2022 Reading Goals

I was reading through the last few years of reading goals and I had to laugh. 2020 was the year of no lists, which helped me get back into the reading spirit and then 2021 was to get through my TBR – which I manage to make bigger from buying new books instead….

So what am I going to do for 2022?

Well, first things first, I am going to start with the number of books I would like to read in 2022. Looking at 2021 I am currently at 58 books read and I am pretty sure I will finish two more books before the end of 2021. Therefore, I am going to aim for 70 books to be read by the end of 2022.

I think that is realistic right?

Now with that done, I need to think about a theme for 2022. Last year was TBR, which I failed miserably at, and to be honest, I know why. The reason I failed was I signed up for a book subscription box, which then lead me to wander into bookshops and purchase the latest books as well. Plus I also got a new job with an epic pay rise, which helped me justify buying more books – let the chaos ensue.

After that complete disaster of a goal, I am a little unsure what I should do? To make myself accountable for reading I have invested in a book journal i.e. a dotted journal so I can use it as a book bullet journal. Maybe I might focus on reading different genres this year, I think my box of stories will help me with that goal. I had started with mixed fiction, then switched to sci fi/fantasy and now I have moved to YA.

Right, I think I have it!

Out of the 70 books I plan to read in 2022 here is the breakdown:

  • 30 Books – Whatever I like
  • 10 Books – Non-Fiction
  • 10 Books – YA
  • 10 Books – Science Fiction
  • 10 Books – Fantasy

I think that’s achievable! I know my struggle is always non-fiction as I love to read as escapism, but I have a few friends who are avid non-fiction readers, so I feel I can get so really good recommendations.

Have you set your book goals yet for 2022? If so, what are they? I would love to hear what you have planned in the comments below.

2 thoughts on “2022 Reading Goals

  1. Good luck with your goals! I love how you set a theme for each year!

    I’m still working out exactly what I want to do for my goals for 2022, since looking back at 2021, I didn’t manage to achieve most of my goals, since I set the bar a bit too high! Hopefully we both do better in 2022!

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    1. Hi lovely, thank you for the support!

      Don’t pressure yourself into selecting a goal for 2022, you might find halfway through January that you realise what you would like your goal to be. I have been doing reading challenges for a long, long, time!

      Maybe just keep it simple and read a certain amount of books in one year and just keep it at that! I always find simplifying helps me enjoy the goals I set in place in when I feel slightly overwhelmed.

      xx

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