I’ve already started the New Year by lagging sadly behind on my blogging. However, my writing and reading have been happily productive, so I don’t feel too bad.
This year I’m taking part in a reading challenge hosted by John Guillen over at Johnny Reads. I follow him regularly and if you don’t follow him, you should. He’s not afraid to share his views and frequently posts book and writing news I don’t see in any of my other frequently visited sites.
I haven’t done a reading challenge before because, let’s be honest, I’m a voracious reader and it doesn’t take me long to paw through books. But his list is fun and doable and will stretch me out of my reading comfort zone in a few areas.
Check out the challenge here and maybe join us on our reading ride!
I do need some advice, though.
Two of the challenge requirements are reading a crime novel and a book by James Patterson. I am not well versed in either, so I’m hoping some of you can recommend a few good choices.
I usually don’t take reading recommendations from people because I like to find my own books and many peoples’ recommendations have ended up being DNFs for me.
So if there are any gateway-books into the crime and Patterson lists, I’m happy to hear your suggestions.
“My eyes hunger to read more books then time allows me to devour.”
― Jazz Feylynn
“You read too much.” Daemon exhaled slowly. […]
“There’s no such thing as that.”
― Jennifer L. Armentrout,