Reading and Reflection

As the year comes to end, we felt it was a good time to reflect and make plans for the year to come. So for this episode, we’re focusing on actual reading. Reading habits, reading plans, tracking reading and more. This month it’s all about how we read!

Books and Sources

Mari’s Suggested Links and Picks: 

ThoughtCo & Deep Reading 

BookRiot 2020 Reading Template 

Reading Rockets 

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay 


Cheryl’s Suggested Links and Picks: 

Reader Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf 

I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel 

Modern Mrs. Darcy blog: 

84 Charing Cross Road by Helen Hanff 

The Penguin Classics Book by Henry Eliot 

Classic penguin: Cover to Cover by Paul Buckley 

Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing as We Age by Mary Pipher 

Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc. by Jeff Tweedy 


Jessica's Suggested Links and Picks: 

Still gushing about these!  

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado  

Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern 

How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones 

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal EL-Mohtar and Max Gladstone 

Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow 

Book Riot’s 2020 Read Harder Challenge is up. 

How Many Books Should You Read at Once? by Vivienne Woodword, BookRiot, 12-04-2019 

20 Ways to Read More Books in 2020 by Susie Dumond, BookRiot, 12-03-2019 


Also, Twitter users, don’t forget to check out #libfaves19 or #libfaves19HM for a listing of favorites from librarians all over the country as they post their individual top 10 picks of 2019.