Author: Kristen

Bout of Books 21

Bout of Books 21

  The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 8th and runs through Sunday, January 14th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 21 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team   Really excited for Bout of Books! Sadly Kristen has to go back to work this week, […]

Posted January 7, 2018
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2017 Reading Assignment Cha..

2017 Reading Assignment Challenge Final Report

Hosted by Berls at Fantasy is more fun & Michelle at Because Reading   So, I thought I’d do better at this challenge, because two books a month for me is not hard. I just kept forgetting to check which books I picked and sometimes just simply didn’t finish a book. So here’s how I did. First Quarter: A Second Quarter: B Third Quarter: B Fourth Quarter: C Final Grade: B  Reading Level 2: 24 books (2 books/month) February A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen Splintered by A.G. Howard March The Marbury Lens (The Marbury Lens, #1) by Andrew Smith […]

Posted January 5, 2018
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End of Year Survey 2017

End of Year Survey 2017

Number Of Books You Read: 313 (WOW) Number of Re-Reads: 9 Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy   1. Best Book You Read In 2017?        Adult: Three way tie between: A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan, The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman, and Traitor’s Blade by Sebastien de Castell Young Adult: The Diviners by Libba Bray Middle Grade: Posted by John David Anderson Graphic Novel: Giant Days by John Allison Audiobook: How to Train Your Dragon series by Cressida Cowell (amazing!!!) 2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But […]

Posted January 4, 2018
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2018 Reading Challenges

2018 Reading Challenges

 Hosted by Hot Listens and Caffeinated Reviewer Level: Marathoner (Look Ma No Hands) 50+       Hosted by Because Reading Reading Level 2: 24 books (2 books/month) January Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce Night of Cake and Puppets by Laini Taylor February Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones March Warcross by Marie Lu Unhinged by A.G. Howard April Lois Lane: Triple Threat by Gwenda Bond Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake May Mastiff by Tamora Pierce A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess June The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow Tortall and Other Lands by Tamora Pierce   hosted […]

Posted December 25, 2017
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2017 Full House Reading Cha..

2017 Full House Reading Challenge Finishing Line

  Hosted by Book Date I had a lot of fun this year and actually finished in September but never posted what I read! I really enjoyed the challenges this year! Non fiction – Something New On TBR for more than 2 years – Days of Blood and Starlight More than 500 pages – Shadow Scale Page Turner – Monstress v. 1 Middle Grade – The Last Bogler 2017 Published – A Conjuring of Light Published Pre 2000 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling UK/European Author – How to Train Your Dragon Back List book from Fave […]

Posted December 25, 2017
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Audiobook Challenge 2017 Wr..

Audiobook Challenge 2017 Wrap up

Hosted by Hot Listens & Caffeinated Book Reviewer Upping my game, since last year I read 38 audiobooks! WHAT. 🙂 So this year I read 54 audiobooks! Might have to go to the next level for 2018 since I read over 50! I would have listened to a couple more but I’ve been bingeing Xmas music this month! 🙂 Level chosen: My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) 30+ Den of Wolves (Blackthorn & Grim, #3) by Juliet Marillier See How They Run (Embassy Row, #2) by Ally Carter Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row, #3) by Ally Carter How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell How to […]

Posted December 25, 2017
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October and November in Rev..

October and November in Review

Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog…   Events:   more personally…   Life: Well things got a bit stressful as Thanksgiving and Christmas neared. I swear one of these days I’ll blog. I need to go off of self hosting though or find a blog partner ASAP to motivate me. My best friend had […]

Posted December 25, 2017
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#COYER Winter Switch

#COYER Winter Switch

Sorry about the lack of posting, but I’m back with a reading challenge post. Hoping one of these days I’ll get back to blogging! Check out COYER for more info! The Basics Let’s start with the basic rules and then we’ll get to the complicated. The challenge begins December 16th at 12am EST and ends March 9th at 11:59pm EST. You must create a sign-up post anytime between now and January 20th on blog, goodreads, fb, google+, etc. Be sure to indicate if you’re doing regular COYER or The Switch. Link your sign-up to the linky below. You can choose […]

Posted December 17, 2017
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