.  Guards, Guards 1/26/2019 not reviewed2. War Music 1/30/20193. The Odyssey 3/4/20194. Good Omens 4/5/2019 first level complete! next level: Feeling Nostalgic: Reread 8 books5. The Truro Bear andContinue reading “Read It Again, Sam Challenge 2019”

Share-a-Tea challenge & Chunkster Challenge 2019

Both of these are hosted by Becky @ Becky’s Book Reviews. In order to sign up, just leave a comment. I commented on both but I think my comments have not been published yet. Share-a-Tea Reading Challenge Includes any book that you primarily read while drinking tea (or coffee) in 2019  Chunkster Challenge See how manyContinue reading “Share-a-Tea challenge & Chunkster Challenge 2019”

Deal Me In Challenge list for 2019

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