Thursday, November 26, 2015

A Word From Our Sponsor

Hi folks, it's your rather silent hostess here. How has the challenge world treated you this past year? Have you gotten your fill of challenges? Are you planning to cut back? Or do you foresee 2016 as another year of Challenge gluttony?

Why do I ask? Well...I was wondering if you all want me to set us up for another year of Challenge Addicts Anonymous? I know that Gina and Cheryl (those ladies who originally launched this challenge) will laugh long and loud if they happen to stop by and read this (and they won't believe me), but I plan on cutting back on my challenges in a serious way in 2016. I sponsor another challenge called the Mount TBR Reading Challenge and every year I read 100 books from my stacks--but it doesn't help a bit. 'Cause, you see, my book-buying habit is even worse than my challenge habit and I manage to buy more books than I push off the TBR pile. So, in the coming year my plan is to only sign up for challenges that encourage me to read from my own stacks--that means cutting out those that have categories that will push me out of my comfort zone or read books that I have to borrow from the library just to fulfill a category.

Let me know what you think in the comments. If there's still enough interest, I will get a new round up and ready by the beginning of December.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Year-End Stats

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So, I thought I'd do a little year-end check-in and general update. I don't know about you--but I went just a teensy bit crazy with challenges this year. No, really. More than usual. More than the number that originally caused me to seek out this support group. I signed up for...and completed 2014 goals for....Shhhhh, is anyone looking?

47 challenges. Yes. That's right. Forty-Seven. How on earth did that happen? No wonder I feel like I didn't sleep at all last year....

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I really do need to cut back.  Um....what's that? You say you've peeked at my challenge list for 2015? And I already have 34 listed? Surely not. That must be a mistake. A typo--yeah, that's it. A typo!

So...let's talk about you. How many challenges did you sign up for in 2014? And did you finish them all?  And what's on deck for next year?  Speaking of which...Happy New Year, All!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Reaffirming My Challenge-aholic Status...

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...or Too Many Reading Challenges. I've just realized that November isn't even over and I've already signed up 25 challenges for 2015. That's right Twenty. Five. I would say that I have a definite need for this Challenge Addicts support group. That being the case, I plan to get the new info for Challenge Addicts Anonymous up and running some time tomorrow. Stay Tuned!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


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Just checking in as the year heads into the home stretch. Do you all still enjoy having a place to log all your reading challenges? Would you like me to set us up for another round of Challenge Addict support group? Please let me know what you think. I've got four challenges set up for hosting next year (in addition to all the ones I'll be signing up for) and I may be a bit distracted--but I'd love to keep this up and available if there's enough interest.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

March Completed Challenge Linky Now Up!

...only eight days late.  Forgive me?  Here's hoping that all you challenge addicts have oodles of challenges to log and have been chomping at the bit wondering where your hostess has been.  [Reading books so she could get her first March completion!]  Happy Reading All! 

Let the March Reading Madness begin!

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