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Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon: Hour 12 — Halfway There!

I'm at hour 12 of Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon, and they're running a Mid-Event Survey, so here are their questions and my answers. 1. What are you reading right now? Glitter by Aprilynne Pike. It's set in a retro-futuristic recreation of the palace of Versailles. Trippy! 2. How many books have you read so far? Two so far. (Glitter and A Study in Scarlet.) But, to be fair, I've also Continue Reading...

#ShelfLove reading challenge: Read your own library!

I'm all for a good reading challenge (despite last month's utter failure with, well, all of my reading challenges...), so when I discovered the #ShelfLove Challenge, I knew I had to jump on board. You see, I must admit: I'm a bit of a book hoarder. While some people prefer only new books, I tend to gravitate towards used books. Books with character. Books that have be previously read and Continue Reading...

The Reluctant Romantic: Falling in love with a new genre

This month, Doing Dewey is hosting "The Reluctant Romantic," a chance for readers to fall in love with a new genre! This reading challenge seems totally apt, given both that Valentine's Day is coming up and the entire month of February is known as Black History Month here in the US. As such, and given my already strong desire to read more nonfiction this year, I've decided to read nonfiction Continue Reading...