Tag: readalongs

The R.I.P. IX Challenge

It’s September, which means it’s time for Stainless Steel Droppings’ R.I.P. challenge (R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril IX) (note the cool graphic by Abigail Larson.) For this challenge, you simply read books from any of the following categories: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. The challenge runs from September 1 to – you guessed it…

Reading Huck Finn, Part I

Okay, not surprisingly, I didn’t hear a ton of interest in reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  But even if I’m talking mostly to myself, here’s my schedule in case you’re thinking about it. November 9: discuss Chapters 1-16, post questions on chapters 17-30 November 16: Chapters 17-30, November 16 November 23: Chapters 31-43 and…

Reading Huck Finn, Want to Join Me?

I’ve been reading light lately, but the last classic I’m tackling this year is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain.  This is a book most people read in high school or college, but it passed me by and I’ve always meant to read it. Huck may be a child, but already I can…