So, Amanda over at On a Book Bender put up a nice goals + updates list and I think I’ll shall copy her form as I like it and it is concise.
Time Devoted to Reading
I will be aiming to read all week during the Read-a-thon at times that I’m not at school. So mainly once I get back home from school and on the weekend.
- As I have to go to school and do work for my PhD my time is limited so my goal is to finish 2-3 books
- I want to finish my library books first and then move on to my TBR pile
- To read every day while I’m not at school
Books To Read
- Finish Paper Towns by John Green (I’ve already started this and will only have a few chapters left by the time the Read-a-thon begins. So I’ll just mark this down as pages read rather than a book finished)
- Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
- Coyote by Allen Steele
- Super Powers by David J. Schwartz*
- The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency*
* – Hopefully I get to these books in the time that I have.
Like Amanda, I am choosing to do all my updates in one post.
Number of books I’ve read today: .57 (179 pages)
Total number of books I’ve read: .57
Books: Paper Towns by John Green
Notes: I had started Paper Towns before the read-a-thon and finished it today. I LOVE this book. It actually had me laughing out loud at some parts (the road trip) and I really enjoyed the bittersweet ending.
Number of books I’ve read today: .25 (86 pages)
Total number of books I’ve read: .82 (265)
Books: Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
Notes: I didn’t get as much reading done today as I wanted. I had a long day at school and then a nice chat with my roommate before I dragged myself up to bed for a bit of reading and then nighty-night.
Number of books I’ve read today: .26 (88 pages)
Total number of books I’ve read: 1.08 (353 Pages)
Books: Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
Notes: Again not as much reading as I want to have got done but not horrible either. I’ve been reading on the bus to and from school and that seems to be a good strategy. I read some when I’m home but I’ve been getting home so late that I never have that much time. Especially as I had to take an hour to made dinner last night.
Number of books I’ve read today: .49 (166 Pages) + .05 (28 pages)
Total number of books I’ve read: 1.62 (547)
Books: Zoo City by Lauren Beukes + Coyote by Allen Steele
Notes: I finished Zoo City. It was awesome! There is REALLY good world building in this book and the author is very good at setting up a story. I started to read Coyote last night. I plan to go to the library today though and turn in the books I finished and pick up a reserved book. The reserved book is Graveminder. I might set aside Coyote for Graveminder though as Graveminder is the October book for my book club.
Number of books I’ve read today: .06 (34 pages)
Total number of books I’ve read: 1.68 (581)
Books: Coyote by Allen Steele
Notes: I just didn’t get into the reading groove today. I had a long day at school and when I got home I spent some of my time talking to people back home. Tomorrow I will go to the library and pick up two books on hold for me there, Graveminder by Melissa Marr and Looking for Alaska by John Green. Yay!
Number of books I’ve read today: .5 (162 pages)
Total number of books I’ve read: 2.18 (743)
Books: Graveminder by Melissa Marr
Notes: I set aside Coyote by Allen Steele and picked up Graveminder. I want to finish Graveminder as it is part of Calico’s book club and I want to be able to participate in the discussion on her review.
Number of books I’ve read today:
Total number of books I’ve read:
I’m so excited! ^___^
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