A Bookaholic, Pro-life, Pro-Family, Pro-Oxford Comma, Catholic (with Asperger's) who reads and writes as her obsession. I've been reading over 400 books a year lately. These are my ramblings on some of the books I read. To read about all the books I read and comment on, visit me at LibraryThing or Goodreads.

I've been blogging since 2007 and at this point (July 2015) am trying my hand at turning the theme of this blog towards mystery, thriller, and crime, fiction and nonfiction. I have some special interest topics and categories within this broad genre which include (but are not limited to) serial killers, scandi-crime, Victorian history and historicals, history of the criminally insane and asylums, psychopathology, death, funerary practices and burial, corpses, true crime and anything dealing with the real life macabre, or that portrayed in fiction.

I also read a short story a day from various collections, sometimes anthologies othertimes collections of a single author's work. These reviews are also posted here and while they are of mixed genre the mystery, thriller, horror, gothic and macabre often appear within their pages as well.

I also blog about
graphic novels and manga on a separate BLOG.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Memorable Memoirs Reading Challenge 2012 - FINISHED

ETA - Oct. 24:  I finished this challenge today by reading my 4th book as I had signed up for the "Diarist" level.  I will,however, keep adding books to the list until the official end of the challenge (end of the year).  I'm reading one now, so that's at least one more for the list!

And here's my last challenge I'm signing up for next year.  This challenge is hosted by The Betty & Boo Chronicles and sign-ups can be found here.  I'm a great fan of memoirs and always read a few every year so will be signing up for the first level "Diarist".  I'm already reading the diaries of someone which is a chunkster of a book, so I know I'll get at least one book read!

Diarist: read 1-4 memoirs

Autobiographer: read 5-9 memoirs

Memoirist: read 10+ memoirs

Books I've Read:

1. Dotter of Her Father's Eyes by Mary M. Talbot
2. Ethel & Ernest: A True Story by Raymond Briggs
3. War Stores: An Enlisted Man in Vietnam by Sephen G. Macdonald
4. Growing Up Bronx: A Memoir of my Shapers and Shakers by H.A. Hargreaves
Diarist Level Completed

5. Christened with Crosses: Notes Taken on My Knees by Eduard Kochergin

1 comment:

  1. Hi, I'm in the Memoriable Memoirs Challenge also. I like to stop by a few participates from time to time to see how everyone is doing and take a look at any books for more book titles.
    You are doing well.