Reading Goals

My 2020 Reading Goals

My 2020 Reading Goals

Happy New Year Everyone!!

I cannot believe it’s 2020 already…where did the time go?  I have 1 kid in college, 1 in high school and another in 4th grade…I blinked once and this happened.  I do know though that I am looking forward to this year, big things happening for me this year—I claim it!! 

Last year was a good reading year for me, I read 128 books, which is 24 more than my reading challenge on Goodreads.  128 books equal 31,967 pages, the shortest book I read was 49 pages and the longest book I read was 459 pages.  I read all different kinds of romance novels, from paranormal, contemporary, gay romance, motorcycle club romance—to name a few.  Looking at my read list from last year, it appears that I read mostly gay romance books.  There were so many good gay romance books out there…who knew…The first book I read last years was Double Dare by Jeanne St. James and the last book I read for the year was Indecent Lies by one of my author crush V. Theia.  In addition to Jeanne St. James and V. Theia some other authors I read were R. L. Kenderson, J.R. Ward, Gena Showalter, Kindle Alexander, Ella Frank, Joanna Wylde and many more. 

Although I met my goal last year, I was a bit disappointed in myself, because some of the books that I had on my 2019 list were not read—some I started but never finished…UGH!  But I promise to make it up to myself this year…new year…new goals. 

My Goodreads 2020 Reading Challenge

Because I read 128 books last year, this year I am going to increase my goal from last year’s 104 to 115 books…Yikes!! I know…I know…I am ambitious, but I think I can do it. 

What to read…what to read…

So, the first books on my agenda is to finish those that I started in 2018 and 2019 (Yes believe it I have books unfinished from 2018…shame on me).  I have a few of these, which includes J.R. Ward’s The Chosen (almost finished I am at 80%) from her Black Dagger Brotherhood Series.  I have Kresley Cole’s Immortals After Dark, Sweet Ruin, and many others.  Once I am finished with those books, I will start playing catch up on my series…yes, I am behind on tons of series, including J. R Ward and Kresley Cole, Gena Showalter…interestingly enough I am all caught up on all my motorcycle club romance series. 

This year, I’m staying away from any new series until I am all caught up (which should take the rest of the year), because I always get hooked on them, and then I can’t finished what I have on my agenda…this year I am committed to reaching my goal, not so much about the number of books, but to follow my agenda so I can read those books I MUST read. 



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