His questions were really astute and they got me thinking. But I should probably start with my background in improvised acting.
So what was a realistic but stretch-worthy goal for 12 months? I set my goal at books for the year. I was cruising along pretty well, picking up steam. First the not so good news.
Followed by the good news and some reading highlights thus far. I was closing in on my target goal of books. I went to my Goodreads account today to add a few more completed titles to bring my total to Suddenly, my reading progress vanished.
Has this happened to you? Because not a single title entered over the past five-plus months remains in my Reading Challenge.
I know the site was having trouble cataloging dates and updates. But zeroing out books just like that?! Yes, I reported the matter to Goodreads. Not to mention a wee bit miffed. Think of it as Reading Challenge 2.
How does that sound? Good thing I took a few screen shots awhile back, eh?
Meanwhile, from some prior notes I jotted down, here are some highlights from my Reading Challenge before The Great Poofery struck: Most Whimsical or Disarmingly Charming: What-the-Dickens, by Gregory Maguire. A natural disaster, three kids, a 21 y. Most Interesting Biogs or Autobiogs: New York to Paris — Charles A.
Flying by instruments-only through fog at 1,nft. Forget the silver stakes and garlic. Find an artist friend with a cliffside workshop and a hot stove!
Once they hit the lunar surface, everything goes sideways. And astronauts start dying. Will Mia, Midori or Antoine ever see earth again?
Fairest — Marissa Meyer A taut, compelling tale dripping with palace intrigue, rivalry and jealousy, misplaced love, blind ambition and utter corruption. Anchor in the Storm — Sarah Sundlin. This uplifting, engaging story offers solid characters who are both winsome and flawed.
Superb historical fiction plus plenty of surprising plot twists to keep you guessing! Just about anything by Marguerite Henry, C.
Note About My Reviews: I hold to the axiom: Back to square one. And a new Reading Challenge.October 23 – Announcement of the award of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Boris Pasternak leads to denunciation of him in the Soviet Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids (芽むしり仔撃ち, Memushiri ko-uchi) Barbara Pym – A Glass of Blessings; Jean Raspail – Welcome, Honourable Elyne Mitchell – The Silver Brumby (first in the.
The Elyne Mitchell Writing Awards for will be open from 01 January to 23 August This is our 10th year and the entries grow in number each year. We have included all Australian writers and for the past 2 years we also have included all New Zealand writers, who have an interest in Australasian rural experiences.
Elyne Mitchell's famous Silver Brumby books are set in the remote alpine high country of New South Wales. Elyne lived, worked and rode in the area, and her knowledge and passion for it is very obvious. She was also a four-time winner of the Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award- in for The Crooked Snake, in for The Nargun and the Stars, in for The Ice Is Coming and in for A Little Fear.
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