Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help

18 hours 19 minutes
rating 3stars

My Review:
I have avoided this book (and movie) for awhile. However, every time I went to search for a book to read it would show up. Finally, I decided to go ahead and give it a listen. It turned out to be a good read. I don't care for stories that I know will upset me. I story about Black maids in the South I knew would get under my skin. I was right but It sucked me in.

Each character had their own story. My favorite character was definitely Milli. I saw alot of me in her. LOL, I am someone who tells it like it is even when I probably should just keep my mouth shut. The book is written from the point of view of Skeeter, Ableen, and Milli. It could have gotten confusing but thankful it was not. It successfully plays on your emotions while reading it.

One thing that caught my attention that wasn't addressed (though the maids still got credit for the book) is that the book idea was not original to Skeeter. Ableen states that her son wanted to write a similar book but a few pages later it was made to seem as if Skeeter got hit with this idea in the middle of the night. Also I think that the setting of the neighborhoods could have be described in a little more detail. Those were the two problems I had with this book with this book.

I can related to this book. If you read my profile (to the right )you will see that I am a Southerner though I have lived longer in the North as I have in the South. I grew up in a pretty infamous Southern city known for its part in the civil rights movement. My previous comment of describing the town in more detail would have added to show just how different the two races lived. I know where I grew up not going did the neighborhood have a different feel, the houses looked different.

The Help is a good read. I am glad that I read it. There were parts that were upsetting as well as parts that were funny. I would recommend this book to anyone.

2014 Book Bingo Reading Challenge
I Love Library Books Reading Challenge 2014
2014 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge

Alex Cross Reading Challenge - Ongoing

I love the Alex Cross Series so I have an ongoing challenge to read the entire series. The books are listed (oldest to newest) below if you would like to join me.

Along Came a Spider Kiss the Girls Jack & Jill Cat & Mouse Pop Goes the Weasel Roses Are Red Violets Are Blue Four Blind Mice The Big Bad Wolf

London Bridges Mary, Mary Alex Cross Double Cross Cross Country I, Alex Cross Cross Fire Kill Alex Cross Alex Cross, Run

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Friday, January 24, 2014

The Tweet Files by Mike O: A Deadly Encounter Is Just One Tweet Away

The Tweet Files (Volume One)
The Tweet Files
By Mike O
Publisher DC Bookdiva Publications
Published on Oct 24, 2013 vol 1
Published on Dec 14, 2013 vol 2
Published on Jan 7, 2014 vol 3

Daniel Jones is the mastermind ghost writer behind his best friend, Aliyah Moon’s books. The duo has landed on several bestseller lists. The success has gotten Aliyah in the middle of an urban fiction, who reign supreme, competition. Fiercely loyal to his friend (as well as being the actual writing talent) he takes offense at the criticism. Jones uses the tweets of those who are most negatively outspoken as a deadly list of payback.


The Tweet Files is definitely a very disturbing book. One would think that it is because of the explicit violence and language. However, it is because of the way in which Jones chooses his victims. His method is the internet or more specifically, as the title of the book indicates, Twitter.


Social media has become part of daily living. Businesses use social media websites for promotion. Individuals use them to keep in touch with friends, family, and the world in general. The Tweet Files highlights just how vulnerable social media users make themselves. Kids and teens are often told not to give out their addresses and real names. Great advice that most of us follow however, The Tweet Files shows that there more than one way to get to a person.


How many times have you tweeted where you were going, at, or was? What if you had a stalker who had the patience to track your movements who your statuses and tweets? That realization is what makes this story such a twisted read.

Split into 3 very short volumes (each approximately 35 pages) it is a fast paced read filled with the twisted mind of a serial killer. Even as I write this, it chills me to think that my words could so easily set off the mind of a murder. So…see ya twitter?

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What books are you looking forward to reading in 2014?

I really not looking forward to these books as I haven't read the first in series yet but I think I may want to read them. o_O

City of Heavenly Fire (I have the first one and still struggling to get through it 2 years later)
City of Heavenly Fire (The ...

