2018 Wrap-Ups & 2019 Sign-Ups #3

This RC wrap-up will be the last one, and it is the ones I just finished or did not finish. SOS Reading challenge Progress: 39/40 challenges Aaaah, I was so close to complete it! But the book I had decided on for challenge #11 couldn't be read in time - because it is like 600 … Continue reading 2018 Wrap-Ups & 2019 Sign-Ups #3

2018 Beat the Backlist sign-up!

Folks, it is only 15 days till the end of this garbage year! Okay, maybe the next year will be equally garbage (hey, it is hard to be optimistic these days), but we will always have books (thank the book gods and the authors) to pick us up when we are down. So, we must … Continue reading 2018 Beat the Backlist sign-up!

#TackleTBR Read-a-thon – Wrap-Up

Oh, it has been a wonderful 2 weeks reading books! Did I tackle my TBR? Yes, I did. Now I had initially decided on these books to read   Now, for the first week I was a bit slow - I got only 3 books read in 7 days and was feeling bad about it. … Continue reading #TackleTBR Read-a-thon – Wrap-Up

#TackleTBR Read-a-thon – Goals & Updates

My favorite fortnight-long read-a-thon is back! The reasons I love it are because it is long enough to not be stressful and yet short enough to not make you lazy. This year, too, I am focusing on the galleys, with a few backlist books thrown in. Now, I'm usually a mood reader so this is … Continue reading #TackleTBR Read-a-thon – Goals & Updates

Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon Sign-Up

Yep, I am in a reading frenzy, and since I don't know how long it will last, I signed up for read-a-thons in September. There's the #TGTRAT in the first week, which is a 3 day readathon, but Wishful Endings' Annual #TackleTBR read-a-thon is more extensive, in that it is fortnight-long. If you are interested, … Continue reading Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon Sign-Up

24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon – Wrap-Up

Whew! That was a looong day. I honestly have never done a read-a-thon like this before - I actually read for 26 hours continuously, and managed to complete     which was much more than I thought. I had only pledged CoHF, but since I completed that in 12 hours, I moved on to two … Continue reading 24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon – Wrap-Up

24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon – It begins!

It March 12, and it's time for the 24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-a-thon (wow that's a mouthful), or #TakeControlThon in short. I had already pledged to read Honestly, all this week, I was thinking of chickening out of doing this book for the challenge; I even had Champion by Marie Lu and Winter … Continue reading 24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon – It begins!

24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon – goals!

Within the month-long Take Control of Your TBR Pile challenge, there is also a special 24 hour read-a-thon being organized on March 12, 2016. Naturally, I am excited to exercise my ability to stay awake and hope to read this 725-page behemoth: People who have read this book - is it possible? Yay or nay? … Continue reading 24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon – goals!

2016 Reading Challenges – update!

I came across more reading challenges I wanted to join! A point-based challenges for series books. I am challenging myself at the advanced level, that is, 51-75 points. For more info on the point system, you can click on the banner above. Sign ups are open till December, so you can join whenever. For the … Continue reading 2016 Reading Challenges – update!

2016 reading challenges

It's my nature to get a little competitive with myself when it comes to reading. I know the number of books does not really matter, but it's good to set goals, and give some structure and discipline to my reading. Also, challenges among bloggers are a good space for discussion, which I am always striving … Continue reading 2016 reading challenges

#TackleTBR Wrap-up

The read-a-thon is over! And I certainly enjoyed devoting all my free time to reading. Granted, I had to stay off Tumblr, but for most of these books, it was worth it. First off, here's what I had pledged to read: Queen of Shadows Mirrored One Ash & Bramble  Lumiere Get Real A Court of … Continue reading #TackleTBR Wrap-up

#TackleTBR Goals update!

Three days to the end of the read-a-thon and I have an update! Now, considering I had pledged to read Queen of Shadows Mirrored One Ash & Bramble  Lumiere Get Real A Court of Thorns and Roses I'm happy to declare that those primary goals have been achieved, and then some! In week 1, I … Continue reading #TackleTBR Goals update!

#TackleTBR Mid-Point Check-In

We are halfway through the read-a-thon! So let's catch up on what was achieved during this week. Granted, it was a busy one for me in the lab, and the first three days, I was really lagging behind on my goals. Over the weekend, though, I eschewed any plans and got to reading! First off, … Continue reading #TackleTBR Mid-Point Check-In

Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon!

September is here - so close to the end of the year and I'm lagging behind on my reading challenge. Extra motivation came in the form of Wishful Endings' Annual TBR Read-a-thon. If you are interested, you can also sign up here. You don't need to be a blogger to do so - even posting … Continue reading Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon!

2015 Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge

  This is my second time around participating in the challenge, and this time I will just declare the level - the amount of galleys with me far exceeds the level itself and I pick them on a whim. I have challenged myself at the Diamond level, i.e., 100 galleys. Yep, a step up from … Continue reading 2015 Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge