Category Archives: Challenges

What We Did Last Summer – The Classic Bribe Wrap-Up

Image Credit Faster than Usain Bolt in the 100 Meters, the summer season has passed us by. Which is always a real bummer for me. I love the pretty foliage here in New England and I can’t wait for my … Continue reading

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I Totally Read That Book…

Image Credit: CBCA Tasmania Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.  ~P.J. O’Rourke I love this quotation by P.J. O’Rourke.  I rarely follow the advice, though.  As I’ve admitted here … Continue reading

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Classics Are Beach Reads Too…

Have you jumped into a Classic yet for your summer reading? No? There’s still plenty of time – through Labor Day weekend – to join The Classic Bribe challenge and giveaway. But don’t let that sneak up on you. We’re … Continue reading

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The Classic Bribe 2012 Challenge & Giveaway – Get Paid To Read A Classic This Summer, People!

Image Credit I have a passion for the Classics. Classic movies. Classic Cars. Classic Rock. Pretty much anything old school totally rocks my boat. So of course I am a fan of Classic books. I think more readers should be … Continue reading

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Forever Readalong: The Discussion

It’s the end of the Forever readalong. Here are a few questions to springboard the discussion, kindly provided by MWK. -When you were reading, did you find yourself agreeing with Katherine’s parents perspective, or hers? (re: not getting to serious, … Continue reading

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Forever Readalong starts now!!!

To bring the Judy Blume challenge home, we are kicking off the Forever Readalong. This may be one of the few books that got missed in our (some of us anyway) childhood reading of Blume. The book is short and … Continue reading

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The Sarah Addison Allen Challenge

True confession.  I have a girl-crush on Sarah Addison Allen.  She writes about the most magical places and she writes them so well that I feel I’ve been transported to her worlds.  They’re great places to be-lush gardens which have … Continue reading

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One Month Left!!

Can you believe that March is nearly here??? I can’t. It feels like yesterday the calendar flipped from 2011 to 2012. The arrival of March brings us to the last few weeks of the Judy Blume Challenge. How is everyone … Continue reading

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Forever Readalong

Hello all! The Judy Blume Challenge is officially underway, and with it we promised a readalong. MWK wrote a guest post last September detailing how she discovered Forever in her adulthood. After that post went live, it turns out there … Continue reading

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The Judy Blume Challenge

How many of us grew up on Judy Blume books? I know I did. One of my all-time favorite books as a child was Blume’s Just As Long As We’re Together. Let’s take a trip down memory lane together and … Continue reading

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