In honor of #ShelfieWednesday, I've taken a "shelfie" of my recent reads, numbers 4 through 8 for the #SixtyBooks in 2016 Reading Challenge: 4. A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. edited by Clayborne Carson and Kris Shepard 5. Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave 6. The Sketchnote Handbook by Mike … Continue reading Recent Reads: Jan/Feb 2016
Time flies when you're reading having fun! Our first month of reading together is almost up. Laura and I are thrilled to be in such great company reading #SixtyBooks in 2016! As we near the end of the first month of this challenge, almost 300 people completed the online form, nearly 50 people have joined the … Continue reading #SixtyBooks in 2016: End of January Check-In!
Right now, I am just one book away from completing my 2015 reading goal of sixty books. I have to say, making the commitment to read sixty books in a year was one of the best decisions I ever made. I've learned a lot in the last twelve months because of this focus on reading, and … Continue reading #SixtyBooks in 2016 Reading Challenge
The books we choose to read, and the reasons we select them, are as individual as we each are. That's part of what makes Sixty Books so exciting. Sixty Books isn't about a certain set of books; it's about making any book you want to read a regular part of your routine. Sometimes we choose … Continue reading Choosing Sixty Books
Talking about the #SixtyBooks reading movement, I've heard from people who say they would love to read more if they had more time or that they simply don't know when they could possibly find the time to read sixty books in a year. If those thoughts about finding time to read have crossed your mind, then this post is … Continue reading When to read #SixtyBooks
IT'S NOT ABOUT THE NUMBER Sixty Books a journey, not a destination; it's a mindset, not a competition. Each person may actually have a different number of books that he or she reads in a year, and the number can vary from year to year. Thirty books can be "sixty books" and so can forty-five, or … Continue reading Sixty Books Is Not A Number
ADVICE FROM LOTS OF STEPHENS Back in October, I picked up a copy of Stephen King's On Writing that had been sitting on my bookshelf for years. I was about to be a passenger while my then-fiancé drove three hours from New Jersey to Connecticut, and I figured the trip would allot me some solid reading time. I … Continue reading Sixty Books