Here we are a week into March and I’m still not sure what happened to February.
February was a weird month for me. As a result, I ended up primarily listening to romance audiobooks. I tend to fall back on romance when in a reading slump and audiobooks when in a weird headspace. And that’s exactly what happened in February.
I set several reading goals this year. The main one being my Read Off My Shelf challenge.
After I counted and logged all my books, I decided that reading 50 books from my current hoard stash of books was a good goal, with a stretch goal set at 75. My overall reading goal for 2023 is 156 (3 books per week). So 50 off my TBR bookcase, nearly a third of my overall goal, means 1 out of every 3 books I read should be off my shelf.
The catch? I pledged not to buy any new books until I clear those 50 off my TBR bookcase.
To keep me on track, I’ll be posting a monthly reading wrap-up on the last day of each month. The end of January is here, so let’s see my January reading stats.
For some reason, 2022 seemed to both drag and fly by. Now, here we are on the cusp of 2023. Twenty twenty-three. A New Year. Can you believe it?
2022 was a crazy year for me with moving back to the states from Japan and being homeless for a coupe of months and starting a new job. As a result, my reading was a bit up and down as a result. 2023 should be a bit more stable since I don’t plan on another big move. And so I have made some big reading goals!