My Lifelong Reading Goals

I mentioned this in my 2019 Reading Goals post, but I have so many grand plans for diversifying my reading, and it’s really hard not to make them all part of my goals for the coming year! So instead, since I still want to outline and articulate those goals, I thought I’d put them together in a post that’s more focused on the longterm than the short term. Continue reading

10 Favorite Books of 2018

After reading 176 books in 2018, you’d think it’d be impossible to narrow it down to my 10 favorites. But honestly, it was surprisingly easy; these are the ones that most stood out to me on my first pass through my Goodreads shelf. Continue reading

December Wrap Up

December was a rather busy month for me, so I really wasn’t sure how much reading I’d get in. As it turns out, I wound up powering through a lot of romances this month (the Psy-Changeling series is just so addicting!), plus a handful of other things, so all in all it was a good conclusion to my 2018 reading! Continue reading

Rereading HP: The Deathly Hallows

Deathly Hallows.jpgFINALLY! I can’t believe it took me so long to finally finish this reread of Harry Potter, but I did it! And it was such a great conclusion to the series.

I will admit, I thought the first half of the book was pretty slow. I mean, it took more than 100 pages for Harry to finally leave the Dursleys, and then maybe another hundred pages for him to finally start hunting down Horcruxes. And let’s just say the people who joke that it should be called Harry Potter and the Great Camping Trip aren’t entirely wrong!

That said, it’s still Harry Potter. How could I not get swept up in Harry’s quest to finally defeat Voldemort? Continue reading