Category: bookish challenges

20 Books of Summer 2017

20 Books of Summer 2017

Cathy over at 746 Books is hosting a lovely challenge called 20 Books of Summer. The name is pretty self-explanatory – the goal is to read 20 books during the summer. I thought the challenge would be perfect for me. I’m not doing much this summer and the challenge runs from June 1st to September 3rd, perfect timing since I’m off from school during that time. The biggest struggle is not so much finding the time to read, but getting into the mood to do […]

Posted May 30, 2017 by Emz Chang in Bookish, bookish challenges / 6 Comments

ARC August Recap

ARC August Recap

The Recap August is over and that means ARC August is finished as well. Last month, I posted a list of ten ARCs I wanted to read as part of this challenge. Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to read and review them all. But hey, goals can change right? Since the time I posted the list, I was approved for two more books on NetGalley. With an archive date and a more formal exchange, I prioritized them over the ARCs I managed to grab at BlogBoundCon. […]

Posted September 1, 2016 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 1 Comment

Freaking Out About ARC August 2016

Freaking Out About ARC August 2016

It’s almost August and August means ARC August, a wonderful challenge hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat. I really need this challenge this year because I might have gone a little overboard. The Story You see, I turned 18 a few months ago which meant I finally could legally join NetGalley. Of course, I went crazy and requested way too many titles. To be fair, I thought I would be denied and not approved so… And then I went to BlogBoundCon and picked up a few more ARCs. […]

Posted July 29, 2016 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 3 Comments

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 6

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 6

Today is the first day of school sorry I mean the Back to School Book Blogger Challenge hosted by Rachel @ Parajunkee. Classes (I mean the challenge) takes place over the course of nine days. And you can see the lesson plan below to learn more about what we will be learning / teaching on each day. My Steps to Get Things Flowing Around Here I’m working on creating a blogging routine. Sort of. I mean I’m trying to figure out the most effective way […]

Posted August 23, 2014 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 1 Comment

Truth or Dare? – Pick up a Random Book from the Library

Truth or Dare? – Pick up a Random Book from the Library

In a reading slump? Don’t know what to read next? Truth or dare? I really hope you picked dare. (If you picked truth, get out. Just kidding. Stay and pick dare?.. please?) For those of you in the mood for a dare (don’t you dare back out or I will hunt you down and steal ALL your books) here’s one. Go find a random book in your library and check it out. This challenge might require a bit of walking back and forth and you […]

Posted February 28, 2014 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 4 Comments

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 10 & Day 11

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 10 & Day 11

Rachel @ Parajunkee had this awesome idea of a New Year’s Challenge for book bloggers.You can check out more details about the challenge at Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge.The challenge for Day 10 is NEW THINGS YOU WILL BE DOING THIS YEARI’m actually not 100% sure what new things I’m going to do this year, but they will probably include…new featuresbetter organizationhost more Twitter Chatsdeviate a bit more from just talking about booksAgain, I’m not quite sure, so that’s why everything is pretty vague.AND…The challenge for Day 11 is […]

Posted January 12, 2014 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 0 Comments

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 8 & Day 9

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 8 & Day 9

Rachel @ Parajunkee had this awesome idea of a New Year’s Challenge for book bloggers.You can check out more details about the challenge at Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge.The challenge for Day 8 is YOUR FAVORITE BOOK BLOGGER MOMENTMy favorite book blogger moment is probably the time when I fist started meeting and interacting with other bloggers, especially those that turned out to be really cool people and awesome online friends. Another moment would be the two twitter chats I’ve hosted/co-hosted. It was really fun just to be able […]

Posted January 11, 2014 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 0 Comments

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 7

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 7

Rachel @ Parajunkee had this awesome idea of a New Year’s Challenge for book bloggers.You can check out more details about the challenge at Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge.Today’s challenge is TOP TEN BOOK BLOGGER PET PEEVESOoohhh, this is a good one. And… I have a lot.1. People who request reviews without reading my review policy.I have a review policy for a reason people! It’s not just there to take up space. I’m sorry if this comes off as a bit rude, but this just really aggravates me. A […]

Posted January 10, 2014 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 0 Comments

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 6

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 6

Rachel @ Parajunkee had this awesome idea of a New Year’s Challenge for book bloggers.You can check out more details about the challenge at Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge.Today’s challenge is THE BEST BOOK OF 2013This one is really hard to choose, so I of course, I have two books in mind. Two favorites that I think were absolutely awesome to read. In no particular order, my two choices for best book of 2013 are…drum roll please…Perfect Scoundrels(Heist Society #3)by Ally Carter&Dark Triumph(His Fair Assassin #2)by Robin LaFeversWhat do […]

Posted January 9, 2014 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 0 Comments

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 5

Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge – Day 5

Rachel @ Parajunkee had this awesome idea of a New Year’s Challenge for book bloggers.You can check out more details about the challenge at Book Blogger New Year’s Challenge.Today’s challenge is THE WORST BOOK OF 2013I didn’t read as many books as I would have liked in 2013 that were published in 2013, but out of the ones I did read this book definitely stood out, but not in a good way. The book I’m referring to is…Requiem(Delirium #3)by Lauren OliverIt wasn’t that horrible, but it definitely was not […]

Posted January 7, 2014 by Emz Chang in bookish challenges / 1 Comment