Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon Closing Survey

How would you assess your reading overall? I read a lot more than I expected! I got a bingo (3 across). I commented in the GoodReads group too. Did you have a strategy, and if so, did you stick to it?  I had two books planned:  The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo  Haroun & the Sea of Stories (reread) byContinue reading “Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon Closing Survey”

Wyrd & Wonder Wrap-up Post!

Thanks to imyril,  Lisa, and Jorie for organizing this! I visited a bunch of blogs this time including Calmgrove & Peat Long. my posts: Top Ten Tuesday: Fantastic Opening Lines  Six Degrees of Fantasy Separation: The Lord of the Rings to Lavinia  Book Beginnings: The Fifth Season Chocolat review Midnight’s Children review my list at the beginning Here is a quickContinue reading “Wyrd & Wonder Wrap-up Post!”

Six Degrees of Fantasy Separation: The Lord of the Rings to Lavinia

I still have at least one review to write, but I had hoped to do at least one non-review post for Wyrd & Wonder, so here it is! I read Imyril’s Six Degrees of Separation post (inspired by Kate’s meme at Books Are My Favourite and Best) and I decided to join in! The ideaContinue reading “Six Degrees of Fantasy Separation: The Lord of the Rings to Lavinia”

Bout of Books 28 Master Post

I’m participating in Bout of Books 28! What is Bout of Books? The Bout of Books readathon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It’s a weeklong readathon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 11th and runs through Sunday, May 17th in YOUR time zone. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are daily challenges,Continue reading “Bout of Books 28 Master Post”

Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon: Closing Survey

1. How would you assess your reading overall? I read: House of Whispers Vol. 1: The Power Divided by Nalo Hopkinson, art by Dominike Stanton – 200 pgs (fantasy graphic novel) The Truro Bear and Other Adventures: Poems and Essays by Mary Oliver 80 pgsI already reviewed this last year. (I read this for last year’s April readathon!) The Disasters of War byContinue reading “Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon: Closing Survey”

My Wyrd & Wonder 2020 TBR List: 5 Books

The third annual Wyrd & Wonder event, celebrating fantasy in May, is almost here! This is my second time participating. These are the books I plan to read & review. I might write a discussion post too, I haven’t decided yet… A Classic: Midnight’s Children I loved this when I read it years ago! I’m really lookingContinue reading “My Wyrd & Wonder 2020 TBR List: 5 Books”

Readers Imbibing Peril XIV!

This is my second year participating in R.I.P.! From the website:The purpose of the R.I.P. Challenge is to enjoy books that could be classified as:Mystery.Suspense.Thriller.Dark Fantasy.Gothic.Horror.Supernatural.I am signing up for… Peril the Second:Read two books of any length that you believe fit within the challenge categories.My books are:Kwaidan, a book of Japanese ghost stories collected by LafcadioContinue reading “Readers Imbibing Peril XIV!”

Wyrd & Wonder Blog Tag, prompts 27-31

previously: part 1, part 2, part 3! I had intended to do #16 and #19 together in a separate post (a list of favorite male characters & favorite female characters) but I don’t think I’ll have a chance to do a whole separate post for that as I had planned. Maybe an idea for aContinue reading “Wyrd & Wonder Blog Tag, prompts 27-31”

Wyrd & Wonder Blog Tag prompts 20-25

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