Make Reading a New Year’s Resolution!

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The folks over at BOOKish have a wonderful idea: add reading to your list of New Year’s resolutions. They have helpful hints for how you can accomplish this:

Read a new author

It’s so difficult to determine which authors are “new” to which readers, so we’re recommending reads by a slew of recent fantastic debut authors.

Read a classic
The high-school-aged book nerd in you really wants to (finally!) read a classic this year. Maybe it’s thatEdith Wharton novel you were supposed to read for a class but never did. Maybe you want to read”Moby-Dick”–because “Moby-Dick.”

Check out the rest of there hints here.

What are your reading resolutions this New Year, Rumpus readers?


Ashley Perez lives, writes, and causes trouble in Los Angeles. She has a strong affinity for tattoos, otters, cat mystery books, and actual cats, but has mixed feelings about pants. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. She runs the literary site Arts Collide and does work of all varieties for Women Who Submit, Entropy, Jaded Ibis Press, and Why There Are Words. You can find her on Twitter at @ArtsCollide. More from this author →