“Every person you knew, every person you loved even, did not have to consume you for the time to have been worthwhile. She expressed some of this to Marx at the office, and he laughed at her. “I’m afraid I’ve given you the wrong impression, Sadie,” he said. “I rather like to be consumed.” My God, I loved that line.
- Replace looking at your phone before bed and when you wake up with reading one chapter of a book. Your sleep, your mental health, and your reading list will all improve.
- That year I read 132 books got pricey. Don't sleep on your local library. I get almost all of my reads, for free, from the DC Public Library. You can just add books you want to read from their app and they will email you when they are available to pick up from your closest branch. You can do print books, audio or ebooks (that work seamlessly with my Kindle, which is how I like to read when I travel.)
- I set a goal of one book per week (overal 52 per year,) but I don't sweat it if I miss it. Sometimes, life is overcome by events. Just give yourself grace and pick up the next chapter.
- Save this list that I'm working on keeping up this list contains my favorite reads over the year. Good inspiration if you're looking for your next book.