My Goodreads challenge for 2017 is to read 104 books. I read 14 books in January. This puts me in a great place for the beginning of the year, being 5 books ahead of schedule. I know that there will be some weeks, especially this summer, where I probably won't have time to read at … Continue reading January Reading Recap
I really did end up blowing my original goal out of the water. So how many books did I end up finishing in 2016? 98 books. 47 books ahead of schedule! I also completed the 12 Months 12 Books challenge presented by the Montgomery County Public Library systems. I think I'm going to set my goal … Continue reading 2016 Reading Recap
So remember a few weeks ago when I had read 87 books so far this year (with my original goal being 52 books for the 2016 Goodreads reading challenge)? At that time, I decided my stretch goal was 90 books because I figured that reading three more books in the last few weeks of the … Continue reading Thinking ahead to next year’s reading goal
I binged the first two books in the Harmony Black series by Craig Schaefer over the course of two days (one book each day). To be fair, I had half-days of work, which meant I was done by 10:30 AM (I start super early) so I had a lot of time to kill those days. The … Continue reading Quick Review: Harmony Black Series (Urban Fantasy, 2 books out so far)
Over the past several months, my partner and I listened to the audiobook versions of the four-book Ayala Storme series by Emmie Mears. The ebook versions are available for free via Kindle Unlimited, and you can purchase the Audible version for an additional $1.99 each. The Audible version is narrated by Amber Benson, whom you may recognize … Continue reading Quick Review: Ayala Storme Series (4 books, completed Urban Fantasy series with queer women)
I won my Kindle Paperwhite a little over a year ago from Chipotle during their Super Short Book Report promotion. It is the best thing I've ever won in my life. It helped rekindle (pun intended) my love of reading. I'm pretty sure that bringing this hobby back into my life has played a major … Continue reading Blowing my 2016 reading goal out of the water
I finished MCPL's 2016 Reading Challenge! I was a little stuck on #12: An award winner, until I pulled up the 3rd book in the Chronos series (Time's Divide) and realized that the first book in that series won the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Grand Prize. I'm thisclose to finishing Time's Divide (portions of which … Continue reading Completed MCPL 2016 Reading Challenge!