March Reading Challenge: Introduction

We are rounding the corner of the second week of March, and since the official start of spring is just two weeks away, I’ve decided to set goals that are about cleaning out clutter and focusing on organization since the beginning of the year has been a little hectic. These goals carry over to my…

February Reading Challenge: Anna Karenina

My desire to get through this Leo Tolstoy creation is red hot; unfortunately my success with doing so is as non-existent as a flame in an outdoor fireplace buried under four feet of snow. I have tried reading this novel over and over and over again, and while I did get further this month than…

January Reading Challenge: The Goldfinch

Had the momentum of the first two sections of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel maintained its thrilling and quickness, my need to put it down and work on other tasks would not have been as frequent. Luckily for me, in chapter ten, the momentum seemed to spark back up and I hungrily floated on…

February Reading Challenge: Introduction

Well February has really crept up on me; it felt like we had just reached the middle of January and then voila, out of nowhere, February 1st! If you haven’t already, be sure to check out my Modern Romance review – I have decided to fashion my end-of-the-month Reading Challenge entries like reviews, to give…

January Reading Challenge: Modern Romance

Like a cold beer from a newly discovered microbrewery, I had such high hopes for Aziz Ansari’s co-authored book about romance in the modern age. And, like a new-to-me IPA, I kept diving into the book hoping it would grow on me, but for the most part, I experienced, or tasted, disappointment. I will continue…

RC 2016 – Halfway Through January

Good morning! We are now about halfway through January and although I haven’t finished either of my Reading Challenge titles yet, I am happy to report that I am at least halfway through them. How are you doing in your own challenge or challenges? Much to my dismay,┬áModern Romance has been like a mediocre date…