Sunday, October 14, 2012

Sunday Salon - Fall is Here!

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I love fall! It's cool outside, the sun is's almost Halloween. It's also the time of year that I feel like reading my cozy mysteries more. I'm not sure why but fall and winter always seem like cozy mystery time (although I read them all year long anyway).

I wish I had time to join the 24 Hour Dewey Readathon, but I couldn't do it this time. Maybe next time I'll be able to. Good luck to all of those who are participating!

I haven't finished any books this week...that's the problem when I start reading two at the same time. I end up not finishing anything. I have some blog tours coming up and they are listed in my sidebar.

If anyone is interested, I have a different kind of giveaway going on - historical romance author Victoria Alexander is participating in an online chat for her upcoming book What Happens at Christmas and I have an opportunity to giveaway a space at the chat to one lucky winner. That winner will also win a copy of her book. Plus, there will be four other winners receiving a copy of her book. You can check out my giveaway by clicking here. The book looks really good and I will be reviewing it. I will also be hosting an interview with the author. I really love the cover of this book, isn't it beautiful?

I'm kind of doing an inventory of all my reading challenges. Next year I don't think I'll be joining so many. I still have 20 to complete and I completed 5. There are a couple that I think I'll be able to still complete. Next year I will once again host some of the challenges, but not all of them. Actually, I'm thinking of just continuing to host two of the challenges I usually host - Cruisin' thru the Cozies and What An Animal Reading Challenge? My favorite genres and challenges :)

I really can't believe it's almost the end of the year already. Unbelievable how fast time flies. I hope everyone has a great week!

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  1. I think I shall quiet challenges.I always forget about them ;)

  2. I signed up for fewer challenges this year, for which I'm grateful. As a result, I managed to finish all of them.

    I liked the Cruisin' Through the Cozies Challenge, and think I'll do that one again.

    I also need to do one that helps me tackle my TBR piles.


  3. I didn't have time for the readathon either (although since I spent most of the day unexpectedly at home yesterday due to a cough, I probably could have participated at the last minute - I didn't even think of it at the time).

    I took this year off from challenges entirely, which was a huge change from previous years. What I've noticed is that I have less variety to my reading, but also fewer lists to keep track of. So it was a give and take. I'm not sure yet what I'll do next year.

  4. Yvonne, I am reading challenge challenged. I'm having a hard time completing them, even my own (but I am determined)!

  5. I can't even remember if I am doing any challenges. I should check. :)

  6. I can't even remember if I am doing any challenges. I should check. :)

  7. I love this time of year too. As for reading challenges, they are too hard to resist.


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