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    2018 Reading Challenges

    I haven’t done year long reading challenges in a while. When I’ve done them previously, I’ve either not really paid attention to them and have just ended up failing miserably or I’ve found them a hindrance to reading because I…

  • challenge,  Lucky No 14

    Lucky No. 14 Reading Challenge

    In 2013, I swore off challenges and boldly went where my reading whims took me.  It was fun and I read some fantastic books that I’ve been meaning to get round to for years.  Towards the end of the year,…

  • challenge,  reading habits

    2013: The Year of No Challenges

    Image found here I had originally planned to write and post a review today but really?  New Year’s Day?  Who was I kidding?  I have instead read part of my book, felt queasy, gone for a walk, drunk a lot…

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    Challenges from 2012: Conceding Defeat

    Over the past few weeks, a whole host of challenges for 2013 have been emerging and waving their little challenge-y arms around to lure in unsuspecting bloggers.  Before I get all carried away and sign up for some, I thought…

  • challenge,  classic

    2012: A Classics Challenge

    Every year, I tell myself that I will be a “better” reader and that I’ll read more classics.  Every year, I do manage to read a couple and, on the whole, really enjoy them.  So why don’t I read more?…