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…

21 Reads Perfect for Summer

Summer vacation is upon us! We’ll not me personally because I don’t have kids and I don’t work for a school district but that doesn’t mean I’m not ready for summer time fun! The official first day of summer is June 21st, and if you’re like me and love to read by bodies of water…

April Wrap Up

Y’all, I know I say this all the time, but the year is flying by. I missed out on posting my March Wrap Up, as it has just been a completely crazy few months. We’re staring to get out of the house more now that we’re vaccinated. It’s been great but also how did we…