2022 was a fairly unremarkable year in my reading journey. Amazingly, the most enjoyable book read this year, was the very last one! Here is a recap of my year in books.
Originally, I chose 24 as my reading challenge goal. After making swift progress early in the year, I bumped it up to 28. As 2021 fades into memory, I was able to finish the 28th book, getting in just under… Continue Reading →
Whew, 2020 is finally over! Oddly enough, with all of the “extra” homebound time, I had a relatively shortened reading challenge set this year. Of course, I exceeded it, but not by much. Many good reads this year, but the… Continue Reading →
As 2019 is now officially “in the books”, it turned out to be a year of remarkable reads including books by 5 Pulitzer-winning authors, Colson Whitehead, Anthony Doerr, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David McCullough, and Harper Lee. Favorites this year include… Continue Reading →
Not only did I fulfill my 2018 Reading Challenge projection in record time, completing my goal months ahead of time and actually bumping it up a couple of times and still overcoming it, but I accomplished so many other things… Continue Reading →
Goodread’s annual reading challenge was not only met this year but exceeded by 6 books, with 1 underway. I started out the year with some old classic works, mostly by one of my all-time favorite authors, Jack London, then shifting… Continue Reading →
Even with a rapid start at the beginning of the year, I was unable to reach my Goodreads.com reading challenge for 2016. Having to work so many hours in December, I fell shy of my challenge of 35 books, missing… Continue Reading →
Here it is the first of December and I’ve already completed my annual Goodreads Reading Challenge of 30 books, but by year’s end there should be a couple more to add to the list. As in years past, there are… Continue Reading →
Having risen up to yet another Goodreads Reading Challenge (25 this year), it’s time to reflect over the memorable reads of 2014.
As an avid participant of GoodReads.com, I’ve taken part in their reading challenge for the second year now. Last year I set the goal at 23 books and it was a tight race (23 of 24 – 94%). For 2013,… Continue Reading →
In the past, works of non-fiction have often seemed almost like a chore to undertake – as if they were required reading for personal continual education. Last year, however; was full of excellent reading choices, 2 of which have become my all-time favorites. Here is an updated compilation of those favorites:
As 2012 comes to a close, I reflect back on a year of some of the best books I’ve come across in years. Following, is a list of those that I would recommend.
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