Allow me to explain.
I have six "chunky" books on my bookshelves (The Hour I First Believed and I Know This Much is True, by Wally Lamb; Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo; The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen; Streisand: Her Life, by James Spada; All's Fair: Love, War, and Running for President by James Carville and Mary Matalin) that I'm interested in reading.
But I'm even more interested in not
So Wendy's annual Chunkster Challenge is coming at exactly the right time for me. It begins on February 1 and continues until January 31, 2012. I've never joined this one before, but it's pretty popular. I'm going for The Chubby Chunkster level, which means reading four books that are 450 pages long or more.
I'm giving myself a twist on this one, too. My Chunkster books
Sheila's Where Are You Reading? Challenge simply because I thought making the Google Map of where all my books took place sounded like my kind of nerdy book dork fun (and it is).
I'm not quite sure how to link to my map without giving access to my gmail account, but you're not missing much. My map is kind of boring at the moment as the only places I've been while reading have been Amherst, MA; Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY (twice). Not like any of those places are boring (far from it!) but with only three pins on my map, it doesn't look all that exciting right now.
I'm pretty sure this is it for the Reading Challenges for me this year.
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