Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Favorite Books of the Pop Sugar Reading Challenge 2015

Pin It Throughout the past year, I participated in the Pop Sugar Reading Challenge 2015. If you followed along here, you saw that I devoted a couple of manicures to some of the 52 books I read. There were books I loved that I didn't honor with a blog post and even one of the worst books of the year made it into a post. Now, I want to mention the top books I read this year.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Mobtown inspired

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I read Mobtown, by Jack Kelly last month. It was"a book set in my hometown," Rochester, NY. 

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Hogfather inspired

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Under the heading of "better late than never," here is a Christmas manicure . . . Well, technically it is a Hogswatch manicure.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Outlander inspired

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I have to post a three more book inspired manicures for the year. I have some ideas, but the time to do them, not sure. This is a mani inspired by Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon, which I read for the reading challenge prompt, "a book a friend recommended." The manicure looked a lot better in my head than it came out, but I wanted to share it with you nonetheless. 

Saturday, December 12, 2015

The Wee Free Men Inspired

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I read The Wee Free Men, by Terry Pratchett to my daughter for the reading challenge, "A book with magic." It was a fun book to read and was the first book by Terry Pratchett I've ever read.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The Touchstone Inspired

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I read The Touchstone, by Edith Wharton earlier this year for the challenge, "A popular author's first novel." It was technically her first novella. The House of Mirth is one of my all-time favorite books, so I was happy to hear another of Edith Wharton's stories.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Earthsea Trilogy inspired

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The Earthsea trilogy, by Ursula K. Le Guin inspired this manicure. The three books, A Wizard of Earthsea, The Tombs of Atuan, and The Farthest Shore were published between 1968 and 1972.  The stories take place in the world of Earthsea, a place made of small archipelagos, separated by huge distances of ocean.