Happy New Year! 2020 (aka the year when I graduate from college and have to get an actual adult job ahhhh) is here, and with it, I have some new bookish resolutions/goals that I’d like to set for myself!
1. I will read 52 books
I’ve definitely read more than 52 books a year in the past few years, but given that I’m going to be busy with my final semester and my job hunt, I want to be reasonable about my reading goal for this year. One book a week seems fair. If anything, I can always increase it if I find I have more free time to read!
2. I won’t buy new books without getting rid of some old ones
I’ve managed to acquire an impressive amount of books over the past few decade, especially because I frequently shop at rummage sales and thrift shops. However, this also means that I’ve ended up with a fair amount of books that don’t quite mean as much to me as others and are taking up precious shelf room. Because of this, I’ve made it a goal for myself that I will donate or sell old books before I bring new ones it. If it doesn’t spark joy, it’s got to go!
3. I will post monthly TBR and wrap up posts
I honestly don’t know how much people care about my monthly TBR or a recap of what I managed to read in a month, but I’d like to post them just to keep myself accountable! I also started using my Owlcrate reading planner, so hopefully that will help me keep track of my monthly reading. Stay tuned for those posts!
4. I will post more in general
Whenever schoolwork gets hectic, my blog and bookstagram (and my mental health, but we’re not talking about that here 😅) are always the first things to suffer! Most of my posts in the latter half of 2019 were blog tour posts, which had to be posted on a certain date. While I still plan on participating in blog tours in 2020, I want to diversify my blog content beyond reviews and wrap ups. Maybe more bookish tags, articles, brand reviews, and interviews? Who knows!
5. I will be more true to myself
This isn’t to say that I haven’t been true to myself or to my readers in the past. However, I will admit that the overall tone/voice of my blog posts hasn’t exactly matched my personality, and I haven’t been completely happy with my style of reviewing lately. I really want to refocus my creative energies to create posts that stand out and really represent me.
Thanks for reading! What are some of your bookish resolutions? Let me know in the comments down below!
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