This month is Nonfiction November, a celebration of all things nonfiction. I’ve read some fantastic nonfiction this year and I’m proud of myself for reading more nonfiction than I used to. I enjoy this event because I get so many good nonfiction recommendations for next year. … Continue Reading “Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction”
In 2018, I signed up for a number of challenges but didn’t set many reading or blogging goals for myself. I said I wanted to learn about designing graphics for my blog, I wanted to join a book club, and I wanted to learn… Continue Reading “2018: My Year in Reading and Blogging”
This year I put more time into reading and blogging, and I feel good about that. I spent more time reading and commenting on the blogs I like the most. I read more diversely in terms of authors, countries, and genres. I read 89… Continue Reading “2017: My Year in Reading and Blogging”
Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah, readers! 2016 wasn’t great for a few reasons, and for me it wasn’t a particularly good year in blogging and reading. For the first part of the year I blamed it on finishing my degree (not a bad excuse,… Continue Reading “2016: My Year in Blogging and Reading”
2014 was a good year for reading and blogging. It was also a good year for seeing family, for traveling, for getting the hang of being a student again (halfway through!) and for NOT working too hard. You’ll see below it was a good… Continue Reading “Farewell 2014! My Reading Wrap-Up”
2013 was an interesting year. It was a year of health scares and hospitals. A year we lost our last grandparent and gained a tiny new member of the family. A year my sisters all became friends again. A year we went Down Under… Continue Reading “Countdown to 2014 #2: My Year in Reviews”
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