May 192022


Cathy is again hosting the 20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge

The challenge runs from June 1 – September 1
You can either read 20, 15, or 10 books
You can even drop your goal from 20 to 15or even 10
You can read all the details HERE

 I’ve been in a really long reading slump so I plan on reading
mostly the shorter books that have been piling up on my Kindle

I plan to read at least ten of these books:
1. Love Story by Erich Segal
2. The Five Wishes of Mr. Murray McBride by Joe Siple
3. The Final Wish of Mr. Murray McBride by Joe Siple
4. Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo
5. The Happiness Recipe by Rebecca C. Morrison
6. The Puma Years: A Memoir by Laura Coleman
7. Still Celebrating: Stories of Remembrance and Grace by Cynthia Shiver
8. The Rocky Orchard by Barbara Monier
9. Between Sundays: Stories From Childhood, Lessons For Life by Nathan Thompson
10. Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher
11. Find It in Everything by Drew Barrymore
12. The Dog That Saved Me by Tom Toler
13. Journey into The Apostolic by Bill Easter
14. The Passing Storm by Christine Nolfi
15. Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
16. Keeping the Promise by Ken Oder
17. Life at 10 Meters: Lessons From an Olympic Champion by Laura Wilkinson
18. Down Right Joy: Joyful Stories Of Raising A Child With Special Needs by Tony D’Orazio
19. Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight
20. Love at First Bark by Dana Mentink

 Posted by at 2:38 PM
May 102021

June 1st – September 1st
Choose 20 books(or 15 or 10) you want to read

Cathy says:
Want to swap a book? Go for it.
Fancy changing your list half way through? No problem.
Deciding to drop your goal from 20 to 15? (or even 10) I’m fine with that.

  1. Before the Kids and Mortgage by Eyal N. Danon
  2. P.S. I Hope This Finds You by Chanel Hardy
  3. Float Plan by Trish Doller
  4. The First Ten Years by Joseph Fink & Meg Bashwiner
  5. People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry
  6. Pure Joy by Danielle Steel
  7. The Invisible Husband Of Fricke Island by Colleen Oakley
  8. Seven Perfect Things by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  9. Reel to Reel by Isla Grey
  10. Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The Complete Edition by Richard Bach


 Posted by at 4:49 PM
Jun 022018

Hosted @ 746 Books

#20booksof summer

I first heard of this challenge @ Books Please

From 1 June to 3 September
Choose 20 books(or 15 or 10) you want to read

Cathy says:
“I am wonderfully slack with my rules!”
Want to swap a book? Go for it.
Fancy changing your list half way through? No problem.
Deciding to drop your goal from 20 to 15? I’m fine with that.

I like that Cathy gives us options to change books  or goal.

This year I’ve mainly been listening to audiobooks so I decided to read more Kindle & Library books for this challenge. I’ve also been slacking on cozies so I’ve added 2 series to the list. There are also a few books that have been on my tbr list for way too long.

I may not finish all of them, but here’s the list:

1. The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane
2. Florida by Lauren Groff
3. Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

4. Love Story (Love Story #1) by Erich Segal
5. Oliver’s Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal

6. The Shortest Way Home by Miriam Parker
7. The Third Wish by Carolyn Brown
8. Cream of Sweet (Chocolate Cozy Mystery #1) by Wendy Meadows
9. Itsy-Bitsy Murder (Chocolate Cozy Mystery #2) by Wendy Meadows
10. Fudgement Day (Chocolate Cozy Mystery #3) by Wendy Meadows
11. A’s in the Hole (Chocolate Cozy Mystery #4) by Wendy Meadows
12. Sugar and Price (Chocolate Cozy Mystery #5) by Wendy Meadows
13. Fitness Witness (Chocolate Cozy Mystery #6) by Wendy Meadows
14. A Berry Deadly Welcome  (Kylie Berry Cozy# 1) by A.R. Winters
15. A Berry Murderous Kitten (Kylie Berry Cozy # 2) by A.R. Winters
16. A Berry Clever Corpse (Kylie Berry Cozy # 3) by A.R. Winters
17. A Berry Cunning Conman (Kylie Berry Cozy # 4) by A.R. Winters

18. Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast
19. The Zodiac Killer by Brenda Haugen
20.  This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today by Chrissy Metz

 Posted by at 1:26 PM
Jun 012015


Cathy @ 746  is hosting a challenge to read 20 books between June 1st and September 4th. There is also an an option to read 10.

Here are the books I read:

1. What I Thought I Knew: A Memoir by Alice Eve Cohen

2. Exile: Book 3 of Guy Erma and the Son of Empire by Sally Ann Melia

3. Return to Food: The Life-Changing Anti-Diet by Sherry Strong

4. It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell

5. For Your Love by Beverly Jenkins

6. Sammy Steals the Show by Emlyn Chand

7. Conquer Your Pain in 9 Steps by Carole Staveley

8. The Joy of Ballpark Food: From Hot Dogs to Haute Cuisine by Bennett Jacobstein

9. Relish: My Life In The Kitchen by Lucy Knisley

10. Twenty Dinners by Ithai Schori and Chris Taylor

11. Geared for the Grave (The Cycle Path Mysteries #1) by Duffy Brown

12. Dark Wine Waters by Fran Simone

13. Stepdog by Nicole Galland

14. Method 15/33 by Shannon Kirk

15. The Fall Of Icarus by N. R. Bates

16. A Modern Way to Eat by Anna Jones

17. No Poverty Between the Sheets by Pauline Kiely

18. Bake Happy by Judith Fertig

19. A Remarkable Kindness by Diana Bletter

20. Just Mini Cocktails: Cocktails and Party Drinks by Robert Zollweg


 Posted by at 11:23 PM