Reading Challenege · TBR

Beat the Backlist 2018

Over the past year I’ve been seeing the hashtag #BeatTheBacklist and finally found my way to Novel Knight’s Book Reviews. I was happy to find a TBR Reading Challenge that seemed to fit what I was looking for and was flexible. One of my main goals of 2018 is to hack away at the books… Continue reading Beat the Backlist 2018

Book Tag

Book Tag: 2017 TBR

Hey Readers! I’m going to wait til the New Year to start Quick Lit posts again, so I think a Book Tag is in need to fill in the gap. Yesterday I saw this TBR Tag that FictionFan’s Book Reviews did and I think it’s time to talk about some books on my TBR 1… Continue reading Book Tag: 2017 TBR

Book Tag

20 Books of Summer Challenge Wrap Up!

I think the challenge went well… depending on your definition of ‘well’. The good news is that I was one book shy from 20, which I’m 100% fine with as I hit a reading slump in July and thought I was going to have abandoned this challenge. The bad news is I only read nine… Continue reading 20 Books of Summer Challenge Wrap Up!

B.O.B. · TBR

Bout Of Books #20 Sign-Up

Hey Readers, Even though it feels like B.O.B. 19 just ended, somehow the next one is just around the corner! For newbies, here’s a rundown of the details: “The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August… Continue reading Bout Of Books #20 Sign-Up


Vacation Is All I Ever Wanted!

Dear Reader, If you follow me on twitter, then you’ve read about my reading frustrations over the past few weeks. After Final Girls I was on a reading high, and the crash after was hard. Every book was either really dull, frustrating, or just not grabbing me. (Sula is probably the only exception.) Vacation is… Continue reading Vacation Is All I Ever Wanted!

Book · Favorites

Personal Canon

Since Top Ten Tuesday is on break until August, this is a great time to break out some topics that I’ve been wanting to write about. A month ago I saw a couple of bloggers write about their personal canons, the books that shaped their tastes and love of reading. Childhood:   Wizard of Oz… Continue reading Personal Canon


TTT: Best Books I’ve Read in 2017 So Far…

I can’t believe we are halfway through the year!! Time to reflect on all the wonderful books I’ve read this year, and decide which ones have risen to the top. Most of the books are new releases from this year, with two from last year.   1 American War – Omar El Akkad Dystopian literature… Continue reading TTT: Best Books I’ve Read in 2017 So Far…