New Year’s Goals for 2018

Happy New Year, everyone! It’s that time of year again. Everyone is realizing all that they want to do with their lives and all that they haven’t done in the previous year. I’ve never been one to really set goals or resolutions because I feel like doing so adds so much pressure. But this year, I’m giving myself permission to add or subtract from my goals as time goes by, but I still think that recording them now is a good idea because I can go back in December and see how many of these goals I kept up with and how I changed.

So without further ado, here are my 2018 goals and resolutions:

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2018 Reading Challenges

Since 2018 will be my first full year of blogging, I am going to be participating in some reading challenges. I’m really excited because I’ve never done a reading challenge before, but I think that it’s a great way to read more diverse books and genres than I would normally.

I’m going to participate in three challenges (as of now) and my hope is that they will be a fun encouragement for me to keep reading throughout the year.

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How I Listen to Audiobooks

Ahh, audiobooks. I know that talking about them can be a bit of a controversial topic because people either love them more than life or hate them with a burning passion. Some people think that it’s cheating to listen to an audiobook because you haven’t technically “read it.” Merphy Napier says it best on her BookTube channel in this video. You only have to watch the first minute and a half to hear her logic behind how listening to audiobooks is “real reading.” Definitely check that out because she says it better than I could have.

That being said, I love audiobooks, and I know I’m not the only one. There are three ways that I listen to my audiobooks without spending a ton of money! Not everyone knows all of the great audiobook resources out there, so I figured I’d share my favorite audiobook platforms that I use.

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