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My February 2020 reads and #StartOnYourShelfathon update

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O wow this month went FAST! Of course it is a couple of days shorter, even though we had one day more this February, but it went by so fast I was having a hard time keeping up with myself and my schedules. For reading I luckily don’t have a schedule. And even though it was “just” 29 days I… Read more »

My January 2020 reads

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January was a good reading month! Both as in quality of the books, my Goodreads challenge and the #StartOnYourShelfathon. I also finally got me a library subscription again. Yay! According to Goodreads, I need to read 1,5 book a week to get to my goal of reading 70 books this year. And as I wrote above, it was a good… Read more »

Where to get your books when you are living in the Netherlands

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After reading the non-USA bookbloggers blog post at the Quiet Pond I thought it would be interesting to share with you how a non-USA reader gets her books. As you can see from my TLD I am Dutch and living in the Netherlands. I read in both Dutch as English. While we have libraries in every city and every couple… Read more »

My December reads

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December wasn’t a really good month for reading. I didn’t read less books, but they were less enjoyable somehow. I don’t know if it was me or the books or a mix of them, but I had a really hard time getting into them. Nevertheless I finished 2019 reading 68 books! That is 14 more than my goal of 55!… Read more »

My reading goals and first readathon for 2020

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For 2018 I have set my first reading goal: to read 42 books. I ended up reading 52. Awesome! So for 2019 I set another goal, slightly higher at 55. I ended up reading 68! Even more awesome. For 2020 I am setting my reading goal at 70 books, but I will also be adding another challenge. And from that… Read more »

My November reads

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November felt like slow month, but with 6 books it’s rather okay really! Apparently I sometimes read more than I think I do. Also, I have hit book 60 in November! HOW DID I DO THIS?? My goal was 52 books this year, one every week. But according to my Goodreads account, I am already at 120%. I wonder what… Read more »