R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril X – I’m in!

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril X – I’m in!

  I’ve had so much fun joining the R.I.P. challenge in the past years, I knew I couldn’t pass up on the chance to join again this year. Especially since last year, I ended up taking an unplanned break from blogging right in the middle of it – essentially missing all the fun! This year, no such thing. I’m here, and while I’m posting this a little late, I’ve already started reading & listening books...

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RIP IX challenge – I’m in!

RIP IX challenge – I’m in!

I am a little late posting this, but excited all the same. I think I have been waiting got the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge ever since it ended last year! It was so much fun in 2013; I had a blast, reading some of my favorite books of the year, and adding many more to my wishlist! You want to join? It’s not too late, AND it’s easy and super not restrictive! Really! Any book fitting one of these categories can count...

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Filling the Shelf 125 & Nanowrimo 2013 : I did it!

Filling the Shelf 125 & Nanowrimo 2013 : I did it!

  I did it! I started a little late, I thought I would maybe reach 25 000 words. I had a few health hiccups, got discouraged a few times, but pushed myself through it all. And on the last day, almost on the eleventh hour, I finally did it : I won Nanowrimo with a few hundred words over 50 000 (50 439 to be precise)! I don’t know how I could describe how I felt once it was over. Relief of course, because even when I push myself, I...

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RIP VIII challenge – I’m in!

RIP VIII challenge – I’m in!

Fall is my favorite season; I love how the weather changes, unpredictable, how the colors turn to reds and oranges and browns, how the ground crackles under our feet, how the air gets fresh and chilly. The days get shorter and it feels like the perfect time of the year to read all these mysterious, gothic, creepy novels we have accumulated on our shelves in the year. And so I am so excited that The R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge is...

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A Winter’s Respite Read-a-Thon!

A Winter’s Respite Read-a-Thon!

  Last summer, I joined Seasons of Reading’s summer readathon and thought it was so much fun to officially dedicate a week to reading. It helps to focus on a goal and make it public; this is how I managed to catch up with 2013 a little in December. I was excited when I saw the winter readathon would be happening this week and just knew I had to join! The Man is away for work so I have all the time needed to go through my infinite...

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Catching up to 2013 : a project of some sort

Catching up to 2013 : a project of some sort

While writing my post for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, one thing was made clear to me : I had a lot of catching up to do if I didn’t want to be left behind come January1st! I said it on my first day of high school, and it is still true to this day; each year seems to go faster than the precedent. Every year, when we celebrate the New Year, I remember all the things I had planned to do in the past twelve months, without achieving...

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The Standalong : conclusion and review of The Stand

The Standalong : conclusion and review of The Stand

Last May, when I heard there was a reading of The Stand planned for the summer, I knew that I had to join in. I had been wanting to read the book for years, but had been scared by its length. The event, organized by Trish at Love, Laughter and Insanity spanned over the months of June and July and had the cool name of Standalong. Click here to visit the end of event post and read more reviews of the book. The Standalong ended on July 27st...

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Finish Line : the High Summer Read-a-Thon

Finish Line : the High Summer Read-a-Thon

This read-a-thon came and went so fast! Yet, I happily reached my goal of finishing five books and even started a sixth and seventh : Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent (read on 18/07) Stardust by Neil Gaiman (audio) (read 20/07) Office Girl by Joe Meno  (read on 21/07) In Honor by Jessi Kirby (read 19/07) Wake by Amanda Hocking (read on 23/07) Ascendant by Diana Peterfreund (started, not finished) When you Were Mine by Rebecca Serle...

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