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2021 Reading Goals and Plans

I usually wait until mid to late January before posting my reading plans or goals. Mainly because I'm very optimistic about my superhuman capabilities during the start of a new year but much of that enthusiasm fades over the next couple of weeks. I tend to believe I can read more than ever but reality is usually closer to how much I averaged in previous years. So, to allow myself the opportunity to dream big and then plan well, I take the ambitious goals for a road test during the first couple of weeks of the year. If they still look achievable, great! If not, I will part ways with those that are a stretch.  The numbers I have an arbitrary number set in Goodreads for this year but it's not a number I will quote as I tend to change it often and it is intended to factor in the many picture books I read with my kids. But that said, there are three numbers I would like to improve this year (last year's stats in parentheses) - total number of pages read (approx. 11k), average n

Giveaway (US and Canada) *Armchair BEA Week*


(This giveaway has ended. Thanks for entering!)


Armchair BEA


For Armchair BEA giveaway day, I have one of three gently used books up for grabs.
  1. An ARC of  American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar
  2. Naked by David Sedaris
  3. Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

To enter, simply fill the form below. I'll be closing this giveaway on Sunday June 1, 8 am US Eastern time, and will announce the winner using the always-dependable services of random.org. To enter,
  1. You don't have to be a follower of my blog.
  2. You must be over 13 years of age.
  3. Only US and Canada (Sorry. Postal rates.)
  4. Enter by June 1 2014, Sunday, 8.00 a.m. US Eastern time.
  5. Fill the form.

Comments

Thank you for the chance to win one of these three great books.
Visit my giveaway at Emerald City Book Review
Thank you, thank you :D
Thanks for the chance—I've been wanting/meaning to read more Kingsolver for a long time!
Words for Worms said…
Ooooh I'm eyeing that Kingsolver! (I'd be eyeing the Sedaris, but I've already got a copy :).)
Wesley said…
My friend loves Sedaris and is always trying to get me on his bandwagon.
Gaele Hi said…
I LOVED Sedaris' Naked... I have that coming up for review in audiobook soon.... TY for the giveaway
Thanks so much for the giveaway! I've always want to read Naked! :D