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Bookish Bingo Wrap-Up (and, the insanity continues!)

It’s time to see how we did! Forgotten Fridays pick– Start a series–Part Time Cowboy by Maisey Yates 2015 Debut–The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things by Ann Aguirre Magical Realism– Fairy Tale Retelling– “Pretty Dress” cover–Say Yes to the Marquess by Tessa Dare Middle Grade–The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale White Cover–Paper or Plastic by Vivi Barnes LGBT QIA–Night Shift (the story by Kindle Alexander) Epistolary–iDrakula by Bekka Black Blue Cover–Polarity in Motion by Brenda Vickers Mystery or Thriller–Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King Over 400 pages–Mean Streak by Sandra Brown Graphic novel–Word Girl and the Coalition of Evil by Chris Karwowski POC MC– Mental…

Bookish Bingo: Holiday Edition Recap…and Bookish Bingo: 2015 New Year (Because I’m a glutton for punishment)

I just can’t stop myself… Well, I covered a bunch of squares but didn’t end up with too many actual bingos, darn it. Obviously I need to read more strategically. Here’s what I read (with review links, if I did a review): A re-read: ON WRITING by Stephen King (love, love, love this book. Read by the author–bonus!) A serial killer: FALLEN by Leslie Tentler Horror: THE SHINING by Stephen King (even creepier than I remembered–and now I’m ready to read DOCTOR SLEEP!) Red Cover: KILL ME SOFTLY by Sarah Cross (loved the concept, but main character drove me crazy with…

Bookish Bingo Wrap-Up–and a New Challenge!

September–and summer (SOB!) are over–so it’s time for the Summer Bookish Bingo reckoning! A Stand-alone—Attachments by Rainbow Rowell (reviewed here) Sky on Cover—Love Bites by Ophelia London (reviewed here) MC is LGBTIA—October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepherd by Leasea Newman (listened on audio on September 7–was a free selection from SYNC this summer) Set During Summer—Natural Born Charmer by Susab Elizabeth Phillips (reviewed here) Pink Cover—Ready to Wed by Cindi Madsen (reviewed here) Starts with S, U, M, E, or R—So I Married a Werewolf by Kristin Miller (reviewed here) A Thriller—Cheating Justice by Misty Evans and Adrienne Giordano (reviewed…

Looking for an Excuse to Read More? How About Bookish Bingo, Summer Edition?

Procrastination is a wonderful thing. It helps me find such interesting stuff online… It’s Camp NaNoWriMo month, so I should be writing. (But I already wrote 1001 words this afternoon, so I’m more than halfway to today’s goal, so… 😉 ) I’m taking two online writing courses that I’m shamefully behind on. I’ve got boxes, crates, and bags of books LITERALLY all over my house from my now not-quite-empty-but-closer-than-it’s-ever-been-before classroom that need to go somewhere. Not to mention all the other stuff from my room that needs a home in my home. Seriously. It’s like the labyrinth over here. I…

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