Ignite Me (judging it by the cover)
Ignite Me (Shatter Me, #3)

Infinite (again the covers are so pretty)
Infinite (Newsoul, #3)

Thursday, January 23, 2014

YA Bingo Reading Challenge 2014 click the card to go to rules

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I - a book with a Break Up - Girls Love Travis Walker by Anne Pfeffer
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O - The FIRST book in a series - Of Poseidon by Anna Banks
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O -  a book with a DRAGON in it - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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Hogwarts Reading Challenge 2014 Sign Up

Hogwarts School
of Witchcraft and Wizardry Reading Challenge 2014

Items that make you feel comfortable and cozy. May we suggest soft cotton or wool pajamas and a comfy blanket?

If you would like to be in Slytherin House. Leave a comment you do not have to be sorted for that house. Previous challengers can choose to stay in the house they were in last year just leave a comment stating that. Again once again leave comment with your house. I will place your name under your house. Your name will be linked to the Hogwarts Challenge post on your blog.

Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin

All students are allowed to choose books that fit the criteria of the courses. Each books equals one point.

Transfiguration - read any book that has trans or figure in its title, is about shape shifting, has a shape shifter in it, or is about anything having to do with changing one thing into another

Defence Against the Dark Arts - read any book that has defence(defense), dark and/or art(s) in its title, read any book that is about self defense, war, history of war/marital arts, murder mysteries

Charms - read any book that has charm in its title, any book that deals with gives something or someone a new aspect (for example the nerdy guy become a handsome doctor)

Potions - read any book that has potion in its title, cookbooks count but you must cook at least one recipe out of the book

Astronomy - read any book that has astronomy in its title, books about planets, stars, sci-fi, etc

History of Magic - read any book that has history or magic in its title, books about magic, witches, etc

Herbology - read any book that has herb in its title, again cookbooks count and again you must cook at least one recipe out of the book

Arithmancy - read any book that has arithmancy in its title, any book with a number in its title, any book that deal with numbers or math

Ancient Runes - read any book that has ancient or runes in its title, books about historical places like the pyramids, Stonehenge, great wall of china, or any book about symbols

Divination - read any book that has divine in its title, any book about psychics or psychic abilities, tarot reading etc

Care of Magical Creatures - read any book that has magical or creatures in its title, about supernatural beings

Muggle Studies - nearly any book works here, what better way to understand Muggles than to read what they read

Each book and/or activity count for 5 points and is Twitter based. Using my twitter name is for tracking the tweets and points. Also if you written a post a book the book you can link it in the tweet as well.

Charms Club - Books read for this club must be able to be linked to a charm. Ex: The Secret Garden links to the Fidelius Charm (any book for any class can be used as long as you can link it to a charm)
Book Title @Bunnitaz #NameofCharm #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Cheerleading Squad – This is an activity based sport. Members must have twitter.
@thepersonyouarecheering Great job or any other type of encouragement @Bunnitaz #CheerleadingSquad #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Dueling Club – books read for the Defence of the Dark Arts count
Book Title @Bunnitaz #DuelingClub #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Dumbledore's Army (D.A.) - read a book and link it to any spell
Book Title @Bunnitaz #DumbledoresArmy #HogwartsReadingChallenge
Inquisitorial Squad – disbanded

Gobstones Club – not active at the moment - someone jinx the stones
with booba tuba puss

Music Appreciation and Great Intonation Club (M.A.G.I.C.) - read biographies of singers, songwriters, and musicians
Book Title @Bunnitaz #MAGIC #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Slug Club - read biographies of influential people (celebrities, political leaders, community leaders)
Book Title @Bunnitaz #SlugClub #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare (S.P.E.W.) - read books with magical ceatures
Book Title @Bunnitaz #SPEW #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Wizard's Chess Club – read books that have the name of the chess pieces in it (in the title or character name)
Book Title @Bunnitaz #WizardsChess #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Potions Club - books read for potions class count if you tweet a picture of the meal you made
Book Title @Bunnitaz #PotionsClub #HogwartsReadingChallenge

Qudditch - read books on sports and/or sport figures (past or present)
Book Title @Bunnitaz #Qudditch #HogwartsReadingChallenge


1 wand
1 cauldron (pewter, standard size 2)
1 lamp
1 comfy chair or sofa *for reading assignments
1 set brass scales
1 notebook, pack of note cards, or electronic device *for your reviews and tracking points

Students may also bring and owl OR a cat, a toad, or any domestic pet of your choice. Please try to keep them small so that they fit into your dormitory.


