It’s hard to believe that 2011 is half over, now that July (and some steamy summer weather) has arrived. I know that writing my “end of 2010 letter” in February probably makes mid-year creep up sooner, but nonetheless, it is amazing how fast the time goes.
I set a goodreads reading goal for 2011 of 55 books. I’m happy to say I’m ahead of the game, with 30 books read at the halfway point! And much summer reading time still to come!
I’m half-done with book 7 of Harry Potter. Unfortunately, the library audiobook was missing a disc (ugh) so I’ll be reading a little bit of the book again. It’s just so good. And I’m so excited to make the deadline of getting all the books read before the movie comes out halfway through July!
I’m still reading way too many book blogs. It can overwhelm. And it impinges on book reading time! I’ll have to start culling my blogger feed. And the book blogs only make my to-read list longer on goodreads! Not a bad problem, I guess, but I think for now I’ll work on the pile of books by my bed.
I just finished my third book by Katie Fforde, and they were fun but not the best fluffy British books I’ve ever read. I love Jane Green books; Marian Keyes is light and fun; and you know of my love for all things Binchy. I’d put them all before another Katie Fforde book.
I’m looking forward to a great second half of 2011 – the first half has had some downers so it can only get better, right? Since my glass is always half full, I know it to be true!
Happy July, all!
Off to read…