Hey everyone! Well, summer has officially come to a close, so I thought it was finally time to share with you all how my summer reading plans went. In the beginning of summer, I shared some of my reading goals. You can check out that post here.
Well, how did I do? Let’s find out:
1. READ AT LEAST 20 BOOKS | ✔
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day (which is what I count as my “summer reading”), I read exactly 20 books!
I actually really enjoyed reading them all, too. So, I’d say my summer reading was quite successful!
2. COMPLETE MY LIBRARY’S SUMMER READING PROGRAM | ✔
It’s no surprise to me that I finished my local library’s summer reading program. It’s something I do every year, and I always really enjoy. This year was no different!
3. READ A BIG CLASSIC | ✔
I still haven’t finished it yet, but I’ve started reading a “big classic,” and sometimes that’s the hardest part, in my opinion! After so many of you suggested it and told me how much you loved it, I decided to go with The Count of Monte Cristo. It’s definitely a big one though, so I’m really not surprised I haven’t finished yet, but I am really enjoying it!
4. PARTICIPATE IN A READATHON | ✔
I participated in the Cram-A-Thon for the first time this summer, and I actually did pretty great! I had so much fun, and ended up reading way more than I expected I would!
My TBR | My Wrap Up
5. START A BOOKTUBE | ❌
I actually didn’t get around to starting a BookTube this summer. I attempted to a couple of times, but then something always came up, and I kept putting it off. I’d still love to make one someday, though!
6. READ MORE OF THE BOOKS I ALREADY OWN | ✔
This one’s kind of iffy, because about half of my summer reading was from books I already owned, and the other half were new releases or library books. That being said, I still feel like I picked up some books that had been on my TBR for quite a while now, and because of that, I’m saying I accomplished this goal!
7. POST CONSISTENTLY ON MY BLOG AND BOOKSTAGRAM THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE SUMMER | ✔
I actually think I did pretty well with my blogging and Bookstagram this summer, especially compared to how I did last year. I stayed quite consistent and actually posted pretty regularly on both platforms the entire summer. So, way to go me! 👏🏼
And that wraps up how my bookish goals went for Summer 2018! Overall, I did pretty amazing! I’m so happy with how my summer went, and that I was able to reach nearly all my goals. I cannot believe summer has come to a close now, but I’m looking forward to all the wonder that fall brings. Also, for the first time, I’ll be participating in #blogtober, so you can look forward to that!
I’d love to hear how your summer reading went! Be sure to share with me at least one bookish or non-bookish thing you’re proud of from this summer.
Thanks for reading!
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