How the challenge works:
You must read at least 5 books to complete the challenge.

Make a Hogwarts Reading Challenge post and link it back to this post. Follow this example! It can make it easier for you to keep track of your books for the challenge this way.

This year there aren't any prizes. This is for House Cup bragging rights as well as an individual winner.

The seven books of Harry Potter.
1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

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Hogwarts Reading Challenge 2014

Hogwarts School
of Witchcraft and Wizardry Reading Challenge

Headmaster: Albus Dumbledore
(Order of Merlin, First Class, Grand Sorc., Chf. Warlock,
Supreme Mugwump, International Confed. of Wizards)

Dear Student,

We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Reading Challenge. Please click the crest to find a list of all classes and clubs. As well as instructions on how to get sorted, how to choose books for classes, and information on school clubs.
Term begins on February 1. We await your owl.

Yours sincerely,

Minerva McGonagall
Deputy Headmistress

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

2014 Book Bingo Reading Challenge

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It’s almost 2014, which means it’s time to sign up for the 2014 Book Bingo Challenge, hosted by Kristilyn from Reading in Winter and Anne from Creativity’s Corner!
Throughout 2013, we had been asking for feedback on the challenge and we took your suggestions to heart, which means some changes have been made this year! When we thought about all the things we wanted to include in this year’s challenge, we ended up making a list:
  • Reading the books in our TBR pile
  • Re-reading some books
  • Stepping outside of our comfort zone in reading
  • Reading some newly released books
  • Reading books from series that we have started & have been neglecting
In order to keep track of everything, we came up with a fancy, schmancy scoreboard:

Of course, a challenge isn’t really a challenge unless there are some rules and guidelines:
  1. Be awesome. If you’re not, this isn’t going to work.
  2. The challenge runs from January 1 to December 31, 2014.
  3. If you want to participate, you can join in any time of the year! Feel free to write up a blog post with the rules linking back to my and Anne’s blog in your sign-up post. You can add your post to the Linky at the end of this post!
  4. If you read one book for the “1 book” in any category, you can’t change it later on when you read another book to “2 books.” Once a square is crossed off, it’s crossed off for good! (Feel free to print off the scoreboard to keep track!)
  5. Books read for one square are for that square ONLY and cannot be counted towards another category. This is all about reading ALL THE BOOKS.
  6. The FREE SQUARES are a little different this year — now you can use those squares to read ANY book you like of any genre! Woo!
  7. You can start your board over again, but ONLY if you receive the stamp of awesome by completing a blackout. The “winners” of the challenge will be the ones who achieve the most winning combinations by the end of 2014.
  8. You can feel free to post your reading list for each category, though it’s not a requirement.
  9. Having a blog or writing reviews for books read is not required. So long as you want to have fun, you can participate!
  10. Every 3 months I will post an update here and all participants can link to their own updates. An update post will go up April 1st, July 1st, October 1st, and December 31st.
  11. This isn’t a race, but don’t be afraid to rub your reads in the other player’s face. This will be seen as encouragement. Feel free to use the hashtag #BookBingo2014 on Twitter!
While you can definitely “win” by the boring ol’ vertical or horizontal (or diagonal!) lines, the best ways to win are as follows:
BINGO Wins 2014-01
Like it says in the guidelines, the ONLY way to start a new board is to become the SUPER READER! The goal is to read ALL THE BOOKS! To be a winner (thus, to become the awesomest reader around), you’ll want to accomplish as many wins as possible!

