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Challenge Update, July

4 Aug

The year is half over: more than half over. And I’m… well I’m making progress. Some are better than others. You can look at my progress at any time on my challenge page.

Books read in May:

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson (3/5)
Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser (3/5)
The Maze Runner by James Dashner (2/5)
The Coward by Kyle R Bullock (3/5)
The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe (3/5)
The Creation of Eve by Lynn Cullen (3/5)

When Are You Reading? Challenge

8/13
This is my challenge to read a book from 13 different time periods. You can read about it here. My timeline tracks when my books take place and it’s pretty obvious I’ve been reading a lot of contemporary. But I’m working on it! I’m in the middle of a book for 1950-1969 and I finished a 1500s book! One is better than none, right?

Where Are You Reading? Challenge

11/50 (+13)
Hosted by Sheila. In the challenge to read a book from every state, I’m not focusing enough on American settings. My map shows that I’ve read a lot of books with a foreign setting and books centered on the East Coast. I don’t know why. I was able to add Colorado as a state with Fast Food Nation and for foreign countries I added North Korea with The Orphan Master’s Son, Spain with The Creation of Eve, and Canada with The Maze Runner. I know it doesn’t say it’s set in Canada, but my husband and I talked about the sequels and we think this is a pretty safe bet.

Goodreads Challenge

36/35

DONE! I’m done with a challenge! I’m so happy to have this one off my back. I’m not going to raise my goal because it feels so great to say I’M DONE!

How are your challenges going? I hope you’re not too far off pace just yet! If you want any more information about the challenges I’m doing or you’d like to join me, leave a comment and check out the links. There’s also information in my Challenges tab.

Until next time, write on.

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