*peeks out from under a rock* Oh heck, is it February already? The passage of time is really something, huh.
Since around mid-January I’ve found myself really not wanting to pick up anything off my TBR, for some genuinely inexplicable reason, so my read count is a bit lower than usual (though still respectable, if I do say so myself) and comprised largely of rereads — but hey, reading is reading.
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My excitement for reading challenges has dropped sharply over the past year, so I’m really paring it down this year and focusing more on writing thoughtful (and timely) reviews. But I couldn’t totally abstain from joining (and, in one case, continuing) a few reading challenges, hence this post.
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Truth be told I haven’t yet finished updating Goodreads, so my Year in Books and 2021 on Goodreads aren’t wholly accurate or complete. But even if I had, I’d still be compiling this post to share the metrics and reads that I personally find most compelling. So there.
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🎶 And when I see the stars on trees a-sparkling
That’s how I know it’s December, darling 🎶
[ Meg & Dia – “December, Darling” ]
Now that we’re officially in the twelfth of the twelve months of 2021, I guess it’s time to take stock of my TBR and see what I can cross off the list before the calendar switches over. It’s a very long list, as it always is, of course, so this is the narrowed-down version.
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As the summer comes to an end, hopefully so does my recent slump. 🤞
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It’s been a much slower reading month for me since I started a new job and have been generally just tired while trying to fix my sleep schedule. But I don’t think I’ve been doing all that badly?
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Heat wave and new job and books, oh my. It’s been a long and mostly uneventful month.
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I’d originally wanted to celebrate graduation with a cross-country road trip, which for obvious reasons won’t be possible this year. But when I saw the Goodreads list “Armchair Traveling: Books Set in Every U.S. State [plus D.C.]”, I figured this might be a somewhat acceptable substitute. (I won’t be following their list, but wanted to credit the source/inspiration for my challenge.)
Since I just want to keep it simple, there aren’t really any rules for this challenge. I’ll continue to read books by diverse (Q/POC) authors, which hasn’t really been an issue for me; the location doesn’t need to feature heavily in the story.
I’m hoping to finish by the end of the year, but I won’t stress too much about it.
Seven Twelve months. Fifty-one places & books. Let’s do this. 🚗
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