Back in February I shared my 2017 Reading Challenge choices, and I bet you’re wondering how I’m going!!
Well…I’ve finished four of them, and started two more – 15% done for 25% of the year. Not great.
It’s not that I’m not reading (I’m actually reading way too much) it’s that other books keep getting in the way. I read six more for review because I was given them for free, and another three because – well I just had to!
And I started another one today (because a it’s by Stephen Baxter, b it’s the sequel to War of the Worlds, and because c did I mention it’s Stephen Baxter people!).
So I’ve still got the one I’ve failed at before, and the incredibly-dry-300-pager, and all the archaic language ones to go.
But it’s about time I faced up to my commitment. I’ll have to pick up one of the harder ones next, and there’s no place like starting at the top. Better stock up on tissues too, Watership Down, here I come!
Still to go:
A book I read in school
A book from my childhood
A book published over 100 years ago
A book published in the last year
A book written by someone who isn’t an author
A book that became a film
A book published in the 20th century
A book set in my hometown/region
A book with someone’s name in the title
A book with a number in the title
A book someone else recommended to me
A book with over 500 pages
A book I can finish in a day
A previously banned book
A book translated from another language
A book that will improve a specific area of my life
A memoir or journal
A book written by someone younger than me
A book set somewhere I’ll be visiting this year
An award-winning book