Sunday, April 26, 2015

Best. Birthday. Ever.

I think I say that every year, but it is always true. Looking back, I am surprised how similar today's events were to last year. There was the traditional one minute after midnight call home. Then sleep because tradition number two required being up before the sun. This year sunrise was at 6:14am (two minutes later than last year). It was a overcast day so it is hard to tell but this was sunrise.
 
The I went home for a nap before church. I am so thankful I made that decision, it helped me get through the rest of the day. I like when my birthday is on Sunday. It was good to worship and the sermon was just what I needed. After it was home again for Duolingo and another mini nap before birthday brunch.

Brunch was French Toast hosted by Aurora. We then has a wonderful afternoon of games. We played the DC Deck-Building, Last Night on Earth (the zombies won), Escape, and Carcassone. There was also an important break for cake.

 

The third tradition, which started last year, was all-you-can-eat-sushi with 16 friends! I had a blast. Thank you everyone who could make it for the meal. It was awesome. We were there for two hours. I was pleasantly full and finished it off with deep fried ice cream. There was a quick visit at Tim Horton's before babysitting and more games. Jamie and I attempted to defeat the Crisis mode the DC deck-building game. We had to call it a night half way through. Victory will be ours... someday.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Last Day as 33

Take 365 days ago at sunrise of my 33year
I read in a writing book that you ought to dream bigger than your current dream and set goals four
times more then you currently hope to accomplish. The reason they give is that on average we only accomplish a quarter of the goals we set. Well this year I broke that statistic completing just over three quarters! This has been the most successful challenge year yet with 25 out of 33 challenge completed.

For those new to my blog, most years I create a birthday bucket list of things I want to accomplish during the year. It is my way of living intentionally. On the eve of each birthday I want to be able look back over the year I know that I have done things that matter to me. I owe it to 8 year-old-me to do the things I use to dream about doing. If I don't set these type of goals I'll just get one with more than my daily routine and find that the year went by.

It's hard to believe this year is almost over. Today is my last day as 33. I always find the eve of my birthday bitter-sweet. I am excited for tomorrow's celebrations and the number of candles doesn't bother me. I am just a little said to say good-by to 33. It has been quite the year, full of some amazing events, a few lows, and some very unexpected twists. I think part of what made it such a good year was the 33 While 33 Challenge. Before I start making next year's goals I want to look back on what I've done,

Completed Challenges
1. Choose a "My One Word" to focus my 33rd year: My word was abide. I really liked this challenge so much that it will probably be on the new list.
5. Go some place new: I went to a few new places. The first was a lake that I forgot the name of. The second was "London" and "Diagon Ally" at Universal in Orlando.
 
6. Serve/help/volunteer in a new way: I organized a group to walk in the Coldest Night of the year.

7. Capture Happiness every day
8. Count my blessings: through my own journal and all the Thankful Thursday posts.
9. Plan a trip
10. Remember Birthdays
11. Mail letters
12. Visit my Grandma Stewart: Grandma, I want you to know I always love spending time with you.
13. Build a snowman with my sister: It was a challenge but we figured out how to succeed, which is explained here: Do you want to build a snowman?
14. Take a hot air balloon ride with my mum: this was the one thing I didn't actually thing would happen but it did!
 



15. Go for a hike in the woods 
17. Learn a new skill: thank you Brent for teaching me new winter driving skills in a snow storm.
18. Make a new friend
19. Reconnect with past friends: I am most excited that I one of my dearest friends from high school (but went to a different school) lives close. We've hung out four times and it all started at my birthday last year. I also got to see my first youth pastor and his wife in January. It was amazing.
20. Dance: it happened twice at two weddings. Dance might make the new list with more formality like "take a dance class."
21. Try a new food: I tried Moroccan food and a strawberry-chicken pizza
22. Draw: it became a weekly thing
25. Sleep under the stars: I kept putting this off till mid-September. It was a beautiful but cold experience.
26. Celebrate an obscure or odd "holiday": Nano Eve and Pi Day
27. Send flowers
23. Grow something: and it is still alive a month later!
29. Get lost in a corn maze
31. Do something I've been putting off
32. Host a murder mystery: I had so much fun hosting "Once Upon a Murder" I had a Christmas "Ho Ho Homicide" too
33. Go on a date

8 Challenges Not Completed
2. Paint the canvas -someday it will be painted (I bought the canvas for my 30th birthday) you'll probably see this on the next list.
3. Read the whole Bible -I completed 16 books and plan to have this on the next list
4. Finish 11 non-fiction books -I started more than a 11 books but I only finished 6.
16. Create a photo book -too expensive at this time
28. Be flexible -I didn't really set a measure for this so since I am about as flexible as I was 365 days ago I think its another fail.
24. Be a vegetarian for 30 days: March and April were going to be my month but other things needed my focus.
30. Send one of my works of fiction to a publisher: I chickened out.

