Sunday, August 10, 2014

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

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I got a ton of reading done last week. That being said, I learned something about myself as a reader or, even, as a learner:
  • I tend to do one thing, a lot, each week. Four weeks ago I worked on a possible book, the following week I blogged a lot, for the last two weeks I've tried to catch up on my reading. I've learned I need to find balance. This shouldn't be an all or nothing kind-of deal.
  • I really, really, don't like the beginnings of books. I read really fast, but am impatient to figure out what is going on. Finding books that I can relax and enjoy the beginning are rare and beautiful. 
  • I could spend my life happily in pajama pants, a t-shirt, and with a book. 
Seriously, here's what I read last week. Happily, I accomplished my goals from last week:

And with that, I reached 101 books for the summer. I'm not sure what I will be able to read this week. I start back to school on the 18th, the kids arrive on the 20th. (YAY!)  My goal is to slow down on the reading this week and find some balance. (Which was my one little word this year.) I hope to report back next Monday and be able to say that I read, blogged, wrote, exercised, and got ready for a new year. Here we go! 


  1. I don't know why I've never thought of taking a pic of my goodreads read list. Brilliant. I've learned something already. Thanks for that. How the heck did you read all those books in one week, set up your classroom, and take care of your kids. Amazing woman, you.

  2. Debbie - Styling LibrarianAugust 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM

    Congrats on 101 books for the summer, love your selections this week! :) Happy reading and finding that balance, you are not alone, I tend to be go-go-go on one thing and then go-go-go on another... working on balancing too! :)

  3. Wow - yes you read a lot! I have Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere from the library this week. I am excited to see how it fits in with the other Katrina books I have read this year.


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