Books Read: Checkout my GoodReads Update post to see all I read in 2017!
By the Numbers:
- 105 Books Read
- 32,393 Pages Read
2018 Goals :
- 85 Books! (Reason for lowering is in yesterday’s post for my Strategic Plan)
- Attend BookCon in New York City
- Visit Powell’s in Portland, Oregon
- Develop and Implement strong content marketing and social media plan! (Thanks to my new academic program in Interactive Media Studies 🙂 )
How was your 2017? What’s on tap for 2018?
Happy New Year!!!
I’m hopeful you all had an enjoyable holiday and are welcoming a brand new year with all its possibilities. For those that know me, you know that I am a goal-oriented person who embraces #challengeaccepted. So no surprise, my strategic planning has led me to change up my posting and social media habits to encompass what I want to accomplish this year. After seeing Simon Sinek’s TEDtalk Start with Why, I created my own Golden Circle around the ‘Why’ for Incessant Bookworm:
Continue reading “2018 Blog Plan!”
We are through 2017! As I upped my GoodReads Reading Challenge significantly to 85 this year, I have to keep myself in check and see how my progress is!
As we close out 2017, here is where I landed:
Here are the books I have read (and some reviewed) links to reviews OR Goodreads:
Continue reading “GoodReads Challenge Update (#4 2017)”
After much reflection, I am choosing to take a brief hiatus the next week or so from blogging. These last few months, I have been thinking critically and learning about constructing a purpose, goals, and strategic plan. The Incessant Bookworm has been up for almost 3 years, and I have not done a retreat of sorts to determine where I want to take the blog and what kind of content I want to produce.
Additionally, with the holidays around the corner and a full house of family members, I’ll want to spend time with them and not stress over upcoming posts and reviews/reading challenges. This past weekend I delved deeper into the blog’s mission and objectives – I’m hoping to continue to flush those out and create a strong plan for 2018 that will keep me engaged with the content I am sharing as well as contribute to the bookish community I adore so much.
Furthermore, my reading goals will look a bit different in 2018 as I definitely pushed myself this year (in which I am grateful to have read wonderful books and went above my reading goal) and want to immerse myself in each book as opposed to reading for quantity! I also want to tackle my TBR pile where I felt I was lacking this year with doing a number of challenges that included books I didn’t own – hello library hauls!
Have a wonderful holiday and I’ll talk with you all soon 🙂
~Courtney (The Incessant Bookworm)
The Three Ws are:
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?
Currently Reading: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett and The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Recently Finished Reading: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Reading Next: X by Sue Grafton
What is your WWW Wednesday?