Tag Archive: reading challenges

It was all going so well until….

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Having failed to complete my #20 books of Summer reading challenge (as hosted by Cathy at 746books ) and only getting one book through Anthony Powell’s A Dance to the Music of Time which I’d… Continue reading

I’ve played my first joker and it’s not even for fiction!

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Five months into my 2017 challenge of buying no new books during the year, and I’ve just used my first of three emergency lifelines. As it turns out, it’s not even a work of… Continue reading

Should I go on a Reading Diet?

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At New Year I frantically scribbled lists of possible books I might read over the course of the year. I tried to include a variety and left plenty of room for random choices,… Continue reading

Finally breaking the ‘Deadlock’

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With the summer holidays over, and my daughter having survived her first week of senior school, I have spent this week catching up on my woefully neglected year long challenge of reading Dorothy… Continue reading

100 Greatest Novels of All Time

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I like following insane reading challenges, as I enjoy pushing myself, and I dearly hope lots of reading will have a positive effect in my ever-mushening mind, so I am going to read… Continue reading