3 posts tagged with "reading_book_book-review"

My Favorite Reads of 2021

February 16, 2022

It was a record year for me, finishing 35 books just before the ball dropped. There were a few great ones, and I ended up kind of hitting a theme. I got stuck among the pages of a few not-so-good ones too. I revisited a lot of authors and even managed to squeeze in a book my middle schooler read for class so we could talk about it.

What were the standouts in 2021? Here you go, in no particular order:

1. The Inheritance Games (Jennifer Lynn Barnes)

Completing two of the three in this YA...

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My Favorite Reads in 2022

February 15, 2023

This is my favorite post to write each year because I get to talk solely about books. There’s never enough time to read, but last year I made it through 35 books. I read over 12,600 pages, and had a serious amount of winners in the mix.

If you’re looking for something new to read, here’s what stood out for me.


“Read this book with a pencil handy,” a friend advised me, “you’ll want to write all over it.” She wasn’t wrong, and it has been a long time since a...

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My Favorite Books of 2023

February 21, 2024

As has become my own little tradition, at the start of each new year, I take a look back at all the books I read in the previous year and highlight my favorites. This is a fun way for me to think about what I enjoyed reading over the last 12 months as well as where I want to take my reading list going forward.

In 2023, I read 45 books. My average book length was 363 pages. According to my Goodreads account, I mostly liked everything I read throughout the year although there were definitely...

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