2019 Reading Goals

Hello and happy Monday! It’s a long weekend here this week, and I’ve had a wonderfully lazy few days full of coffee, kitties, books, and brunch! With the New Year starting I’ve been thinking quite a bit about reading goals, but here we are almost in February already and I’m still not really sure where […]

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Read Harder Challenge :: Update

Hello!Here we are over halfway through the year, so I thought it was a good time to check in with how I’m doing with the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge!  First, a little reminder of what the challenge is about. The Read Harder Challenge is an annual reading challenge hosted by Book Riot. The challenge […]

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Read Harder Challenge update

Yesterday I started reading Katie Fforde’s new Christmas short story collection, The Christmas Stocking and Other Stories.  I picked this up not only because I’m all about the festive reads at the moment, but also because it does double duty by ticking off one of my outstanding tasks for the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge – Read […]

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Read Harder Challenge update

Would it be too much of a cliché for me to start this by asking whether anyone can believe we have passed the halfway mark of the year already? I’ve enjoyed hearing (reading) people’s thoughts on their reading year so far, and thought it would be good to check in with where I’m up to […]

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True story :: non-fiction books & memoirs

This month I’m participating in Book Riot‘s photo challenge #riotgrams over on Instagram  and today’s photo prompt is ‘True Stories’. To be honest, I’ve really only started reading non-fiction, including memoirs and biographies, pretty recently – and mostly thanks to tasks in the 2016 and 2017 Book Riot Read Harder Challenges.  Today’s photo prompt got me thinking about some […]

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Book Riot Read Harder Challenge

  About eighteen months ago, I came across the Book Riot podcasts and website. It hadn’t really occurred to me to listen to podcasts, with the exception of one a friend was recording about knitting, until I saw a list of bookish ones on a craft blog, and on listening to Book Riot’s main podcast and All […]

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