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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

Over at Postcards from Asia



While I spend a good chunk of this week getting ready for my five-day long weekend - Woohoo!! - I'm over at Delia's blog, Postcards from Asia. If you're not familiar with Delia, you need head out to her blog there right away. She is a reader, a blogger, and a writer, and her posts are always fun to read.


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Ti Reed said…
Great questions! Loved learning more about you. These types of posts are always fun.
literaryfeline said…
I love that quote from The House at the End of Hope Street too. :-) I don't know if it's true, but I read somewhere that eating cake in the morning is better than eating it before bed. LOL


I am looking forward to reading The Dinner at some point. The more I hear about it, the more I want to read it.


Great interview!
Delia (Postcards from Asia) said…
Thanks again Athira for this fun interview. Enjoy your long weekend!
Nishita said…
Loved your interview, Athira!