Books used:
TBR - One book -- Of Poseidon by Anna Banks
Mix It Up - Free Space -- The Help by Kathryn Sockett
Genres - Mystery -- Black Lotus by K'wan
New Releases- One book -- The Only Boy by Jordan Locke
New Releases - Two books -- Girls Love Travis Walker by Anne Pfeffer
Broken Arrow by Chelsey Butler
New Releases - Three books -- Pan's Conquest by Aubrie Dionne
One Broke Girl by Rhonda Helms
Hold Me In Contempt by Wendy Williams

I Love Library Books Reading Challenge 2014

I Love Library Books
Reading Challenge

hosted by Book Dragon's Lair

Sign- up below

Our love of reading can be expensive! Not only are we purchasing books but some of us also need space to keep them. I had so much fun with this challenge last year. Let's do it again!

There are a number of levels, for those who don't have a library card yet to those that live there. Enjoy!


  • choose a level - you may move up as needed, just not down.
  • check books out of the library
  • books may overlap with other challenges
  • any format allowed (print, ebook, audio)
  • reviews are not necessary but a list of books read is. (post with review linky is coming)
  • a blog is not necessary, just comment that you want to join in.

Levels: Doing 36 books

  • board book - 3
  • picture book - 6
  • early reader - 9
  • chapter book - 12
  • middle grades - 18
  • Young adult - 24
    • Of Poseidon by Anna Banks
    • I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
  • adult - 36
  • just insert IV - 50 

Finishing the Series Reading Challenge 2014

Welcome to the 2014 edition of Finishing the Series Reading Challenge. I was a failure last year. I was supposed to complete two series, but I only completed one. That's okay, I'll just try again.

This is a challenge for all those series books you started at some point and haven't finished. I know I'll start a series and read the first book, then get distracted with other books and never get back to the series. Before I know it, the series has 10 books - I get overwhelmed and don't go back to it. Now, I want to finish a couple.

Here are the rules guidelines.

1) All books that are part of a continuing series qualify (i.e. Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove, Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum, James Patterson's Alex Cross, etc. etc.)

2) It doesn't matter if you have 1 or 10 books in a series to complete it, it qualifies (i.e. if you only need to read one more Sookie Stackhouse book to complete the goal, that's fine) The goal is to complete a series from wherever you are up to until the last published book.

3) The qualification period is January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. Books must be read during this time frame to count.

4) Take the button above and post about it. Use the Mr. Linky below to sign up and make sure you link it directly to your post about this challenge.

5) If you don't have a blog, that's fine. Just leave a comment to sign up and tell us what you are reading. Or you can join my Goodreads group for this challenge by clicking here.


6) Any format of book counts - audio, ebook, etc.

7) You should choose the series you want to finish before the challenge begins, but it isn't necessary. It's fine to change series during the year - as long as you complete whichever series it is.

8) Choose a level....

Level 1 - Complete 1 series.
Level 2 - Complete 2 series.
Level 3 - Complete 3 or more series.


2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge - Sign Ups!


We all have those books. We buy them, win them, they're gifted to us.. Then we put them up on a bookshelf and there they stay, collecting dust, waiting for the time when we'll finally decide to pick them up..

Join us on a quest to dust off your TBR Pile and read all the books you've been telling yourself you'll read next time you'll get a chance.. This is your chance! And we've got PRIZES!!! :D

Challenge Guidelines:
  1. This challenge will run from Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014.
  2. Anyone can enter! You don't have to be a blogger, as long as you review the book you've read! (On your blog, Amazon, Random Buzzers or Goodreads/Shelfari!)
  3. Any genre, length or format of book counts, as long as it is a book that's been sitting on your shelf for some time now. Short stories and novellas are OK, too! Only books released in 2013 and earlier! NO  2014 ARCs and 2014 fresh-off-the-press releases allowed!
  4. You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap-up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you.
  5. When you sign up in the linky, put the direct link to your post about joining the 2013 TBRPILE Reading Challenge. (If you don't have a blog, post about it on Facebook or Tweet!)
  6. You can move up levels, but no moving down.
  7. Sign-ups will be open until Dec 15, 2014, so feel free to join at any time throughout the year.
  8. On the 20th of each month we will post a wrap-up post, here, on BOOKISH. Every wrap-up will have it's unique theme, a mini-challenge, a giveaway and place for you to link up your reviews from this monthFor each review you link up, you will get one entry in a drawing of one book of choice from Book Depository. It's open to INTERNATIONALS. The giveaway will be open until the next wrap up post goes up! (i.e. the entire month)
  9. If you miss a wrap-up post + giveaway, you can link up your reviews next month. Do not, however, try to link up one review twice - we will be checking ;) 
  10. December is a wrap-up for the whole year. All the book reviews you linked up January-November + the ones you'll link up in December will be entered into a GRAND PRIZE giveaway
  11. You don't have to follow Bookish Blog to join the challenge, but you do have to follow us to be entered in giveaways!

