I can’t believe yet another month has ended! It’s August already, and my six week backpacking adventure is coming closer… Only give or take fifty days before we leave! 😀 It’s still winter down here in Argentina and quite cold. I guess it’s the perfect weather to read a lot, because I was able to finish no less than twenty books! Yay! I’ve also finally (almost) finished my multicolor bedspread and it looks awesome! 😀 Now on to some numbers…
- Number of books read in July: 20
- Total number of books read this year: 100
- Total number of pages read in July: 6.132
- Total number of pages read this year: 33.359
I can’t believe I was able to read twenty books this month! Some of them were actually novellas, but still… Not the highest page count ever, but definitely the highest number of books I’ve been able to read in a month. 😀 More than half of the titles received above a 3 star rating, but unfortunately I had some pretty disappointing reads as well. Below a list of the books I’ve read in July; four reviews are still pending and will be posted soon!
3 STARS: The Scorch Trials – by James Dashner // Linger – by Maggie Stiefvater
1 STAR: Everblue – by Brenda Pandos // Claudia Must Die – by T.B. Markinson
This year I’m doing things slightly different and I’m including an update for the different challenges I’m participating in as well. That way I won’t be having a dozen update posts wandering around. This month I was able to complete my Goodreads Reading Challenge yet again! 😀 I’ve decided to update it one last time, but since I’m already 31 books ahead of schedule I don’t think I will be having problems completing that one either. 😉 I haven’t made a lot of progress with the rest of the challenges though…
# CHALLENGES #
Goodreads Reading Challenge: FINISHED!! (60/60)
Updated Goodreads Reading Challenge: FINISHED!! (90/90)
Yet Again Updated Goodreads Reading Challenge: 100/120
The Official 2015 TBR Pile Challenge: 8/10
Dusting Of The Shelf Reading Challenge: 8/10
Bookish Bingo 2015: 38/45
2015 When Are You Reading? Challenge: 9/12
Reading Through The Centuries Challenge: FINISHED!!
Bookish Bingo Ready For Spring: FINISHED!!
As far as the other reading and blogging goals go, I’ve managed to neglect them for yet another month… I’m a disaster, I know haha. 😀 I am trying to complete more series though, and I will probably be able to finish one or two next month. I guess the promise I made myself to read a sequel for every new series I want to start does help. 😉 My TBR goal is as hopeless as ever and I really need to work on those older reviews and Spanish reads. Hopefully I will be able to make some progress before my vacation!
# OTHER READING/BLOGGING GOALS #
Read at least 5 classics Finish rereading the Harry Potter series
- Complete at least 5 series: 3/5 (The Infernal Devices Trilogy/ Divergent Trilogy/The Grisha Trilogy)
- Bring my physical TBR pile below 150 books: 220/150
- Read at least one book over 800 pages: 0/1 (highest amount: 796 pages)
- Read at least 5 books in Spanish: 0/5
Join at least 5 challenges during the year
- Finish older reviews that haven’t been posted yet: 0/10
- Update older reviews to new format: 17/32
Happy August and Happy Reading! 😀