September was a great month for reading manga. The final count adding this month's reading went up to 808 volumes! Woohoo! Here's the latest: New Volumes A Certain Scientific Accelerator by Kazuma Kamachi A Certain Scientific Railgun by Kazuma Kamachi Assassination Classroom by Yusei Matsui Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? by … Continue reading 1,000 Manga Volumes Update: September 2016
Banned Books Week (Sept. 25 - Oct. 1) Oh snap, it's Banned Books Week! There's nothing sweeter than a book that causes an uproar. On the America Library Association's (ALA) website, I found a list of the Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009. I thought, "Hmm, which books I've read from this list?" The ones I've … Continue reading Banned Books Week (Sept. 25 – Oct. 1)
Finally, I've read 200 books out of 500! Will I make it by the end of the year? Well, I'm not going to lay on the floor and cry about if I don't. If you would like to be my Goodreads bud and catch up on my reading progress, just comment your Goodreads name on the comments … Continue reading Goodreads Goal: 200/500 Books ^_^
Woohoo! WordPress recently announced it's been a year since I've started my book blog! I'm so happy I've made it this far and I'm excited for what's to come! Thank you , followers! You guys are the best. Thank you so much for following this blog! How should I celebrate? I guess reading a book will … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
What's investing? What's compounding? What are stocks? Who's Warren Buffet? What is this?! A few years ago, I barely had an inch of education about investments. I knew stocks had something to do with it. I knew people would watch the news or read the paper about the stock market then tear their hair out whenever a … Continue reading Library Book Haul: September 2016
Creating a "reward points" system has given me the ability to read more books than before. For example, I create a goal obtaining thirty points within a month by reading books. I gain two points for every book I finish whether it's a graphic novel or a 100+ page adult fiction book. If I don't complete … Continue reading Reading Method III: “Reward Points”
Title: The Magic of Thinking Big Author: David J. Schwartz Publication: Touchstone (Oct. 6, 2015) *first published: Apr. 2, 1987* Pages: 320 Genre: Self-Help Format: Hardcover Source: Library Rating: 4/5 stars I've certainly felt the magic after reading David Schwartz's The Magic of Thinking Big. This book contains encouraging messages to smile more, think positive, and focus on success instead of failure. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: “The Magic of Thinking Big” by David J. Schwartz