I'll read almost anything and love what captures my imagination. Best of all is responding to books in the larger cultural sense, loving or loathsome. Literature should have a place in the wider world.
And I'm another GoodReads refugee.
I may be a bit behind the curve.
But nevertheless: one, I want to start posting here, so I get used to it.
Two, I think I'm going to commit to reading books I already own.
I don't know if that's as difficult a goal for others as it is for me. I'm a book collector as much as I am a reader. And the Friends of the Library host such great sales. I think last time I counted, I have some fifty linear feet of bookshelves in my room, some shelves filled two rows deep. Then there's my Nook, with at least two hundred ebooks. Then, because my brother gave me his old tablet, I also have the Kindle and Kobo apps.
I also finally fell into the smartphone bandwagon despite myself and have learned it's yet another reading device!
So anyway, mostly I end up reading library and borrowed books. So this year, I'm going to go to all--well, not all, but a good number of--those poor, ignored books, so hopeful when they were rescued from pulping only to end up alone and dusty.
50 total preowned books, 30 physical books, 20 ebooks by the end of 2014