Booking Through Thursday: Reading resolutions

From Booking Through Thursday this week:

Any New Year’s reading resolutions?

I would like to up my reading again this year. I read 60 books last year (this includes audio books). This year, I want to read one print/e-book per week, for 52 books, plus whatever I listen to in the car during the commute.

Rough goal: 75 books this year. Can I do it? We’ll see.

I’m going to participate in a reading challenge this year. I didn’t last year and I missed that. War Through the Generations is doing a Civil War reading challenge. And hey, I’m one book in already. My goal is three to five, but I hope to read more than that.

What I plan to read:

  • Two Girls of Gettysburg (halfway done and I’m enjoying it)
  • Louisa May Alcott’s Civil War (All her Civil War writings in one volume—I’m on a LMA kick)

Possible Re-reads:

  • Little Women (see above re: LMA)
  • The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara (read, more than once, back in the day as officer professional development)

How about you? Any reading plans? A challenge or two? Tackling the TBR pile?


Filed under Books, Reading

4 responses to “Booking Through Thursday: Reading resolutions

  1. The Civil War Challenge sounds fascinating 🙂

  2. Karin Collins

    Your Dad had many classic Civil War books, including Carl Sandberg’s biography of Lincoln. Next time you are over here you shoud see if there is abything you want.

  3. Great goals! I signed up for the Civil War Challenge. Thanks for the Louisa May Alcott book — I didn’t know about that one and it’s right up my alley.

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