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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, September 5, 2011

Challenge - Outdo Yourself

Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge
January 1 to December 31
Hosted by The Book Vixen

The idea is to read more in 2011 than you did in 2011. Re-reads are okay! There are other guidelines/rules and different levels of "more" so check out the sign-up page and join us.

I've already joined a 100+ books in 2011 challenge, same as last year and 2009. The difference is that in 2009, I kept track of what books I read, on my blog. For 2010, I started to do the same thing but I've only listed 7 titles. I know I've read more than that but where did I write it down? There is no way I'm going to try to outdo myself with the numbers from 2009 (300+!) so for now I'm going to pretend I made the 100 titles and challenge myself to.....

Getting My Heart Rate Up
read 1 - 5 more books

5 more titles than 100 = 105. Wait, I think I've already done that! Dang, maybe I'd better go for....

I'm on Fire!
read 16+ more books

I'm aiming for 116 or more books for 2011, unless I can find my 2010 records. All books will be listed through my 100+ challenge post since the challenges duplicate each other.

Off to look for my paper record of books read in 2010!

I have been unable to find my written records for 2010 and have already read 125 books for 2011. That being the case. I'm changing my challenge to.....

Read 16+ more books this year
September - December

1. Anchor by Jorrie Spencer
2. Raw Need by Sean Michael
3. Fundamentals by Syd McGinley
4. Telling Lies by Cathi Stoler
5. Mind Over Murder by Allison Kingsley
6. Thread Reckoning by Amanda Lee
7. White Sleeper by David R. Fett & Stephen Langford

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