Septembers reading time has come to an end. The past couple of months have been a struggle reading-wise. However, in September I was finally able to get back into a good reading rhythm. Sticking to a daily reading schedule, and adding in some extra time on certain days really helped. Because of this, I was able to put a nice little dent in my enormous TBR. Of course, I also added to that TBR because of a visit to my favorite used book store. September in books is the ninth installment in my ongoing series highlighting what I read each month. The post may containRead More →

August has come to an end and so has my reading time for the month. With each month that passes, ensuring that I stick with, or sometimes surpass, my monthly reading goals, I am able to reduce the number of books in my enormous TBR. There was a time when I thought I would never reach the end of my TBR. However, I can now see that it won’t take me as long as I thought to get through all of the remaining books. Despite being not the strongest of reading months, I am still happy with what I did read in August. Honestly, asRead More →

July has come to an end and so has my reading time for the month. Thanks to my monthly reading goals, I have made a visible dent in my enormous TBR pile and can finally say I see the light at the end of the tunnel. There are still a few hundred books I need to read, but at least there are gaps in my bookshelves now. Slowly but surely knocking it out. Though July was filled with a lot of distractions I still managed to get my regular daily reading time. July in books is the seventh installment in my ongoing series highlighting theRead More →

June has ended and with it my reading time for the month. Lately, I have been doing really well with tackling my huge TBR and months like May were fantastic for putting a major dent in those numbers. Knowing that June was to be a busy month, I accepted the fact that I wouldn’t read as much as in previous months. June in books is the sixth installment of my ongoing series about the books I read each month. Here I will share with you what books I read in June and my thoughts on each of them. The post may contain affiliate links. ThisRead More →

My reading time in May has come to an end. It was another fantastic reading month. Honestly, I don’t even know how I read so much, especially given how busy I was over the month. I have been doing a really good job focusing on reducing my TBR. Back in April, I did a ton of reading, yet even that is nothing compared to what I read in May. May in books is the fifth installment in my continuing series highlighting what I read in a month. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one ofRead More →

February has come to a close. The month was short, however, that didn’t stop me from getting plenty of reading done. Back in January, I decided to share my thoughts on my monthly reads. In doing this, I hope to inspire people to read more, while tackling my large TBR. I have to say, I’m pretty happy with how much I read in February given that it’s the shortest month of the year. February in books is the second in an ongoing series about the books I read in a month. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchaseRead More →

tackle your TBR pile

As a book lover, the allure of a new book is always strong. It is near impossible to walk past a bookstore and not pop in. It’s even harder to leave that same bookstore without a new book or two. The satisfaction of placing books on a shelf, adding them to our to-be-read (TBR) list and talking about books with other bookish people. But when it comes to reading our TBR, it’s not always easy. Which brings in a whole new set of problems. So, how do you tackle your TBR? How to tackle your TBR when it’s overwhelming Set monthly reading goals What betterRead More →