#TheReadingQuest Reading Challenge

I’ve never done a reading challenge before because I’m notoriously slow and kind of an unpredictable reader. Sometimes I can get through a massive book in a day or two. Sometimes a month or two (as you’ll see Tuesday). You never really know. But when I heard about this challenge (via The Chronicles of Danielle), I had to join in.

I hate magical realism.

I like contemporary. I’m not denying that. I definitely lean that way, but I’ve also enjoyed quite a few fantasies. I’m able to enjoy fantasies. But when the two collide, I find it revolting. Magical realism is a genre of fiction where something extraordinary occurs in an otherwise perfectly normal or mundane setting. The scene opens with Joe brushing his

July 2017 Wrap-Up

events – We celebrated 3 years of marriage. I kind of like him more every year. =) – We took a mini vacation to Florida. Which I summarized here (spoilers: we saw the beach, a dolphin, and ate ice cream). I didn’t take a lot of photos, but we had a great time. – I tried Camp NaNoWriMo. And didn’t do spectacular but at least