May Reading List


Here's what's on my May Reading List: 

1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up by Marie Kondo

A couple weeks ago I asked if anyone would recommend reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up via my Instagram stories and my friend Michelle told me that she was able to "borrow" the eBook through an app called Overdrive through her library system. I decided to check it out and see if I could do the same. It's funny, because I've almost forgotten how nice it is to be able to check out books from the library. It was only just recently when another friend went to pick up a reserved book from the library that I thought about how smart it is to borrow books instead of buying them and wasting money, resources, and space. As strange as it is to start reading eBooks instead of physical copies that I can hold, mark in, flip through, and smell, it just isn't the most environmentally responsible decision in today's world to read paperback books.

After doing my research, I found out pretty quickly that our local library doesn't use Overdrive. Luckily, they do use another app called Cloud Library by 3M. Midweek I headed over to the library to get a new library card in my married name (I haven't had an ABBE System card since High school)  and on Sunday afternoon I checked out the KonMari book. I'm already about 1/2 way through! I'm not sure I can implement her method completely but I am ready for some spring cleaning. My spring cleaning I mean a much overdue overhaul of our closets, garage, and office/library/studio!  so yes, I'm trying my best to struggle through reading this book on my ancient iPad that doesn't hold a charge more than a few hours anymore. 

2. In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney

I haven't read much of In the Company of Women since Alex gifted it to me for Christmas but I think I'm in a good season to pick it back up again this month. I've been inspired by girl bosses lately and this book has no shortage of inspirational women in it! 

3. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

I plan to round out the month with Harper Lee's latest book, Go Set a Watchman. I know it's had very mixed reviews, but I want to read it for myself! I need a novel to switch my book genres up and round out the month.

The only downside of borrowing eBooks is that you're limited to finishing them in two weeks, which I guess isn't really a downside at all! Hopefully it will motivate me to keep on schedule with my Goodreads reading challenge this month! 

That's it for my May reading list. What are you reading this month? Leave a link to your Goodreads profile in the comments!