Category: 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…

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!…

TBR Pile Checkpoint #7 – July Progress!

  Hi, Hey, & Hello There, all TBR Pile Challengers! It is July 15th, which means we have crossed the half-way point and are now officially on the downslope for our 2013 TBR Pile Challenge!  So far, the overall progress and participation in this year’s challenge has…

Austen in August: Sign-Up Post! (#AustenInAugustRBR)

Welcome to the sign-up post for AUSTEN IN AUGUST, an annual reading event celebrating one of literature’s greatest writers! This event was inspired by a Twitter conversation that took place between three founders of The Classics Club.  Last year was a huge success, and I…

TBR Pile Checkpoint #6 – June Progress!

  Hello, TBR Pile Challengers! It is June 15th and, ready or not, we are now officially HALF-WAY through 2013 and half-way through our 2013 TBR Pile Challenge!  I have been very impressed by all the progress being made through these challenge lists – the…

Review: Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 54 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. W. Somerset Maugham’s Of Human Bondage is a story about an orphaned, crippled boy’s journey into manhood. These journeys are rife…

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