In books we live a thousand lives and adventures

In short, our gentleman became so caught up in reading that he spent his nights reading from dusk till dawn and his days reading from sunrise to sunset, and so with too little sleep and too much reading his brains dried up, causing him to lose his mind. His fantasy filled with everything he had read in his books, enchantments as well as combats, battles, challenges, wounds, courtings, loves, torments, and other impossible foolishness, and he became so convinced in his imagination of the truth of all the countless grandiloquent and false inventions he read that for him no history in the world was truer.

Don quixote
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Christmas books

Christmas is upon us and I am yet to reread Christmas Carol…but I’ve been pondering a few other things. There is an impressive list by ProWritingAid team here: https://prowritingaid.com/art/814/best-christmas-books-ever-written.aspx

I am reading things off this list and just some thoughts.

And also, I want to wish everyone a Happy Christsmas / Happy Holidays / Season’s Greetings.

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Reading challenges 2020

I want to join these three challenges in 2020 for more fun:

https://www.escapewithdollycas.com/2020-reading-challenges/2020-alphabet-soup-reading-challenge/

BOOK BINGO: http://unrulyreader.com/announcing-book-bingo-2020/

52 CATEGORIES: https://mommymannegren.com/2019/11/13/the-2020-reading-challenge-52-books-in-52-weeks/

I will keep them on separate pages under “Reading Challenges” on the navigation menu.

I am also reading things from this list: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p050hqy1?page=2


Find more reading challenges here: https://www.girlxoxo.com/the-master-list-of-2020-reading-challenges/

Reading challenge 2019 completed

The year 2019 has brought me back to reading after a period when I neglected it. The work that had the most impact on me in recent time was Fahrenheit 451 and its original version, the Fireman. It was THE book that made me realise that I should read as much as I can. The photo on top, the quote is how I feel about books and reading. I want to share what I read via blog and via Instagram, – trying to make photo sessions for books has become something of an engaging activity for me. I like it, it’s fun. There is much to be said against social media, but I believe in their good sides. They enable sharing.

So, below are some highlights from my 52 books challenge. I am looking for new reading challenges for 2020. Reading 52 books can get tricky. Sometimes, you get too busy, sometimes too tired…I do find that I Iose focus. Also, I think I need to reread a lot of my older faves and some classics. I already can’t wait until I reread some books in the list below! But there also still so many new. exciting, lovely books to read.

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