July 2022 Most Anticipated

Summer has officially started, and ya’ll is it hot in Texas. We’ve had way too many 100+ days so far and July has not even started! The only thing this hot weather makes me want to do is sit in the pool with a cold drink and a fast paced book! Shocking, right? During the…

22 Most Anticipated for Summer 2022

Summer is just around the corner. Unless you are in Texas, like me, then it’s already hitting temps in the 100’s. I always have the hardest time narrowing down my Most Anticipated for the upcoming season but I managed to get this list down to 22! These 22 reads are all set to come this…

Top 10 reads of 2021

As the last day of the year comes to a close, it’s time to share my favorite reads of 2021. I read a ton of books this year, 137 to be exact. Even having surpassed my reading goal of 125, it was still an interesting reading year for me with quite a few ‘reading slump’…

January 2022 Most Anticipated

A new year is almost upon us. Which means we get to lie to ourselves about all the books we’re going to read from our shelves this year, instead of getting new books! Not to make you break any New Year’s resolution you might have about reading your backlist, but there are so many good…

October 2021 Wrap Up

Welcome back to another Monthly Wrap Up here at Speaking Of! I have been awful at posting wrap ups this year, because boy has it been a year! We sold our first home, bought a new house, moved cities, and are gearing up to welcome a new family member in 2022. Busy doesn’t even begin…

2021 Halfway Top Ten

Can you believe we are more than halfway through 2021. Unlike 2020, I feel that this year is flying by. It doesn’t help that between work and my personal life, we have been staying busy busy busy. I finally had a chance to sit down and reflect on what I have read so far this…