2016 Reading Challenges

2016 reading challenges goals posts and books read.

25 Reading Challenges to Unleash Your Inner Bookworm
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25 Reading Challenges to Unleash Your Inner Bookworm

    I was not what you would call a bookworm back in 2011 when I started blogging. “I don’t have time to read”, I’d say to myself, just as often as I’d say “I don’t have time to exercise” (trust me, I said both all. the. time).  I never just read for pleasure. In hindsight,…

My Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge Goals and Books Read
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My Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge Goals and Books Read

Reading challenges are a fantastic way to broaden your reading horizons, learn and read more than you do now. I have lots of reading challenge ideas but the Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge is the one I created to explore new cultures and countries from the comfort of some amazing books.   I…

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A Perfumer’s Secret by Adria J. Cimino

Blurb: 3* – I LIKED IT! – I have a soft spot for books set in France and enjoyed learning about the talent and artistry of perfumers in creating memorable scents in A Perfumer’s Secret by Adria Cimino.   Synopsis from Goodreads: “The quest for a stolen perfume formula awakens passion, rivalry and family secrets in…

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The Stars Over Sunset Boulevard by Susan Meissner Shines

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard is an intense and beautiful story about friendship, love and those dreams we long for. I highly recommend this book for fans of classic movies and want to get behind the scenes in 1930’s Hollywood. Synopsis:   “When an iconic hat worn by Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind ends up…

The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom by Alison Love & Giveaway!
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The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom by Alison Love & Giveaway!

Blurb: “3* – I Liked It! – The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom explores the Italian immigrant experience living in England and the forbidden love stories between Italians and English during WWII.   Synopsis from Goodreads: “The first meeting between Antonio and Olivia at the Paradise Ballroom is brief, but electric. Years later, on the…