I don’t often set resolutions, but there are some things I want to focus on when it comes to my reading throughout 2022.
I have referenced the 12 Challenge a few times on this blog, but the goal is to read 12 books, recommended by 12 friends, in 12 months. You all help me choose those 12 books, and I shared them in a recent blog post. I will keep you updated as I make my way through these books!
I put together a TBR cart full of books that I own and want to prioritize in 2022. It would be amazing if that cart was completely cleared at the end of the year. I posted a video and wrote a blog post where I talked about all of these books, in case you are curious!
Track Reading on The Storygraph and in Journal
I have been pretty good about updating my Storygraph when I actually finish a book, but I want to get better at tracking my reading every day. There is a chart that tracks this for you, so I want to be consistent with it.
I always go into a new year with the best intentions in terms of keeping a physical reading journal, but I always fall out of the habit rather quickly. This year feels different because I have found a reading journal that works for me!
Read 12 Nonfiction
I used to read more nonfiction, but I neglected it in 2021. I want to get back into it because when I do read nonfiction I normally love it! I think one a month is a good goal to start off with, but I would ideally like to read more!
Catch Up On Series
I say this all of the time, but I am terrible at continuing on with series, even when I loved the first book. I really want that to be a focus this year, and I will probably write a separate post of the ones I want to prioritize.
Read Backlist Titles From Authors I Love
I often fall in love with an author’s writing, but I never explore their backlist. There are quite a few authors I can think of, Heather O’Neill for example, but I will talk more about these in a future post.
Quality over Quantity
I can get into this mindset where I avoid big books even though I think I am going to love them simply because I know that they are going to be a larger time investment. I need to get over this way of thinking because I know it is stopping me from reading really incredible books.
30 thoughts on “Reading Goals for 2022”
I’m so bad with storygraph. Trope I can change that this year. Good luck!
I am getting better at it, especially since they have a challenge right to update your reading every day in January!
I’m the same when it comes to backlists, currently working through Mitch Albom and Fredrik Backman books as a goal for the year.
Good luck and happy reading
Good luck with these goals. I’m sure you’ll do great 😊
Thank you so much!
These are some great goals! I also want to focus on quality over quantity. I get so caught up in the numbers. Happy New Year! 🙂
It is so easy to get caught up in the numbers!
Great goals! Quality over quantity is also my goal for this year 💜
I hope we both achieve that goal!
I love your goals – one of my goals is to catch up on series I have fallen behind on too. That was a goal in 2021, but well….didn’t quite happen. So I’m hoping I do better this year!
I’m also trying to read more non-fiction in 2022. I’ve set a goal for 15, but my list is a lot longer than that so fingers crossed! Good luck with all your goals!
i need to just sit down and devote time to storygraph
I too am aiming at quality over quantity this year just so I don’t force myself to rush through books to achieve a certain number of books read by the end of the year. Good luck with all your reading goals 🙂
Exactly! I also want to take the time I need to savour a book I’m enjoying!
That’s awesome! There are so many nonfiction books on my radar. Good luck to you as well!
These are great goals!
And I love story graph. I’m not always consistent with it, for example if I only read a few pages at a time I generally don’t log those pages. But it’s awesome to see personal reading trends. Hope this goal is successful for you!
It is definitely going to take a while for me to get into the habit!
I am going to do more Quality over Quantity this year (or try to!) and I also want to read more backlists of authors I love.
I definitely think I am going to have to remind myself of this post throughout the year. It’s so easy to get caught up in numbers!
Good luck with this, but I’m sure you’ll do wonderfully well. I agree with the quality over quantity as well.
Thank you so much!
I always want to pick up more non-fiction. I read a few at the end of the year and that was thanks to audiobooks. I hope you are able to accomplish all these goals!
I’m the same way! I always listen to nonfiction on audio. I am listening to The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green right now and it’s excellent.
I’m doing the 12 books challenge too, I even printed the template but didn’t fill it in, I’ll just fill it in as I go. I’m too much of a mood reader to fill in a book for each month. I got some great recommendations too, some are out of my comfort zone.
Good luck with this!
These are some great goals! I hope you have a wonderful reading year.
My resolution is too read all the books on a list of mine, but I love yours! Great idea!