A Summer Reading List (and Other Summer To-Dos)
I’m in search of a job in Seoul (I quit my current one and announced the update in this post) and taking it at quite a leisurely pace. To be this easygoing about it is really out of character for me, but I’ve been in school or on a school schedule since I was four with no gap years or breaks, and on a nonstop hustle since about 2011, so I’m spending more of my time soul (ha) searching than job searching. It helps that I’m not concerned about finding a job, just about finding one that I enjoy, am challenged by, and find fulfilling.
In the interim, I plan to do all the things I’d like to do but never seem to have the time to be truly present for: practice yoga, work on photography, study Korean and learn Korean recipes, develop my vocabulary, and read.
As the “English teacher,” I’m always asked for book lists and recommendations. But I don’t remember the last time I read a book that wasn’t for a young adult audience, for curriculum/planning purposes, or for grad school. I’ve been compiling a book list on my phone’s Notes app and plan to check off every title this summer.
jen's summer reading list
I’ll add more as they come up. What's on your reading list?
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