IT'S HERE!!! My absolute favorite project of the year! I selected a completely new group of my reading friends from Instagram this year and asked them for their 10 most memorable reads of 2018. PLUS, I asked them to give me three words that describe them as a reader, and as you'll see, that guideline … Continue reading Friends’ Most Memorable Reads of 2018
Okay, that's that. I reached my max for book cover graphics per genre, but I'm still giving you the best gift of the season with this list. It's ALL of my favorite adult reads from the past year - almost 100 of them, separated by genre. DOWNLOAD "Kate's Favorite Reads of 2018" Take it with … Continue reading Kate’s Favorite Reads from 2018: The Definitive List
Yes, ANOTHER list of favorites! I'm not sure if I'll be sharing ALL genres this year, or just highlighting a few and then linking to a list of the rest. We shall see! I couldn't skip out on the most fun genre in my reading life, though - it's the genre that brings me the … Continue reading Favorite Romances Read in 2018
You all know I adore listening to audiobooks, and along with Sudio (#partner - thx to them for the amazing new Bluetooth ear buds shown throughout the post!), I’m now gifting to you my 20 favorite listens from the past year. I’m WAY pickier about audiobooks than I am paper or digital books, so if … Continue reading Favorite Audiobooks Listened to in 2018
It's that time of year again!!! You'll be getting numerous 2018 lists in the near future, but this one is one that I crowdsourced on Instagram through a Google Form. Readers could nominate any adult title they read in 2018 as their most memorable read of the year....and the response was wonderful! Thanks a million … Continue reading Crowdsourced Most Memorable Reads of 2018
Am I really on hiatus if I keep writing posts? Hmmmm, now that's the question, isn't it? I guess the answer is YES, since I'm not really reviewing here right now? Anyway, today's exciting news is my latest piece on SheReads.com ~ a giant round up of my favorite reads published this summer plus a … Continue reading 21 Books to Read Before the End of Summer on SheReads.com
Popping in really quick to let you know I have changed my Instagram and Twitter handles! On Instagram I am now @kate.olson.reads (goodbye @theloudlibrarylady) On Twitter I am now @kateolsonreads (goodbye @theloud_library) You may have noticed the header of this blog has changed too......yup, new branding to reflect myself in a professional way, less about … Continue reading New Instagram and Twitter Handles
UPDATE 12.27.18 - Here's the UPDATED VERSION of this form for 2019! Hi friends! I'm breaking the hiatus for just a minute here - for ALL of my news, head on over to Instagram as usual. I've also been writing weekly at Frolic.media - if you have missed those, definitely go catch up! Okay, making … Continue reading My new Google Forms Reading Log!
Hello devoted readers! Just popping in to let you know that my blog is going to be on hiatus for awhile to allow for some other things to rise up on my life priority list. However, you'll still be able to see all of my reviews on Instagram and Goodreads as always! (Remember, I always … Continue reading Blog Hiatus ~ Where to Find Me!
It's a short work week, but NOT a short list of new releases! Oh, and it's my last week of school for the year too - YAY! I have already read one of these books and look forward to enjoying the rest of them over the summer ~ stay tuned here and my Instagram for … Continue reading New Releases for May 29, 2018 and MORE!