Category Archives: R.I.P.Challenge

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VIII

It’s here! Carl posted the sign-up post for R.I.P a few days ago. It’s one of the few events to get the blogisphere in a blogging frenzy. The R.I.P. Challenge is one of my favorite challenges. Even though the sun … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Challenge VI

As I sit here typing, the sun is setting and the wind’s blowing. Outside my window the leaves on various trees have started to change from that brilliant green of summer to the crisp orange of fall. I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Readers Imbibing Peril 5

You guys may think I’m crazy but it has taken me more than a week to figure out what to read for this challenge. Like most of us, I was counting down until Carl announced the start of the 5th … Continue reading

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Can you believe that I haven’t posted a new review in over a week? I don’t know if it’s this confusing California weather (thick fog in the morning and warm during the day) or what. I’m in the weirdest mood … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Challenge

R.I.P. Challenge Sept. 1, 2009– October 31, 2009 One of the things I did while on my blogging break was that I started to count down for the start of Carl’s fantastic Readers Imbibing Peril (R.I.P.) Challenge. Fall is one … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo and The Bloody Chamber

I am not a writer. I am a reader. A lover of the real and the bizarre, great plots and even better sentences. But since I think everyone should get step out of their comfort zone for a minute, I’m … Continue reading

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Halloween and the R.I.P. Challenge

All Hallows Eve is almost here and so is the end of the R.I.P. challenge hosted by Carl. This was my second time participating in the challenge and I had so much fun. I signed up for Peril the First, … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Breaking All the Rules

This month has been very bookish despite the fact that fall semester has started for me out here in California. So even though I have almost no spare time to read that hasn’t stopped me from acquiring books in any … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Challenge

It’s back!! Carl’s annual Readers Imbibing Peril or R.I.P. Challenge is back. I have been waiting for this challenge all year long. I am so happy. The R.I.P. Challenge runs from September 1st through October 31st. The theme is to … Continue reading

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Readers in Peril (R.I.P.) Autumn Reading Challenge

Here’s one more challenge I’m signing up for! I really don’t read horror, but why not have nightmares? I’m tired of sunny California. I’m ready for winter. Mind you I don’t want the flooding that’s going on in other states, … Continue reading

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