Books, Books, Books, Sharing my life

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 Pekkanenย 

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.ย 

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 Plumsย 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.ย 

 

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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. ๐Ÿ™‚

As you can see Ive already completed #2 ๐Ÿ™‚ It was a great little intro to Ella and Micha. โค

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 ๐Ÿ™‚

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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Books, Books, Books, Sharing my life

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 ๐Ÿ™‚ Gotta love the library.ย  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 areย  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…ย  Series.

Wicked Charms ( finishing the Lizzy and Diesel series) โค

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

You

You (#1)

Hidden Bodies (#2)

A Love Story

Bloodsucking Fiendsย (#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,ย  I follow the guy on the covers on Instagram…lol )

Contours of the Heart (Maybe)

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

Angie Pallorinoย 

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 Seriesย 

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

 

***** Look me up if you are on goodreads…ย  ย ย https://www.goodreads.com/sweeterin

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My Writings

What is your favorite fairy tale and why?

The theme of the next few posts are Tales.

Today’s writing prompt is: What is your favorite fairy tale and why?

I don’t want to be corny and say the Little Mermaid, Snow White, or Cinderella. I had to look up a list of fairy tales to refresh my memory . A few I remember , The Princess and the Pea, Thumbelina, Hansel and Gretel , Rumpelstiltskin( not to be confused with the character on Once Upon a Time, a show I love. He also played Belle’s Beast, and Captain Hook’s Crocodile.)

Also A Christmas Carol was on the fairy tale list. A story I love. A movie I watch every year around Christmas. I love the characters in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland but not much of the story. While the Princess and the Pea and Thumbelina are cute, Hansel and Gretel is a bit dark, and Rumpelstiltskin makes me smirk at the end but the one I love most is Snow White and Rose Red .ย 

I remember reading it as a child.ย  I remember liking the story because no one got hurt , except the dwarf. ( but he deserved it)ย  And both girls were happy. They didn’t have to compete against each other.ย  As a little girl I wanted the little girls in my story books to be happy.

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This is the book I had ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

Your turn… Click on the link above to see the list and tell me your favorite fairy tale . ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

 

 

Crochet A Longs, Good Ideas, Sharing my life

25 in five : Yarn addition

I recently saw a reading challenge called #25infive on instagram. The participants read what they can for 25 hours in 5 days.

My yarn obsessed brain got to thinking about how I can use this with my yarn balls. I still have a ton. Here is what I was thinking , use 25 balls of yarn , any size, any weight, in 5 days. Make whatever I want.

Its Friday so I will take the weekend to look through my stash and pick my 25 and post again on monday, day 1.

This could be a fun monthly crochet/knit/loom a long ๐Ÿ™‚

If you play along , leave your post link in the comments.

Off Topic, Sharing my life

Blogging about something new

I usually stare at my computer screen hoping that words will just magically appear.ย  Sometimes only half a thought comes out and the post is left in my drafts for eternity .

I want to blog about something other than crochet, knitting, any thing yarn related. But i need a little push, a topic to talk about. nothing serious like politics or religion, or parenting, ( since I dont have kids) . And my life is pretty boring. I can probably fill a tweet more than a blog post.

Today I remembered Blogher and the writing prompts they use to have. I use to post when they did their #NaBloPoMo .The last one was September 2016. It seems they are more occupied with the conferences. But their prompts are still around.

Anyway a lot of the prompts “spoke to me” lol . So if you see a post about the one appliance I cant live with out.. Dont worry, its just me and I have not lost my mind ๐Ÿ™‚

The first theme I may tackle is their august prompts, TALES.

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