Category: Challenges

HoHoHo Read-a-thon Wrap Up

HoHoHo Read-a-thon Wrap Up

I completed the HoHoHo Read-A-Thon hosted by Bookshelfery and Caffeinated Book Reviewer (Nov. 12-17) and did better than I expected. Despite the pressure of a freelance project deadline and some sad personal news, I finished 3 books of short stories/novellas, 2 individual novellas, and 2 novels. Yay!  I got to participate in one of the challenges but sadly,… Read more »

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Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon – Goals

Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon – Goals

I’m signing up for the HoHoHo Read-A-Thon hosted by Bookshelfery and Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  It runs Nov. 12 through 17, and the rules are easy: Read winter- or holiday-themed books and participate in one challenge during the readathon. I’ll be pretty darn busy that weekend with real-life stuff, but I should be… Read more »

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Blog Ahead Challenge

Blog Ahead Challenge

Blog Ahead Challenge hosted by Anna @ herding cats & burning soup and Kimberly @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer I’m signing up for the Blog Ahead Challenge in October. The goal is to create 31 posts for November and beyond – a blogging “cushion” to relieve the stress of the holiday season. The posts can… Read more »

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August 2015 Challenge Update

August 2015 Challenge Update

I’m doing well with some of my challenges and not so well with some others. Here’s where things stand as of August 31:   Basically done. Besides the 16 books I’ve reviewed, I’ve read another 15 books which I haven’t yet reviewed (or the review hasn’t posted yet.) By Sept. 4,… Read more »

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COYER Scavenger Hunt sign-up

COYER Scavenger Hunt sign-up

I’m signing up for the COYER Scavenger Hunt, the Summer 2014 COYER challenge hosted by Berls of Fantasy is More Fun, Michelle of Because Reading, and Stormi of Books, Movies, Reviews.Oh My! COYER stands for Clean Out Your E-Reader, but last summer, they opened the challenge up to other books… Read more »

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Clean Sweep ARC challenge sign-up

Clean Sweep ARC challenge sign-up

  I’m signing up for the Clean Sweep ARC Challenge hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. I never seem to to very well with one-month challenges, so I’m going to go relatively easy on myself for this one, and challenge myself to read 5 ARCs during the month of… Read more »

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Spring Bloggiesta goals

Spring Bloggiesta goals

It’s almost time for Bloggiesta! What’s Bloggiesta, you ask? Well, here’s how the organizers describe it: Bloggiesta is a blogging marathon (sometimes over a weekend, sometimes four days and this time one week!) where we as bloggers gather together to help each other work on all sorts of blogging tasks, stuff… Read more »

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COYER Winter 2014 – 2015 Wrap-up

I made my goal! I actually read more than the 15 books enumerated below – those are just the ones whose reviews have posted. So I’m feeling pretty good about this challenge!   Also read ( * = review to come) Valiant, by Sarah McGuire * An Uncivilized Yankee, by… Read more »

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January challenge update

January challenge update

Here’s what I read for various challenges in January: COYER – Winter 2015 Since this challenge actually started on Dec. 20, 2014, I’m including books I read since then. One Wish (Robyn Carr) – ARC Dogwood Hill (Sherryl Woods) – ARC The Crime at Black Dudley (Margery Allingham) – ARC… Read more »

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