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    Currently Reading

    I’m making good progress on the 2016 reading challenge I started in January. However, I have abandoned the idea of trying to read the books in the order listed. I’m not even sticking to one group at a time. Basically, I’m back to reading whatever I want, then trying to make the books fit in the categories listed. I don’t…

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    Currently Reading

    I mentioned in my New Year’s Post that I was taking on a reading challenge for 2016. So far I’ve finished 4 books which is on pace to finish The Obsessed Reader phase by the end of the year. Not sure if I’ll be able to maintain that pace or not, especially if I mix in books that don’t fit…

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    Currently Reading

    Currently Reading: All Things Hidden by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse Song of the Road (Route 66 Series) by Dorothy Garlock Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Writing a Novel Currently Listening To: Inescapable (Road to Kingdom Book #1) by Nancy Mehl Recently Read: Orchard of Hope by Ann H. Gabhart Runaway Saint by Lisa…

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    What I’m Reading This Spring

    My friend Sheila is participating in a blogging group that is sharing their reading lists and recommendations this week. While I’m not part of that group, I thought it would be fun to share my reading list anyway. I haven’t done any book reviews in a long time, so lately most of my reading has been library books. Our library…

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    I love my Kindle!

     As a lifelong avid reader I debated for a long time over whether to get an e-reader or not. Initially I didn’t want to spend the money– first on the device itself, and then on books to go on it. That seemed an extravagant luxury to me, as most of the books I’ve ever read have either been from the…

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    Reading Challenge Updates

    Time to post my reading list for 2010. (Well, past time, really!) I enjoyed keeping track of my reading this past year. Here are the Reading Challenges I’ve signed up for in 2011, since they can overlap, anyway! I think the different categories help keep things interesting! 100+ Reading Challenge Support Your Local Library Challenge What’s in a Name? Challenge…

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    Books Read in September

    …for the 2010 100+ Reading Challenge: 78. A Hope Undaunted by Julie Lessman 79. A Memory Between Us by Sarah Sundin 80. Her Daughter’s Dream by Francine Rivers 81. The Black Madonna by Davis Bunn 82. Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah 83. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 84. Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston 85.…

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    Books Read in July and August

    I failed to get my reading list for July posted earlier… so continuing with the 2010 100+ Reading Challenge, here is my reading list for July and August: 63. Touching the Clouds by Bonnie Leon 64. The Seeker by Ann H. Gabhart 65. Katy’s Debate by Kim Vogel Sawyer 66. Premiere by Melody Carlson 67. Amish Proverbs by Suzanne Woods…

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    Books Read in June

    Continuing with the 2010 100+ Reading Challenge, here are the books I read in June: 54. So Not Happening by Jenny B. Jones 55. The Art and Craft of Writing Christian Fiction by Jeff Gerke 56. Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson 55. Katy’s New World by Kim Vogel Sawyer 56. Missing Max by Karen Young 57. Healer by Linda…

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    Books Read in May

    Continuing with the 2010 100+ Reading Challenge, here are the books I read in May: 45. Andrea Carter and the Trouble with Treasure by Susan Marlow 46. This Fine Life by Eva Marie Everson 47. Never Let You Go by Erin Healy 48. I Am Hutterite by Mary-Ann Kirkby 49. Rooms by James Rubart 50. Sheet Music by Kevin Leman…