Happy New Year!

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I hope everyone had a good holiday!

Although it seems like I have been missing in action and  slow on reviewing for the past couple of months, I have been reading in an attempt to make my reading goal for 2015.

Spoiler alert: three books off. Sadface.

However, I feel pretty good about my reading and reviewing milestones in 2015! I’m a notorious slacker when it comes to posting on my personal travel / living in Japan blog (I’m fairly certain that I haven’t posted since early 2014–and I only remember this because I posted about the monumental occasion of my first local Shinkansen ride, which was a pretty big deal). This is different because I feel like I’m working toward something.


But in a really good way, of course! I really hope to work with publishing in some capacity in the future, so I’m proud of what I’ve created here. I’ve come a long way from just reading books and remembering them fondly (or in the case of a really good book, rereading them multiple times). I am still so excited whenever I can talk with the authors of books that I’ve enjoyed. I love doing this. Even if there’s times when it seems really quiet here, know that I will be back!

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