Good afternoon, fellow Saloners! I’ve had a very lazy start to my day (it’s just after noon here in California, and I’ve only just gotten up and had breakfast in the last hour or so), and I’ve got a lot on my agenda for the afternoon. But I definitely wanted to make sure I took a bit of time for my Sunday Salon post.

For those who only stop by on Sunday, I mentioned last week that I would make my big announcement for the month of June on Wednesday, and I did. During the month of June, I will be having what I’m calling the Summer Reading Blitz, where it is my goal to read 30 books in 30 days. I will also be hosting a few giveaways during the month, and I am also planning to donate money to Room to Read based on the number of comments I receive here, as well as the number of posts I make during the month.

I never intended to set it as an actual challenge, but there are a few people who have indicated they would like to try to read 30 books in 30 days as well. I say, the more the merrier! I wanted to give some appreciation to those who indicated they’d like to participate as well, and I hope you’ll all take a few minutes throughout the month to stop by and give them some encouragement as well:

Of course, anyone else who is interested in participating is welcome to do so. Brittanie and I will both be hosting giveaways throughout the month, and my first giveaway will be up tomorrow!

Things were pretty slow here at Reading and Ruminations during the months of April and May (especially May) during my reading slump, but I’m really hoping that the Reading Blitz will turn things around for me during the month of June.

Hope you all have a great Sunday. Don’t forget to come by during the month of June and leave comments and encouragement for the Summer Reading Blitz.