In the past few weeks, I've been busy here on my blog, posting my list of favorite reads of 2017, my favorite children's picture books of 2017 and announcing our Cybils finalists, choosing my word for the year, and planning my reading for 2018.
I started out 2018 like I start every year; I finished ten books the first day. It's a technique (trick?) I use every year to kickstart my reading. I finish off the year's reading at the end of November and I start reading ten books that I can finish on the first day of the new year. Here's what I've finished in 2018 so far:
I committed to writing every day for ten minutes this year. No goals. No careful criticism of what I write. Just writing. Every day. Ten minutes. #WildlyImperfect.
And thank you, Helen of Helen's Book Blog, for sharing the calendar from Great Britain's Action for Happiness. I hope to follow the calendar in 2018.
What are you reading today?
What is the Sunday Salon? Imagine some university library's vast reading room. It's filled with people--students and faculty and strangers who've wandered in. They're seated at great oaken desks, books piled all around them,and they're all feverishly reading and jotting notes in their leather-bound journals as they go. Later they'll mill around the open dictionaries and compare their thoughts on the afternoon's literary intake....That's what happens at the Sunday Salon, except it's all virtual. Every Sunday the bloggers participating in that week's Salon get together--at their separate desks, in their own particular time zones--and read. And blog about their reading. And comment on one another's blogs. Think of it as an informal, weekly, mini read-a-thon, an excuse to put aside one's earthly responsibilities and fall into a good book. Click here to join the Salon.
The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It's a chance to share news and recap the past week.
Mailbox Monday was created by Marcia at The Printed Page. We share books that we found in our mailboxes last week.
It is now being hosted here.
Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews in which you can share the books you've acquired.
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is where we share what we read this past week, what we hope to read this week…. and anything in between! This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from! I love being a part of this and I hope you do too! It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is now being hosted at The Book Date.