What’s on YOUR Bucket List?

I’ve been thinking about bucket lists lately. I’m still pretty young – I’ll be 32 in February. But I feel very aware of age and what sort of things you’re capable of at different ages. Take for example my change in activity and exercise – I’m grateful that this is a change I made in my 30s while my body is still young and not later in life when it might be harder. I may be young but that doesn’t mean I’ll always be capable of all the things I want to do. My Nana is nearly 93 years and looks damn good for her age but she still obviously cannot do a lot of things.

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Why I Don’t Do Book Events as Much as I Used To

I used to be really obsessed with going to book events – signings, release parties, festivals, red carpet premieres for the movies and so on. I would take entire days off, get in line early and all of that. I loved being one of the first people in line and being in the front seat. I loved collecting signed books, taking pictures with authors, making friends with people at events. And its not that I don’t love any of those things but I do infinitely less events than I used to. Just this week alone – there was a Leigh Bardugo event in Glendale on Tuesday, a Marie Lu event on Wednesday in Los Angeles and a Jennifer L Armentrout event in San Diego tomorrow. A few years ago, I would have been at every single one, no problem. Now, I skipped every single one of them. Here’s why.

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