Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Reading Challenges 2018 - Wrap-Up

Blogging just hasn't been a priority for me this year. I haven't had books to review, and really I haven't felt like posting.

So for now this will be my last post - until I decide the direction I want this blog to take in the future, or if I even want it to continue.

I managed to get to 100 books (there's still one that doesn't show up on my Goodreads total), and I'm still reading.

As for the Bethany House Challenge, that is finished too!
These are the ones I had already done:
  • With a car on the cover - A New Name by Grace Livingston Hill
  • Whose protagonist has a fascinating career - True Honor by Dee Henderson
  • Set in a place you've visited - Life's Adventures by Arthur Barton (this is the one that doesn't appear on Goodreads) - There is a photo in the book of the author in almost exactly the same spot as a photo of me was taken!
  • Inspired by a literary classic - Possibilities by Debra White Smith (based on Persuasion by Jane Austen)
  • With a child as a narrator - Once Upon a Summer by Janette Oke
  • Written by an author with your initials - A Girl to Love by Betty Neels (I had a struggle finding a book by an author with my initials and even more trouble finding one that I was actually willing to read. There was another book I initially tried by couldn't even finish the 1st chapter because of the swearing.)
  • Containing letters or diary entries - True Valor by Dee Henderson
  • A librarian recommends to you - From Desk to Dugout by Robyn Youl & Keith Hallett
  • That shares a title with a song - Sweet Home Alabama by Paige Winship Dooly, Pamela Griffin, Lisa Harris & Pamela Kaye Tracy

And these are the final three:
  • That takes place in the month you are reading it - The Unfinished Gift by Dan Walsh
  • Whose  protagonist is a different race/ethnicity than you - A Time to Stand by Robert Whitlow
  • Without words (picture-only kids' book) - I Can't Sleep by Philippe Duspasquier
And so that is that.
Happy reading!