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Carissa Green Reads

I read widely from many genres. Perhaps this blog will feature fewer ratings and reviews, but I certainly intend to write about my reading life - it's the subject I most find myself wanting to talk about.

Currently reading

The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton
Three Sisters, Three Queens (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)
Philippa Gregory
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry
Czesław Miłosz
The Gay Science: with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
Walter Kaufmann, Friedrich Nietzsche
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Robert W. Bretall
The Guns of August
Barbara W. Tuchman

Hey, I met my reading goal . . .

— feeling happy

So I set my BookLikes reading goal for the year at 52 - averaging a book a week is fair, I think. 

 

Today, BookLikes tells me I met that goal. This might be the fastest I've ever met my reading "goal" - which is, of course, silly and artificial anyway - (in the years I've been keeping track). 

 

Of course, there have been some plays (one-sitting books), poetry (generally shorter, although I read them very slowly), and kids' books. What this also means is that my reading is diverse - I can be proud of a reading list that includes literary classics and mass-market pop culture.

 

It's not about quantity - it's about breadth. 

 

Four more months in 2015 and many books to come. Stay tuned.

 

-cg