Wherein Gretchen and Michaela talk about the mini challenges they are plaining to use to help guide their buddy reads this year! We have been known in the past to use similar challenges to help us pick book club books and we also use them to help make sure that we are stepping out of our comfort zones and reading books that represent more than just our own experiences.
Wherein Gretchen and Michaela discuss the books they are guilty of ignoring all of 2020 and want to read at some point in 2021.
Yeehaw, here we go again! Ep. 4 of my reading challenge log gets us from the first Roosevelt to Calvin Coolidge, minus Warren. G. Harding. Sorry, Warren!
It’s that time again! I’m going to try my hardest to get you guys all caught up on what I’m reading, starting with this episode of James Garfield to William McKinley, minus Benjamin Harrison because nobody really recently has cared about him I guess. This is a video with two really interesting books sandwiching some meh ones. Enjoy, fellow history nerds!
Hey guys! Doing some video back posting on the blog because live has been crazy, but not to worry. I haven’t been making a ton of videos in the last year since I’ve posted. This one is about a reading challenge I started that is still ongoing where I try to read at least one biography on every United States President! Why? Watch and find out!
I didn’t fail! I also didn’t succeed but I didn’t fail! I actually read 4 books for booktubeathon, even if all of them weren’t spectacular. I also took some time to finish Name of the Wind, which may have been dumb.
In which I make a TBR for a challenge I love but probably won’t have time to do anything with because work-life balance is not a thing and I’m trying to get back into reading teen fiction which may or may not work.
Michaela and I did a thing! Would you look at that. This is generally referring to our struggles with our Popsugar Reading Challenge this year, and how our reading in general has been affected by the challenge and our booktuber duties. We discuss strategies for removing this guilt from our lives while also getting things like challenges done. Also we’re, like, together and awesome so. Worth the watch!
From the Notebook videos are taking a break this week because I had to get my wisdom teeth out. Therefore, I’ve made a super crazy post for you guys!
If you’ve read My Life is a Notebook for any length of time, then you know that I don’t read widely. I like YA. I’m fine reading mostly YA. I do read other things but only when I really want to.
But as you may also know, I recently made a bookish resolution to do the Pop Sugar 2016 Reading Challenge with Michaela and … ooh boy. There are 40 categories on this list, and to save myself I’ve overlapped a few. Sorry. Reading is hard for me at school.
Below is my VERY TENTATIVE reading TBR for the challenge. I‘ve also made a bookshelf on Goodreads for it. Asterisks (*) mean books that me and Michaela will both be reading! Don’t miss Michaela’s own TBR for this challenge!