(how many books you're planning to read for this challenge in 2014)

1-10 - A Firm Handshake
11-20 - A Friendly Hug
21-30 - First Kiss
31-40 - Sweet Summer Fling
41-50 - Could this be love?
50+ - Married With Children

What's New:

  1. 2014's edition of the TBR Pile Reading Challenge will be hosted EXCLUSIVELY on Bookish. Co-hosting with other awesome bloggers was fun, but due to too many hiccups along the way, our Bookish Team has decided to take over to ensure that everything goes smoothly this time.  
  2. For your convenience and to ensure you won't miss any important posts / wrap-ups / updates / contests, we have created a mailing list! We invite you to sign up to receive all the important news in the mail (no more searching the web for wrap-up posts and missing out on all the fun!). You can sign up here: !! JOIN 2014 TBR PILE READING CHALLENGE MAILING LIST!! !!
  3. To help you tackle your TBR Piles, we will also be hosting monthly Read-A-Longs with prizes! And this time, you'll get to VOTE on the book we'll read together! Join the mailing list mentioned above to never miss out on the fun! Please note: You don't have to take part in our read-a-longs to participate in the TBR Pile challenge - or you can just take part in some of them, and skip the rest - participation is optional, tho we would certainly love to discuss the books with you! 
  4. We have sponsors! Which of course means more fun prizes!! YAY!

Got questions?

If some of the details are unclear, please don't hesitate to ask us for explanation! You can leave your question in the comments belowtweet @SeoEvie or email or and we'll be sure to get back to you soon!

So how do I join?

  1. Write a post about joining the 2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge on your blog. If you don't have a blog, post about it on Facebook or tweet about it via Twitter. 
  2. In your post, don't forget to include: the button/banner, link back to our sign up page, the level you're aiming at and - if you want - a list of books you're hoping to read for the challenge.
  3. Place the challenge button in your sidebar (please use the grab link at the top of the post).
  4. Link up in the linky below using the link to your post/tweet.
  5. Join the mailing list for updates! Again, the link is here: JOIN 2014 TBR PILE READING CHALLENGE MAILING LIST!!
  6. That's it! You're done! Welcome to the challenge, stay tuned for lots of fun! And most importantly, good luck with tackling your TBR Pile! 


You get to read all the books you've been hoping to read for a loooong time now, enjoy the unique themes and mini challenges and WIN some fantastic new BOOKS! :D Can it get any better?
Sign up now!

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
2. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

2014 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge

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~ JANUARY 1, 2014 - DECEMBER 31, 2014 ~
Welcome to the 2nd Annual Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge! For this challenge I have chosen six key words associated with each month in 2014. Your task is to read one book each month whose title includes one or more of the key words for that month.

* The title you choose can be a variation on one of the key words. For example- your title could include the word 'snowing' or 'snowflake' even though the key word is 'snow.'

* Key words can be tweaked. For example- You could read "Cinder" or "Ashes" for the key word 'Fire' and that would be just fine. If the key word is 'family' then your title could include the word 'sister' or 'mother.'If the key word is 'food' then your title could include the word 'cake.'

* Link up below to participate and add additional links any time you post about the challenge or post about a book you read for the challenge.

This challenge is just for fun so please don't worry if you have to skip a month or if you have to read your books out of order! Just have fun with it!

(Please read the linky instructions carefully)


If you plan on participating, please sign up on the linky with your blog name and the words Sign Up (example: Bookmark to Blog Sign Up)

Each month, by the 1st, I will post a new linky for you to add a link to your monthly read. This can be a link to your Goodreads review, your blog post about the book, etc. Your monthly link should say your blog name and the month. (Example: Bookmark To Blog January)

The sign up linky can be found below. Here is the button if you'd like to add it to your blog. 

