Goodreads 2013 Reading Challenge


“So many books, so little time.” 



Today, I signed up for the Goodreads 2013 Reading Challenge with a goal to read 50 books by the end of the year. This is 10 books more than my usual goal and includes a bit more fiction than I normally read, but I am looking forward to it. 

Of course, there is nothing like signing up 2 months late, and already being 4 books behind schedule! I guess  I'd better get cracking! So far, I have read Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott for the third time, The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton—one of my new favorite books, I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali—a fast and interesting read, and Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss—a must-read book. I will try to catch up this week and next with short reviews of each book I have already read, and then try to post a review each time I finish one in my list of fifty. 

Wish me luck, but honestly, it is Aaron that needs luck if he hopes to have dinner cooked every evening :) He usually finds me buried in my book long after bedtime, and knows that if I go out of the house, I need to have my camera, my journal or something to write notes in, and a book to read.  I am looking forward to joining this worldwide challenge and love any organization that encourages reading books!! 

I cannot believe that 246 challenges have already been completed and it is only the beginning of March! Egads! Here I go to finish off my next book! Hasta el proximo libro!

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  1. Good luck! I am super impressed. I should set a goal to read at least one more book than the Good Book!

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    1. Thanks, Jessica! If you do decide to read one book this year, check out The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. I really enjoyed this book :) I have a huge list of books to read and some on my shelves that I have not read yet, so I am looking forward to it!

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