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2022 Literary Escapes Challenge

- Alabama
- Alaska
- Arizona
- Arkansas
- California (1)
- Colorado
- Connecticut
- Delaware
- Florida
- Georgia
- Hawaii
- Idaho
- Illinois
- Indiana
- Iowa
- Kansas
- Kentucky
- Louisiana
- Maine
- Maryland (1)
- Massachusetts (1)
- Michigan (1)
- Minnesota
- Mississippi
- Missouri
- Montana
- Nebraska
- Nevada
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York (1)
- North Carolina (1)
- North Dakota
- Ohio (1)
- Oklahoma
- Oregon
- Pennsylvania
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- Tennessee
- Texas (1)
- Utah
- Vermont (1)
- Virginia
- Washington (1)
- West Virginia
- Wisconsin
- Wyoming
- Washington, D.C.*


Australia (1)
England (1)
Sweden (1)

My Progress:

9 / 51 states. 18% done!

2022 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

My Progress:

6 / 50 books. 12% done!

2022 Craving for Cozies Reading Challenge

My Progress:

3 / 25 books. 12% done!

2022 Cloak and Dagger Reading Challenge

My Progress:

9 / 56 books. 16% done!

Booklist Queen's 2022 Reading Challenge

My Progress:

15 / 52 books. 29% done!

Aussie Author Reading Challenge 2022

1 / 24 books. 4% done!

2022 Nonfiction Reader Challenge

1 / 20 books. 5% done!

2022 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

My Progress:

12 / 50 books. 24% done!

2022 Build Your Library Reading Challenge

My Progress:

12 / 50 books. 24% done!

2022 Support Book Bloggers Challenge

2022 Medical Examiner's Mystery Reading Challenge

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to my wonderful BBB readers!  I hope you all have a safe, fun, joyous holiday filled with friends, family, beauty, wonder, and love.  Bonus if you get some downtime to relax with a book :)

This time of year always has me reflecting on the past 12 months, both the challenges and the triumphs.  No matter what happens in a given year, if I look hard enough, I always find that the good in my life continually outweighs the bad.  In my church, we often sing a hymn about counting our blessings, naming them one by one—all it takes is a little counting to realize how much I have to be grateful for.  Among them, I count you.  Thank you for choosing to spend a few minutes of your precious time here.  I appreciate your thoughtful comments, your amazing reading recommendations, and your friendship.  The book blogging community is a wondrous thing; I'm thankful to be part of it.

I want to share this beautiful video about the birth of the Savior.  Even though I can't understand a word that's spoken in it, it's infused with emotion and a spirit that just touches my soul.  Enjoy!  #LightTheWorld


  1. Lovely, Susan! I so enjoy reading about your 'reading' and also whatever else you like to share. I count you as a blessing in my life. Merry Christmas - see you in 2020!

  2. Awww, what a sweet post! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  3. Merry Christmas to you and your family! I hope you have a lovely day.

  4. Beautiful, thanks for sharing Susan. Wishing you and yours an amazing Christmas. I hope you had an amazing day.


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