I have kept diaries for years, even if I don’t fill them out daily, every year I buy a new A4 Page a day desk diary and this year I am so far doing well at recording events that happen and my thoughts. However this is the first year I have decided to keep a reading journal. Although I track my reading on Goodreads, I thought it woud be nice to have a hard copy record of all the books I read in a year.
So I watched some Tiktok and Youtube videos andd took inspiration from them and used the layouts and prompts that suited me. Here are some photos
And that so far is what it looks like, though rather than draw the stars I bought 1000 sticky gold ones to use, because I can also give them to Jennifer. So far I am enjoying keeping the journal and try and update as much as I can as soon as I finish a book.
I may do some double page spreads of favourite books if I feel like it, easpeically as Michelle Morgan’s new book ‘When Marilyn Met the Queen’ is due out very soon. Needless to say I am very exited about that book, but more on that when the time comes.
Do you keep a reading journal? Or do you just track on one of the apps, like Goodreads? Let me know in the comments below.