List: Series I Love



When I began compiling this list, I was surprised how hard it was for me to muster up a group of series that I have loved. I realized that I have started a lot of series (hmm maybe that could be a future list), but there are very few that I have finished, or stuck with throughout its publishing. Series so often fail to maintain quality and meet my expectations throughout each book, but the following are series that I have enjoyed through completion or to where it stands as of now. I also didn’t include the Harry Potter series here not because it isn’t a favorite series, but rather I find it to be obvious and doesn’t need a shout out. I hope this list grows and would love to hear if you have any series recommendations! Continue reading

How I Discover Books to Read


@readitrecommendit My Bullet Journal spread for books I want to read.

One of my favorite ways to spend my time (other than reading) is looking for new books to read. The amazing thing about literature is the vast sea of possibilities. Sometimes that vast sea can be overwhelming and so I need a place to start sifting through all of the options that are out there. There are easy places to look for books like best seller lists, but I don’t always find my tastes aligning with what literary fiction or thriller novel is blazing through the charts. I am in a constant search for my next great read. I keep track of books I am interested in reading mainly through Goodreads, but my high priority books to read are entered into my Bullet Journal. Although I find new books from many sources, the main ways I learn about new books come from 5 places. Continue reading

TBR: What’s on Deck for July 2017


How did I do on my June TBR?

So I didn’t do so hot tackling my June TBR List and I think I need to take a new approach to selecting titles I would like to read. I need to pick fewer so I still have the flexibility to add in something at the last minute and I need to pick books I am likely to procure via the library, thrift store, or a daily deal from Amazon. The main reason I didn’t get to my TBR list, aside from not having most of them in my possession, was that my Family Book Club pick, which I will post about soon, ended up taking me most of the month to read. My sister purchased me The Glass Castle, which I am currently reading and hope to finish in the month of June, which will make me 1/5 for my June TBR List. Here’s to hoping I do better in July… Continue reading