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30 Things This Week

Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads

Here’s a look at some interesting things we found / saw / thought / did this week. Tanya –

  1. #BookBloggerDrama which, yo summarize was … Imma start some shit – and in response … blog like nobody’s watching.
  2. The Horror Writers Association has announced the 2015 Stoker Preliminary Ballot
  3. Stephen King recommends books – which means, these automatically go on my reading list.
  4. There are a few books on this list of 20 Most-Anticipated Book Sequels of 2016 that I’m waiting on too.
  5. I don’t listen to podcasts, but I might one day – and then I’ll start with this list of The Wonderful World of Bookish Podcasts.
  6. Going Paperless – Four Methods to Get Documents Into Evernote was so awesome that I immediately set up my printer similarly. Game changer!
  7. 11 Things to Keep in Your Car for Winter Travel is so freaking useful.
  8. Here are some tips on How to Make Mondays Better. I actually like Mondays because it’s my planning for the “work” week day.  And How to Make Your Monday Less Sucky: A Guide for Book Lovers
  9. Here are 8 Easy Tricks that Help You Make Time for Reading
  10. 5 Novels Based on Bonkers Things That Actually Happened.
  11. Have you read any of the 19 Books to Read If You Adore Katniss Everdeen
  12. Check out all the links in Set Yourself Up for Success in the New Year with These Excellent Reads.
  13. The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older is spot on! The one I can mostly relate to is not asking for help.
  14. I’ve seen many of the mistakes mentioned in Didn’t get the job? 7 Surprising Interview Mistakes You May Have Made. My best advice would be to be memorable in someway.
  15. Did someone read my mind to come up with Lies Bookworms Tell Themselves?!
  16. What do you think of The Best Book Covers of 2015
  17. There’s nothing wrong with trying to make $ off your hobby. Check out the tips in How to Find Ideas to Generate an Income With Yo Book Blog.
  18. Here are some recommendations of books to read based on popular tv shows – Watch This? Read That!
  19. Books on the Small Screen highlight some of the TV shows out now that are based on books.
  20. 6 Common Causes of Your Repeating Failure as a Blogger has very practical and useful advice for what not to do.
  21. I’m loving this blogging tip series – The A to Z of Handy Tips for #BookBloggers – E is for Engage with Readers!
  22. I suck at challenges, but I’m going to participate in these Instagram challenges in February – #TheHappyPlannerIGchallenge and Get ready! #PlanWithMeChallenge
  23. The Best of My Random Life Hacks gave me quite a few ideas on organizing my own life and home – although I’m not big on using tags.
  24. Here are some Planning Printables for Bloggers and Small Business Owners
  25. The Bookishness of The List App – are you using this app?
  26. I would love to be able to get to the point like in How I Plan A Year In Advance

  1. Kim –
    Sundance Film Festival was this week in Park City. That’s only an hour from my house but I’ve never gone. I’ve always wanted to but I can’t even imagine how crazy crowded it would be.
  2. I need this shirt– my husband concurs.
  3. This 11 year old girl is working hard to ensure that schools have a more diverse selection of books available to their students. Pretty cool!
  4. The X-Files is being revived! I loved that show so I decided to pick up season 1 from my library and rewatch it.

 

Have you watched any movies or tv shows based on books this year? What did you think?

 

Kim and Tanya
Kim is a librarian | life hacker | ancient history nerd | mom to 2 little boys | Utah native | digital archivist | British comedy/British detective show junkie | outdoor lover. Tanya is a digital lifehacker | Food Science guru | teenage boy wrangler | husband tamer | adventure seeker | avid reader.

4 comments

  1. Thanks for sharing my post! And so many other interesting links, that’s going to keep me busy!

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  3. Eeeep! Thanks for sharing my post along with all these! I AM SO HONOURED. ;D And that shirt though…that shirt. It’ intensely awesome. XD

  4. Thanks Tanya! Glad you loved the tips! I’m just a obsessed with Evernote 🙂

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