Year End Summary 2018

Posted January 23rd, 2019 by Deepa and filed in Uncategorized
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Here are my 2018 highlights!

NYCARD2019V2Achievements this year: 2018 wasn’t a great year for personal achievements.  Most of what I achieved tends to center around writing manuscripts. I had three book chapters published in three different books by Elsevier Publications (with one more from Springer that is pending). I also co –authored 4 different papers – so a productive year from a publishing stand point but little else.

Books this year: It wasn’t a great year for good books, either. Despite reading a ton of romances (The Hating Game, Josh Lanyon’s books) , mysteries(Sherry Thomas’ Holmes series, Antony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders) , non-fiction (Educated by Tara Westover, the feminist manifesto by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)  &  and travelogues (Travel as a political Act by Rick Steves), I found that there were few that I could recall at the end of the year that made an impact or landed in my must recommend to others list.  I did manage to collect a huge To Read in 2019 pile, so I have hope for next year. Continue Reading »