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Readers Imbibing Peril XIII (R.I.P.)


I don’t know what it is about the above graphic but it freaks me out. It reminds me of American Horror Story, I guess.

Anyway, it’s that time again! Time for the only reading challenge I participate in. I believe it runs from September 1st to October 31st.

Here are the details :

Welcome to the THIRTEENTH year of Readers Imbibing Peril, or RIP, as it is affectionately called. For the last 13 years, we here at RIP headquarters have embraced the spookiness of the seasons’ change.

The purpose of the R.I.P. Challenge is to enjoy books that could be classified as:

Dark Fantasy.
The emphasis is never on the word challenge, instead it is about coming together as a community and embracing the autumnal mood, whether the weather is cooperative where you live or not.

The goals are simple. 

1. Have fun reading.

2. Share that fun with others.

The one thing that I love about this challenge is that you can read one book and still participate AND you can also watch movies.

I don’t have a reading list yet but for full details and to sign-up for the fun, click here.

What will you be reading?


My 2017 Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List for 2017 Graphic

This post can alternately be called “Please Let Me Read All Day While Swinging In a Hammock and Sipping A Cold Drink” but that would be too long.

My list is short but these are the books that I want to read over these hot summer months.

Summer Reading List 2017

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
American War by Omar El Akkad
Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki
Perennials by Mandy Berman
The Party by Robyn Harding
The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro

This summer I aimed for page-turners and then added the one book about summer camp. I can’t attend camp this year because of the shows my daughter is in but the student ministry leaves this weekend and I am so sad to not be going with them. I just HAD to add a summer camp book to the pile.

Are you making a list? If so, what’s the one book that you know will be on it?