The first day of each month, I’m posting a summary of what I read the previous month and what I plan to read in the coming month. I would love if this could become a conversation in the comments about what’s on your reading list, too!
May and June were low-volume book months for me, but in July, I was back on my game. It helps that we went on vacation and had 40 hours in the car in which I could listen to audiobooks (kid-friendly audiobooks, but audiobooks nonetheless). Then at our destinations, we had family and pools and fireflies to help occupy the kids while I had my nose in one book or another. It also helped that I was motivated to avoid The History of England, Volume Five, and so picked up book after book saying, “I’ll just read this one book and then I’ll get right back to Hume and Charles I…”
Avoidance turns out to be a strong motivator for me.
So, here’s what I was reading while I wasn’t reading the 18th-century history of 17th-century England: