Book Details

Publisher: Ten Peaks Press
Original Release Date: September 21, 2021
Formats: Hardcover
Hardcover ISBN: 9780736983020

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This stylish journal created exclusively for book lovers includes custom reading lists, charming literary quotes, and plenty of room to record what you’ve read and what you’d love to read next.  
“Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind.”—Toni Morrison
Designed by a book lover for book lovers, My Reading Life is the ideal companion for all your literary adventures.
Anne Bogel, creator of the Modern Mrs. Darcy blog, provides you with insightful reading lists for every popular genre and each season. She even helps you determine the kinds of books you’d most like to read based on your interests. You’ll also appreciate the sleek, compact design, perfect for taking on the go to the library, bookstore, or your next book club gathering. 
So much more than just a journal, this book is a joyful celebration of the written word, one that will significantly enrich every day of your reading life.  

Get your copy:

Don’t forget about your local indie! You can get your copy wherever new books are sold.

You can order a signed—and personalized—copy from my local indie, Carmichael’s Bookstore. Order online or call them at 502-896-6950. Just tell them you’d like a signed copy, or put “signed copy” in the order comments, along with the name you’d like it inscribed to, and any other personal message you’d like me to write.

Listen to What Should I Read Next #305: Read yourself like a book for a behind-the-scenes on the design choices, a peek at some of the bonuses contained in the book, and encouragement to adopt the reading journal habit.

Praise for My Reading Life: A Book Journal:

“Anne Bogel got inside my head and figured out how to make my reading life better with this perfect little Swiss army knife of a book. I’m obsessed with it.”
—Kendra Adachi, author of The Lazy Genius Way: Embrace What Matters, Ditch What Doesn’t, and Get Stuff Done

“Exactly the reading journal I’ve been waiting for.”
Sarah Mackenzie, author of The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids

Praise for I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life:

“Books help make us who we are, and they make us better people. Anne Bogel’s charming essays in I’d Rather Be Reading, all about the bibliophile’s journey through life, will make you fall in love with books all over again.”
—Jane Mount, founder of Ideal Bookshelf and author of Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany for People Who Love Books

“Anne Bogel’s beguiling latest is a love letter to the reading life, infused with all the warmth, charm, and brilliance her fans have come to expect. I found myself—and my reading community—inside its pages, and you will too.”
—Joshilyn JacksonNew York Times bestselling author of The Almost Sisters

“Everyone who loves books and reading needs this little book in their lives.”
—Emily P. Freeman, author of A Million Little Ways

“I’d Rather Be Reading is a book lover’s delight. Readers will be reminded of the books that shaped their own lives (and maybe add a few more to the list).”
—Annie Spence, librarian and author of Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks