Posts Categorized: new beginnings

My return to blogging with slightly new directions

My return to blogging with slightly new directions

February 1, 2018 2018, books, Discussion Posts, NetGalley, new beginnings, personal life 10

My return I realize I’ve been absent from this blog for a while. I lost my desire to blog plus I’ve been busy. November and December are always the busiest months in our family. And I love all the family time and activities. I’ve spent January thinking about what I want to do with my blog and now I’m ready to begin again. I’m reinventing my blog just a little. February is a good time to restart. It’s a cold day today (9 degrees at the moment), but a beautiful blue sky day just like the one below showing our backyard on New Year’s. I’m eager to return to my blog… Read more »

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Look back and look forward

Look back and look forward

January 12, 2017 2017, Blog Admin, books, mini book review, new beginnings, personal life 3

2016 wasn’t my best book year… But I did read some good books. My biggest problem was writing reviews. Lots of the books I read did not get reviewed–especially in the latter part of the year. There were good reasons for that, but since there were lots of good books and authors I didn’t highlight I want to change that this year. I also didn’t get to my reading goal last year. That doesn’t bother me too much since I read some good books and found quite a few new authors to read. And anyway that was last year. So what happened last year? Lots went on in my personal… Read more »

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New Beginnings…Again

February 27, 2013 2013, books, new beginnings, reviews 0

I have tried blogging in the past and not been too successful. I’ve even had a book review blog before. My problem was I felt guilty when I didn’t get a book reviewed, but I also started resenting the time I spent working on a review instead of reading. And I didn’t feel I added anything to my reviews that hadn’t been said a hundred times before. This time I plan to write mini reviews of some of the books I read. Generally, if I read a book I enjoy it. Life is too short to read or finish reading a book I don’t like. I don’t love every book… Read more »

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