Tag: reading challenges

News & Notes – 12/31/16

News & Notes – 12/31/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff.   In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher, who was best known for her iconic portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, died Dec. 27 after suffering… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/10/16

News & Notes – 12/10/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Penguin Random House Gave Away 100K Books in Three Days as part of its #GiveaBook campaign. (GalleyCat) The Goodreads Choice Awards were announced.  The… Read more »

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My Goals for The Backlist Reader Challenge 2017

My Goals for The Backlist Reader Challenge 2017

The Backlist Reader Challenge (#BacklistReader) is a year-long challenge hosted by The Bookwyrm’s Hoard. It’s for all those older books that have been piling up on your TBR pile and list — not just the ones you own, but the ones you’ve been wanting to read for a while. My Goals I’m setting my goal at 24… Read more »

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HoHoHo Read-a-Thon 2016

HoHoHo Read-a-Thon 2016

The HoHoHo Read-A-Thon starts in three weeks! Well, just over three weeks, but close enough. It’s time to sign up and start thinking about what I’m going to read. I know I’m going to be pretty busy with both work and choruses that week, so my goal is to read… Read more »

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I’m joining the Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon

I’m joining the Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon

  The Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon is exactly what it sounds like: a challenge to read books from your TBR pile, whether that pile is physical or virtual. ARCs, audiobooks, paperbacks—they all count. About the Read-a-thon From Monday, September 12th, to Monday, September 26th, wrap-up on the 27th Sign up in… Read more »

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Make Me Read It! (a read-a-thon)

Make Me Read It! (a read-a-thon)

The Make Me Read It Read-A-Thon is hosted by Ely @ Tea and Titles and  Val @ The Innocent Smiley and runs July 9-16, 2016   I’m joining the Make Me Read It Read-A-Thon!  Basically, this is a readathon where you, gentle reader, get to choose what I will read. So how does this work? Look… Read more »

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COYER Summer Vacation Is Here Again!

COYER Summer Vacation Is Here Again!

Hosted by Berls @ Fantasy Is More Fun, Michelle @ Because Reading, and Stormi @ Books, Movies, Review! Oh My! It’s COYER Challenge time again, and the hosts are planning another “Summer Vacation” like last summer’s challenge. That means that any book counts: ARCs, books you bought, borrowed books, regardless of… Read more »

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Blog Ahead Mini-Challenge (sign-up & goals)

Blog Ahead Mini-Challenge (sign-up & goals)

The Blog Ahead Mini-Challenge is hosted by Anna of Herding Cats, Burning Soup, on her “The Herd Presents” website. It’s an opportunity to “blog ahead and up your number of scheduled blog posts.” Why I’m doing it. I may be deluding myself, because the next few weeks are crazy busy for me,… Read more »

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