April TBR & Plans

I have big reading plans for April. I want to finish thirty books this month, several of which are graphic novels or poetry collections that I want to get to. For funsies, I set myself a ridiculously high Goodreads yearly goal of 225 books, and I fully intend to reach it. I got a bit […]

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March Wrap-Up

I had high hopes for my reading plans in March, but when I got sick halfway through the month, those plans started to slip. Whenever I get sick, especially if it involves a headache, I find it hard to focus on reading. My initial goal was to read twenty books this month, but I ended […]

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My March TBR

March is going to be a bit of a busy month. My birthday and a corresponding trip to Washington D.C. falls about half-way through the month, I’m participating in the Re-Read-a-Thon, and I want to spend more time working on some personal goals and projects. I also want to have a great reading month. I’m […]

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Re-Read-A-Thon 2019

I first heard about this readathon through Elliot Brooks’ Youtube channel, and since I’ve been wanting to reread some old favorites, decided I am going to participate. (As a side note, if you aren’t already subscribed to Elliot Brooks’ youtube channel, I recommend you check it out. She’s one of the best booktubers, in my opinion, […]

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January 2019 Wrapup

January just disappeared. One second it was New Year’s, and suddenly I’m sitting at my desk writing a wrapup post. Where’d it all go? Anyway, this was a busy month, and I didn’t get the chance to post as frequently as I’ve wanted to. One of the aspects of the blog that I’ve been focusing […]

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The Best Books I Read in 2018

2018 was a great year for reading and one in which I read things I normally would not have, thanks to wanting more variety for this blog. There were so many great books that I read, and these are the best. For this list, I’m only including books that I read for the first time […]

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The Worst Books I Read in 2018

Unfortunately, it’s impossible to read nothing but amazing books. Occasionally you’re going to read one that you dislike or that you just don’t get. Here are the books I’ve read this year that are like that for me. A quick disclaimer: If you love a book that I dislike, no worries! Everyone has different tastes, […]

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10 Short Books to Help You Get to Your Reading Goal

If you’re trying to meet your yearly Goodreads or reading goal during the final week of 2018, no worries: there are plenty of short books, novellas, and graphic novels that you can finish in under a day! Here are ten of my favorites. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway 128 pages I read […]

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December TBR and Plans

I’m planning on getting quite a bit of reading done in December. Here are the ten books I want to get to this month: Read the World Books As I stated in a previous post, I’m updating the rules of my #readtheworld challenge. Each month, I’m pulling three countries out of a bowl and reading […]

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November 2018 Wrap-Up

November was a bit of a stressful month for me. As I mentioned in a post at the beginning of the month, the anxiety and depression medication I was on was making things significantly worse and I was really struggling with staying motivated and positive. Fortunately, I’m currently on a different type of medicine and […]

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October Wrap-Up

Here’s a quick run-down of Read Yourself Happy during the month of October. Books Here is the list of books I finished in October. Some of the books at the top of the list I actually started in September but finished in October. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi – Probably the best book I […]

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