For those of you who missed it, here is the replay, along with the show notes. It was such a great conversation, and it was hard to cut it off at the end because there was so much more we wanted to say! Enjoy.
0:38 - Amy's laryngitis and Suzanne's special guest
1:35 - Follow up to last month's conversation about pretty editions
2:40 - Goals for the new year
- 2:55 - Amy's opinion
- 3:32 - Suzanne's opinion
- 4:50 - Suzanne's thoughts (what prompted her to start making reading goals)
- 5:50 - Amy's thoughts
10:30 - Suzanne's numbers goals
11:40 - Why Suzanne is not making any content goals
14:10 - How to make manageable reading goals
16:45 - The pros and cons of planning too much or too little
18:00 - Suzanne's reading for school vs. pleasure
19:05 - The pros and cons of setting a numbers goal
20:45 - Two favorite self-help books
- 22:10 - Suzanne's pick
- 24:09 - Amy's pick
- 27:45 - Do you prefer physical books over audio books?
- 28:35 - How is your retention when you read a lot?
- 29:25 - Do you have any recommendations for time management books?
- 30:36 - What are some books worth spending audible credits on?
Links from the show:
Amy's reading goals: 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016
Suzanne's goals: 2014 / 2015 / 2016
Modern Mrs. Darcy's 2016 Reading Challenge
Suzanne's review of The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
Magic Lessons (Elizabeth Gilbert's podcast)
Breaking Busy by Alli Worthington
Amy's review of The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Happier (Gretchen Rubin's podcast)
Suzanne's review of 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think by Laura Vanderkam
Amy's review of The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Amy's review of Being Mortal by Atul Gawande