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2023 Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge #BeatTheBacklist2023

This reading challenge, hosted by Austine @ Austine Decker.comis returning for its 6th year in 2022! Designed to help you tackle all the books you keep meaning to read and still haven’t, this challenge is flexible enough to work for all kinds of readers. I have never participated before, but I have so many books that have been on my TBR for a few years, that this is a great way for me to keep track of those books I knock off this year. 

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2023 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge #MonthlyKeyWordGXO

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12 Friends 12 Books Challenge Tracking #Challenges #12Friends12Books

Wow, thanks to my blogger friends out there for your wonderful selections. There were a lot of books suggested that I had read, but so many that I had not. Some were already on my TBR, but were not on my reading radar at this time. I have filled in my card and am ready to go. I originally thought I would read one a month, but I may read more than that. Below is my card with the bookcovers, titles and person that recommended it to me. There are a few different genres, including fantasy, which is a genre I do venture into occasionally, so I am looking forward to this one. Thanks again.

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12 Friends 12 Books Challenge

Hello all my blogging friends. I have seen this challenge on DiniPandaReads and Lucy at Bookworm Blogger.

The idea is to ask twelve friends to suggest a book for you to read. I am asking you, my Blogger friends to recommend a favourite book, or one that you think I would enjoy. The first twelve suggestions of books that I haven’t already read will make up my challenge. The goal will be to read one each month. Just a couple of things: I don’t read horror, urban fantasy or erotica.

So, if you have a suggestion for me, please comment below with the title and author.

Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon Wrap-Up #HoHoHoRAT2022

I’m a little late, but wanted to post my wrap up for this year’s Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon. I want to thank Kimberly over at Caffeinated Reviewer for putting this together each year.

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Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon #HoHoHoRAT2022

Hello all. I didn’t think I would be participating this year, as I have been traveling, but when I saw the post on Caffeinated Reviewer today, I couldn’t resist.

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2022 Audiobook Challenge @kimbacaffeinate @twimom227 #2022AudiobookChallenge

The Audiobook Challenge is back for 2022! I’ll be joining Caffeinated Reviewer and That’s What I’m Talking About  the co-hosts for the 10th year of this challenge. I didn’t participated in 2021, but will be back at it in 2022. I’m going for The 100 Club since I listened to more than that in 2021 and audiobooks seem to be my preferred way to enjoy a book these days.

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Bookblogger’s Fiction Reading Challenge 2022 #ReadingChallenge2022 #BBFRC2022

This challenge is hosted by Lynne at Fictionophile. This is the third year Lynne has hosted this challenge and the third year I have participated. Updated September 30, 5/6 prompts completed.

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A to Z Book Challenge (Titles) 2021 FINISHED

I wasn’t going to do this challenge this year, but I have a “Q” and “X” already on the radar, so thought I would try again this year. I actually completed it in 2020, the first time in four years.

This reading challenge is created and hosted by Megan and Crystal from GingerMomAndCompany and they’ve been doing this for three years now. I rediscovered it through Macsbooks and now will share it with you. This really shouldn’t be too difficult, should it? I am not going to put any restrictions on this challenge, just try to finish one for each letter.

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