Since I'm already late to starting this challenge I thought I'd do a mid-January update to fill you guys in on how I'm doing. I technically read a few before January but they were started within the timeframe and I'm just adding them to my list to make sure I stay updated and can cross things off as I go.
Here's a little review on each book that I've finished up to this point:
#22- What Women Fear by Angie Smith. This was tough! It was truthfully not a true book like I was expecting but each chapter was broken down into a different "fear" and how God helps us through these fears and what we should try to do or expect from him in different situations. I took home a lot of new information and peace of mind from reading this book and often stopped to really digest what Angie was telling me. I found myself going to my Bible and opening it to finish reading up some quotes she referenced as well as pulling out my prayer journal to jot down some personal feelings I acquired from reading specific passages in her book. Overall, I loved the book. But, I wish there was some way to tie all the chapters together. I will for sure keep it and re-read it here in a year or so because I know there were plenty of things in the book that I kinda skipped over without letting the words sink in.
Alright, now it's time to get my "focus" on and really get some books crunched away this month!! I want to finish at least half the list so I need to read 3+ books to reach that goal. I'm hoping with the small amounts of free time that I have that I can hopefully knock some books off the list!
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I'm late for the start (go figure) but I just love Megan's book challenges and wanted to participate again! So, I'll jump right in and just start my list and read accordingly in hopes of catching up and maybe completing a list for once!
#1 - Freebie! (5 points) —Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (352 pages) #2 - Read a book written by an author who has published at least 10 books (10 points) — Bad Girls Of The Bible by Liz Curtis (288 pages) #3 - Read a book of short stories (10 points) — What Women Fear by Angie Smith (224 pages) #4 - Read a book with a food in the title (10 points) — TBD #5 - Read the first book in a series that is new to you (15 points) — TBD #6 - Read a book that was originally written in a language that is not your native language (15 points) —TBD #7 - Read a book written by a local author (15 points) — TBD #8 - Read a "bookish book" (20 points) — TBD #9 - Read a book with a direction in the title (20 points) — TBD #10 - Read a book from a genre you don't usually read (25 points) — A Million Little Pieces by James Frey (448 pages) #11 - Read a book with a song lyric in the title (25 points) — A Million Ways To Die by Rick James (Alan Jackson: A Million Ways To Die) #12 - Read two books with a different meal in each title (30 points) — TBD
Well, wish me luck. I figured with winter being so depressing I could get lost in a book or two and not feel too guilty hiding under blankies in bed for half a day ;)