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Friday, December 28, 2012

Reading Resolutions for 2013



I've said it before and I'll say it again: 2012 has been a great year for reading and a great year for this blog but I want to change up a couple things so I figured that now would be the perfect time to make some reading resolutions for 2013.


  • Read more of my own books: Oh woe is the book blogger who gets all of these free, shiny books in exchange for a simple review. Man, I did not do so well on getting through my own books this year. I got way too over-zealous in reviewing solicited books. I am going to try to make a strong effort to read all of those lovely books that are already on my shelf.
  • Don't go challenge crazy: I am participating in two TBR challenges for the year. The first is the Historical Fiction challenge. The second is the Mount TBR challenge. That's it! I totally failed at the Mount TBR challenge this year so I'm hoping if I limit my focus that I will be able to actually meet my goal for that particular challenge
  • Read ahead: I'm going to really try to get ahead with my reading so I can write reviews faster and post them longer in advance, which may make me a little less stressed and nutty.
  • Change up my reading diet: Even though I'm an eclectic reader, I definitely have a heavy focus on fiction. I want to read more non-fiction in 2013 as well as more classics. Here's to being more well-rounded!
  • Literary Locale: I started this little weekly feature on my blog and then stopped. This needs to change. Literary Locale is coming back!
Do you have any bookish resolutions for 2013?

8 comments:

  1. I like to keep things simple.....I like both old and new books and accept only a handful of books for review each year. 2013 may be more focused on my TBR pile so I can just have fun. Happy reading in 2013!

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    1. I'm really trying to accept fewer books for review. I just get soooo excited about all of the different books that are coming out that it makes it kind of hard!

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  2. I did well with challenges this year, but plan to go "challenge free" in 2013.

    Happy New Year Meg.

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    1. Good for you! I'm hoping that the TBR challenge especially will keep me on track!

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  3. Ah those challenges - I failed all except my GR one! Happy New Year and good luck with your resolutions :)

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    1. Fingers crossed that I will do so much better this year!

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  4. Awesome resolutions. I am seriously going to try to attack my tbr pile especially during my take control of your tbr pile in March event. I say this after buying oodles of books over the holiday break..I am trying new genres too, even though i read a broad spectrum of them now. I did sign up for a New Adult Challenge..since i am loving them right now, I also did goodreads and a cool bingo one, that should allow me to expand my tastes. Best of luck cupcake!

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    1. Ooo, I should participate in the March challenge!!!

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