33 was fun. Now to see what 34 holds.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Simple Woman Daybook 155

FOR TODAY: April 19, 2015
You can find the more daybooks at Simple Woman's Blog.

Outside my window...night.

I am thinking about...my future.

I am thankful for...my friends.

In the kitchen...I've been having fun cooking meals this week.

I am wearing...jeans and a hoodie.

I creating...a bouquet of paper flowers; there should be pictures later this week.

I am going...to bed soon.

I am wondering...why so many super hero has "frozen/snow" villain

I am reading...between books at the moment.

I am looking forward to...birthday celebrations and Mark East (a week spiritual retreat)

I am learning...Spanish (40 days into the project).

I am hearing...Young Justice (DC cartoon following the sidekicks of the Justice League)

Around the house...there are new bookshelves that went up last week. The week's goal is to empty the eight boxes of books and fill the shelves.

One of my favorite things...cooperative games

A few plans for the rest of the week:...I am surprised at how much I am going to try to cram into this week. There is something planned everyday and I've realised three instances that I double booked myself. The big things are a craft day Monday, a trip to a sugar bush Tuesday, and birthday celebrations Saturday and Sunday. Plus actual birthday Sunday!

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Rate the Fun: Hanabi

Only two sleeps till International Tabletop Day. So many games to be played this Saturday! In
anticipation the Rate the Fun game review countdowns continue. Today's game is Hanabi.

Hanabi is a cooperative card game about building a grand fireworks show. This is achieved by placing correct cards 1-5 in the five colour suits. The challenge is you can see everyone's cards but your own. This is similar to the headbands deduction games.

The game rules say it is for 2-5 players, takes 30 minutes, and is for 8 and up. The Hanabi Board Game Geek page suggests that 4 is the best, play time is 25 minutes, and agrees with the 8 and up recommendation. I have mostly played it with 2 players; I think 4 would be a neat challenge.

Good Stuff:
  • I like the Japanese theme. Hanabi, as I understand, is the Japanese word for fireworks. "Hana" is flower and "bi" is fire.
  • The game designer is Antoine Bauza. I've enjoyed all that I've played by him and Hanabi is no different. Some of his other games are 7 Wonders, Takenoko, and The Little Prince: Make Me A Planet.
  • I like that it is cooperative, quick and different then all the other cards games I own. The price point also makes it a reasonable edition.
  • The card box is small and compact and production is good with lovely artwork. I enjoy the design on the backs of the cards.
  • There are four alternatives rules suggested.
  • You can only preform one of three possible actions and normally you want to do two. I have found that this frustrating feature of wanting to do more then you can during your turn (meaning you have choice and risk) that the game is well designed and going to a lot of re-playability.
Less Than Good Stuff:
  • The communication limits are a challenge that can make the game frustrating past the point of enjoyment. This is especially annoying if a player generally struggles to remember facts. I think we've bent the rules about giving information every time I've played.
  • I've not tried the rainbow suit at all. I am considering how to make wild card variant for first time players or an easier "beginner" challenge.
Final Thoughts:
I like Hanabi and would like to play it more. If the information in "good stuff" sound interesting to you then I expect you would like it too.

Rate the Fun Score: 6.8
You can find the list of rated games and the Rate the Fun score guide here.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Rate the Fun: Pandemic with On The Brink

This is the second Rate the Fun review counting to International Tabletop Day; happening this Saturday! Today's game is Pandemic with the On the Brink expansion.

I wrote a review for the base game of Pandemic back in 2009. Since then the game has been given a fresh new look with the second edition redesign. Z-man has also released two new expansions In the Lab (2013) and State of Emergency (2015). As well as two stand alone games Pandemic: The Cure and Pandemic: Contagion. I am looking forward to trying all of these someday. I'll have links to each of the games' Board Game Geek pages after the Rate the Fun rating.

