2018 full reading wrap up


Happy new year! It seems surreal to be writing this in January 2019, I’m still unsure where the time has gone.

Since it is January, that means it’s time to wrap up the books I got through in 2018.

As with the past few years, my reading goal was set at 50, which I’m proud to say I actually completed for once! I actually read 57 (and three quarters of another one), so let’s see some statistics. I didn’t count the 58th book, as I’ve still got a little bit to finish.

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March 2018 wrap up

I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump recently, which carried on mostly through the start of last month, but I’m slowly managing to pull myself out of it now.

It’s getting a bit late to post this now, since it’s mid-April, but I’m going to do it anyway.

In March, I read a total of five books, which is not too bad, although I was off work for half of it, so I definitely could have done a lot better. Some were good, some were not so good, so I’ll finally stop procrastinating and let you know what I thought.

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2017 wrap up and 2018 resolutions

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It’s 2018! As usual, I’m constantly surprised every time the first of a new month rolls around, but it means a refresh of my reading goals for the year.

Last year my target was 50 books, and I ended up reading a total of 32. Clearly I didn’t do so well, but I also finished a masters degree, wrote a 20,000 word dissertation, got a full time job and worked every day for three months. So in hindsight- 32 doesn’t really seem like too shabby an effort.

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I feel like I read quite a range of books last year, but towards the end of the year I definitely started reading shorter books in a bid to meet my goal (which obviously did not work). However- I also took on Stephen King’s absolute tome It, albeit in audiobook form. I wrote an entire review on it, and although I plan on reading more Stephen King this year, I do definitely prefer shorter books.

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