My Goals

It's often hard for me to admit that I have been successful in my ventures. So this page is for me as much as it is for you.

2023 Goals

This year it's time to rest and recharge.

Work Goals

Personal Goals

50 Book Challange (Add my own twist, make this brain candy, and read books that turn your brain off.)

  1. A book set in a location that begins with A, T, or Y

    Moon Called - Patricia Briggs takes place in the Tri-cities

  2. A book by an author you read in 2022

    Ugly Love - Colleen Hoover

  3. A book that fits a suggestion that didn’t make the 2023 list

    A science fiction or fantasy novel written by a woman - A Touch of Darkness - Scarlett St. Clair

  4. A book with an interracial relationship

    The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennent (The best book I have read all year.)

  5. A book with 4 or more colors on the cover

    Iron Kissed - Patricia Briggs

  6. A book where books are important

    Silver Born - Patricia Briggs

  7. A book with ONE of the five "W" question words in the title<

  8. An author's debut book

    You - Caroline Kepnes

  9. A book nominated for an award beginning with W
  10. Daisy Jones and the Six - Taylor Jenkins Reid - Women's Prize for Fiction

  11. A book related to one of the Spice Girls' "personalities"

    Neon Gods - Katee Robert (A spicy book about a spicy girl)

  12. A book about a person/character with a disability

    Rock, Paper, Scissors - Alice Feeney

  13. A book connected to birds, bees, or bunnies

  14. A book that has an object that is repeated on the cover

    Silence Fallen - Patricia Briggs

  15. A book with a con, deception, or fake

    Burn Bright - Patricia Briggs

  16. Three books, each of which is set in a different century, possibilities:
    • Set during Mythological Times (Ancient BCE)

      The Song of Achilles - Madeline Miller

    • Set Pre-19th Century (BCE through the 1700s)
    • Set in the 19th Century (1800s)
    • Set in the 20th Century (1900s)
    • Set in the 21st Century (2000s)
    • Tracers in the Dark - Andy Greenberg - A book set in the 21st Century

    • Set Post-21st Century (2100 and Beyond)

  17. A book related to science

    Lessons in Chemistry - Bonnie Garmus

  18. A book related to the arts
  19. If We Were Villains - M. L. Rio

  20. >A book with a cover or title that includes a route of travel

  21. A book by an Asian diaspora author
  22. Dial A for Aunties - Jesse Q. Sutanto

  23. A book with a faceless person on the cover
  24. A Longer Fall - Charlaine Harris

  25. A book with a body of water in the title

    River Marked - Patricia Briggs

  26. A character that might be called a Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, or Spy

    Blood Bound - Patricia Briggs

  27. A book with a tropical setting

  28. A book related to pride

    The Hawthorne Legacy - Jennifer Lynn Barnes

  29. A book by an author from continental Europe

    The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell

  30. A book that is dark

    You Love Me - Caroline Kepnes

  31. A book that is light

    A Touch of Ruin - Scarlett St. Clair

  32. A book related to a chess piece
  33. The Final Gambit - Jennifer Lynn Barnes

  34. A book found by inputting a favorite author on literature-map<

    The Russian Cage - Charlaine Harris

  35. A book set in a UNESCO City of Literature

    The Spare - Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

  36. A book by an author with a first name popular in 1923

    Blood Bound - Patricia Briggs

  37. A novella

    Alpha Omega - Patricia Briggs

  38. A book with a school subject in the title

  39. A book that has been translated from another language
  40. Story of O - Pauline Reage

  41. A book with the theme of returning home
  42. Lobizona - Romina Garber

  43. A book with the sun, moon, or stars on the cover

    Night Broken - Patricia Briggs

  44. A western

    An Easy Death - Charlaine Harris

  45. A book with a full name in the title

    Jennifer Government (Audio Book)

  46. A book from the NPR “Books We Love” lists

    Fourth Wing - Rebecca Yarros

  47. A book related to a ghost, spirit, phantom, or specter

    Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs

  48. A book that involves a murder

    Good Girls Guide To Murder - Holly Jackson (Audio Book)

  49. A book where the cover design includes text that is not completely horizontal

    John Dies at the End - David Wong

  50. A book whose author has published more than 7 books

    Frost Burned - Patricia Briggs

  51. A title that contains a word often found in a recipe

    A Touch of Malice - Scarlett St. Clair

  52. A book related to a geometric shape

  53. A book with an unusually large version of an animal in the story

    Fire Touched - Patricia Briggs

  54. A book posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threads in 2022 2023

    Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow - Gabrielle Zevin

  55. No listopia for a second book that fits your favorite prompt

    A book with a con, deception, or fake: Never Lie - Freida McFadden

  56. A book published in 2023

    Night Angel Nemesis - Brent Weeks

  57. A book with an unusual or surprising title

    The Serpent in Heaven - Charlaine Harris

Other books read

  1. Storm Cursed - Patricia Briggs
  2. Alpha & Omega - Patricia Briggs
  3. Hunting Ground - Patricia Briggs
  4. Fair Game - Patricia Briggs
  5. Wild Sign - Patricia Briggs
  6. Soul Taken - Patricia Briggs
  7. Smoke Bitten - Patricia Briggs
  8. Electric Idol - Katee Robert
  9. Note: This book is 1 out of 5 stars.
  10. That Time I got Drunk and Saved A Demon - Kimberly Lemming
  11. Twisted Love - Ana Huang
  12. Midnight Sun - Stephenie Meyer
  13. The Way of Shadows - Brent Weeks
  14. Shadow's Edge - Brent Weeks
  15. Girl in Pieces - Kathleen Glasgow
  16. Beyond the Shadows - Brent Weeks
  17. Divine Rivals - Rebecca Ross
  18. Belladonna - Adalyn Grace
  19. Foxglove - Adalyn Grace
  20. Daring Greatly - Brené Brown
  21. The Mystery of Alice - Lee Bacon (Audio Book)