UPDATE #7 (and final): Summer Reading Challenge

Happy fall, followers and readers! My Summer Reading Challenge timeline has met its end, much more quickly than I expected and hoped. Here is a summary of my progress with the Penguin 80 and Challenge Your Shelf book lists: Total Number of Titles: 110 Number of Days: 89 (oh God why didn't I make this … Continue reading UPDATE #7 (and final): Summer Reading Challenge

UPDATE #4: Summer Reading Challenge

Just a little over 200 pages stands between me and the next book on my list. 200 pages of eloquent, intriguing words from John Steinbeck stands between me and. . . finishing Anna Karenina and Early Warning, a novel by Jane Smiley. If you remember, I have been battling through Tolstoy's novel since [what seems … Continue reading UPDATE #4: Summer Reading Challenge

UPDATE #2: Summer Reading “Challenge”

This is going to be barely an update - more of a declaration of my excitement for the books I just purchased. I am still plugging away at Anna Karenina, but I've decided to take on the challenge of reading more than one book at once, especially since I'm moving at a snail's pace towards my … Continue reading UPDATE #2: Summer Reading “Challenge”

UPDATE #1: Summer Reading “Challenge”

I was hoping to be a little further along in my Challenge and the Penguin 80 list by the first update, but I'm not being too hard on myself for being behind. For my first read, I've chosen Anna Karenina - an advantageous first choice if I do say so myself. Or maybe I'm subconsciously hoping … Continue reading UPDATE #1: Summer Reading “Challenge”