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About meHow I Rate Books:

2.0 ★: I must have been dragged, kicking and screaming, to finish this one!

2.5 ★: Below Average but I finished the book for one reason or another.

3.0 ★: Average, a solid read that I finished but can't promise to remember

3.5 ★: Above Average, there's room for improvement but I liked this well enough to pick up another book by this author.

4.0 ★: A very good read and I enjoyed my time spent with this story

4.5 ★: An excellent read, a book I will remember and recommend

5.0 ★: Sheer perfection, the right book at the right time for me

About my libraryTIOLI CHALLENGES - OCTOBER 2014


CHALLENGE #1: A Type of Bird Mentioned in the Narrative - Thirty-Three Teeth - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #1: A Type of Bird Mentioned in the Narrative - The Queen of Four Kingdoms - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #2: Blood on Cover of Book - Requiem Mass - READING
CHALLENGE #2: Blood on Cover of Book - Blood of the Wicked - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #3: A Book About Colonialism - Pynter Bender - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #4: Read A Book Older Than You: The Pied Piper - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #4: Read A Book Older Than You: The African Queen - READING
CHALLENGE #4: Read a Book Older Than You - Custom of the Country - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #5: The Letters S & T Are in the Title - The Orchardist - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #5: The Letters S & T Are in the Title - In The Shadow Of The Banyan - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #6: Historical Fiction Originally Published Before 1950: The Foundling - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #7: Rolling Challenge - Spelling Halloween - Love By Design - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #7: Rolling Challenge - Spelling Halloween - Last Summer of the Camperdowns - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #10: Cover Features the Colors Black & Orange - Lost in the Amazon - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #12: Another Book By An Author Whose Last Book You Loved: Edge of Eden - COMPLETED
CHALLENGE #13: Lists "Magic" or "Horror" on it's Tags - Sunshine
CHALLENGE #17: Set in a Country That Gained Independance from Great Britain - Child of Dandelions - COMPLETED


My 2014 75 Challenge - Part Seven
My 2014 75 Challenge - Part Six
My 2014 75 Challenge - Part Five
My 2014 75 Challenge - Part Four
My 2014 75 Challenge - Part Three
My 2014 75 Challenge - Part Two
My 2014 75 Challenge - Part One

My 2014 Category Challenge - Part Five
My 2014 Category Challenge - Part Four
My 2014 Category Challenge - Part Three
My 2014 Category Challenge - Part Two
My 2014 Category Challenge - Part One

My Commonwealth Tour

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My 2015 Category Challenge - Part I

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Top Reads of the 3rd Quarter of 2014

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
Blood Kin by Henry Chappell
Regeneration by Pat Barker
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden

and an honorable mention to The Raj Quartet by Paul Scott

Top Reads of the Second Quarter of 2014

Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
Hurting Distance by Sophie Hannah
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
The Nonesuch by Georgette Heyer
Room by Emma Donoghue

Top Reads of the First Quarter of 2014

The Death of Sweet Mister by Daniel Woodrell
Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa
Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Cinder by Melissa Meyer
One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson
The Passage by Justin Cronin

Top Reads of 2013

Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
Let Him Go by Larry Watson
Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne
The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Sandman Series Vol 1 - 10 by Neil Gaiman
Butcher's Crossing by John Williams

Top Reads of 2012

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
Life by Keith Richards
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie
Doc by Mary Doria Russell
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
We Band of Angels by Elizabeth M. Norman


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Groups2013 Category Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 2015 Category Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, Commonwealth Challenge, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challengeshow all groups


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Currently readingRequiem Mass by Elizabeth Corley
The African Queen by C. S. Forester

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