I completed 2 more prompts for the #greekmythologychallenge.
For the prompt of a book someone gifted to you, I counted Love Finds You In Charm,Ohio. I read this earlier this year and I enjoyed it. Someone I know in real life gave it to me.
For the prompt of a book that put me to sleep, I counted Balcony Of Fog. I read this book earlier this year as well. This book was boring, confusing and weird. This is a book I should have DNF‘d.
It‘s Stephen King‘s birthday. There‘s also a sweepstakes going on and I entered for it. May the odds be in my favor! I‘ve read 6 books by Stephen King: IT, Misery, The Shining, Doctor Sleep, Carrie, Christine and I like what I‘ve read from him so far. I‘m looking forward to reading more. He has written a lot of books and he‘s still writing so I have a lot of books to read by him. I hope to read his entire backlist one day. That would be fun.
I was accepted for another ARC from St. Martin‘s Press for their influencer program. This one sounds interesting. I now have another digital ARC to read from Netgalley but this one is coming out April 15, 2024. I don‘t have to read it right now but it has to be read before April 15th so I‘ll read it sometime next year. I signed up for St. Martin‘s Press Influencer Program and requested the books that they were offering and there was a lot.
I started this book. I wasn‘t sure if I wanted to read this book at first but it‘s from the perspective of animals so it‘s interesting. In high school, I read 1984 by George Orwell and I didn‘t really like it very much. This is the only book I haven‘t read by him.
Here‘s my review for a book I just DNF‘d.
I started this book. I‘m not feeling emotionally invested in the story yet but I‘m going to keep reading.
Thank you @dabbe for tagging me!
1. My favorite is Kit-Kat Bars.
2. I haven‘t read very many spooky books but my favorite spooky book is IT by Stephen King. My favorite spooky movie is Hocus Pocus.
3. I‘m #teamglinda.
4. The scariest villain in a book or movie I‘ve read and seen would have to be the clown from IT.
5. Introvert, homebody, quiet
I got this email from Netgalley saying that I was approved for this ARC I requested. This one sounded really good to me. It‘s about an Amish matchmaker. This book is on sale October 17, 2023. The synopsis for it said in the first sentence,”This Amish matchmaker is an expert at finding love for others, but will she find it for herself?”
Here‘s how I did on the Tackle That TBR readathon over the weekend.
Foul (DNF A Book) - Lore by Alexandra Bracken
Free Space - Wolfess‘s Desire by Ethel Venters
Red (Flag) Cover - Affliction by Marie Skye
Watch A Football Game - I watched the NY Jets vs Dallas Cowboys game.
For the #greekmythologychallenge, I decided to add another book that I read in March. Milk And Honey will count for the prompt I added it to because it‘s a poetry collection. I didn‘t realize that it worked for this challenge but that‘s good because I don‘t have to read another book to fulfill the prompt.
I saw this game on Instagram and I wanted to participate.
Photo 1 - My Audible app showing the audiobooks I lost access to
Photo 2 - I requested a book on Netgalley that I feel like I‘ll enjoy reading. My request is still pending.
Photo 3 - I started and finished this Werewolf ebook last night.
Photo 4 - I was having a hard time last night deciding whether to read this book or the Werewolf book but I decided to read the Werewolf book.
I was looking on my Audible app and I saw that I lost access to a lot of books that I added to my library from the Audible Plus catalog. The ones I‘ve lost access to have an expiration date or padlocks on them. When I click on the books I‘ve lost access to, it tells me that they‘re no longer included with my membership and it gives me the option to buy them. I can‘t buy them because I don‘t save my credits every month so I‘m going to delete them.
I saw this post on Instagram and I wanted to share it here.
Tip #1 - I use audiobooks to help me read my physical TBR and I think that‘s a really great idea.
Tip #2 - I‘ve never participated in a buddy read or hosted one.
Tip #3 - I‘ve never done thematic reading but dedicating an entire month to it could work out really well for me because I have a lot of unread books in specific genres. I just don‘t know what genre to start with first.
Here‘s my progress tonight on the Tackle That TBR readathon. I started and finished another book off of my Kindle. It was very short. It had chapters but no page numbers. This ebook is no longer available on Amazon for purchase. I read this ebook for the Free Space section on the bingo board.
For the #greekmythologychallenge, I decided to add this book I read this month by Paul Holes called Unmasked: My Life Solving America‘s Cold Cases. He used to be a detective. He helped find the Golden State Killer and he worked on the cases of Laci Peterson and Jaycee Dugard so in my opinion, he‘s a ruthless hero.
I was just on the Fable app and saw this post about bailing on books. My answer to this is: If I‘m reading a book, I DNF after reading 100 pages. If I‘m listening to a book, I DNF at 60%. Unfortunately, I‘m going through this with Lore right now but I‘m not far enough into this book to DNF yet. I really want to give Lore a fair chance.
Here‘s my TBR for this weekend‘s readathon. I‘ve already started Lore by Alexandra Bracken. If I‘m enjoying this book then maybe I‘ll finish it but if I‘m not enjoying it then I‘ll DNF it. One of the prompts on the bingo board says to DNF a book so if I end up DNF‘ng this book then I‘ll complete that prompt.
I just found out about this readathon on Instagram happening this weekend and I‘ve decided that I want to participate. I‘m not sure how much reading I‘ll get done because I‘m reading Lore by Alexandra Bracken right now but if I decide to DNF it then it‘ll work for one of the prompts on the bingo board which says to DNF a book.
I got this email today from St. Martin‘s Press. I was accepted for this book that I requested through their influencer program. I have a copy of the ebook to read through Netgalley. I don‘t have to read it right now though since it‘s coming out in January but I‘m thinking that I should probably read it before the end of the year. This book sounds interesting but I forgot that I requested this. I didn‘t know anything about it when I requested it.
I decided to start this book. I‘m so confused about what‘s going on in this book. It‘s set in Modern Day NYC but it has Greek Mythology in it. I like the writing style but I‘m having a hard time looking past the fact that this is set in NYC and not Greece. I‘m going to keep reading and see if it gets better. I‘m going to see if I can look past this but if I can‘t then I‘ll probably DNF this book.
I got these 2 messages on Goodreads from an author named Diana Corbitt. She asked me if I wanted to read her new book that‘s coming out in October. Her new book sounds interesting and I would probably like it but I don‘t have any interest in reading it right now. I‘ve reviewed books for authors before and it was a good experience but I didn‘t enjoy doing it. I would rather read books whenever I want to and not when I feel obligated to.
I was on Twitter and saw that Bookstr posted this article on their account. I just read this article and thought it was really interesting.
I‘m thinking about starting a book club on Fable. The only problem I‘m having is not knowing what genre to choose for it since I read a lot of genres. I‘ve never hosted anything so I‘m nervous about it. I used to be in a book club in real life but I got tired of reading the same genres every month so I quit going. When I looked at the genres to choose, I can choose up to 3 but I have no idea what to choose.