Blogging

2015 year in books (and blogging)

After 3 years of participating in the Goodreads challenge, I FINALLY WON! I exceeded my goal of reading 30 books in 2015! HAPPY NEW YEAR! I probably wouldn't have been able to do this without the BookTubeAThon, during which I read 7 books in 7 days. But also, I don't count rereads on Goodreads, and… Continue reading 2015 year in books (and blogging)

Book Events

BookTubeAThon: Days 4-7

To continue from my previous post (if EXTRA confused, try reading this), here is my days 4-7 wrap-up from BookTubeAThon. Here we go: Paper: An Elegy by Ian Sansom: This was another two-for-one challenge, as it was the book I last acquired (at the moment I planed my TBR, anyway), and the author has the same… Continue reading BookTubeAThon: Days 4-7

Book Events

BookTubeAThon: Days 1-3

It is over! My first year participating in the BookTubeAThon was a complete success! I thought that I wouldn't be able to read all 7 books this week because I would be working on school stuff, but who am I kidding?? I've still got 10 days before I have to start teaching, and everyone knows… Continue reading BookTubeAThon: Days 1-3

Rants & Reflections

On failing to win your Goodreads challenge

As the clock strikes midnight, the glasses clink, the balloons drop, and we all start singing that one New Year song that no one actually knows the words to, I know there is a nagging, bitter thought in some of our minds: I failed my 2013 Goodreads Challenge. But before you wash away your sorrows… Continue reading On failing to win your Goodreads challenge