My year in books – 

the statistical version  Mary Ellen Bartley: Untitled 36 (From the series Paperbacks) I set myself a goal of 75 books to read in 2016, just for fun – and because I had no idea how many books I would actually read in a year–now Goodreads can tell me the truth … I read 84 books in…

. For among these winters there is one so endlessly winter that only by wintering through it will your heart survive. . ― Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus NOVEMBER TWO BLUE (2013), from Reading November Series  © Mary Ellen Bartley .