For some reason, I’ve found myself more caught up in goal setting at the beginning of this year than usual. I want to join a bunch of events, read more books than I did last year, and do lots of good posts. But in the normal way of things, other life obligations mean that it’s January 4th and I’m only just posting my wrap-up from last month 🙂 I’m sure you all understand! I do have a lot of January events I’m going to try to join in on though, so I’m particularly glad to get my sign-ups posted here.
I had quite a good end to the year, with lots of reading during my travel home, and made it through 13 books.
- The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
- Seven Days of Us
- The Circle
- A Brief History of Thought
- Mapping the Interior
- The State of Affairs
- The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living
- From Here to Eternity
- Chasing Phil
- Logical Family
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
- American Heiress
My #NonFicReads18 challenge announcement got the most views last month and I’m so glad there’s so much interest in a nonfiction challenge! This is going to be fun.
There are a ton of fun read-a-thons coming up this month and I’m going to sign-up for a lot and then just do my best to keep up with them!
Winter’s Respite Read-a-Thon, January 1st – 31st
This is a pretty laid back, month-long read-a-thon. There’s a giveaway, but mostly it’s just about reading together for the month of January. I’ll be trying to read 12 books during the month. Sign-ups are here.
Bout of Books Read-a-Thon, January 8th – 14th
Bout of Books is a week long read-a-thon, also pretty laid back, but with a few more activities. There’s typically a mini-challenge, often with a giveaway, every day. I always enjoy this event and am really looking forward to it. As usual, I’ll try to read more than I usually would during that week and will plan to join at least one twitter chat. Sign-ups are here.
24 in 48, January 27th-28th
I’m a little nervous about this challenge. In a way, it seems more laid back than Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-Thon, since you have more time to do the same amount of reading. But if you assume you’ll actually sleep a normal amount of time, I feel like this might actually take up more of my weekend! I’m going to give it a try though. Sign-ups are here.