I’ve just finished the first book on my list, like family by Paolo Giordano–it helps to have picked a short one, only 146 pages and small ones, too: the book itself is tiny, measuring only 5×7 inches, so the pages themselves don’t have that many words. But what words they have! This is a resonant
Hello all!!! Sorry it’s taken me so long to post this but I promise I have already started reading!! So my first 4 books are Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan (from Allison in the book exchange), Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind (this is a series from which, I’m sure, more books
Greetings and salutations my fellow bibliophiles! My name is Kate and I call the Sacramento area my home. My home is shared with two pups, three cats and one cantankerous hen. I have loved reading since the moment I learned to read. My list is incomplete at the moment, but I hope to have a
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
Happy Day-After-Thanksgiving! And freedom from culinary serfdom for me at least until next year. I’ve finally been unchained from the stove and can turn my attention to books again (hooray!) I live in Rochester, NY, am originally from NYC, and I participated in the same online poetry course as Alison. Both my kids are in
Hi all- I better sit down and get my list together because every time I look at my little collected pile, I pull a book out and replace it with something else. So, as of this moment, I am staring at my stack of chosen books, wondering “who would pick this totally strange and random
Hi everybody! I’m Kerry. I’m cousins with Gina and Trish. I live in New Orleans and I work as a swing dancer and instructor. I’m starting early! I’ve just finished my last book and I’ve picked some long ones for this challenge and I’m just plain excited, so I’m starting. Just try and stop me.
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!
Here’s a link to a list of 36 books that have changed the literary and personal lives of some very interesting people. Some of these books are well-known; some are a bit obscure, but still it’s impressive to be able to trace back such life-altering certainty to a single book! Perhaps there could be some
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