About Pandemic:
Pandemic is a cooperative game. You win or lose as a team. You are playing against the board, in this case four deadly, disease that have more ways to win then you do. You and the other players are members of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) team. Each player is a specialist that gives the unique skills or abilities that aids the team in curing the diseases. Turn is: player takes four actions (that help the group), pick up two cards potentially good cards, and ends by progressing the diseases by turning over city cards and infecting them with that disease cubes.

The base games was released in 2008 by Z-man is a 2-4 person game. I like it best with 3 players. The length of the game depends on a few factors, like how many epidemics were added (more cards makes the game more challenging) and how long people need to choose their actions. Luck of the cards is also a factor. I have lost in 10 minutes and have had a game last 45 minutes.

What the On The Brink Expansion Adds:
  • 6 Petri dishes and labels
  • Possibility for a 5th player
  • 6 new and 1 revised "specialists" role cards along with 12 new pawns (smaller than the original games pawns)
  • 8 new Special Event cards
  • 3 optional challenges: Virulent Disease, Mutation, and The Bio-Terrorist.
I love the On the Brink expansion; and will not play Pandemic without it.  I have the old design edition of On the Brink, pictured above. It is not my picture. I found it on Dad's Game Addiction. The expansion takes an already great game to the next level.

I play this regular with a group of friends. When we play, we always use the Petri dishes, it is how I store my disease cubes, the new special event cards, and the new role card options when selecting our specialists. We often use the Virulent Disease option, only reason we wouldn't is there was a new player who was unfamiliar with the game. We've tried the Mutation challenge a few times and liked it. I've only had two options to try the Bio-Terrorist.

Good Stuff:
  • I love all of the parts of the expansion that I use regularity. I could not image not having the cute Petri dishes, extra roles, or special events. I sometimes forget they weren't apart of the base game.
  • The Virulent Disease challenge is great. It adds a neat element to the disease fighting and makes adds so much to the Epidemics.
  • Mutation is another great addition. We've only used it a few times but I really like it. I expect we will be using it more regularly in the future.
Less Than Good Stuff:
  • The Bio-Terrorist is another neat challenge. It reminds me of Scotland Yard. I like the special world map pad. The less then good aspect is it is hard to find people interested in playing with the bio-terrorist. It is no fun to have a component you want to play and no one to play it with.
  • If you have the first edition Pandemic it is near impossible and very expensive to find a matching copy of On the Brink. I find this very frustrating because I want to try the newest expansions but don't want to buy new copies of Pandemic or On the Brink.
Final Thoughts:
Pandemic is great, probably my favourite cooperative game. If you like it or are interested in buying then I highly recommend also getting On the Brink. It adds so much to the overall game experience. And it has Petri dishes!

Rate the Fun Score: 9.3
You can find the list of rated games and the Rate the Fun score guide here.

Board Game Geek Pages:
Pandemic
Pandemic: On the Brink
Pandemic: In the Lab
Pandemic: State of Emergency
Pandemic: The Cure
Pandemic: Contagion

Monday, April 06, 2015

Rate the Fun: Timeline

The third International Tabletop Day is happening this Saturday. Last year there were over 3000 board game events happening in over 80 countries. I've been looking forward to my local all day games day for weeks.

In anticipation I am going to post a Rate the Fun game review everyday leading up to Tabletop Day. For a total of five new reviews. Today's game is Timeline.

Timeline is a series of historical card games published by Asmodee. Each games comes in a 5" square tin and includes 110 cards and a set of rule. The game says it's for ages 8 and up and recommends 2-8 players. The play time is about 15 minutes.

How to Play:
Each card has the same image and event on both sides but only one side has the date. Players are dealt cards with the date side down. Next one card is selected from the draw pile. This is placed in the middle of the table, date-side up and is the starting point of a chronological timeline.

The first player then chooses one of their cards and places it before or after that of the initial card. The player's card is then turned date-side up. If the player was right, it remains on the table. Otherwise, the card is discarded and a new one must be drawn to replace it. The game becomes  difficult as more cards are added to the line. The first player to get rid of their cards wins.

