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Looking ahead to May | Notes from my Reading

April... so many things happened and it all whizzed by! Much of what didn't happen is now May's problem along with a ton of new things planned for May. May reading plans This month, I have more than my usual number of ARCs to read. I've been slowly reentering the galley world and doing much better at either picking the right books or actually finishing them. The first one is Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir, which I have already started. Ryland Grace wakes up from a deep sleep, not remembering who he is, where he is, or why he is where he is - which is pretty far away and leads to several freak-outs. Eventually, he remembers that he is somehow supposed to save humanity but he just doesn't know all the little details. So far I am loving it as much as I did The Martian .  Another book coming out this month is The Plot by Jen Hanff Korelitz. A teacher and former novelist hears about his student's idea for an upcoming book but the student dies before the story could be

100+ Reading Challenge (2010)

2010 Reading Challenge: 100+ Reading Challenge

Alright, so obviously this is the first challenge I would jump in for. Actually, I am hoping to hit 144, which makes a nice number, since it translates to 12 books a month (Thanks to Crystal @ Goodreads for spotting this). This will be a big challenge for me, but I should be able to cross 100. This year, with just the half year of reading and loads of grad work, I was able to read 50.

This challenge is being hosted by J. Kaye @ J. Kaye's Book Blog.

Challenge Guidelines:
1. The goal is to read 100 or more books.
2. Audio, Re-reads, eBooks, YA, Manga, Graphic Novels, Library books, Novellas, Young Reader, Nonfiction – as long as the book has an ISBN or equivalent or can be purchased as such, the book counts.
What doesn't count: Individual short stories or individual books in the Bible.
4. Crossovers from other reading challenges count.
5. Challenge begins January 1st thru December, 2010. Books started before the 1st do not count.

So, did you join this challenge? If not, sign-up here.

My final tally:


79 / 100 books. 79% done!

Comments

Anonymous said…
Yippee! So glad you are joining this one too. Like I said, it's gonna be an awesome year.