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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.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

2013 Challenges

It's that time of year again! I'm noticing new challenges popping up for 2013 and thought I'd better get prepared or I'd go overboard like 2012 (over 50? yikes!). I didn't plan on joining so many so I need to be very careful as we head into the end of the year. Dropping favorites will be difficult. Plus I really enjoyed taking time off and plan to do so again in 2013.

Wish me luck!

 ALL open Challenges for 2013


Michelle at The True Book Addict hosts several RaTs/challenges through the year: Winter's Respite, Christmas Spirit, Spring into Horror, FrightFall, High Summer, off the top of my head.

Dewey's 24-Hour RaT is every April and October

Carl at Stainless Steel Droppings hosts R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril (R.I.P) every Sept/Oct.

Bout of Books is twice a year, May and August

The Book Monsters hosts Pick Your Thon and I think it's quarterly

Banned Books Week is sometime is September or October


from 2012: Monthly Mix-up Mania, 3-31-13

Perpetual: Whittle Down Your Perpetual TBR List
100 Best Novels :: 101 Fantasy :: Cedar Cove :: Cardathon (Orson Scott) :: Disney Lit :: Landover :: Banned Books :: PBandJ :: Prey :: Redwall

Keep track of the following:
number :: Publisher :: Author :: Genre :: Pages :: print/ebook
Location :: Animal :: TBR :: ARC :: Series
Title words - Color :: Food

Spring Reading Thing
Fall into Reading
Memorable Memoirs at The Betty and Boo Chronicles ... (go for Diarist: read 1-4 memoirs)
Why Buy the Cow?
Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks (and A to Z titles)
ARC of some kind

I wonder if I'll be able to keep track without officially joining the challenges? I wonder if I'll be able to NOT join in?

What's in a Name 6 at Beth Fish Reads
Foodie hosted by Margot from Joyfully Retired at Foodie3? (Foodies Read 2)
Color Coded at My Reader's Block
Harlequin may not be hosted in 2013

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