How to Read 52 Books in One Year

by | Jan 26, 2022 | Bookshelf, Coach | 6 comments

3 Helpful Habits For Reading 52 Books in a Year

One of my favorite habits is reading books. When books keep my attention, I have less time for social media, electronic games, and television. My favorite entertainment is reading books daily. To read 52+ books in a year, I set tiny habits and goals. Below are my helpful tips to encourage you to read more books this year.

3 Helpful Habits For Reading Books Daily

Habit 1- Have easy access to books. Kindle books make it possible to carry stacks of books- without the weight.

Habit 2- Download free books from the library or Kindle Unlimited.

Habit 3- Share your book experiences by posting quotes or book photos. Engage others in social conversation.

Now as you can see, this is very simple to follow. But you may wonder if reading will become boring. My answer is NO because I rotate authors, genres, and formats. Changing from fiction to nonfiction is like candy for my brain. Perhaps you have seen me share author quotes on social media? When you read these quotes, I hope to encourage you to read books too.

3 Goals to Read 52 Books in a Year

My first goal is to read one chapter a day, minimum.

My second goal is to finish one (or more) books a week. Looking at the Table of Contents, I divide the number of chapters by seven to find my specific measurable goal.

My third goal is to read before bed. This is the most relaxing time of day with less distraction.

The Bible Cafe™ book club has been a great hangout for over 10 years. Recently, I transferred this Facebook group with 14,000  women to missionary Stasia Nielson. She is now leading the book club under the LifeVerse Books ministry, where I participate as a guest rather than a leader.

I’m still reading books each day- with a goal of 52+ books in a year.

As a member of NetGalley, I am reading Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) books. Authors and publishers provide a digital version of their book before it’s published and I provide my feedback. My reviews are posted on my blog bookshelf.

If you have a book to recommend, tell me about it in the comments below. I like to know what my friends are reading and recommending.

To keep track of my reading challenge for the year, follow me on GoodReads.

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Written by Christine Abraham @BibleCafeCoach

CHRISTINE ABRAHAM is a Writer Redeemed by Christ. Lifetime Bible Reader. Coffee Drinker. Beach Walker. Mother of Girls. Bible Teacher. Revival leader. Founder at Bible Café™ Ministries. She has been a nonprofit Executive Director and womens ministry leader for almost 15 years. She earned a Graduate of Theology degree in Biblical Studies.

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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Teresa A Moyer

    The Complete Guide to the Prayers Of Jesus by Janet Holm McHenry

  2. Christine Abraham

    Thank sounds interesting. Thank you for the recommendation my friend!

  3. Stasia

    I love how you broke this down into tangible goals. I need small tangible goals! Thank you.

  4. Melissa Hoyt

    I’m always on the lookout for Christian fiction that doesn’t feel like a Hallmark movie, especially fantasy/sci-fi.
    This year I found The Dancing Realms trilogy by Sharon Hinck. It was so good!
    I also read the Dreamhouse Kings series, and started the Blue Tower. I wish there was more in this genre!
    I use The Storygraph to track. I surpassed my goal of 105 books, with six weeks to go! 😀 Using audiobooks is the game changer!

  5. Christine Abraham

    I love the idea of Audiobooks, thank you for the suggestion Melissa! Adding your books to my interest list. Congratulations on reading 105 books so far. That’s very exciting and I would love to chat at a coffee shop about some of those books. WOW!

  6. Cathy Kenny

    Just finished my 90th book last night! I go between print/kindle/audiobooks and read a variety of authors and genres. My favorite is WWII fiction. Just finished The Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner.

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