Technically, I should have done this last month, as a quarterly check in, but I only decided to do this today after updating my Reading Spreadsheet. This year I set myself a Goodreads target of 100 books to read. I am currently smashing that, as I have read 52 books so far this year. The … Continue reading April Check-in – Reading Progress
This year I decided to take part in the Read Harder Challenge from Book Riot. It is about reading more widely and trying things you may not normally try. Read a horror book - Afraid by Jack Kilborn (15/02/16) Read a non-fiction book about science - Read a collection of essays - Jack the Ripper: … Continue reading Book Riot Read Harder Challenge 2016
I have just finished reading Book #7 - Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary M Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot. I will start another book, but I think this is my last of the official Readathon. End of Event Survey Which hour was most daunting for you? I didn't find any of it daunting really, … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hours 23 & 24 End of Event Survey
As predicted, I fell asleep. For my health reasons, I couldn't afford to not sleep, as exhaustion exacerbates my fibromyalgia and recently, I've been feeling okay so I didn't want to spoil it. I did manage to read My Naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards before falling asleep and I woke up at about 8am, … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hours 11-22 ~ The Missing Hours
After 10 hours of Readathon, I am now starting Book #5. I have so far: Finished reading: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (65%-100%) Read: Ghost World by Daniel Clowes The Marvels by Brian Selznick Dead Man Talking by Roddy Doyle I had a short break for some food, and now comes the tricky part: staying awake … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hour 10 (4 books down!)
The #ReadBlock Challenge is asking what it is that stops readers from reading. It's quite interesting as lately I have had a bit of a #readblock but I found that a routine helped me get back into it. I make sure to read without fail before I go to sleep, even if I do end … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: #ReadBlock Challenge
I found a great quote in the book I am reading that works for the ongoing challenge Operation:Quotation I decided to make it pretty. Still reading The Marvels by Brian Selznick. Currently at page 423.