The 2017 Big Book Summer Challenge is a challenge is being hosted by Sue @ Book By Book. Here are the details: Anything over 400 pages qualifies as a big book. The challenge will run from Memorial Day weekend (starting May 26 this year) through Labor Day weekend (Labor Day is September 4 this year). Choose one or two or however many big books you want as your goal. Wait, did you get that? You only need to read 1 book with over 400 pages this summer to participate! (though you are welcome to read more, if you want). Choose from what’s on your […]
Hosted by Hot Listens & Caffeinated Book Reviewer So I’m doing pretty epic this year, possibly because I have only been listening to audiobooks on my commute instead of the radio or music. I’ve pretty much am close to 30 already and my goal was 30 – 50! Here’s the books I’ve read so far… 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 […]
Love this challenge, hosted by Herding Cats and Burning Soup I really need to catch up on my reviews and posts so I’ll be joining in on the fun! Dates: June 15- June 30th Goal: Schedule an additional 15 posts during the challenge.
So excited for this to start! Sign up over at the COYER Challenge website. Challenge starts on June 17th Midnight (your time zone) and ends September 8th. Review link closes on September 9th. In order to join the Summer Reading List, make a list in a Goodreads Shelf or your Blog of 30 books that you want to read. You must pick 30 and you must link it in your sign-up. This is your summer reading list (you do NOT have to read all 30 books, don’t panic) (the books added to your list must be books that you already have) You have from […]
I really need to work on reading more review books. I only read 3 last month out of the 26 I read. Hopefully this challenge, hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer will help! Here’s some info! My goal is to read at least 10 review books. ARC’s must be read between May 1st, 2017 and May 31st, 2017 Challenge starts and ends at midnight in your local time zone All ARCS/finished copies that were provided by publisher/author are eligible. They can be in any format (eBook, physical, audio) Post start-up post with goals. Be sure to link back to hosts. Tweet using hashtag […]
Welcome to my mini-challenge for Dewey’s Readathon! Needed a quick break from reading? I have a fun mini-challenge, just take a picture of your current read and a snack, post it up somewhere and link it below. Use #RATbooksnack so I can check them out on social media! Follow me on Instagram: @bookgoil Follow me on Twitter: @bookgoil Here’s my pic I posted earlier today: (I’m all about balance.. Carrots and Peanut butter num!) You can win a book of your choice from Amazon (US) or The Book Depository (INT) up to $15. You have 4 hours to enter! Use […]
I’m going to try out the Mini Blog Ahead Challenge hosted by Anna at Herding Cats & Burning Soup. The goal is to write and schedule 15 posts in 15 days but those posts have to go live after March 15th. Going to work today on some posts and set up a bunch of review posts to go up. Hope you will join me! I rarely am ahead these days, so hopefully this will help!
An Introduction to You and Your Blog. What’s your name? Where in the world are you blogging from? My name is Kristen and I’m from the Chicago suburbs! 🙂 Tell us your history with reading. Were you always a reader? Were you a reluctant reader? Was there a book that convinced you to become a reader? I’ve always loved reading. I never struggled with reading. My mom and grandmother worked in school libraries when I was growing up and I loved spending time there along with the public library. I remember my parents trying to challenge me when I […]