Timelines Available Are:
I own Historical Events and Music and Cinema but there is also:
Discoveries
Diversity
Inventions
American History
Americana

Good Stuff:
  • I find it a neat game that often surprises me with new historical trivia. It is educational but doesn't feel educational.
  • The advantage of first player goes to the youngest, who theoretically is at a disadvantage having less historical knowledge.
  • It is fast play making it a good filler and the rules are simple and clear.
  • The artwork and quality of the cards is good.
  • Mom and I played yesterday, when I asked her what she thought of the game she said, "I liked it, but that might be because I won."
Less Than Good Stuff:
  • The cards are small, almost too small. They fit well in their tins but I would have preferred something easier to hold. They remind me of the tiny cards in Thurn and Taxis.
Alternative Game Idea:
  • The box suggests mixing different versions of Timeline together for a greater challenge. I have not tried but a group of friends did and say it was great.
  • For youth group, I created 4 sets of five cards. I took a picture of each set in the correct order. Then I broke the youth into four groups. They had to sort the pictures into the right order in 2 minutes. At any time they could ask if they were correct. I would only say how many were right not which ones were right. At the end of the 2 minutes they scored for each correct place and the sets of cards were passed for the next round.
Final Thoughts:
Timeline is a quick fun game that makes a great filler or allows for multiple rounds. I think it is a great family, group, or party game and is a perfect addition to any game collection.

Rate the Fun Score: 7.6
You can find the list of rated games and the Rate the Fun score guide here.

April's 33 Challenge Review

I hadn't realized, till a friend asked what I wanted for my birthday, that I only have 20 days left to complete the remaining 33 While 33 challenge. Twenty days is not enough time. (I am completely ignoring the fact that I had 365 days to work with). Before I panic it might be wise to check in on the progress. Challenges are groups together based on their progress status. The numbers match the original order of the challenges. This is how things stand:

Challenges Completed Since February's Review -1
23. Grow something
Challenges Yet to be Started -4
2. Paint the canvas
16. Create a photo book
28. Be flexible
24. Be a vegetarian for 30 days
30. Send one of my works of fiction to a publisher

Challenges Started/In Process -6
3. Read the whole Bible
4. Finish 11 non-fiction books
9. Plan a trip
11. Mail letters
31. Do something I've been putting off

Completed Challenges -22
1. Choose a "My One Word" to focus my 33rd year: Abide
5. Go some place new
6. Serve/help/volunteer in a new way
7. Capture Happiness every day
8. Count my blessings
10. Remember Birthdays
12. Visit my Grandma Stewart
13. Build a snowman with my sister
14. Take a hot air balloon ride with my mum
15. Go for a hike in the woods 
17. Learn a new skill
18. Make a new friend
19. Reconnect with past friends
20. Dance
21. Try a new food
22. Draw
25. Sleep under the stars
26. Celebrate an obscure or odd "holiday"
27. Send flowers
29. Get lost in a corn maze
32. Host a murder mystery
33. Go on a date

23 challenges completed! That leaves 11 challenge to be finished by April 25. I've already resigned that not everything will be completed this year but I haven't fully given up. Many are still possible. The canvas could be a simple day project. I can touch my toes, that might count for being flexible. The trip planning is going well, I've mailed letters, and have plans to finish something I've been putting off. That is five challenges I know I can finish.

The ones I haven't left myself enough time are reading the Bible, reading 11 non-fiction books, and being a vegetarian for 30 days. But I've had more progress or success in those areas this year than I would have without the challenge. So that is a victory for me. The whole point of these challenges is to enhance my experiences and life.

 The two that probably won't happen are the photo book and the mailing a publisher for different reasons. I have resigned myself to that fact but I might surprise myself. We shall see, there is still 20
days.

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Friends Movie Review: Home

Last night Donna, Mom and I went to see Home. It is a
cute animated movie by DreamWorks about  an outcast alien Boov named Oh voiced by Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) who needs the help of a human girl voiced by Rihanna.

Donna had read a negative review and wasn't sure what to expect. Mom had already seen it and was willing to see it again. And I've wanted to see it since I first saw the trailer.


To find out if it lived up to expectations keep reading, but be warned, there may be SPOILERS ahead. Also some of my responses are written in my best attempts at Boov-English. I am no apologies for this fact. Read on at your own risk.

First Thoughts:
Donna -It was the cutest movie I have ever seen.
Mom -Just as cute the second time.
Me -All of the feels. I am the happy.

