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2 More Challenges

22 November 2008 Jackie 0

I’ve found two more challenges I’m going to do next year… Themed Reading Challenge Goes from Feb. 1 to July 31, 2009 and is hosted by Caribou Mom.  The idea is to chose a goal of 4 to 6 books that are currently in your (physical or virtual) TBR pile […]

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Which 2009 Challenges?

12 November 2008 Jackie 6

Is it strange that I’m already thinking of next year’s challenges?  There are still some challenges I haven’t completed this year, but there are some I can’t wait to do again next year.  I’m hoping there’ll be another 1st in a Series challenge, which was hosted by Thoughts of Joy; […]

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50 New Author Challenge Wrap-up

12 November 2008 Jackie 3

One of my challenges this year was to try 50 new authors and it’s finally completed.  If I wanted to be technical, I could say I completed this a couple of weeks ago since I was also including a couple of authors I tried via anthologies.  However, I kinda thought […]

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Weekly Geeks #23 – Challenge Update

2 November 2008 Jackie 3

This week for Weekly Geeks, we’re given the option of choosing a past topic and repeating it this week.  Awhile ago, we did a “challenge update” and since I wanted to do another one, this gave me the perfect chance to kill two birds with one stone. Since, we’re two […]

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I’ve been tagged for Banned Books Week

2 October 2008 Jackie 6

Did you know that we’re getting towards the end of Banned Book Week? I was just tagged by Alpha Heroes for this week’s Banned Books Meme.  It’s going to be interesting, because I don’t think I really read that many banned books. Not because they are banned, but because they […]

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RIP III Challenge

25 August 2008 Jackie 6

It’s getting close to that time of year again and I’ve been looking at the various Halloween inspired challenges that have been popping up and I found one I want to join – Carl V at Stainless Steel Droppings’ R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge. Here are the details: R.I.P. III runs […]

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Challenge Update

25 August 2008 Jackie 0

Rachel at American Bibliophile is asking everyone how they are doing on their challenges for the year and I thought I would post an update on mine. I’m currently involved in about five different challenges and while I haven’t finished all of them, I’m doing pretty well. Herding Cats – […]

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Weekly Geeks #9 – Challenges

22 June 2008 Jackie 3

This weeks Weekly Geeks is all about Challenges. If you participate in any challenges, get organized! Update your lists, post about any you haven’t mentioned, add links of reviews to your lists if you do that, go to the challenge blog if there is one and post there, etc. Towards […]

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Bookworms Carnival

13 May 2008 Jackie 1

Dewey over at the Hidden Side of a Leaf has been hosting a Bookworms Carnival, which is basically a monthly book club. At least, that is what it seems like to me. The idea is there is a theme for each month and reviewers read a book from each theme […]

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Numbers Challenge Wrap-up

13 May 2008 Jackie 3

So I finished my first reading challenge for the year. The Numbers Challenge was to read any five books that contain a number in the title, in any form, between the first of the year and June 1st. Three of the books could be used in other challenges, but I […]