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It's been an interesting year so far. I've lost both my Moms. My mother died in January after a long decline. Soon after, my Mother-in-Law went in for bypass surgery. While her heart healed, other issues zapped her strength and she died April 22.

I may have challenge update posts but I don't know when I'll be posting regularly or when I'll get to visit everyone who is working on the challenges I'm hosting.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Reading Challenge Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks

Reading 52 books in a year should not be a problem, it's the one a week that might do me in as I went weeks without reading during 2010.

Robin has a dedicated blog for this challenge so read the requirements and head over to the sign up page


The rules are very simple and the goal is to read one book (at least) a week for 52 weeks.

1. The challenge will run from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.
2. Our book weeks will begin on Sunday.
3. Participants may join at any time.
4. All books are acceptable except children books.**
5. All forms of books are acceptable including e-books, audio books, etc.
6. Re-reads are acceptable as long as they are read after January 1, 2011.
7. Books may overlap other challenges.
8. Create an entry post linking to this blog.
9. Come back and sign up with Mr. Linky in the "I'm participating post" below this post.
10. You don't have a blog to participate. Post your weekly book in the comments section.
11. Mr. Linky will be added to the bottom of the weekly post for you to link to reviews of your most current reads.

All the mini challenges are optional. Mix it up anyway you like. The goal is to read 52 books. How you get there is up to you.

**in reference to children books. If it is a child whose reading it and involved in the challenge, then that's okay. If an adult is doing read aloud with kids, the book should be geared for the 9 - 12 age group and above and over 100 pages. If adult reading for own enjoyment, then a good rule of thumb to go by "is there some complexity to the story or is it too simple?" If it's too simple, then it doesn't count.

Checking in for.....

Week 1 - The Christmas Clock by Kat Martin reviewed
Week 2 - Voice for the Silent by T. A. Chase reviewed
Week 3 - Middle Man by Kate Steele
Week 4 - I'll Run Away for the Holidays by Stephanie Hecht
Week 5 -
Week 6 -
Week 7 - Ghost from the Past by Carol Lynne
Week 8 - All of the Voices by Bailey Bradford
Week 9 - From this Night by L. E. Bryce
Week 10 - Curiosity Thrilled the Cat by Sofie Kelly reviewed
Week 11 - Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
Week 12 - Being a Green Mother by Piers Anthony
Week 13 - Stitch Me Deadly by Amanda Lee

Week 14 - If a Dog could Blog by Princess Lola LeDeaux, aka Killer reviewed
Week 15 - Any Witch Way by Annastaysia Savage (needs review link)
Week 16 - Cookie Dough or Die by Virginia Lowell
Week 17 -
Week 18 - A Constellation of Cats edited by Denise Little
Week 19 - Hawk's Landing by Carol Lynne
Week 20 - Until Tuesday by L.C. Montalvan
Week 21 - Luke's Surprise by Lavinia Lewis
Week 22 - Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey
Week 23 - Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey

I also belong to a 100+ reading challenge and as I was updating it discovered that I've read 52+ books already! I know I thought this challenge was to read one a week but she really wants us to read 52 books, she doesn't care how we get there. So with that in mind.....

~Challenge Completed~
June 3



I keep track of the book read by quarter, start here if you want to see the list



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