September and October Reading Challenges

Bonfires. Gourds. Sweaters and seasonal socks and candles. It’s the perfect time of year to curl under a blanket with a book an a cup of hot chocolate. And if those books are mystery or gothic or horror, all the better. Both the FrightFall and RIP XV started yesterday. The …

Sci-Fi Summer Wrap-Up

The Sci-Fi Summer Readathon wraps up this evening. Thanks, Michelle, for hosting again this year. I finished several books: Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan; finished June 8, review Bishop to Queen by Lexy Wolfe; finished June 10, review coming in July Finder by Suzanne Palmer; finished June 15, review The Caledonian Gambit by Dan Moren; finished June …

Can You Read a Series in a Month? Challenge

I am an unapologetic series reader. Mysteries of course, vintage and contemporary, but also sci-fi, fantasy, and even the occasional romance. The two books I’m in the middle of right now, listed on my sidebar, are both parts series. So, when I saw Michelle and Berls’ Can You Read a Series …

Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge Wrap-up

The Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge ended Monday. Here’s what I read: Books Finished: Lord James Harrington and the Christmas Mystery by Lynn Florkiewicz The Christmas Egg by Mary Kelly An Ale of Two Cities by Sarah Fox The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories edited by Martin Edwards A Rumpole Christmas by John Mortimer The …

2020 Audiobook Challenge Sign-Up

I’m signing up for the Audiobook Challenge again this year, hosted by Hot Listens and Caffeinated Reviewer; I just forgot to sign up earlier. I listen to a lot of audiobooks, while I’m doing chores, walking, sometimes even at work. The goal of the challenge is to find a new love for audios …

2019 Audiobook Challenge Wrap-up

I complete the Marathoner level of the Audiobook Challenge, hosted by Hot Listens and Caffeinated Reviewer. Here’s my list: Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Voice of the Violin by Andrea Camilleri …