Category: 2022 TBR Pile Challenge

December Checkpoint #TBR2022RBR

And so it ends. As we head into the final few days of 2022, I wanted to post briefly about the challenge and people’s progress, including my own. First, though, I want to say that I’m very excited to bring back this challenge in… Continue Reading “December Checkpoint #TBR2022RBR”

If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk (1974), is a kick in the teeth. As I wrote in my one-sentence review for Goodreads, Baldwin always brings the fire, and the love. I’m not sure I’ve ever experienced that more clearly and directly, though, in… Continue Reading “If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin”

Two Challenge Reads: Poetry

In this post, I’d like to comment briefly on two books of poetry (mostly poetry), that I finished reading in the last couple of months and which were listed on my 2022 TBR Pile Challenge list. On September 12, I started reading Rimbaud: Complete… Continue Reading “Two Challenge Reads: Poetry”

November Checkpoint! #TBR2022RBR

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers! It is November 15th, which means it’s time for the penultimate challenge checkpoint! I can’t believe we’re nearly to the end of this year, and this challenge. We have 180 posts linked up on the Mister Linky, which is awesome!… Continue Reading “November Checkpoint! #TBR2022RBR”

October Checkpoint with Giveaway #TBR2022RBR

Happy Autumn, TBR Pile Challengers!  Well, it’s autumn here in the United States, but I suppose it is spring elsewhere. Anyhow, those are the two best seasons, aren’t they? So, happiness all-around!   I wonder if you might take a moment to leave a… Continue Reading “October Checkpoint with Giveaway #TBR2022RBR”