It’s the first episode of the podcast!

Today Jay is sitting down for a solo episode to chat about her top tips for increasing your reading volume.

If you are looking to get back into the habit of reading, or if you want to improve your reading journey, tune in to hear Jay discuss the five things that have helped her read more books each year.


What I talked about

  1. My reading background.

  2. Building a strong reading habit.

  3. How reading has helped me relax.

  4. 5 tips on how to increase your reading volume.

  5. Accepting that I’m a slower reader.

  6. Exploring your local library.


Books mentioned in this episode:

  1. None of This Is True by Lisa Jewell

  2. A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

  3. All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

  4. A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

  5. Silver Nitrate by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

  6. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

  7. Long Shot (Hoops Series) by Kennedy Ryan

  8. The Housemaid by Freida McFadden

  9. How the Word Is Passed by Clint Smith

  10. The Meaning of Mariah Carey

  11. Yellow Face by R. F. Kuang

  12. Falling by T. J. Newman

  13. Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark

All book links above are affiliate links. By purchasing the books through the links What Ya Reading? Podcast will earn a small commission. 


Other links mentioned in this episode:

  1. The Libby App

  2. The Storygraph

  3. Sabaa Tahir on Instagram


Today’s Host: 

  1. Follow Jay on Instagram @bookswithjaybraggs


Final Thoughts: 

  1. Join us on the Geneva App for our December Buddy Read – The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray. Our virtual meet-up will be on Sunday, January 14, 2024.

  2. For inquiries, please email Jay at [email protected]

  3. Don’t forget to like, review, and subscribe to the podcast.