Summer Reading Wrap-Up 2018!

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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 | ✔

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Between Memorial Day and Labor Day (which is what I count as my “summer reading”), I read exactly 20 books!

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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 | ✔

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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 | ✔

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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 | ✔

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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 | ❌

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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 | ✔

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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 | ✔

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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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6 Comments on “Summer Reading Wrap-Up 2018!

  1. That sounds like a super successful summer! Congrats! I really dropped the ball on my social stuff and haven’t read a ton either, but since I’m not a student anymore it won’t be that hard for me to turn it around for fall, hopefully. Are you gonna post fall goals?

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