My reading time has fluxuated greatly in the past year. And after only hitting 50% of my reading goal in 2020, I knew I wanted to really dive back into better reading habits this year. And so far, I’m smashing my reading goals and have formed some new habits. In this episode, I’m going to share some reviews for 10 of the books I’ve read so far this year (out of 33) and then share what has been helping me this year in reading more. Let’s dive in!
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What’s helping me this year compared to last:
- Getting excited about reading again! I bought some new books to get excited and its helping me work through old ones
- Going back to reading 1 chapter of a non fiction book a day: currently working through a beastly systematic theology doing this.
- Setting an easier goal so I feel excited when I break it instead of just feeling supppper behind.
- Making it habit to listen through audiobooks again in nooks and crannies.
My favorite books read so far this year:
You can follow me over on Goodreads to keep up to date on what I’m reading. But here’s some of our favs!
As a family we are currently reading through the Chronicles of Narnia. This is our first time reading the whole series with all the kids and we are going through it very slowly when we have travel days! We are also on book #1 of the Wingfeather Saga as a family and are really enjoying it.
- Church History in Plain Language by Bruce Shelley- 4 star
- Awaking Wonder by Sally Clarkson – 3 starts
- Why Children Matter by Douglas Wilson – 4 star – I listened to this for free with the Canon Press app free trial.
- Hooked – 2 star
- The Common Rule: Habits for Purpose for an Age of Distraction – 3 star
- The Household and the War for the Cosmos – 4 star – I listened to this for free with the Canon Press app free trial.
- A Heart Set Free: A Journey to Hope Through the Psalms of Lament – 3.5 stars
- Eve in Exile: and The Restoration of Femininity – 5 stars – I listened to this for free with the Canon Press app free trial.
- The Self Sufficient Backyard – 5 stars (I purchased it from their website)
- Before Jerusalem Fell – 5 stars
- Comparison Girl – 5 stars
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