2018 Reading Goals

By Cbevan_|January 18, 2018|Blog, Book Challenges, Book Reviews

2018 has well and truly started and I finally got around to setting some reading goals for the year ahead. Whether or not they stick is an entirely different matter, however. GOODREADS GOAL Every year I set my Goodreads goal and it’s unusual for me to exceed it by

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2018 Writing Goals

By Cbevan_|January 11, 2018|Blog

I had many plans for how 2018 would start. I was going to finally get back to writing my novel and reduce the backlog of 2017 book review write-ups. I swore that the 1st of January would be productive and I was determined not to spend the day in

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TBR Challenge 2018

By Cbevan_|December 14, 2017|Blog, Book Challenges

The TBR Challenge is hosted by Wendy at The Misadventures of Super Librarian. The goal of the TBR Challenge is rather self-explanatory, read one book a month from the TBR pile. To participate, you just have to be on social media and use #TBRChallenge, particularly on the 3rd Wednesday of the

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2018 Reading Challenges

By Cbevan_|December 14, 2017|Blog, Book Challenges

Usually, my yearly reading challenges extend no further than the GoodReads Reading Challenge, which until now had been enough for me. However, next year, I want more. I want to post more, write more and read more in 2018. I can address two of those desires with Reading Challenges.

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Mount TBR Challenge 2018

By Cbevan_|December 14, 2017|Blog, Book Challenges

The Mount TBR Challenge is hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block. The goal of the Mount TBR Challenge is to reduce the number of books on your TBR pile (or mountain). Note that only books purchased prior to 1st January 2018 will count for the challenge. Over the years,

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Book Adaptations: How To Cope With Adaptations

By Cbevan_|November 19, 2017|Blog, reading tips

As avid readers know, book adaptations spark a myriad of emotions, from joy to excitement and from mild annoyance to outright anger. My mother recently became hooked on Outlander by binge-watching season 1 and 2 back to back – probably over a weekend. She was and still is, so

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