Bout of Books 20

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, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but… Continue reading Bout of Books 20


Reading Progress

Monday : reading: Lady Claire is All That by Maya Rodale today’s pages read: 384 pgs # of completed books: 1 I technically read some of this into Tuesday but I hadn’t gone to sleep yet so I say it counts as Monday. By the way, it’s good. My favorite of the Keeping Up With… Continue reading Reading Progress


Ideal vs Reality

Comparison of what I hope I’ll read vs what I actually end up reading. My list isn’t as long, title wise, as the past ones have been. The page number however is up there. Ideal: Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire by Julia Baird Alexander Hamilton by Ron… Continue reading Ideal vs Reality


Bout of Books 18

2016 was a stagnate year for me. I felt like I was in a slump all year. I really want that to change for the upcoming year. I’m hoping participating in the 18th Bout of Books read-a-thon will help set me on the right course. For those that don’t know what Bout of Books is…… Continue reading Bout of Books 18

Bingo · Books


I got Bingo! Surpringly. I didn’t look at the sheet as I read throughout the month. I got straight down vertical the middle. I have no idea if I’ll get another. Bingo: Multi POV: The Winter Lodge by Susan Wiggs Green Cover: Holiday Temptations by Donna Hill, Farrah Rochon, and K.M. Jackson Free Retelling: A Study… Continue reading Bingo!

Bingo · Books

Fall into Bingo

  I’ve always like the idea of the bingo card reading challenge but I’ve never actually done one. This one is for fall, so September, October, and November. I’m going to apply anything that I’ve read starting September 1st to this. For more details go here. Multi POV: The Winter Lodge by Susan Wiggs Green… Continue reading Fall into Bingo

Wrap Up

September Wrap Up

Loving: QuakeFeed App — If you like science and get excited about earthquakes, then this app is for you. Aquaphor Lip Repair — I’m a dry creature. Estee Lauder Revitalizing Supreme Global Anti-Aging Mask Boost — So so dry. Anything pumpkin spiced — Cheerios, Beer, Creamer, Muffins. Watching: MasterChef — We love this show. This season felt like… Continue reading September Wrap Up