Allison: 2013 Feminist Reads Challenge

One of my 2013 resolutions is to join a reading challenge … and guess what I found the perfect one for me: The 2013 Feminist Reads Challenge! It is being hosted by Sara @ The Hiding Spot, and is focused entirely on reading fantastic books that feature women and girls who embody the idea and […]

Bloggiesta: AKA Can I Do This With A Margarita?

Hey friends, it’s time for one of my favorite bi-annual events, Bloggiesta! What other event do you get to eat delicious food, drink margaritas AND improve your blog? For reals. Anyways, today is the FIRST day of Bloggiesta and it goes until  Sunday night. Bloggiesta is hosted by There’s A Book and  It’s All About Books. I made […]

Completely Contemporary Challenge aka Completely AWESOME Challenge

Friends, I am often very lazy when it comes to signing up for challenges. It’s why in February, I am finally signing up for a challenge that I should have signed up for in the beginning of January. One of my favorite people EVER, Shanyn is hosting an awesome challenge called the Completely Contemporary Challenge […]

Shiver Summer

Confession: I have never read a book by Maggie Stiefvater. I know that makes me lose MAJOR YA reader street cred. Luckily, I have the entire Shiver series at home. As we all know, summer is a time for accomplishing things and doing lots of reading. And if you are a lucky little bastard still […]

Once Upon A Time Challenge: Quest The First

Carl at Stainless Steel Droppings is one of the BEST challenge hosts around. No joke. The RIP Challenge and the Once Upon A Time Challenge are so much fun to do. They are flexible challenges where you really sort of work in what you need. Anyways, I have decided to participate in Quest The First […]

Past Meets Present: Officially Declaring My Participation In Two 2011 Challenges

There is nothing I love more than a challenge and MAKING LISTS. I know many more challenges will start to appear for 2011 and I will want to participate in them. So far, though, two challenges have caught my eye. These challenges hit both ends of the YA spectrum that I quite love. First, the […]