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Genre Challenge

Yup , another reading challenge. I will be adding a Challenges page to the top of my blog so these will be easier to find and keep updated.

This challenge shall be fun. Books out of my norm. I’m not into Paranormal or horror books but I am willing to give them a try. For the love of reading!!

Genre Challenge – All Kinds of Everything

Start Date: 12/1/2018 (around this time)
Time Limit: 12 months
0/20 Complete

1. Biography -The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
2. Chick Lit – Bubbles Unbound
3. Classics – The Catcher in the Rye
4. Contemporary -Bear Town
5. Crime – I’m Watching You
6. Dystopian -1984
7. Fantasy – How to Stop Time
8. Historical -The Betrayal of Mary of Scots: Elizabeth I & her Great Rival……… OR…………Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates.
9. History Fiction– Paper Wife
10. Horror – You … or… The Winter People
11. Humor– The Unidentified Redhead
12. Memoir -A Girl walks into a bar
13. Mystery -Pieces of Her
14. Non-Fiction -Girl Squads
15. Paranormal – Jinx
16. Romance -Ghosted
17. Science Fiction -The Handmade’s Tale
18. Suspense – Sadie ( started 12/3/18)
19. Thriller -Girls Night Out
20. Young Adult– Paper Towns

1. Favorite genres before taking the challenge – YA, Humor, Romance, memoir, chic lit, bio, contemporary,suspense.
2. New genres read for challenge –
3. New genres I will read more of as a result of the challenge –
4. Genres I will still avoid after taking the challenge-

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Second Update for 4th Quarter Challenge

Almost done with this challenge. 5 and 8 to go. I changed 5 to something else. This past month I finished The Perfect Neighbors, Say you’re Sorry and Your Suck.

1. Read the 17th oldest book on your TBR List

~~~~ The Perfect Neighbors by Sarah Pekkanen

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2. Read a book by an author you love or an author you read within 2018
~~~~The Prelude of Ella and Micha(I love Jessica Sorensen) done.

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3. Read a book published in the same year you joined Goodreads

~~~~(2012) The Secret of Ella and Micha. 

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4. Read a book by an author you’ve never read before

~~~~ Say You’re Sorry( Morgan Dane #1)  by Melinda Leigh ( Changed from the Drowned Girls) 

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5. Read a book set around a holiday or has a holiday themed cover

~~~~ Festivus: The Holiday for the rest of us. ***

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6. Read a book with a Orange cover

~~~~ Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich

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7. Read the next book in a series or start a new series

~~~~ You Suck by Christopher Moore. 

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8. Catch up on a Bookworm Bitches selection or read a book you have been meaning to read for a long time

~~~~ Little Fire Everywhere*** 

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***  = Currently Reading 

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I really liked this challenge. Since I had a list I didn’t run around with my head cut off looking for my next book.

What I am taking away from this quarter is love for new authors . (Melinda Leigh and Celeste Ng . I already loved the others)

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One Month Update: 4th Quarter Challenge

Its been a month since I posted the Bookworm Bitches 4th Quarter Challenge. And a month since I posted anything. October is always busy for me. Lots of Halloween orders . My free month of Kindle Unlimited went to waste.  I think I read one or two books. Neither book was from this list. 😦

Here’s a quick update..

1. Read the 17th oldest book on your TBR List

~~~~ The Perfect Neighbors by Sarah Pekkanen ***

2. Read a book by an author you love or an author you read within 2018
~~~~The Prelude of Ella and Micha(I love Jessica Sorensen) done.

3. Read a book published in the same year you joined Goodreads

~~~~(2012) The Secret of Ella and Micha. (I still might read A Walk Across the Sun for this challenge)

4. Read a book by an author you’ve never read before

~~~~ Say You’re Sorry( Morgan Dane #1)  by Melinda Leigh *** ( Changed from the Drowned Girls) 

5. Read a book set around a holiday or has a holiday themed cover

~~~~ Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich

6. Read a book with a Orange cover

~~~~ Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich

7. Read the next book in a series or start a new series

~~~~ You Suck by Christopher Moore. ***

8. Catch up on a Bookworm Bitches selection or read a book you have been meaning to read for a long time

~~~~ What Alice Forgot or Little Fire Everywhere. 

