Friday, January 6, 2012

Hey, It's Firday: Follow Friday & TGIF

Feature & Follow Friday is hosted by: Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. This week's question:

Q: Go count the number of unread books sitting on your shelf. How many? 
Hmm, just counting fiction I would say probably around 80 or so. But the majority of them are classics so I've never really went on a reading binge with them. I like classics and I eventually want to read some of them but it's so hard to just sit down with them sometimes. 
 
 
 This Friday's Question:

Reading Resolutions: What are some of your reading goals for the new year?
 
I made the goal at GoodReads to read at least 50 books this year but I'm hoping to read more. I really didn't have any other resolutions but I'll probably try to read some books that are outside of my comfort zone as well.

11 comments:

  1. I went through a classics phase and read a whole bunch. I don't think I've picked up many since that... Good luck with your reading goals! New follower. Happy Friday!

    Aimee
    http://gettingyourreadonaimeebrown.blogspot.com/

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  2. Yeah, most of the stuff I'm yet to read are also classics! I have to be in a certain mood to read those. They are so rich and awesome when I do but they are hard to sit with.

    New follower! Love your blog name :D

    My FF at

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  3. Hello! I think venturing outside your comfort zone is a good idea --- shakes things up a bit. :)

    I should probably make an effort to do more of that, myself.

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  4. I wish I only had 80! It would leave more room for new books!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration

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  5. That's a good number, I wish I had less on my shelf right now!

    My Follow Friday

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  6. It's always a great idea to push your reading boundaries some of my favorite books are ones that I never would have picked up on my own!

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  7. Hey, at least we'll get some classic reading done in British Novels this semester. Ready to hit Bronte? Lol!

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  8. Hopping through. I'm with you on classics. I want to read them but it's hard to get through them.
    My Hop

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  9. I tend not to make too many resolutions either!

    Mostly classics? Probably a quarter of mine are! I know what you mean about reading loads of them though- it just doesn't happen. They're amazing books, but not the kind you can just read in a day. You need the time to stop and think about them and absorb what you're reading.

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  10. I own a few classics as well but always end up choosing something else to read instead of them, new follower, here's mine
    http://headstuckinabook.blogspot.com/2012/01/feature-and-follow-friday-12.html

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