Category: 2013 Challenges

Back to the Classics 2013

  This is the second of two year-long challenges that I’ll be participating in during 2013 (the other being my own 2013 TBR Pile Challenge).  I’m taking part in this one because 1) Sarah is awesome; 2) The challenge has some great twists, including…

Thoughts: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 55 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is the third in the Sherlock Holmes series, following two novels (A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four) and…

TBR Pile Checkpoint #10 – October Progress!

Congrats to last month’s winner, Sarah of The Everyday Reader! Hi, There, TBR Pile Challengers! And Welcome to Another Checkpoint! It is October 15th, which means we are now officially in the final quarter our 2013 TBR Pile Challenge! I continue to be impressed…

TBR Pile Checkpoint #9 – September Progress!

Congrats to last month’s winner, Karen from Karen’s Books & Chocolate! Hi, There, TBR Pile Challengers!  And Welcome to Another Checkpoint! It is September 15th, which means we are now officially in the final quarter our 2013 TBR Pile Challenge! So far, the overall…

TBR Pile Checkpoint #8 – August Progress!

Congrats to this month’s winner, Karen from Karen’s Books & Chocolate!  Dearest TBR Pile Challengers – Welcome to Another Checkpoint! It is August 15th, which means we have crossed the half-way point and are now officially on the downslope for our 2013 TBR Pile Challenge!…

Thoughts: Don Quixote, Part Two by Miguel Cervantes

  The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, Part Two by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 40 The Second Part of Don Quixote was published in 1615, exactly ten years after the first. According to Cervantes’s dedication, it…

Thoughts: Don Quixote, Part One by Miguel Cervantes

  The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, Part One by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 40 Don Quixote is considered by many to be the first example of the contemporary novel-as-we-know-it, though I believe this is…

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