***  = Currently Reading 

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Reviews coming soon: Once I’m done with the Ella and Micha series ( The Secret ) I may do a review. I’m done with the Lizzy & Diesel series by Janet Evanovich ( Wicked Appetite, Wicked Business, Wicked Charms) so a review of the books is in the works. There doesn’t seem to be a 4th book coming out. Which is odd because the series is based on the 7 deadly sins. 

Whats Next: Little Fires Everywhere . I started it on audio during the summer. Didn’t like it. I found myself not paying attention. So I will be picking it up at the library this week since its available. I plan to save the Stephanie Plum series (by Janet Evanovich) until December. Book 8.5 is my #5 . 

 

 

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Bookworm Bitches 4th Quarter challenge

Yup another reading challenge, but …. different group. This group I forgot I was in. This challenge is different , Its just not reading books. The participants in the challenge are given tasks……

Here are my books plans so far…

1. Read the 17th oldest book on your TBR List

~~~~ The Perfect Neighbors by Sarah Pekkanen 

2. Read a book by an author you love or an author you read within 2018
~~~~The Prelude of Ella and Micha(I love Jessica Sorensen) done.

3. Read a book published in the same year you joined Goodreads

~~~~(2012) The Secret of Ella and Micha, A Walk Across the Sun , or Easy. 

4. Read a book by an author you’ve never read before

~~~~ The Drowned Girls by Loreth Anne White

5. Read a book set around a holiday or has a holiday themed cover

~~~~ Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich

6. Read a book with a Orange cover

~~~~ Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich

7. Read the next book in a series or start a new series

8. Catch up on a Bookworm Bitches selection or read a book you have been meaning to read for a long time

~~~~ What Alice Forgot or Little Fire Everywhere. 

 

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All set and ready to go except for number 7. For the Hooked on Books Fall read a thon my theme is series. So I can start or continue any one of the books on my list. 🙂

As you can see Ive already completed #2 🙂 It was a great little intro to Ella and Micha. ❤

I’m going to start reading The Drowned girls this weekend. Its a thick book. 524 pages. I borrowed it from the library and its due on the 15th but I can renew it 2 more times.. I think thats an extra month . It wont take me that long to read. It is on kindle unlimited, along with the other two books. I can’t get The Lullaby Girls from the library since they don’t have it so my free kindle unlimited subscription this month will come in handy 🙂

I have until December 31 to complete this challenge .

If you’ve read any of these books please let me know.

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Autumn Reading List

Confession: Goodreads is like porn to me …( I dont watch porn , I’m just saying..lol ) . Books have been my new love. I still love yarn, I would rather read more. I will post new projects soon.

I am in a group called Hooked On Books on Goodreads. Its mainly read a thon challenges, 24 hr, weekend, week long and seasonal. Summer has ended ( last week ) and I have already finished one book in to my Autumn reading list.

I finished the summer with 29 books 🙂 Gotta love the library.  I fell in love with so many books and so many characters. More on them later so I can gather my thoughts. I am still a wreck from reading Me before You! ( I never cried so much!!)

On with the list… A good chunk of my summer reads were suspense/thriller. So this season I want books that are  light, with some humor and romance that wont make me cry for 200 pages. (Yup, thats what Me before You did to me…lol)

My theme…  Series.

Wicked Charms ( finishing the Lizzy and Diesel series) ❤

Always & Forever, Lara Jean (finishing the To All the Boys I Loved Before #3) ❤

You

You (#1)

Hidden Bodies (#2)

A Love Story

Bloodsucking Fiends (#1),You Suck (#2),Bite Me (#3)

Lost Kings MC

Slow Burn (#1),Corrupting Cinderella ( #2), Strength From Loyalty (#3).. ( Only reason I am reading these,  I follow the guy on the covers on Instagram…lol )

Contours of the Heart (Maybe)

Easy (1), Breakable(2), Sweet (3), Brave (4)

Angie Pallorino 

The Drowned Girls, The Lullaby Girls, The Girl in the Moss

The Weekday Brides

Wife by Wednesday, Married by Monday, Fiance by Friday, Single by Saturday, Taken by Tuesday, Seduced by Sunday, Treasured by Thursday.

The Girls (maybe)

Party Girl, Sweet Girl, Smart Girl

Stephanie Plum Series 

1-25. ( this series might take me into winter and spring. )

 

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