My Reading in May 2020

Last month, I decided to give #BookADayMay a try. I’ll admit, it didn’t go exactly as planned. I hold to my “all progress is good progress” mentality, but 15/31 books doesn’t really warrant a celebratory wrap-up blog post. Instead, I’ve decided to simply share about the books I did manage to read this May.

Elza's progress for #BookADayMay from Middle Grade Carousel at Elymnifoquent.com
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#BookADayMay Wrap Up + #MGCarousel Book Bingo for May

#BookADayMay final stack

Books are a big part of my life all year ’round, but kicking off summer with a reading challenge has always been my favorite tradition. There’s something about that first day with the A/C on that makes me wild for a trip to the library…

That being said, it’s a lot easier for me to stay focused when there’s some sort of incentive attached, which is why I decided to participate in Middle Grade Carousel‘s first official #BookADayMay challenge!

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Show & Tell – April Reading

Between #MGCarousel’s book bingo and binging on #IndieApril reads, I packed in a lot of pages during April. An accomplishment, considering I also managed to write 30,000 words for Camp NaNoWriMo (yay!). Oh, and I’ve been plugging away at #36daysoftype on Instagram. It’s been a wild month.

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Show & Tell – Spring Reading Bingo

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Don’t ask how I managed, but that’s a TRIPLE Bingo! I’m pretty excited about having read so much in one month. Honestly, most of them were pretty stellar, too. That’s a win-win in my book!

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Show & Tell – Summer Reading Wrap-Up

It’s been a great summer of reading. In total, I’ve plowed through about 30 books in the last 3 months! I owe a lot of my success to the various reading challenges that went up this summer, mainly from #MGBookVillage and #MGCarousel.

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Show & Tell – Summer Reading Bingo

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I may have bit off more than I could chew in July, but I certainly had fun mowing down on these books!

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Show & Tell – Ye Olde Notice

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Did you know that some of my photos are featured on Middle Grade Carousel’s Instagram? If you don’t want to miss any shots, go give @MGCarousel a follow!

Show & Tell – Summer Reading Bingo

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June is over, and I managed to squeak in a BINGO! With a total of nine categories filled out on the board, I’m feeling pretty good about the dent in my summer reading pile.
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Show & Tell – Summer Reading Bingo

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Up to six books read this month, but no Bingo… it seems that a little strategy might be called for in the second half of the month.

Categories added this week:

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Show & Tell – Summer Reading Bingo

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To keep things interesting, I’m using book bingo to help me get through my summer reading pile.

Categories completed so far:

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