The 2019 Unread Shelf Challenge

Happy 2019! If you are like me, you spend the last few days of 2018 and the first few days of 2019 going through books to get ready for new reading goals…but more specifically The Unread Shelf Challenge. I took part in this last year, but never really had an accurate count of how many books I had in my personal library. However, this time … Continue reading The 2019 Unread Shelf Challenge

June 2018: Unread Shelf Challenge Update

Back in January, I decided to join others in the “book world” as we embarked on the journey of the Unread Shelf Challenge. The goal was to read books that were already on your bookshelves in hopes of making the amount of unread books you own a bit smaller. Well, it is about halfway through 2018, and that means time for another update on my Unread … Continue reading June 2018: Unread Shelf Challenge Update

The Joy of An Audiobook

Audiobooks sometimes get a bad rap amongst the book community. Do they count as “actual reading” or something else? Does the time it takes to listen to an audiobook count in the amount of time you spend reading? Can you can those books in your yearly total? To me, the answer to all of these questions is YES! I don’t think audiobooks should replace reading … Continue reading The Joy of An Audiobook

Review: Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence

As a bookish person, I often find myself thinking about the books I have read long after I have finished reading, closed the cover, and put it back on my shelf. From childhood reads to the one I read yesterday, each book as shaped my reading life and the way I view reality around me. I now get to add Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie … Continue reading Review: Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence

It’s not me, It’s you: Breaking Up with A Book

I love the feeling of finishing a book. The sense of accomplishment. The closure…or a successful cliffhanger making me want to read more. And, of course, the search for my next book Typically, even if I’m not a huge fan of a particular book, I will still see it through to the end. As an English major with a focus in literature I have had … Continue reading It’s not me, It’s you: Breaking Up with A Book

Review: Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham

If you are a fan of Gilmore Girls, Parenthood and/or the speed at which Lauren Graham talks, then this is the book for you. When ordering textbooks for my last semester of my undergraduate career, I decided to order an extra book as a reward to myself for being so close to graduation. Lauren Graham’s book had been on my radar for awhile, and having … Continue reading Review: Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham