July Recap

July RecapI feel like recently all of my monthly recaps have been starting “it was a great month,” but I’m going to just say it again: it was a great month. The temperatures were astonishingly mild for July in Indiana, especially after the misery that was last summer. It’s allowed for tons of time outside without me feeling like I’m going to die of heatstroke, which is always a plus. Hoping for an August that is just as wonderful!

The Month in Stats

Books Read Last Month: 17 (it seemed like I wasn’t finishing anything this month, and that there was a lot of time I could have been reading when I wasn’t, so I was somewhat surprised that I clearly did manage to read a fair amount for the month.)
Books Read For The Year: 143

Best Things I Read

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June Recap

June RecapI expected that June would never be able to live up to the fabulousness that was May, but I think it just might have managed it.

July, let’s continue the trend!

The Month in Stats

Books Read Last Month: 24 (13 nonfiction, 11 fiction, 2 rereads)
Books Read For The Year: 126

Best Things I Read

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May Recap

May RecapI don’t want to make it seem like the rest of the year is downhill, but May is going to be a pretty tough month to top. Even though there were sick kids and a sick hubs for one week, the rest of the month was great.

I won’t deny that some of that might have something to do with more reading time than usual, and really enjoying a lot of the books I finished for the month.

The Month in Stats

Books Read Last Month: 26 27 (forgot one!)
Books Read For The Year (by End of Month): 101 102

Best Things I Read

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April Recap

April RecapApril felt like a very quick month and a very long one, all at the same time. Quick, because didn’t I just write one of these recap posts? And long, because allergy season set in and made the days crawl by, as I tried to survive pollen-filled days. Add to that kids also dealing with allergies apparently, and a husband who was on call for one week and then ended the month feverish and miserable, and the second half of the month seemed kind of endless.

The Month in Stats

Books Read Last Month: 21
Books Read For The Year (by End of Month): 75 [Read more…]

March Recap

March RecapI always like March – Spring Training, the end of winter is either in sight, or here. We’re about to enter our family’s birthday season so that’s fun. And I love the fresh start a change in season provides! Even though March ended up being more like February weather-wise, that’s ok, I still enjoyed it. 🙂

The Month in Stats

Books Read Last Month: 20
Books Read For The Year (by End of Month): 54 [Read more…]

February Recap

February RecapGoodbye February, I’d barely gotten used to you when I had to say farewell. As always, you raced past.

Well, except for those days in the middle where I had two sick kids and a sick husband. Those days weren’t the speediest I’ve ever experienced.

But I certainly do appreciate that I never got sick, because all those platitudes about moms not being able to take sick days? Totally true.

The Month in Stats
  • Books Read Last Month: 19
  • Books Read For The Year: 34 [Read more…]

January Recap

January RecapGotta admit that despite some cold cold temps and lots of time cooped up indoors, January was a much better month than December (although it really was almost guaranteed to be). Here’s hoping for a great February.

The Month in Stats
  • Books Read Last Month: 20 15 (had forgotten to exclude picture and board books)
  • Books Read For The Year: 20 15 (had forgotten to exclude picture and board books)
Best Things I Read

December Recap

December Recap

The Month in Stats
  • Books Read Last Month: 33 (8 Nonfiction, 5 Fiction, 20 Children’s)
  • Books Read For The Year: 159
Best Things I Read