Well, 2011 is almost a week old and I've had time to mull over my hopes and dreams for the year. When it comes to blogging, there are many things I'd like to accomplish but I've decided to keep it simple so that I do go overboard. So here are what I've decided on:
- Get better Organized!
- Keep up with Email and trash old messages to avoid confusion
- Buy eReader so I can read eBooks faster and without eye exhaustion
- Participate in a Reading Challenge from genre I've never read before
And that brings me to the Challenges. As mentioned, I looked for something to read outside of anything I've read before and it turns out that would be...
It's a genre that I didn't even know existed until fairly recently. It's being hosted by Jamie @ The Book Junkie's Book Shelf. The Challenge is to read at least 12 Christian Fiction books between January2011 and the end of the year in December 2011. I already picked one book called Head in the Clouds based solely on the adorable cover and title.
The next challenge is inspired by all the great new books I've heard about for 2011. It's the 2011 Debut Author Challenge hosted by The Story Siren!
You can read the rules for participate on her site but basically it's read 12 YA/MG books between now and the end of the year by new/debuting authors of 2011. Though a couple may change depending on my reading mood as I go along, my tentative list includes: