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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Wrap Up

Well, the readathon is over. It was an interesting experience. I didn't read as much as I wanted to, but I did read more than I normally would have, I think. So what was the break down? Well, I read a total of 8 books (3 were started before the readathon began, but were less… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Wrap Up

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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 4

The readathon is wrapping up; only a few more days left (Sunday, 12 November is the last day). I finished the base challenge last week, which gave me 140 points for Ravenclaw and 1384 pages read, and I've been trying--trying--to finish one or two books this week, but I've been failing miserably thanks to Nanowrimo.… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 4

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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 3

Books read this week: Year Five: The Wild Girl (495 pages) Year Six: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (108 pages) Year Seven: Too Fond (32 pages) Which brings me up to seven completed books (all of the base challenges, and a total of  (1384 pages in completed books). I enjoyed The Wild Girl, but found… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 3

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October 2017 wrap up

Send out at least 1 query every week I sent out over a dozen queries this month, which makes up for the ones I didn't send in July. Release The Spider’s Web on Amazon Reduce the yarn stash by 50% I'm starting to think this goal is pointless. I'm still knitting. I haven't been buying… Continue reading October 2017 wrap up

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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in

I started off this week by clearing my current reads off the shelf: 205 pages in The Steep and Thorny Way  90 pages in Historic Hotels of Columbus, Ohio 357 pages in The American Heritage History of WWI I listened to this on audio, and based the page count on the hardback edition with the same… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in

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Spooky Books for October

Halloween is my favorite holiday, and what better way to celebrate than with some spooky, creepy books? If you want the synopsis of each of these books, just click on the title to see the Goodreads page. Dracula--A classic. Can you even have a list like this without it? The Yellow Wallpaper--Creepy. Psychological. Feminist. What… Continue reading Spooky Books for October

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A little something different…

Do you know what a Readathon is? It's exactly what it sounds like--a reading marthon. For some, that means trying to read for a set number of hours straight. Other times, it's as simple as just trying to read more for a week or two weeks, or a month. I recently heard about this readathon… Continue reading A little something different…

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September Wrap Up

It's that time again! Send out at least 1 query every week Haven't done this yet, but doing it right now. Release The Spider’s Web on Amazon Reduce the yarn stash by 50% Hahahaa! Nope. The thumb I injured a couple of years ago has been acting up, so knitting has been minimal this month.… Continue reading September Wrap Up

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Preview of THE FERRYMEN

THE FERRYMEN will be out on Tuesday. Below, you can find the first chapter, for your reading pleasure.   Chapter One: Minor Felonies   Do you ever look at your life and think, What the hell happened? What am I doing? How did I get here? I had one of those moments as I stood… Continue reading Preview of THE FERRYMEN

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August Wrap Up

How is it the end of August already? What happened? Send out at least 1 query every week I did not send out any queries in July or August. I was completely swamped in July, and in August I entered #Pitchwars on Twitter. While outstanding queries are okay. it is against the rules to actively… Continue reading August Wrap Up