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I've been gone a while. I started reading fanfiction to escape and I got sucked in an abyss.

I have no idea if someone else is hosting similar challenges. I just grabbed some of what I have hosted before.

Here's to a happy year of great reading
Jan2023: Not much has changed. Writing a fanfiction now O_o as well as reading but I bought 7 new books in December and hope to get those read soon. Crossing fingers about adding challenges (late!)

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Reading Challenge Memorable Memoirs

Memorable Memoirs

Hosted by Melissa at
The Betty and Boo Chronicles


This is a low-key challenge to encourage us to read memoirs. Or if we enjoy them, to read more!

Anything that in your mind qualifies as a memoir will meet the challenge requirements. Letters, diaries, autobiographies, books on writing memoirs ... in my book, they all count as Memorable Memoirs.

sign-up post

1. If a Dog could Blog - review - while not your normal memoir, the author specifically states that she wanted to share the laughter and this is the result.

2. Until Tuesday - The story of a wounded veteran and his service dog. The trials of life before they came together as well as the ups and downs they dealt with together.

3. The Courage to Start - Classified under "The arts" but I feel it has so much of his own story in it, it counts. The author, John "The Penguin" Bingham, shares how he started running while encouraging us to "Waddle On" no matter how fast or how far we can currently run.

4. One Silent Sleepless Night - review - The author writes about his trip through his memories as well as worry about the future during a pain filled, sleepless night after surgery.

5. Repairing Rainbows - review goes live 8-25 - Lynda writes about losing her mother and siblings in a plane crash and what life was like afterwards and beyond. Wonderful book.

~Challenge Complete~
August 1

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