2a2It’s Monday, January 26, 2015. It is Monday, and you know what that means–Hosted by Sheila at Book Journey, Monday is a great day to take stock of what you’re currently reading.

I like it because it holds me accountable. And, because I succeeded at the 120 books read in 2014 (via Goodreads), I agreed to read 200 in 2015—I’ve done it before, and for many years read at least that many,

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Anyone whom was a teen in the 90s knew Nickelodeon and one of its most endearing shows was Clarissa Explains it All. And then, once that wrapped, the star of the show, Melissa Joan Hart, went onto another 90s series, Sabrina. When I realized that she had written a memoir, I decided I needed to check it out.

Melissa Explains it All: Tales from my Abnormally Normal Life is a candid look at Hart’s life,

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I hate spiders, especially since seeing Arachnophobia as a kid. However, I love Doctor Who. So, when I was given the opportunity to review Doctor Who: The Crawling Terror by Mike Tucker, there was some initial hesitation.

The village of Ringstone is quiet and quaint, but when large insects suddenly descend and threaten the residents, only the Doctor and his companion, Clara, can help with the giant Daddy Longlegs that have appeared without warning.

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I’m going to sign up for the Eclectic Reader Challenge, because let’s face it, I’m a pretty eclectic reader. This should be easy.

The rules are pretty simple–and I just have to satisfy the following categories from their challenge page. Here’s the rules from the site:


  1. Retellings (of fairytale, legends or myth)
  2.  A book set in a country starting with the letter S (eg.

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Reading Challenge AddictI’m going to be working on being better about updating challenges and actually finishing them next year. There are lots of great things in store for 2015, but this is most definitely one of my more important goals.

That being said, I am signing up for the Reading Challenge Addict, and am hoping to complete the following challenge:

  • Easy as Pie: 1-5 Challenges (Entered & Completed)

It’s all about baby steps.

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