Congratulations to our February Winner: Alyssa from The Reader’s Refuge!
Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!
It is February 15th and we are now at Checkpoint #2 for the 2013 TBR Pile Challenge! I know many of you have been making fantastic progress through your challenge lists already – so congratulations to you!
I have currently read 5 of my required 12 books. I can’t believe that I’m off to such a good start this year. I will likely finish a few more before the end of May, as some of these books actually fit in with my coursework reading assignments this semester, too (bonus!). Here’s what I’ve read, so far:
Book #1: O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
Book #2: The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
Book #3: Orlando by Virginia Woolf
Book #4: The Gunslinger by Stephen King
How are YOU doing? How many books have you completed? We’re only in the 2nd month of the challenge, so don’t feel discouraged if you haven’t started or are only a book or two in (actually – 2 books would be right on track, so go you!).
Are there any books you’ve read that you’ve been surprised by (in a good or bad way)? Any books coming up soon that you’re really looking forward to (or dreading)?
Below, you’re going to find the infamous Mr. Linky widget. IF you have completed any reviews for books on your challenge list, please feel free to link them up here so that we can easily find your posts, encourage one another, see what progress is being made on all these piles, etc. Also, feel free to link-up to your own checkpoint post, should you decide to write one (not required – but feel free to do so, if you want!)
Also – this month’s check-point comes with a giveaway! YAY! As I mentioned in January, any books that you have read and reviewed for this challenge, since January 20th, and which you link-up to the Mr. Linky below will count as entries toward the giveaway.
The Prize: One book of your choice ($20 USD or Less) to be shipped from The Book Depository!
So, Good Luck and Happy Reading!
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