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#COYER 2016 Summer Vacation Challenge!

Last summer for COYER, I really buckled down and got through a lot of my books that have just been sitting around and gathering dust. The problem was that I was so targeted on the scavenger hunt part of the challenge that I started looking for books... Read More | Share it now!

Join Me in These Two Reading Challenges!

I’m pretty 50/50 on reading challenges. I either throw myself in and collapse at the end or barely do anything. I did the COYER (Clean Out Your E-Reader) challenge last summer, and it nearly killed me. Instead of concentrating on the books that I... Read More | Share it now!

Does Skin Color Matter When Casting Actors?

A few months ago, the big news was that the new Harry Potter play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, had cast black actor Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger. I read this great article in Cosmopolitan, and saw lots of tweets and posts and comments and... Read More | Share it now!

EDGE BOXED SET GIVEAWAY! Be Still, My Paranormal Heart

This latest book giveaway is pretty big. It’s boxed-set big. Are you a reader of young adult and/or new adult books? Does your reading preference lean (hard) toward the paranormal? Do you like your tales to be pushed to the limits? Are you tired... Read More | Share it now!

Summer #COYER Is Over :(

77 days; it ran from June 20th through today. Plus there were 80 scavenger hunt items to accomplish. At final count, I read 51 books, about 18 short of my wildly unrealistic goal. Yes, I am a very fast reader; plus most of these are YA, so they are... Read More | Share it now!

Stay gold ~ ‘The Outsiders’ by S. E. Hinton #Review #COYER

Raise your hand if you were required to read this book for English class. Keep your hand up if you found the names and slang made you giggle/chuckle. Leave it there if you found that, if you updated the clothing, names and the lingo, the tale is as... Read More | Share it now!

July 18th – July 24th: Beach Party Read-A-Thon! #COYER #BPRAT

It’s time for the second of five #COYER (Clean Off Your eReader) read-a-thons. Fantasy is More Fun says: “Take a summer vacation from your couch! Read books that take place on/near a beach or involve vacation.” Easy enough, right?... Read More | Share it now!

#COYER Scavenger Hunt: Sign Up Now!

I have so many eBooks on my tablet to read, and sometimes is helps (a lot) if I sign up for something that will (more or less) help me get a bunch under my belt. I took part in the #COYER challenge at the beginning of the year and it definitely helped.... Read More | Share it now!

The Sunday Post 2.8.2015 Edition

Wow. that painting nearly did me in…and I have only “finished” 2 of the 3 rooms. Rolling is so messy and the clean up is oainful. I did get some really nice, crisp edges, though, so I am pretty happy with that. The problem these... Read More | Share it now!

What Next? Wednesday: Ashley Dotson Edition

Welcome to week three of What Next? Wednesday! You can participate in these ways: Write about what book you would have chosen to read next on your blog, using the FIRST I READ book chosen by that week’s honored person, and put a link in the... Read More | Share it now!