2019 Goals and Resolutions

Steve Harvey said your vision board should have some dreams so big, even you get scared imagining them coming through. When I think about my big plans, I get a little overwhelmed but it also motivates me to work towards them. But as I make my towards those big scary dreams, I include the following in my…

2018 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

In 2018, I decided to try the annual POPSUGAR Reading Challenge again. This year, I wanted to use my own books to complete the categories so I perused my unread bookshelf to find books that match as many of the categories as I can. Click to watch the video where I announced that Below are…

Anatomy of A Miracle

Jonathan Miles wrote Anatomy of a Miracle: A Novel* so it is a fictional story that reads like a biographical account. During the entire introduction to the main character as you read about Cameron’s experience becoming a paraplegic during a military tour in Afghanistan at the tender age of 22, losing the home he and…

March Booklinks

Every book has something in common with every other book, or does it? When I recap my reading for the month, I try to find connections between what I’ve read so I challenge myself to find a link to the book I read before and the book I’ll read next. Below are the 11 books…

1K Celebration

I asked you to follow me on YouTube and you did. Over 1000 of you watched my videos and liked them enough to say, I want to see more. THANK YOU! Welcome to the Runwright Reads family! Part of the welcome celebration is that this weekend, you get to turn the tables on me –…

February Book Links

At the end of January, I found a connection between all the books that I read. Click here to read or watch how I linked each book with the one I read before and after it. In February, I read 13 books so naturally, I tried Booklinks again. These are the books as well the segue…

Journaling

There are many reasons to keep a record of your experiences. As we learned from The Diary of Anne Frank, the journal of a young girl who didn’t survive the World War II events that she wrote about, your written words can be a legacy. Keeping some kind of a diary is a way to…

Author Alphabet Challenge 2017

Missing:  I, Q, U, X, Y Potential – Erin’s challenge Another 2017 bookish challenge. This one runs on Goodreads from 1/1/17 to 12/31/17  Goal Going from A – Z, and using authors’ first or last names, read the alphabet. For “X” and “Z” you may use authors with those hard to find letters in their names. Unless,…

Read Your Books Challenge

I get a lot of the books I read from the library but in the past few months, I’ve been buying a lot more books than I did before. Blame it on the fact that I started publishing my own stories and want to support other authors too. Blame it on the fact that I started a…

2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

PopSugar Reading Challenge Basic Recommended by a librarian Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close / Jonathan Safran Foer 5 stars completed 1/21/17 Been on your TBR list for way too long I’ll Give You The Sun /Jandy Nelson 4 stars 371 pages completed 3/14/17  A book of letters – Everything Is Illuminated /Jonathan Safran-Foer 276 pages 3 stars…

Cowboy’s Legacy: Review

The Book The Cahill Ranch series follows the romantic lives of the siblings in one Montana family and in this installment, titled Cowboy’s Legacy, the focus is on Flint, the older brother and town sheriff. Flint is about to propose to his longtime girlfriend, Maggie, much to the chagrin of his ex-wife who has been…

Mortified

Amid the disenchantment surrounding Castro’s early 1980s regime and her husband’s failed attempts at organizing a revolution of his own, Soledad takes her two children, Ulises and Isabel, and flees, not to a pseudo-Cuban community of refugees in Miami but onward to Hartford, Connecticut. There, she begins a relationship with a foreigner, a Dutchman named…