Tuesday, January 31, 2012

February is already here?

I know what you are all thinking... how is that 30 day blog challenge going?  I know my last post was January 1st, but I was a little busy m'kay.  Since it is the end of the month I am keeping up with reading and what I read in January.
January Reading List
The Bolyen Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
The Queens Fool by Philippa Gregory
The Virgin's Lover (still working on) by Philippa Gregory
The Autobiography of Henry VIII by his Fool Will Somers by Margaret George (still working on)
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks (still working on)

Sunday, January 1, 2012

30 Day Blog Challenge

Happy New Year everyone.  I hope everyone had a great start to 2012.  I found this 30 day blog challenge and thought it would be a great way to keep me blogging.  So here we go...
Day 1 Recent Picture and 5 Interesting Facts About Yourself

My family and I at the Pumpkin Patch October 2011
5 Interesting Facts
1.  I was born in Greybull Wyoming.
2.  My name was originally spelled Thalia but people were not pronouncing it right so my parents changed it.
3.  I have always wanted to be a teacher, even when I was little.
4.  I married my high school sweetheart.
5.  I was lucky enough to get to go to Europe for 10 days.

Books I read in 2011

I wanted to keep a list of all the books I read in 2011.  If you have not read any of these I really recommend them.  If there is a star by them it is one of my favorites of the year.

The Naked Truth by Danielle Stab
Unsweetined by Jodie Sweetin
Vampire Diaries Series by LJ Smith (audio)

  • The Awakening 
  • The Struggle
Pretty Little Liars Series by Sara Shepard
  • #9 Twisted*
The Lying Game by Sara Shepard
  • The Lying Game (audio)
  • #2 Never Have I Ever (working on)
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks (audio-working on)
Sookie Stackhouse Series* by Charlaine Harris
  • Dead Until Dark (audio)
  • Living Dead in Dallas
  • Club Dead
  • Dead to the World
  • Dead as a Doornail
  • Definitely Dead
  • All Together Dead
  • From Dead to Worse
  • Dead and Gone 
  • Dead in the Family
  • Dead Reckoning 
  • Sookie Stackhouse Companion Series
  • A Touch of Dead Sookie Stackhouse Short Stories
The Tudor Court Series by Phillippa Greggory
  • The Constant Princess
  • The Other Boleyn Girl*
  • The Wise Woman*
  • The Boleyn Inheritance (working on)
In 2012 I am going to have a post every month dedicated to what books I have read.  My goal is to at least get 6 books read/month.  Happy reading everyone!!