May 2017 Reading Recap


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How can I review 30 books in 30 days? Because I have read and not reviewed a mountain of books this year. In May of last year, coming off my first year of grad school and a reading drought, I devoured 30 books. Which, to be fair, is a very respectable number. But this year I really wanted the satisfaction of hitting one book for every day of the month of May. Did I do it? First, let’s review my goals… Continue reading

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Reading Recap: April 2017


2017 Reading Goals | January Recap | March Recap

I am having a great reading year! Feels good to dedicate so much time to my favorite hobby. 🙂

2017 Goals

As a reminder, here are my goals:

  • Total: 150
  • Pages: 60,000
  • 40 non-fiction
  • 10 classics
  • 10 translations
  • 22 books from my TBR list (my current list is at 52, and that’s a pretty limited list)
  • 50 book reviews

Totals Through April

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Reading Recap: March 2017


Well, I missed February’s recap, so we need to catch up a lot. It’s been a good reading year!

As a reminder, here are my goals:

  • Total: 150
  • Pages: 60,000
  • 40 non-fiction
  • 10 classics
  • 10 translations
  • 22 books from my TBR list (my current list is at 52, and that’s a pretty limited list)
  • 50 book reviews

(see this post for more details)

Here are the totals from the end of March: Continue reading

May Reading Recap


book-2869_1920Guys, May was a REALLY GOOD reading month. But before I get into all the excitement, let me review my goals for this year.

  • 150 books total.
  • 50,000 pages.
  • 40 non-fiction.
  • 10 classics.
  • 10 books translated into English (excluding those on my “classics” list).
  • 15 books outside my comfort zone.
  • 22 books off my TBR list.

My reading so far this year has been a bit slim (grad school and all that), so I hit May reading hard. Really hard. Continue reading

March Reading Recap


I didn’t recap February because I only read two books. 😦 But March was better!

As a reminder, here are some of my reading goals:

  • 150 books total.
  • 50,000 pages.
  • 40 non-fiction.
  • 10 classics.
  • 10 books translated into English (excluding those on my “classics” list).
  • 15 books outside my comfort zone.
  • 22 books off my TBR list.

This month, I read: Continue reading