Posts Tagged: reading

Reading Down the House (and the Library, too!)

In November 2018, I listed the unread books sitting on my shelves at home, and vowed to read them. At the time of my last update in July, I’d read 15 of them, and got rid of two that I

Reading Down the House (and the Library, too!)

In November 2018, I listed the unread books sitting on my shelves at home, and vowed to read them. At the time of my last update in July, I’d read 15 of them, and got rid of two that I

Reading Down the House Has Resumed!

Last November, I started a new round of Reading Down the House, an attempt to read the big stack of unread books I had at home. I bought 8 of them and 2 were from a friend. The other 20

Reading Down the House Has Resumed!

Last November, I started a new round of Reading Down the House, an attempt to read the big stack of unread books I had at home. I bought 8 of them and 2 were from a friend. The other 20

The Return of READING DOWN THE HOUSE!

In December 2014, I finished reading 16 books (over 14 months) that had been sitting on my home bookshelves unread – for months or years. I knew it would happen again. I’d continue to accumulate books and not have time

The Return of READING DOWN THE HOUSE!

In December 2014, I finished reading 16 books (over 14 months) that had been sitting on my home bookshelves unread – for months or years. I knew it would happen again. I’d continue to accumulate books and not have time

The Just-for-Me Book Club: Conclusion!

I did it – I finished all 24 of the books recommended to me by esteemed readers of this blog! I started in November 2016, so it took me almost two years. I interspersed the 24 selected books with other

The Just-for-Me Book Club: Conclusion!

I did it – I finished all 24 of the books recommended to me by esteemed readers of this blog! I started in November 2016, so it took me almost two years. I interspersed the 24 selected books with other

The Just-for-Me Book Club is Back!

In November 2016, I collected 24 book recommendations from readers and commenters on this blog, and set about reading them. I have read 21 now and have 3 left! Since my last update, I have read these 4: Before We

The Just-for-Me Book Club is Back!

In November 2016, I collected 24 book recommendations from readers and commenters on this blog, and set about reading them. I have read 21 now and have 3 left! Since my last update, I have read these 4: Before We

Just-For-Me Book Club, Continued

In November 2016, I collected 24 book recommendations from readers and commenters on this blog, and set about reading them. I have read 17 and have 7 left! I hope to finish them by November 2018 – three are hard

Just-For-Me Book Club, Continued

In November 2016, I collected 24 book recommendations from readers and commenters on this blog, and set about reading them. I have read 17 and have 7 left! I hope to finish them by November 2018 – three are hard

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

The Just-for-Me Book Club: New Reviews

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following books are numbers 8, 9 and 10! First up, I read I Am

The Just-for-Me Book Club: New Reviews

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following books are numbers 8, 9 and 10! First up, I read I Am

Just-for-Me Book Club: MLK and Sherlock Holmes

I’m back with two more book reviews from the Just-for-Me Book Club. For this project, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I complied a fabulous list. I am loving reading them! First up, I

Just-for-Me Book Club: MLK and Sherlock Holmes

I’m back with two more book reviews from the Just-for-Me Book Club. For this project, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I complied a fabulous list. I am loving reading them! First up, I

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and