The Good:
Donna -The story was simple but well told with pretty graphics. I didn't even mind the 3D glasses because it was so pretty. The cat, Pig, was animated to be the perfect cat doing all the cat behaviours and idiosyncrasies of real cats. Tip acted bravely but didn't do anything that would be impossible for a child. She was a great real person. All the people were well animated too to look like normal humans.
When Oh and Tip first meet the interactions explained the cultural differences they were both experiences. It was neat to watch. Also the Boov's technology was creative and silly but had neat rules that made sense once you watched them in action.
Mom -I liked Oh! Oh, and I thought the circular pocket to store things and the circle computer smart phones.
Me -I loved so many things about Home. It was colourful and quirky and fun. Jim Parsons was the perfect voice for Oh. And everything Oh said was awesome (if you are an English teacher or lover of proper grammar you probably will not enjoy the dialog as much). I loved that Oh turned the car into a hover craft that is powered by slushies and fires exploding tacos. I also loved everything Donna and Mom said. I thought it was an excellent movie.

Less Than Good:
Donna -I liked the movie.
Mom 
-Not all the events shown in the trailer where in the movie.
Me -The first was a minor annoyance, who names their child "Gratuity"? I liked the use of the nickname "Tip" but really who would do that to their child? Also, I found the passing of time a little odd or poorly explained. It seemed like the relocation of people to Humanstown and the Boov colonization happened in one day. Later we learn that Tip's mom had been looking for her for two weeks.

Favourite Oh Quotes:
We all loved how Oh spoke, most of what he said was not remarkable in and of itself but it was the wrongness of how he said it that made it adorable. These were a few of the best that we could recall.
Donna -"Do not drink the lemonade"
Mom -"Can I come into the out?" 

Me -"Oh no! My hands are in the air like I just do not care."

Why You Should Watch Home:
Donna -It's fun all the way though like a good amusement park ride.
Mom 
-It's a happy movie. I loved watching it again; it is worth seeing.
Me -It is the giving of joys.

Final Rating:
Donna -4.5 bubbles out of 5
Mom -4 Shushers out of 5
Me -4.5 flying cars out of 5

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Wednesday's Weekly Sketch #11 -Lettuce



Friends Movie Review: Cinderella

Two Saturdays ago, my friend Donna and I went to see Disney's new live action Cinderella. I hadn't planned on seeing it. I had only become interested in going after seeing a trailer for the Frozen short and that wasn't enough of a reason buy a ticket.

But there we were Saturday night both wanting something to do, both craving theater popcorn, and both in need of a light hearted distraction. So to Cinderella we went and we loved it.

I started writing the review that night, but then life got a bit overwhelming and blogging had to wait. The upside is an additional voice for the review. My Mom, who is visiting for the week, saw Cinderella with my Dad and Sister this past weekend.

Now for the review. Be warned, there may be SPOILERS ahead. Read on at your own risk. If you want to be surprised stop now. You have been warned.

The Good:
Donna -This was so beautiful. I have a hard time narrowing down the good. The prince was great and so was the Captain of the guard. I loved the Prince's interaction with the King. It was so perfectly fairy-tale and the CGI was spectacular. I also think Cates Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter were noteworthy especially since the casting was a surprise.
Mom -The carriage was outstanding. I really loved it and the dress was exquisite. I liked the scene with the King and Prince and all the interactions between the Prince and Cinderella. I thought the Step-Mother was excellent in her role and the fairy godmother was funny. I liked it more than EverAfter.
Me -There was so much I loved about Cinderella. It was beautiful. I loved the costumes and hope the creator gets at least an Oscar nomination. I loved the setting created, the use of animals, and  the magical transformations (and returns). I thought Cates Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter were wonderful. The casting seemed counter intuitive and reversed based on their past roles and yet I really loved it. The interaction between the parents and children were lovely. I thought the writers did an a great job explaining how the Step-Mother became so evil without condoning her actions. My favourite moment surprised me, I love at the end when Cinderella turned to the Step-Mother and said, "I forgive you."

Less Than Good:
Donna -There was nothing big that bothered me. I did compare it to Ever After but only that I enjoy both and want to re-watch the later.
Mom 
-I didn't find anything negative or detracting from the movie.
Me -I only had complaint and it seems petty. It was the eyebrows, specifically Cinderella's eyebrows. Someone in make-up or design decided that Cinderella should have light hair but keep her eyebrows dark. It looked ridiculous to me and I spent huge chunks of the movie distracted by them, wondering why they were left so dark with light hair, and missing whatever else was happening.

