Summer Reading Challenge 2016: An Introduction

Is summer my favorite season for reading? No. But it is one of four of my favorite seasons for reading; like the fall is for school, summer is for books. It calls for cleaning out To Be Read (TBR) lists, looking for what's new on the shelves of bookstores (and in publishers' calendars), and seeking … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge 2016: An Introduction

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