Posts Tagged: Reading Down the House Challenge

Reading Down the House (and the Library, too!)

In November 2018, I listed the unread books sitting on my shelves at home, and vowed to read them. At the time of my last update in July, I’d read 15 of them, and got rid of two that I

Reading Down the House (and the Library, too!)

In November 2018, I listed the unread books sitting on my shelves at home, and vowed to read them. At the time of my last update in July, I’d read 15 of them, and got rid of two that I

Reading Down the House Has Resumed!

Last November, I started a new round of Reading Down the House, an attempt to read the big stack of unread books I had at home. I bought 8 of them and 2 were from a friend. The other 20

Reading Down the House Has Resumed!

Last November, I started a new round of Reading Down the House, an attempt to read the big stack of unread books I had at home. I bought 8 of them and 2 were from a friend. The other 20

Reading Down the House – Book Reviews

I started strong with Reading Down the House, my effort to read the unread books piling up at home. Since November, I’ve read 9 of the 30 books on my shelf. I made sure not to read all the sparkly

Reading Down the House – Book Reviews

I started strong with Reading Down the House, my effort to read the unread books piling up at home. Since November, I’ve read 9 of the 30 books on my shelf. I made sure not to read all the sparkly

The Return of READING DOWN THE HOUSE!

In December 2014, I finished reading 16 books (over 14 months) that had been sitting on my home bookshelves unread – for months or years. I knew it would happen again. I’d continue to accumulate books and not have time

The Return of READING DOWN THE HOUSE!

In December 2014, I finished reading 16 books (over 14 months) that had been sitting on my home bookshelves unread – for months or years. I knew it would happen again. I’d continue to accumulate books and not have time

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Wrap-up!

The house has been read all the way down! Reading Down the House was a challenge I set for myself in November 2013. I gave myself 14 months to read a stack of 17 books that I had bought but

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Wrap-up!

The house has been read all the way down! Reading Down the House was a challenge I set for myself in November 2013. I gave myself 14 months to read a stack of 17 books that I had bought but

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Report # 11

Regular readers will know I have been doing a challenge called Reading Down the House for the past year. I owned 17 books that had been sitting on my bookshelf for ages unread. I am determined to finish them all

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Report # 11

Regular readers will know I have been doing a challenge called Reading Down the House for the past year. I owned 17 books that had been sitting on my bookshelf for ages unread. I am determined to finish them all

What I Liked About August

Lots to like and only a little not to – as usual! In brief, the not-so-good: My neighbour put up a chain link fence to keep her dogs in her yard. That’s OK – but then she moved out a

What I Liked About August

Lots to like and only a little not to – as usual! In brief, the not-so-good: My neighbour put up a chain link fence to keep her dogs in her yard. That’s OK – but then she moved out a

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Report # 10

I had a stack of 17 books I bought, but never got around to reading. This year I set myself the challenge of reading them all. They had enough appeal for me to buy them, so I thought they deserved

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Report # 10

I had a stack of 17 books I bought, but never got around to reading. This year I set myself the challenge of reading them all. They had enough appeal for me to buy them, so I thought they deserved

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Report # 9

This year I’ve been reading at least one book each month from a stack that I bought ages ago and neglected. I call it my Reading Down the House challenge. I started with 17 unread books from my own collection, and

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Report # 9

This year I’ve been reading at least one book each month from a stack that I bought ages ago and neglected. I call it my Reading Down the House challenge. I started with 17 unread books from my own collection, and