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2020 Reading Challenges Attempted

Well, 2020 was certainly an interesting year, wasn’t it? At times I did well with my reading, and at other times I couldn’t read to save my life. But I ended up doing pretty well on my reading challenges this year. How did you do with your reading challenges? Keep a look out for my 2020 Reading Stats post coming soon, where I break  ...

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2021 Reading Challenges

Thank the universe, 2020 is almost over. And hopefully 2021 will be a better year for all of us. I have a few personal and blog-related goals that I’ve set for myself for 2021, plus a few reading challenges for the year. And this is the post where I share what those goals are! The key to all these goals is that I’m reaching for  ...

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2019 Reading Stats

Hello everyone! Today I wanted to share some of the statistics from the books I read in 2019. I know not everyone is interested in this kind of stuff, but I am, so I thought I’d share. First of all, I read 110 books in 2019, including DNFs (Did Not Finish–books I didn’t finish and don’t plan on ever reading again) and  ...

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2019 Reading Challenges Attempted (And Slayed!)

Hi everyone! How did you do with your reading challenges for 2019? I decided to stick with just one challenge this past year–the Goodreads Challenge–because I needed to simplify a bit. And I was pleasantly surprised that I not only met my goal of 60 books, but I surpassed it and ended up reading 110 books! I plan on making another  ...

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2020 Reading Challenges

Hello everyone! It’s been a long time! Today, I’d like to share with you the reading challenges that I plan on attempting in 2020. I decided to just go with the Goodreads Challenge in 2019 (and I’ll have a post up soon that lists all the books I read in 2019), but in 2020, I want to challenge myself a bit more, so I’m  ...

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2018 Reading Challenges Attempted

Hi everyone! Wow, 2018 came and went and it’s already February of 2019 and my last post was my 2017 Reading Challenges Attempted post over a year ago! Things have still been crazy for me. I got a job at a library, finished a year-long program learning more about working in libraries, and got married! I’m really sad that I  ...

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2017 Reading Challenges Attempted

Hi everyone! It’s been a while! My 2017 was full of major changes. I came out as gay, got a divorce, fell in love, and even got engaged! Craziness! But my year was also just really busy, and I didn’t get anywhere near as much reading done as I’d have liked. My blog also suffered. I’m not sure how much reading and  ...

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