Saturday Snapshot #07: Week of January 19, 2014

Saturday Snapshot #07: Week of January 19, 2014

Saturday: Finally saw Thor: The Dark World. Quick Review: Superhero with a sense of humor. Longest fight sequences EVER! The trailer was cut to make the move more interesting than it really was.Sunday: DOWNTON DAY! And of course, Sherlock returned. Is it just me or did Moffet and Gatiss really not reveal HOW Sherlock survived that fall?Monday: Watched the saddest Christmas television episode ever broadcast.Tuesday: Watch more of The West Wing.Wednesday: Attended Wine 101 at the Marion Public Library.Thursday: Was excited about a new episode of The Big Bang Theory only to be disappointed. Was shocked at who didn’t get kicked off on The Taste.Friday: Almost done with Season 1 of Supernatural. Learned the President is Catholic.Feeding my AddictionsAdded to Wish List:My Name is Rapunzel by K.C. HiltonLocal Bookish EventsMarion Public Library Adult Winter Reading Program Fill Your Bucket: What’s on Your Bucket List? January 6th through February 15th. Fill Your Bucket Event: Gain Confidence from Self-Defense. Wednesday, January 29th at the Marion Public Library.Fill Your Bucket Event: Great Travel Destinations. Wednesday, February 5th at the Marion Public Library.Fill Your Bucket Event: Healthy Entertaining with Chef Jen. Wednesday, February 12 at the Marion Public Library.Fill Your Bucket Event: Final Party […]

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on January 25, 2014
Feature and Follow #185-02: My 2014 Must Read List

Feature and Follow #185-02: My 2014 Must Read List

It’s time for Feature and Follow Friday! This week’s question: What books are you looking forward to reading in 2014? Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana GabaldonSunrise by Mike MullinsCress by Miranda MeyerHallow City by Ransom RiggsCapricious by Jade EbyThe Finish by Jade EbyThe Book of Life by Deborah HarknessCapricious was released last week and is awaiting me on my Nook. What books are you waiting for this year? Don’t forget to checkout the featured bloggers on Alison Can Read and Parajunkee.com. Twitter Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on January 24, 2014
Challenge Accepted: My 2014 Reading Challenges #01

Challenge Accepted: My 2014 Reading Challenges #01

I buy a lot of books! Going to Barnes and Noble and Half Price Books is a date night for my husband and I. I have quite a few books on my bookshelf and even more on my Nook Color (out of sight, out of mind, right?!). I’m going to try and whittle down my TBR pile and I think this challenge will be perfect. I plan to read 10 books from my TBR pile! I’m also participating in [FICT]shun’s 2nd Annual Don’t Let it End Reading Challenge which starts on February 14th! The goal of the challenge is to read the final books in a series. I’ve a got a few on my 2014 reading wish list that are series wrap ups. I’m really excited for this challenge!To go along with these challenges, I’m going to be filling out the bingo card devised by Random House of Canada. I’ve already got one done. Cool, huh?!As I have done the last 2 years, I plan to read 20,000 pages. In 2013 that was a total of 59 books. I will be tracking my progress on Goodreads. So far, since January 1, I have read 665 pages. Only 19335 pages to […]

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on January 22, 2014