2015 Bookish Goals

I’ve loved watching everyone’s 2015 goal videos on Booktube! So I, of course, had to do one for myself. Here’s my video (to be added), but I will also list my goals down below. I’ll try and explain those that need it, but all the details, with probably better explanations, will be in the video!

Bookish Goals for 2015:
– Read 50 books
– Re-read at least 6 books (5 more, besides re-reading the entire HP series)
– Read at least 6 kindle books (that I already have)
– Read at least 4 TBR jar picked books
– Read 1 classic book
– Catch-Up/Finish series: Unfortunate Events, Lunar Chronicles, Wings, The Last Survivors, Lux, among others
– Keep up better here, on my book blog. Do more REVIEWS.
– Continue 2 videos a week, with more original content: more REVIEWS.
– Keep a book diary
– Create a book bead necklace

Challenges/Readalongs/Groups I will be participating in:
#YEARATHON Readathon: one read-a-thon a month, the first full week of every month
Little Book Club: reading one voted-upon book a month (or, might be changing, to every 2 months?)
BookSplosion Read-along: reading one book a month
Harry Potter 7 Book Readalong: Re/Reading all 7 Harry Potter books over the months of February and March, with an all-day-8-movie marathon at the end
Finish That Series Challenge: Reward badges for different levels of series completed over the year
The Neverlanders: Middlegrade book readalongs
Reading Adventures Book Club: 3 books picked each month, readalong your choice of book/s
2015 Reading Challenge: A list of challenge books to read over the course of the year
*** For the Readalongs/athons I only participate in the months that I already have the books, or for books that I want to read, and skip the others. This, also, does not include any other read-alongs/-athongs I come across and happen to join in, including Booktube-A-Thon, Bout of Books, and others.

Book Bead Necklaces
I found this idea on Pinterest, and it’s original intent was for school/classrooms, to encourage kids to read, but I thought I could alter the idea to do something fun and interesting, for myself. Beads for a number of books, and/or milestones, and/or completed challenges…something pretty for me to complete, and would represent the books I read this year. If you have any thoughts on this, or ideas, PLEASE leave me a comment on it! ūüôā

September Wrap-Up

Here is my post for what I read in the month of September! I read 8 books, which is pretty good, considering that is almost 1/3 of the total books read for this year, so far!!

I did not end up finishing 50 Shades of Grey, nor continuing the rest of the trilogy. I could not get past the 7th chapter, and dropped it. I ended up selling the trilogy to a friend, and I doubt I will ever read it. So with those removed from my TBR within the first week of September, I did finish MOST of the rest of my books on my list, as that wasn’t many. That¬†left a lot of¬†September open to choosing a book, and that was nice! So, I am not going to be doing an October TBR, and try the same thing. I do have a short list of books to pick from for the #YEARATHON that starts on the 6th (I believe?), and a couple other books for other readathons that I will be participating in, but will be doing separate posts for those.

So, onto what I DID read in the month of September! You will have to click over to my video wrap-up on my channel (September Wrap-Up) to get more on my thoughts, but I did leave my star-ratings from Goodreads here.

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Little Book Club‘s book for September.

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My TBR jar pick for the month of August.

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