• 2021 Reading Goals

    Hello! Since it’s a new year, I’ve set myself some new reading-related goals and also want to talk about some books I’m hoping to read this year! Goals My main goal is to read 50 books! Last year, for the first time, I read double that, but since I’ll be starting college in the fall and finishing up high school now, I don’t want to put a lot of excess pressure on myself. I also always set the additional goal of reading every single day. This is just for me personally, because I find it helps me stay out of slumps. Even if I can only read a single page…

  • Top 10 Books of 2020

    Hello! Continuing with my 2020 wrap-ups, (the first was my reading stats which you can find here) I wanted to share my favorite books of the year. I read so many incredible ones so narrowing it down to 10 was difficult. This list is not in any particular order, because I had a difficult time comparing many of these books to decide which I felt was better, so instead, they are just random. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde This was my favorite classic of the year. Wilde’s writing was so descriptive and rich with emotions, I absolutely loved it. The characters were incredible as well. The relationship…

  • 2020 Reading Stats

    Happy 2021! I wanted to start my 2020 wrap up posts by breaking down the stats for all the books I read. I will also be posting a list of all the books I read, and my top 10 books of the year. If there is anything else you’d like to see, feel free to let me know! So here are some stats: Books Read: 100 On Goodreads, I set my goal at 45 and for the first time, I surpassed it! Pages: 27,482 (average of about 275 pages per book) I also made some charts to show off some other stats, so here are the books I read separated…

  • November Wrap Up and December TBR

    So November absolutely flew by! And now we’re already eight days into December, so without any more introduction, let’s get on to the books. Reading Stats Books Read: Seven (or nine) Pages Read: 1,871 (roughly 267 pages per book) Longest Book: Crime and Punishment (671 pages) Shortest Book: James I and The Gunpowder Plot (52 pages, I also didn’t include any short fiction because those were less than 10 pages) Required Reading: Hills Like White Elephants and A Good Man is Hard to Find Poésies complètes by Arthur Rimbaud These are the complete poems of Arthur Rimbaud which I’ve been reading on the side for a while, but finished last…