I spent so long looking for the perfect reading log printable and couldn’t find one that I loved. So I decided to make my own!
Are you looking for the perfect way to keep track of your reading? We have created the best FREE Reading Log Printable PDF as the perfect way to keep track of your stats, your books, and so much more.
I wanted to know what genres I was reading over the year, how long are my books, and what year were they published. As much as I depend on my electronic trackers, I love flipping through pages to see my accomplishments. I wanted a book reading journal that I could look back over year after year instead of scrolling on a screen. can you tell that I love the feel of physical books?
Setting goals and writing them down is an easy way to stick with the goal throughout the year and reach that goal. Our Reading Log Printable includes fun stats and challenges in addition to a way to see how many books you have read. And the best part? It is completely free.
You can download our reading log printable PDF. And, we are always open to suggestions. If there is something you would love to see in the 2025 version, please let me know!
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What is a Reading Log Printable?
Every year I struggle with how to keep track of my reading. I read a lot but, even if you just read a few books a year, it becomes hard to remember all the books you have read from even a few months ago. This free Printable Reading Log is a way for you to keep track of the books you read and so much more.
Why Should I Use a Reading Log?
Do you ever wonder “What should I read next?”. If so, a reading log is a perfect thing for you! As you look back and the books you have read and loved, you will see a pattern and be able to hone in on books you will love. You can also use our printable to write down the names of books that you have on your To Be Read (TBR) List.
Do you love a yearly challenge? The Beyond The Bookends 2024 Reading Challenge is a great way to start off the year and our free Printable Reading Log is the perfect way to keep track of which books you’ve chosen for the year and which books you loved.
What is in the FREE Printable Reading Log?
Our Reading Log Printable has 11 sections. You can print up one or all, you decide! It includes:
- Reading motivation page
- Reading goals
- Favorite book things
- Books to read
- Goal Tracker
- Reading tracker
- Book review pages
- Reading Stats
- 100 book challenge
- Alphabet Challenge
- Books to Screen
- Map Challenge/ Tracker
How do I use a Reading Log Printable?
Below you will find some example pages from the free Reading Log Printable along with explanations for how to use the pages. You can use these pages to set reading goals, choose your favorite books, as well as engage in fun reading challenges with the entire Beyond the Bookends community. We want to see how you use these Printable Reading Logs. Be sure to tag us on Instagram so we can show your amazing progress!
Reading Log Printable PDF: Book Goal Tracker
This is where you can set a reading goal for yourself in the Reading Log Printable and keep track of how many books you are able to read. You can choose to read one book a month, a dozen, or more. This is not a competition! We wanted to find a way to help you challenge yourself in a fun way.
Monthly Reading Tracker
This page in the Reading Log Printable is a place for you to keep track of the number of books read as you read them. As you read a book, you can keep track of your ratings and even the number of pages/ hours listened!
This fun challenge lets you try and read a book for every letter of the alphabet. Some of the letters are more difficult than others so I think about these and plan. We included a few fun bonuses as well with this part of the Reading Log Printable.
Have you ever wondered about the kinds of books you read over a year? We created this tracker for your reading stats to keep track of how you like to read, your star ratings, the number of pages, genres, and more. At the end of the year, this page of the Printable Reading Log always offers some great insight.
Reading Log Printable Book Review Pages NEW
New for this year we have given you a book review page. You can use as many or as few as you want to keep track of your favorites or all your books!
Free Reading Log Book to Screen Challenge
Have you checked out our post 85+ Great Books Becoming Movies or TV Series? This post fulfills the January Prompt for The Beyond The Bookends 2024 Reading Challenge! Most of the time, I feel like the book was better, but in the past little while there have been a few books to screen that have knocked it out of the park!
We thought it would be fun to add a map challenge to the free Printable Reading Log. There are so many fun ways to use this. Print it up and use a different color for each year to see if you can read your way around the world or, print it up and overlay transparent paper so you can see where you traveled on your book journey over multiple years.
How Do I Get My Free Reading Log Printable?
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How Should I Set Up My Reading Journal?
There are so many ways to set this up! One easy way is to print up each page and glue them in an 8.5 x 11 notebook. This is a fun way to set up your Reading Log Printables. Another way to set up your journal is to use a disc system and insert the pages. This way allows you to easily move the pages around or take them out to fill them in. If crafting is not your thing, or you want something simple, you can print up the pages and staple them together or put them in a folder. There is no wrong way to enjoy these!