Another year, another set of unreasonable reading expectations.
Last year, I challenged myself to read 125 books. I’m happy to say I made it. Whew! Here’s a snapshot of my Year in Books, courtesy of Goodreads:
I am shocked, shocked, I tell you to discover that I was the only Goodreads member to read 85 Rutabaga Recipes in 2019. Y’all are seriously undervaluing the appeal rutabagas can have for 12-year-olds when properly prepared.
Doing all that reading was amazing, most of the time. But scrambling to meet my essentially arbitrary reading goal at the end of the year tends to sap the joy out of reading right when I need that joy the most.
So I think in 2020 I’m just going to let myself read whatever I want, whenever I want, and see where that takes me.
What about you? What are your reading plans in 2020?
- Rebuilding my attention span with the 2014 Book Bingo Reading Challenge (BostonWriters)
- 2015 Reading Resolutions (BostonWriters)