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My July 2020 reads and reading challenges updates

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July has been a weird month for me, but I still managed to squeeze 7 books in. It doesn’t feel like I have been reading much though, as two of them were books I went through in about an hour or so and there were many days in which I didn’t even touch a book at all! By my scores… Read more »

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 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 »