I think it’s fair to say that most of us are behind (raises both hands), except for Nadia! 🙂 I think it would just make the most sense to extend our made up deadline to later in February so that we have a bit more time to participate. Let’s keep going until Feb 13th! Hurray!
Hello reader friends! The challenge is more than half way, and there are 3 weeks left before January 30th. However, the blog will still be open so you can post long after the “deadline” or never– it’s up to you! I hope you are enjoying it so far. I would love some suggestions for the
The Movigoer by Walker Percy is from the 1960’s. The story is based in New Orleans, specifically a suburb called Gentilly that is characteristically “boring.” Jack, the main character, lives a boring life there selling stocks and bonds. He is a veteran of the Vietnam war, and he spends his time going to the movies,
Miriam Toews is a Canadian author I have been following for about a decade. She has published several novels in that time, and I have read each of them. I discovered she had published All My Puny Sorrows so I picked it up for the challenge. The book is about a family. The younger sister is
As the year comes to a close, numerous people/papers/magazines will begin to publish their best of 2015 lists. Here’s one from Literary Hub (if you are not subscribed to this website, I highly recommend!) And here is the NYer’s list. Feel free to add more lists in the comments! Maybe you can find a book to
I was given this book as part of the book swap, and it was the perfect read for me. In fact, I have written a thousand words a day the last several days which I owe in part to reading this. Mostly what I enjoyed was the support the author provides writers in the sense
Warning: Inevitable Spoiler Alert Overall rating: 3.0/5 I started off with this book because I figured it would be an easier read than some others on my list, since it is considered a YA novel. However, I honestly don’t think this book is appropriate for the typical YA audience! Based on the title, I sort
Hello! My name is Alison and I live in Central Pennsylvania with my husband, dog and six chickens. I like to read, and these group challenges help me stay enthusiastic and learn about books and authors I may otherwise have never heard of, so thanks for participating! I hope you enjoy. Please invite your friends
Friends! I come to you with a small cry for help: I drew the genre of Romance at our latest meetup, and this is for sure, not my area of expertise. I’m looking for recommendations — no, I won’t read 50 Shades. Thanks for your help!
Greetings friends. I have updated the site from our summer blog to a winter one. You can see below all of the posts from our summer reading challenge to get an idea of what people are up to. This challenge is 7 books in 10 weeks. You are not limited by length, genre, audio or