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Friday, January 10, 2014

Unplug and Read: 2014 Reading Goals


1. Read 50 books.
I have never kept track of how many books I can read in a year and 50 sounded like a solid number, so I'm doing it.

2. Go back and read at least one book from high school.
I never properly finished or was given the opportunity to read a lot of the books I was supposed to read in high school, so I'm hoping to tackle The Catcher in the Rye, 1984, and Of Mice and Men.

3. Read one classic.
I am all for chick-lit and easy reads, but I would like to challenge myself this year. (Let me know which one is your favorite!)

4. Finish the Delirium trilogy.
I started Delirium back in November for my Unplug and Read dystopian theme and didn't get to continue reading the trilogy due to the order of books I scheduled. Thankfully, I've stopped doing that (which I briefly discuss here) so I WILL be finishing this trilogy! I may also attempt to finish The Maze Runner trilogy as well :)

5. Re-read the entire Harry Potter series.
One of my favorite series, if not favorite, and just a must-do every year.

6. Read five already-bought books.
I always, and I mean always, buy books that I plan to read but end up leaving on my bookshelf to collect dust. I want to be able to say that I've read everything I own before I purchase new books! Some of my neglected books include The Year I Turned Sixteen, The Six Rules of Maybe, Beauty Queens, I'll Be There For You, and Ten Girls to Watch.

What is a reading goal you hope to accomplish this year?

6 comments

  1. love your goals... 50 sounds a bit hard for me because i can never seem to find much time to sit down and read but i definitely need to work on some reading goals of my own this year. delirium trilogy is definitely one of them :)

    rachel x
    blush&brunch

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  2. Wow great reading goals! I've also been wanting to re-read a book from high school. I feel like it would be more interesting now than it was in high school. Good luck with these goals! They sound do-able :D

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  3. These are great goals! I also need to read some books that most people read in high school (i.e. Catcher in the Rye) and I could stand to read more classics as well. I reread Little Women last year and remembered how great it was, so I would recommend that if you haven't read it in a while!

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  4. Stumbled upon your blog from Dana Fox's "Tip Me Tuesday" comments. Just wanted to say, I love your layout - it's so clean and simple! I love it! You also have great photos! Saw this post as well and thought I would tell you about Goodreads, if you haven't heard of it yet. I use it to keep track of the books I read, books I want to read, and books I've already read. Also, they have a Books read goal tracker, so you could input your 50 books and add to the entire social network's total goal for 2014!! Have fun and enjoy reading!

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    1. I'm not sure if you'll get this comment, but I didn't know where else to respond :p Thank you, that means a lot to me :) I LOVE Goodreads. I didn't want to post it on my blog until I organized it, but I just recently added it to my links!

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  5. Wow, 50 books!! My goal this year is to read 32! I definitely have to follow the last rule and read books I already have!! Good luck!
    ~Sara
    Sincerely, Sara

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