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2016 Reading Goals

Are you sick of reading about them yet?

Or hearing about them?

Or even seeing them in the periphery of your eyes? Vision? Yeah, vision.

I resolved earlier to read bigger books this year and I still plan to do it but I didn’t realize that in my head I had resolved to read thicker books exclusively which doesn’t work for me because I read a lot of children’s lit and not all of them are big books.

So it was time for a new resolution.

I am going to read what I want to in 2016.

Which is basically the same resolution I had in 2015. So what’s the point of this post?

Hang on, I’m getting there.

I have a few reading goals. So, here they are.

2016 Reading Goals

  1. Complete at least 10 series I am currently reading. I have this bad  habit of reading all but the last book in a trilogy or series and I just need to start reading the culminating book.
  2. Finish Shantaram. I’m enjoying this book but it’s a beast and I figure finishing it as a goal will give me motivation to read it consistently. It has yet to hook me in completely.
  3. Read three nonfiction books at least.
  4. Read a book by Kurt Vonnegut. I’ve wanted to ever since I read about how people loved him in two separate books. (Majorly The Universe Versus Alex Woods.)
  5. This is not a reading goal per se but related to reading: create a catalogue of books I own. I own enough that I don’t know how many it is I truly own and if I’m going to be a serious collector, I need to know.
  6. Read My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk and Night Film by Marisha Pessel.
  7. Read at least a hundred books from my TBR mountain.

That’s about it, really.

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7 thoughts on “2016 Reading Goals

    1. Not much? Hahah! But I have read Alan Lightman’s stuff and I do adore him. I plan to read some The Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay, A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, and that book by Garance Dore mostly because they’re already on my TBR shelf. But please do recommend away!

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      1. Well I didn’t know about Lightman, so I must read his book now. I usually recommend people to read George Orwell’s essays, they are great. There is also A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, everything Krakauer wrote, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks, and The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester. THE LIST GOES ON………

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        1. Ooo, I’ve read the Bryson Book and the Oliver Sacks book and enjoyed them both. I did not like 1984 at ALL, gah. So scarred from that experience but I may try Orwell’s nonfic. I shall look up The Professor and the Madman. Thanks!

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