I debated whether to put this list together because 18 books is a lot! And I’m concerned that it will wind up just being stressful for me to give myself a list like this. But one of my main goals in 2018 is to read more diversely across authors and genres, and putting this list together is a good way to remind myself to prioritize some of these books. Plus a few are ones I’ve been meaning to read for ages but just never get around to, so I really do need to read those in 2018! Continue reading
I’m sure I’m not alone in wanting a magical bag like Hermione’s where I can store a ton of books without them being too heavy or taking up too much space. Alas, that’s not possible, and since I inevitably wind up bringing home more than I initially packed when I travel (especially at Christmas), I try to restrict how many books I take with me. Continue reading
So I’ve generally been pretty pleased with my decision to read books from my shelves, but it does mean that every time I hear someone talking super excitedly about a book they loved, I can’t immediately go out and read it myself. Even if I could, though, sometimes I’m just not in the mood for a book yet or I haven’t heard enough people rave about it.
But eventually it gets to a point where I’m like “I need to read this book!!!” and I feel like I’m seriously missing out for not having read it yet. And that, my friends, is what has inspired this list. Continue reading