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Reminder: The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book” Challenge – April read-along

In April, I am reading The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood. I hope you can join me!

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Title: State of Wonder Author: Ann Patchett Genre: Contemporary fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Harper Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 353 First line: The news of Anders Eckman’s death came … Continue reading

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Title: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Author: Mark Haddon Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Doubleday Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 226 pages First line: It was … Continue reading

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: The Complete Stories by Flannery O’Connor

Title: The Complete Stories Author: Flannery O’Connor Genre: Short stories, literary fiction Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Source: Print copy from my personal library Number of pages: 576 pages First line: Old Dudley folded into the chair he was gradually … Continue reading

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Ireland Reading Challenge 2014

Colleen at Books in the City has graciously agreed to take over hosting duties for the 2014 Ireland Reading Challenge. Click over to learn the details and get signed up!

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2014 “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge

How the challenge works: ~ Decide how many of the titles you would like to read. ~ During each month, read the designated title. ~ Publish a review on or before the last day of the month. ~ Come back … Continue reading

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Title: The Remains of the Day Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 245 First line: It seems increasingly likely that … Continue reading

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Completed – Chunkster Challenge 2013

Challenge host: Chunkster Challenge Blog Challenge duration: January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 Commitment: Mor-book-ly Obese – This is for the truly out of control chunkster. For this level of challenge you must commit to EIGHT or more Chunksters … Continue reading

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