Update on my New Years’ Resolution to Read

So this morning it occurred to me, I don’t think I’ve read any books since the beginning of May. So I sat down to think about it. I was doing so well up until our regular routine was interrupted by leaving Montreal for the month of May. I managed to do tons of reading in April. Reading became easier and easier and as I picked books that interested me more and more, I was reading more and more. If you take a look at my Books in 2013 page, you’ll see that I went above and beyond my 2 books a month/a book every 2 weeks goal. I read 5 books in April!

Actually, now that I see the list again, I did read 2 books in May. It just didn’t feel like it because I read one book in one day and another book another day. They weren’t spread over a few weeks. Also they were both short novels, but that still counts as reading!

I need to get reading back on my list of things to do. I’ve been more into fiction lately which is a switch from almost everything I’ve read in the last year and a half.

I’m just a better person when I read. I’m nicer, happier, a better conversationalist. I’m all around better. Yet, sometimes, I still need to coach myself to make reading a priority, and this month that is what has to happen.

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  • http://notwithink.ca/ Beth

    “I’m just a better person when I read. I’m nicer, happier, a better conversationalist. I’m all around better.”

    me too.

  • Susan Dos Santos

    Reading is sooo enriching… either b/c you ‘learn’ something ‘academic’ or you ‘explore’ another world through a gifted fiction piece. In our house, we need to actually set limits on how much we read/how long we read… otherwise nothing else gets done (including legitimate work/school!) … Glad you are foraying into Reading… it is awesome! SusanDS