Happy New Year everybody! I will get on to my planned reads for January presently, but firstly I thought I'd give you some idea of what I have planned for this year. As ever in January, I am hoping for good things from the year to come and to become more organised in general.
Have you ever heard of the word 'Tsundoku'? Well, I have a bad case of it, both in hard copy and electronic form. It's so enjoyable to buy new books, but despite my best intentions I buy more than I read. I have some books that are supposed to be excellent reads just languishing on my shelves. This year, this is something that needs to change, so I have decided to set myself a little challenge of reading one book from my hard copy pile, and one from my ebook treasure trove to try and reduce some of my Tsundoku problem.
I so enjoyed being part of Sophia Rose's Austenesque Group on Goodreads that I have joined up for the Austenesque Lovers TBR Pile Reading Challenge 2016 group too. If you are a Goodreads user I'd really recommend that you consider joining the group, as it's such a nice friendly place to chat about what you've read and share recommendations. There are a few nice events coming up, with a chance to choose somebody else's next read in February, and a group read of a book in March. My other challenge for the year I got from this group, where one of the other group members said she'd like to try and read something based on each of Austen's books this year which sounds like a good idea to me.
The Watsons'. I have heard really good things about this book and I genuinely want to read it but I never get to it. This is how long I've had this book, it's had two changes of cover since the version I have!
I hope you have a wonderful 2016, filled with good times, good friends, good health and good reading!