Tag: reading

  • About Reading and Reviewing

    About Reading and Reviewing

    I was big into reading as a little kid and my fascination with books and reading has remained through much of my life (unlike my affinity for swimming in very cold water, which has not). When someone recommends a book to me I want to know why they liked it. If they tell me they…

  • My Take on Book Ratings

    My Take on Book Ratings

    It’s tough to quantify my feelings on books and after years of scrolling through Goodreads ratings I’m aware that my four star rating isn’t the same as someone else’s. So it’s a good idea to keep a record somewhere of wtf I mean when I say “oh bravo, four stars.” Here it is. One star…

  • Moar Reading!

    Moar Reading!

    I set my annual book count goal at 78 but so far I only have 50 books on my 2022 “to be read” list. To get a few more in the pile of possibilities I’m using the Book Riot “read harder” challenge list. Documenting here because… because.

  • Reading List 2022

    Reading List 2022

    Most years I begin with compiling a large list of books I’d like to read, helped by Popsugar prompts. That site gets at least two visits from me every year, one to check out the list as the year changes over, and another (usually in the summer) when I renew my zeal for reading and…

  • New Year

    Another year! According to Goodreads, I managed to read 60 books. According to Ravelry, I managed to complete 3 (big) knitting projects. According to Quickbooks, I made $2,919 in freelance writing. My kid is alive and thriving and my relationships with both kid and spouse are doing well. Looking at that data feels good; it’s…