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Books Owned Not Read … Yet – April 2020

Books Owned Not Read … Yet – April 2020

Over the last few years I’ve developed a habit of collecting eBooks that capture my attention, with the intention of reading them sometime in the future. The cost of an eBook is often less than five dollars, so the temptation to buy them when they are on sale is a bit difficult to resist. Unfortunately, after I add eBooks to our electronic library they often get overlooked; they disappear into the computer’s memory. I came up with a few impractical ideas to make our eBooks more visible around the house, such as making a stack of cards with book covers printed on them so I could shuffle them around and display a random card each week to remind me to read the book, however there was a major drawback with this idea, i.e. the cost of the ink and paper. Eventually I found a solution: create a printed catalogue of our owned-not-read-yet. eBooks.. It wasn’t long before I discovered that it is possible to print out a list of books from GoodReads.…

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