Reading: Solo or group activity?

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I’m rethinking my stance on reading as solely an isolated activity

Recently, I was scrolling through Instagram and interacting with bookish hashtags and I came across a photo that showed a mom and her son reading together. The story I told myself about this photo is that they were in their living room, enjoying a cozy afternoon together, when this woman’s son, seeing his mom reading, decided that this is a good activity, made himself cozy and pulled up his own book. I commented on the photo #momgoals, because dear lord yes! 

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Check in on your local bookstore

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These business provide books to you in your time of need. Ensure you’re there for them.

As many businesses have been shut down amid the pandemic, many of us are checking in on friends and loved ones. If you have not already, please add your local bookstore to this list. After all, your bookstore is certainly there for you when times are tough, and, I believe, it’s all booklovers obligations to be there for our bookstores when times are tough for them. Here are some of the things I’ve noticed indie bookstores doing amid the pandemic. 

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5 books in 10 days: The results

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So, if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that, in trying to motivate myself to close the book gap I had hoped to close in the summer time, I challenged myself to read 5 books before the end of the Labor Day weekend. I chose the five books, posted about it on the ‘gram to hold myself accountable and then tried to consume as many words and pages as possible while still living my life. And I did live to tell the tale, which I’ll share here.

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