the best books i read this month – january 2021

Welcome to my first best books post of the year! I feel like it has been such a long time since I wrote one of these and this is also my first monthly book post since switching over to using The StoryGraph instead of goodreads. If you want to look back on the reading goals…

what i am excited to read in 2021

I love getting excited for books that are future releases. When I have a favourite author and then find out that they have a new book releasing soon I get so excited. I then immediately start checking the libraries that I am a part of to try and get on the holds list as soon…

top 20 of 2020 – what you should read from this year

We are wrapping up the year and with it comes a lot of things that we want to leave behind in 2020. Today however I am sharing with you the best books I read this year that came from 2020. All of these books (except what I read during December) have been shared through my…

book riot – read harder 2020

Back at the beginning of the year (which seems so long ago) I made some reading goals which you can read about here. In this post were two main challenges. The first was the goodreads choice awards in which I read the winner (or a close runner up if I had read the winner) of…

the best books i read this month – november 2020

Another month down and if you are anything like me you are well into the Christmas Spirit already. My tree has been up for weeks, the lights have gone up on the house, and I am so happy there is still over a month of Christmas Spirit to go. Dark mornings and evenings are always…

what to use instead of goodreads

I have been using Goodreads for years. Back when I first got into book tracking in 2011 I found Goodreads and immediately started adding all the books I had read and still continue to do so. I generally really do enjoy Goodreads. I love all the people that I am able to follow and get…

the best books i read this month – october 2020

The end of the month always seems to sneak up on me until I realize it is time for another book blogpost! I always enjoy looking back on my goodreads list of what I have read this month and picking out some of my favourites (and remembering some that I didn’t enjoy as much). This…

the best books i read this month – september 2020

Fall is here y’all and I am stoked. I have started turning my fireplace on and cuddling up with a blanket and hot cup of tea while I get drawn into a new book has been a real highlight of the last month. There has been a lot of 5 star read this month and…

reading the goodreads choice awards

Every year now for the past three years I have made it a goal to read all of the Goodreads Choice Award winners (or close to). This means that I am reading books in 20 different categories as well as keeping up on books that are popular, which is important as a librarian. Now I…

the best books i read this month – august 2020

August has slipped away (like a bottle of wine) and with the end of the month comes my monthly book post about the best books I read this month. This month brought back for me reading while sitting on transit which is lovely and also I read a few of my old favourite books which…