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What I Read in July

What I Read in July

July was full of so, so many library books (SORRY, books i already own! i promise i’ll read all of you eventually!) and lots of Colleen Hoover and mostly easy, breezy romances… but hey, it’s summer, so NO SHAME.

20 Beautiful Book Covers Spotted at Barnes and Noble

20 Beautiful Book Covers Spotted at Barnes and Noble

I knew nothing about these books, but their beautiful covers alone caught my eye and drew me in. High five for good design!

My Halfway Top Ten Books

My Halfway Top Ten Books

It’s been such a solid year of reading so far, but thankfully, of the 80+ books I’ve read so far in 2019, I only gave 5-star ratings to 12! Picking my halfway top ten from that list wasn’t too terribly hard… these are all SUCH winners.

How to Get Rid of Books (Both Read and Unread)

How to Get Rid of Books (Both Read and Unread)

Getting rid of books is not easy, I know. (This is coming from a girl who has hundreds of unread book on her shelves, so clearly I haven’t mastered the whole “minimalism” thing yet…) But no matter how many books you prefer to keep, or how many you have room for, there comes a time for all of us where we realize we need to let some beloved books go…

What I Read in June

What I Read in June

Ahhhh, sweet summertime. Wait, just kidding — this is my least favorite season by FAR. Thankfully, though, the days are longer and the extra sunlight motivates me to read even more than usual…

What I Read in May

What I Read in May

This month was full of SO MUCH READING and so many fast, fun, kick-off to summer books, and lots of YA, and a few duds too… but it was SOLID. The stack of books got a little out of control by the end of the month, but that’s the best problem to have, am I right?! Here’s to even more reading this summer!

What I Read in April

What I Read in April

I did not read much at ALL this month. Even though I got through 8 books in total which doesn’t seem THAT far off from my goal of 10, many of this month’s reads were short ones (young adult, middle grade, and quick creativity books that were very fast reads!).

What I Read in March

What I Read in March

It’s been a BUSY month and I have had wayyyy less reading time, but am still so proud of getting through as many books as I did!

What I Read in February

What I Read in February

This month had a healthy mix of real winners and total duds, but I’m proud of how many books I got through in this shorter month!

What I Read in January

What I Read in January

I started 2019 strong with my reading! I’m still focusing this year on increasing the diversity of what I read (genres, styles, lengths, authors, etc) and I think it’s going to be awesome.

2018: A Bookish Year in Review

2018: A Bookish Year in Review

2018 was a good year for reading! Lots of diversity (thanks to my goal to focus primarily on books written by women and people of color), lots of 5-star reviews (and a few duds, as per usual), lots of library snags and book sale grabs, lots of fun fiction and meaningful memoirs and impactful nonfiction, and just a lot of goodness overall.

The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018 (All Written by Women!)

The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018 (All Written by Women!)

These are books I highly recommend, thoroughly enjoyed, and want everyone else to read, too. And, they are ALL written by WOMEN.

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