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Sunday Salon: BOOKKEEPING – The Reading (Half-)Year in Review, 2011

Sunday Salon: BOOKKEEPING – The Reading (Half-)Year in Review, 2011

Everyone else seems to be doing mid-year reflections on their 2011 reading, so I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon. It’s usually enlightening to see where I’ve been with books for the last six months, consider how that compares to where I thought I’d be, and try to figure out what’s coming next. Crunching the numbers (via LibraryThing) Total books read and reviewed year-to-date: 24 (slightly behind 2010, and including reviews not yet posted here) Fiction: 14 Adult – 14 YA – 0 Nonfiction: 10 Memoir – 7 (completed the Memorable Memoirs Reading Challenge) History – 2 Other – 1 (religion) […]

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Sunday Salon: Reading Plans, and the lack thereof

Sunday Salon: Reading Plans, and the lack thereof

  We’re entering the ninth week of 2011, and I’ve read and reviewed nine books this year…a perfect book-a-week pace! I’m not projecting that it’ll continue that way, but by my standards, it’s not a bad start. However, I knew going into it that my reading for the first couple of months of the year would be somewhat regulated by commitments; I had books to read for the category I was evaluating in the Indie Lit Awards, the first Faith and Fiction Roundtable selection, and a blog-tour review all on the calendar before the end of February. But the commitments […]

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