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JAN- Angel, Secret, Clock, Black, Day, Wild
Black Lotus by K'wan

FEB- Her, Life, Night, Red, Dark, Island

MAR- Forever, Inside, Storm, Sky, Flower, Stay 

APR- Star, Light, Never, Princess, Break, Clear

MAY- Dawn, Death, End, Lost, Beautiful, And

JUN- Color, Beyond, Found, Place, Grave, Road

JUL- Crash, Ship, Prince, Whisper, Sun, Of

AUG- Forgotten, Down, True, Run, Danger, Me
He Loves Me, He Loves You Not by Mychea

SEP- Number, Take, Shadow, Ice, Who, After
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

OCT- Ocean, Blood, Still, Out, The, Faith
 The Help by Kathryn Sockett

NOV- Into, Sound, Blue, House, My, Last

DEC- Kiss, Fire, Ruin, White, Promise, Infinity
The White House by JaQuavis Coleman

Have fun!!! (For an extra challenge try pairing this with the 2014 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge)

2014 Monthly Motif Challenge

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~ JANUARY 1, 2014 - DECEMBER 31, 2014 ~

Welcome to the 2014 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge! For this challenge, each month is assigned a certain motif or theme. Your task is to read one book per month that fits in with the motif for that particular month.

This challenge is just for fun so please don't worry if you have to skip a month or if you have to read your books out of order! If you don't have anywhere to link your reviews- don't worry about it. Just come back and comment telling us what you read and if you liked it! Just have fun with it!
(Please read the linky instructions carefully.)

* If you plan on participating, please sign up on the linky with your blog name & "sign up(example: Bookmark to Blog Sign Up)
Each month come back to this page and add the link to your monthly read. This can be a link to your Goodreads review, your blog post about the book, etc. Your monthly link should say your blog name & the month. (example: Bookmark to Blog January)

* The sign up linky can be found below. Here is the button should you choose to add it to your blog.

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JanAround the World
Choose a book to read that takes place in a country different than the one you live in or choose a book written by an author that is from a country different than your own. 

FebAward Winner
Read a book that has won recognition or a literary award.  Here's a list of literary awards to help you get started on your search:Literary Awards.

Mar-  Fairy tales or Fairy Creatures
Read a fairy tale retelling or a book with fey/fairies in it.

AprShort & Sweet
Read a collection of short stories or anthologies.

MayMystery, Murder, & Mayhem
Read a murder/mystery book, a book in which someone dies of mysterious causes, or a book in which a mystery must be solved. 
Black Lotus by K'wan

June-  A Long Journey
Read a book in which the character(s) take a trip, go on a quest, or find themselves on a journey toward something, etc.
He Loves Me, He Loves You Not by Mychea

JulyAssassins, Warriors, & Rebels
Read a book in which the main character is one of these things or fights against one of these things.  

AugAlternate Reality
Read a book that's set in the future, on another planet, in another dimension, or in an unknown world. A Dystopian book will count this month as well. 

SepBook to Movie
Read a book that has a movie based off of it. For an extra challenge, see the movie as well. 

OctThe Witching Hour
There's been a lot of zombies lately, but this year include a 'witchy' book in your scary reads- a book about a witch or a book that has witches in it.

NovAn Oldie but a Goodie
Pick a book published before 2000 that you've always wanted to read, but just never got to. Or pick a book set in the past (before 2000). 

DecThat's a Wrap
Finish a series you've been meaning to finish or read the next book in a series you started but never finished. 

Have fun!!! (For an extra challenge, try pairing this with the Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge.)

Happy New Year 2014

Last year, I went through some difficult times in my personal life. No worries, I'm not going there. I also didn't have internet for the last half of the year. I am hoping that this year will be a much better blogging year.

Many people have requested it so the Hogwarts Reading Challenge is coming back.

As usual I have high hopes for this blog such as a new design, interviews, spotlights.

Here's wishing everyone a great new year!