20 Books of Summer | 2019


(the 2019 challenge has ended)

Summer reading has always felt like a special event to me. It definitely has a lot to do with getting out of school and having much more time to read what I wanted to – even if I happened to enjoy the books I read during the school year. The beginning of summer meant the start of my local library’s summer reading program, which was exceptional. Every year, young readers (it was geared towards school-aged kids) would write their name on a special paper “placard”, and during a library visit stickers symbolizing books read would be awarded by the librarians then placed on the placard by the reader. It was thrilling – both the feeling of accomplishment when looking at my stickers, and seeing how many books other kids had read (we were allowed to tape up our placard almost anywhere in the library).

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2019 Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge

<< The 2019 Challenge has ended. You can read my Wrap-Up here. >>

The Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge is back! And as you can tell by the existence of this post, I’m joining in once again.

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Monthly Wrap-Up | April 2019

Well this month sure was turbulent. I started April by ringing in a celebration of my blogiversary, looked back on some of my first Instagram posts, and kicked off the first giveaway here on There’s Something About KM. Then it all came crashing down.

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Monthly Wrap-Up | March 2019

March moved as slowly as February moved quickly – which is not a complaint. I discovered (and read) some great books, went on some fun day trips, and happily welcomed spring.

Next month is going to be a busy one here on There’s Something About KM, because it is my blogiversary. I have a giveaway planned and some throwback posts drafted, and of course, there are a few books I’d like to finish reading, too. But before all of that, here’s what went on during the month of March.

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Monthly Wrap-Up | February 2019

February, I am sorry to see most of you go, but March, I’m really excited to see you. I’m looking forward to spring, more sunshine, and hopefully a better reading and blogging record. 

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Monthly Wrap-Up | January 2019

We’ve reached the end of January – how are you doing, friends? I hope the year kicked off without a hitch for you, but if the opposite is true, I hope you’re ready to take on February with optimism and fresh plans.

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