I wondered if I was alone in my view. I am not, I also found this review "Cinderella Is Beautiful But Bibbity Bobbity Boring" The Mary Sue that agrees. The write also had other issues with the movie that are not as glowing as this review and worth reading for a different perspective.

Favourite Animal:
Donna -Mr. Goose
Mom -Gus Gus
Me -The mice, especially Gus Gus

Final Rating:
Donna -4 magic wands out of 5
Mom -4 mice out of 5
Me -4.4 pumpkins out of 5

Final Thoughts:
We liked Cinderella and thought it was a good family movie. It stays true to the story and yet has its own charm. The Frozen Fever is also cute, not worth going only for the short but a fun addition. If you like Disney stores you'll probably enjoy Cinderella.

2015 Reading Challenges -April Review

Spring is here and the next quarter of 2015 begins. What a perfect time to check in on the progress of the 15 reading challenges I've signed up for, here goes:

Outdo Yourself
Hosted by: Book Vixen
2015 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge
Level: I'm on Fire! -read 16+ books over last year.
My Goal: 30 books for a total of 40 read
Progress: 7 out of 30

Cloud of Witnesses
Hosted by: Becky of Operation Actually Read Bible
Level: Comfortable -6-8 Books by Christian Authors
My Goal: 6 Books Christian Authors
Progress: 2 out of 6
I read My One Word, totally worth reading.

Operation Deeper Faith
Hosted by: Becky of Operation Actually Read Bible
Level: No Levels
My Goal: Read the Bible
Progress: 16 out of 66 Books of the Bible

Library Challenge
Hosted by: bookjourney.net
Level: Seasoned -17-22 items checked out
My Goal: 20 items checked out
Progress: 16 out of 20

Non-Fiction Reading Challenge
Hosted by: The Introverted Reader
Nonfiction Reading Challenge hosted at The Introverted Reader
Image courtesy of Serge Bertasius Photography
at FreeDigitalPhotos.net














Level: Explorer -6-10 non-fiction books
My Goal: 8 non-fiction books
Progress: 4 out of 8 books

TBR Pile
Hosted by: Evie Bookish

Level: A Firm Handshake -1-10 books from "my to read" pile
My Goal: 5 books from my "to be read" pile
Progress: 1 out of 5

Flights of Fantasy -Victory!
Hosted by: Alexa Loves Books

Level: No Levels
My Goal: 10 fantasy books
Progress: 11 out of 10

New Author Challenge
Hosted by: Literary Escapism
NAC.2015
Level: 15 new to me authors (I would have preferred a 5-10 level)
My Goal: 15 new to me authors
Progress: 9 out of 15

The Color Coded Reading Challenge
Hosted by: My Reader's Block

Level: No Levels
My Goal: Read 9 books that match the 9 color title/cover challenge goals
Progress: 3 out of 9
Blood Red by Mercedes Lackey
Kabloon in the Yello Kayak by Victoria Jason
Iron Hearted Violet -Kelly Regan Barnhill

Cloak and Dagger
Hosted by: A Bookish Girl

Level: Amelia Peabody -10 mystery/suspense/thriller books
My Goal: 10 mystery books
Progress: 1 out of 10

Fairy Tale Challenge
Hosted by: Daily Prophecy
The Daily Prophecy










Level: Magic Mirror -5-9 books that retell a fairy tale
My Goal: 5 books
Progress: 1 out of 5

Audiobook Challenge
Hosted by: The Book Nympho











Level: Socially Awkward -15-20 audio books
My Goal: 15 audio books
Progress: 3 out of 15

What Would Jane Do
Hosted by: Mrs. Vucci of Writing Our Fairy Tale
Level: Jane's Wisdom -3-5 Austin or Austin inspired books and 3-5 Austin movies
My Goal: 3 books and 3 movies
Progress: 1 out of 6

Harry Potter Re-Read
Hosted by: bookjourneney.net
G2b
Level: Seventh Year -I have read all of the Harry Potter Books
My Goal: Since I missed the start of this challenge, I am going to try and re-read 1-3 before it's over to count as a win but I also want to re-read the whole series before December 31st, 2015
Progress: 3 out of 4 and 3 out of 7

Reading Challenge Addict
Hosted by: Reading Challenge Addict
Reading Challenge Addict
Level: In Flight -enter and complete 11-15 reading challenges
My Goal: 15 challenges (including this one)
Progress: 1 out of 15