With these tips, you're on your way to finishing that ambitious library haul.More
It's fine to have a stack of 500-page novels piled up next to your bed, but a bit of variety in your reading list can help you avoid book fatigue. Try opting for a funny essay collection after powering through a long non-fiction book, and avoid overwhelming yourself by reading too many high page count books back-to-back. Mix things up, and you'll power through your list faster.
"Priestdaddy" by Patricia Lockwood, $27, powells.com.
When you give yourself a set goal for the summer, flying through your reading list can feel like a game. If you say that you want to read 15 books, you'll get an extra boost of motivation every time you edge closer to that number. Competing with yourself can be addictive, and as you approach your goal, you might even be inspired to surpass it.
"Startup" by Doree Shafrir, $26, indiebound.com.