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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.

Poetry Recommendations // A RAD Reading Challenge

Poetry Recommendations // A RAD Reading Challenge

Don’t be intimidated by poetry! I guarantee you can find something here that speaks to you. I’m sharing a bunch of my favorite books of poetry, as well as a list of favorite poets I crowdsourced on Instagram. Let’s start the RAD Reading Challenge strong!

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.

Book by Book: My December 2018 Reads

Book by Book: My December 2018 Reads

The last month of the year — yay! I crossed the finish line of my 2018 reading goal of 150 books this month just in the nick of time, hitting a total of 152. Here’s what I read in December!

A RAD Reading Challenge

A RAD Reading Challenge

I’ve long been a fan of reading challenges — they’re fun, motivating, inspiring, and great for getting me out of reading ruts and helping me discover books I never would have read otherwise. This year, I decided to whip up my own!

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.

Book by Book: My November 2018 Reads

Book by Book: My November 2018 Reads

I was off to a strong start in November… and then didn’t read at all for like two weeks. Times like these are when I’m glad I had some buffer in my reading goal progress!

Flight of Four: Worldwide Wanderlust

Whether you’re dreaming of a weekend getaway or a year spent abroad, these books will help channel those adventurous vibes and help take you on a trip even if just through your imagination.

The Best Books to Give as Gifts (2018)

The Best Books to Give as Gifts (2018)

There are books that are perfect for people of all kinds, no matter what they’re into or loving these days, and I hope the following selections help get you started!

A Gift Guide for Bookworms (All Under $30!)

A Gift Guide for Bookworms (All Under $30!)

Get the book lovers in your life something they’ll love (besides books, because chances are they have plenty of those…) and enjoy sharing cheer this holiday season without breaking the bank!

Book by Book: My October 2018 Reads

Book by Book: My October 2018 Reads

Ten books this month (three of which were an awesome new trilogy!) and some real winners in the bunch — check out what I read this October.

Book by Book: My September 2018 Reads

Book by Book: My September 2018 Reads

Something about the anticipation of fall just puts me in the mood to curl up and read ALL THE BOOKS… which I clearly did this month!

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