March 2021 Book Reviews Wrap Up

March 2021 Book Review Wrap Up

I’m still doing really well with my reading goal for this year even though this recap doesn’t look quite as good as last month! I did go on vacation for one week in March and, although I brought THREE books with me, I didn’t read at all that week.

My Goodreads Reading Challenge goal for this year is 24 books (which is an average of 2 per month). So far, I completed 3 books in January, 5 in February, and 4 in March (I’ll explain at the end of this post why I only show 3 of those below).

My new plan for how to approach my reading habits is working well for me. Some other things that seem to be helping motivate me are my reading club (an international group I meet with virtually every month) and sharing what I’m reading on social media (links above).

I’ve mentioned this before, but as a reminder, I typically read simultaneously:

  • one non-fiction book (10 pages per day),
  • one hardcopy fiction book (one chapter before bed), and
  • one fiction audiobook (whenever I have quiet time where can fit it inwhile driving, cleaning, walking, whatever…)

Here’s a recap of the books I completed in March with links to the full reviews in case you missed them:


SYSTEMology

BOOK REVIEW: SYSTEMology by David Jenyns

BOOK REVIEW: SYSTEMologyby David Jenyns ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ABOUT THE BOOK (from Amazon): Do you sometimes feel like your business is an adult daycare centre? Are you constantly repeating yourself, fixing errors and trying to hold things together? What if it were possible to create a business that runs itself? You’ve dreamed about it – now it’sContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: SYSTEMology by David Jenyns”


7 Perspectives of Effective Leaders

BOOK REVIEW: The 7 Perspectives of Effective Leaders by Daniel Harkavy

BOOK REVIEW: The 7 Perspectives of Effective Leadersby Daniel Harkavy ⭐️⭐️⭐️ ABOUT THE BOOK (from Amazon): According to CEO and executive coach Daniel Harkavy, effective leadership boils down to just two things: your decisions and influence. Good decisions lead to strong results, which in turn increase your influence. If you get these two things right,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The 7 Perspectives of Effective Leaders by Daniel Harkavy”


Smiling at Strangers

BOOK REVIEW: Smiling at Strangers by Nancy Lewis

BOOK REVIEW: Smiling at Strangersby Nancy Lewis ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ABOUT THE BOOK (from Amazon): It all started with a smile. A trip to the local farmers market created an opportunity for the author of Smiling at Strangers to offer a simple kindness to a stressed young mother shopping with four small children. She made eye contactContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Smiling at Strangers by Nancy Lewis”


As for book number four…it hasn’t published yet, so I’ll be posting my review for it next week after the launch date.

Here’s what I’m currently reading (reviews coming soon!):


So…what about you? What’s your reading goal for this year? And what books have you read so far?

Published by Kelly Schuknecht

Kelly Schuknecht is a marketing director with a background in the publishing industry and a passion for all things related to books. She blogs about book marketing because she loves helping authors navigate the world of social media to discover new ways to promote and sell their books. If you're looking for something good to read, you can find Kelly's top picks here: www.kellyschuknecht.com/book-faves.

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