We are wrapping up the month with Girlxoxo and Traveling with T for the annual #AMonthofFaves blog event – a fun way to recap the year that was. Get all the details here!
This will be my second year participating! (Click here to see last year’s posts!)
THU. | Dec. 26 – #AMonthofFaves Challenges and Goals – Reading challenges, personal goals, resolutions – how did you do? Which was your favorite book read (and/or least favorite) for each challenge – or from all of them? Did you make New Years Resolutions? Did you get to all of them? Are you making any for next year … next month … next season?
2019 was fantastic in terms of the books I read, the new authors I discovered and the authors I met on tour. I began working closely with several publishers and book publicists and the book-mail that followed surpassed my wildest expectations!
Here’s what I read in 2019:
10 Nonfiction Books
8 Romance Books
93 Female Authors
13 Male Authors
9 One-Word Titles (Sadie, Inheritance, etc)
44 Titles began with “The”
12 Titles had a name (Eleanor Oliphant, Nina Hill, Amy Bylar, etc.)
5 Titles had a family member (wife, daughter, etc.)
12 nonfiction (1 per month)
24 backlist (2018 or before)
Book Series: CJ Box, Karin Slaughter, Jenny Han
600 followers on the blog
5000 followers on Instagram
12 new author interviews
4 new guest posts
40 new book reviews
Update #ReadersofSoCal Calendar of Events
Top Ten Tuesday
Schedule week of tweets on Hootsuite
Are you setting reading or blogging goals? What challenges are you participating in?
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A fastastic year Jaymi! 🙌
Your goals are SO detailed and incredibly organized. JEALOUS!
Thank you v much! You know about S.M.A.R.T. goals right?! A holdover from my corporate days. Specific. Measurable. Attainable. Relevant. Time-Based.
I probably did know about SMART- but thanks for the reminder. I’ll be thinking 2020 goals with that in mind.
I usually do the goodreads challenge.
Excellent year in reading, great look at what’s ahead.
I need to break down my goals so that they’re more specific (which will take more journaling than this prompt gave me time for). Also, I keep getting ideas/reminders from everyone else’s posts!
Excellent reading year you had! Well done! Good luck with 2020!
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