Posts Categorized: Reading

Dec 14 2017
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2018 Library Love Challenge Sign-Up Info

2018 Library Love Challenge Sign-Up Info

Welcome to the second annual Library Love Challenge hosted by Angel’s Guilty Pleasures and Brooke Blogs! This is my first year hosting, and I am so excited to take part. Libraries have been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. I work at my local public library as the teen & children’s program specialist. Libraries provide so many incredible resources such as:

Books! Paperbacks, hardcovers, eBooks, and audiobooks.
Entertainment! Lots of libraries offer DVDs, BluRays, Video Games or Board Games for checkout as well.
Programs! Most libraries provide a wide variety of free programming for all ages.
Resources! Need to use a computer, research a paper, or apply for a job? You can do …

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Jun 25 2017
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7 Ways to Get Your Teen to Read More This Summer + Free Summer Reading Printable

7 Ways to Get Your Teen to Read More This Summer + Free Summer Reading Printable

7 Ways to Get Your Teen to Read More This Summer

Reading is important any time of year but especially during the summer to avoid the dreaded “summer slide.” The “summer slide” refers to children losing skills they learn during the school year because they aren’t using them in the summer. Reading during the summer months can help make sure your teen isn’t falling behind when school starts up again. Even if your teen is not normally a reader, there are several ways to encourage reading throughout the summer.

Read What They Love

One of the most important ways to get your teen reading is to let them read what they love. If they are passionate about something, they will want …

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Jan 01 2017
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The First Book of the Year 2017 #TheFirstBookOfTheYear

The First Book of the Year 2017 #TheFirstBookOfTheYear

Happy New Year!
The First Book of the Year 2017

I just love the start of a new year. Everything feels so fresh and open. A whole new year in this crazy life is laid out in front of me, just waiting! I feel like there are so many wonderful things ahead in 2017. One of my favorite things to do is to join Sheila at Book Journey for The First Book of the Year 2017. What will be the first book you are reading in 2017? I’d love to know!


Say Goodbye for Now by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Lake Union Publishing
December 13, 2016

On an isolated Texas ranch, Dr. Lucy cares for abandoned animals. The solitude allows her to avoid the …

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Dec 28 2016
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Historical Romance Reading Challenge 2017 #HRChallenge2017

Historical Romance Reading Challenge 2017 #HRChallenge2017

I want to make sure I read more historical romance books in 2017. I’m signing up for the Historical Romance Reading Challenge and will be aiming for the first level, Baroness – 1-5 books. Click the button above if you are interested in learning more about the challenge and signing up.

Historical Romance Reading Challenge 2017
Baroness

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Dec 28 2016
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The Wizard of Oz Read-Along Challenge 2017

Lone Star on a Lark is hosting a read-along challenge for The Wizard of Oz. I have a beautiful collection of these books by L. Frank Baum, and I want to read them. You can find out more information about the read-along here.

The Wizard of Oz Read-Along Challenge 2017
Oz schedule:

Jan 2017 – Book 1
Feb 2017 – Book 2
Mar 2017 – Book 3
Apr 2017 – Book 4
May 2017 – Book 5
Jun 2017 – Book 6
Jul 2017 – Book 7
Aug 2017 – Book 8
Sep 2017 – Book 9
Oct 2017 – Book 10
Nov 2017 – Book 11
Dec 2017 – Book 11
Jan 2018 – Book 13
Feb 2018 – Book 14

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Dec 28 2016
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Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge 2017 #ContRom2017

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge 2017 #ContRom2017

This is a new challenge for me, and only contemporary romance books count. Click the button above for full challenge details. I’m aiming for the first level: 1st Base – Read 1-5 Books.

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge 2017
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Dec 28 2016
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eBook Reading Challenge 2017

eBook Reading Challenge 2017

Book Dragon’s Lair is taking over hosting the eBook Reading Challenge for 2017. I’ll be aiming for the Byte Level of reading 10 eBooks. I’ll keep track of the eBooks I’ve read in this post. You can move up a level, so I may end up adding on to this one. We’ll see. 🙂 You can click the button at the top of this post to visit the challenge sign-up post for more information.

eBook Reading Challenge 2017
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Dec 28 2016
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Cruisin' Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge 2017

Cruisin' Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge 2017

I’m signing up for the Cruisin’ Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge 2017, hosted by Yvonne at Socrates’ Book Reviews. I completed this challenge in 2016, and I’m excited to sign up for the 2017 version of the challenge. Yvonne is changing things up a little bit to help us step outside of our normal cozy comfort zone. 🙂 I’ll be going for Level Two – Read a total of 20 books. Info for this year’s challenge:

For Level one (Snoop) – Read one book in each of these cozy sub-genres (total of 10 books)

– One from culinary (anything dealing with food: restaurants, baked goods, etc.)
– One from animal related (cats, dogs, birds, etc.)
– One from craft related (any kind …

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Dec 28 2016
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The Purrfect Reading Challenge 2017

The Purrfect Reading Challenge 2017

I’m excited for this new challenge from Yvonne at Socrates’ Book Reviews! In The Purrfect Reading Challenge 2017, the goal is to read mysteries that have a cat as a main character. Click the button above for all the information and to sign up for this fun challenge. I enjoy mysteries with cats and there are some on my TBR list that I am hoping to read, so this will push them up in my queue. I am aiming for the Purring Level, read 1-10 cat mysteries.

The Purrfect Reading Challenge 2017
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