The Reading Life

I started a “want to read” list on Goodreads & now I’m scared

I promised myself I wouldn’t do it: I promised myself I wouldn’t overwhelm myself by curating a “want to read” list on Goodreads. And now I’ve gone and done it. Admission: I didn’t use Goodreads much ever before this year. I had an account, but it was like… via GIPHY If I did visit Goodreads,… Continue reading I started a “want to read” list on Goodreads & now I’m scared

The Reading Life

0 out of 5 Stars for the 5-Star System of Rating Books

My grand conclusion after a month of using Goodreads: As a reader, I am vexed to the point of melodrama at the idea of assigning books 1 – 5 stars. It’s basically grading, right? I’m painfully familiar with grading. As a college professor, it’s my least favorite part of teaching. BUT at least assessment criteria are… Continue reading 0 out of 5 Stars for the 5-Star System of Rating Books