How to EASILY Read 52 Books a Year

Updated: Apr 1

March 16th, 2022

David Peachment


How to EASILY Read 52 Books a Year

If you’re at all like me, you can find it hard to get some good reading in. There are always a thousand things vying for your attention. Phones ringing, family members, work, notifications, emails, the list of potential interruptions doesn’t end. With so many things always happening and going on, it can be very challenging to find a few moments to read that book you’ve always wanted to read. Or, if you want to broaden your knowledge and consume more information, those dozens of books you want to read.

In a previous blog post, I had detailed how I’ve read 52 books a year for the past few years and how that activity has helped me immensely! (You can find that blog post HERE). It truly is a very transformative experience and will improve your life in countless ways. But you’re probably thinking, “I can’t read that much; who has the time?” Well, I’m here to tell you that it really doesn’t take nearly as much time as you think it does! And anyone, no matter their stage in life, can read that much in a year. For this blog post, I’m going to break down a few tips and tricks for reading 52 books in a year!

Plan out your selection of books

The first suggestion towards reading 52 books in a year is to prep some of your book selection ahead of time. There’s nothing worse than having the time to sit down and read, but you don’t have a clue what to pick up. And by the time you’ve decided between a few options and selected your choice, you’ve now lost your reading time! When you have a few extra minutes, put together a stack of books you want to get through. Then when you sit down to peruse a few pages, just simply take the book off of the top of the stack. If you really aren’t feeling like the top book at the moment, then begin the next one on the stack. This will ensure that you have a few options you can quickly get into without taking forever to go through all of the titles on your bookshelf! And by p