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Hey everyone! It is summertime again! ūüôĆūüŹľ¬† The summer months are my favorite, and it feels so great to be swimming and gardening again.¬† Today I’ll be sharing with you all my bookish related goals for the summer.¬† Typically, I¬†count my summer reading from approximately Memorial Day to Labor Day ‚Äď late May through early September.¬† So, I’ve already started working towards those goals. Without further ado, here are my 2019 summer… Read More

Hey everyone!¬† Summertime is officially upon us!¬† It has been super hot all week, and I’ve been loving being able to go swimming and taking care of my garden.¬† I just love summer!¬† Today, I’ve decided to share with you all my summer reading goals for 2018.¬† Some of them will be the same from last year, and others will be new.¬† Like always, I count my summer reading from approximately Memorial… Read More

Hey everyone! ¬†Today I wanted to share with you all what I read for this year’s Hedgeathon. ¬†The Hedgeathon is an annual summer read-a-thon hosted by the lovely Natalie from The Hedgie Press.¬† I participated last year, and had such a blast, so I was really excited for The Hedgeathon this year. ¬†Unfortunately, I didn’t complete the challenge this year, but that’s okay, because the books I did read, I ended up… Read More

It’s that time of year again! ¬†The sun is shining, gardens are growing, the pool is open…It’s summertime! ¬†I absolutely love the summer months. ¬†So, today I thought I’d share my reading goals for Summer 2017! ¬†Also, just to be clear I generally count my “summer reading” from Memorial Day to Labor Day – late May through early September. 1. Read at Least 20 Books Last year my summer reading goal was… Read More

Hey everyone! ¬†So, in the beginning of summer I wrote a post telling you all about my reading goals for the summer. ¬†Well, since summer 2016 is over now (*sad face*), I thought I’d look back at my goals and see which ones I accomplished, and which goals I need to work on for next summer! 1. Read at least 15 books I diiiid it!! From Memorial Day to Labor Day I… Read More

This summer I participated in Books and Quills’ Hedgeathon Summer Reading Challenge. ¬†I had so much fun, and just narrowly finished it (I didn’t think I was going to make it there for a while…I’m not even gonna lie, I finished my last book for this challenge at 11:55 PM on July 31st…*phew*)! The challenge was to read a book related to at least 8 of these prompts (the ones I read… Read More

Hey everyone! ¬†Today I want to talk about my reading goals for this summer. ¬†I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now, and I decided that since today is officially the first day of summer, it’s time for me to actually write it! ¬†Just to be clear, I generally count my “summer reading” from approximately Memorial Day to Labor Day. ¬†So, late May through early September. 1. Read at… Read More