Like all the preceding months of 2018, July had passed by in a blur and it was over before I knew it but this was also a super busy month for me so I’m not surprised! July was the month of moving house, attending YALC last weekend, and preparing for my sessions at Nine Worlds in just under 2 weeks. Because I moved house pretty much bang in the middle of July I wasn’t able to get as much reading done as I wanted to but I still passed my OWLs and achieved an ‘Outstanding’ grade!
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One of my goals this year was to focus more on my backlist books list, particularly books that I already own but haven’t yet read, and promptly signed up to both Novelknight’s Beat the Backlist challenge and Whitney’s Unread Shelf Project. Although we are already 7 months into 2018 I appear to be failing miserably at the Unread Shelf Project as I keep getting distracted by ARCs and library books – great for hitting my monthly TBR goals but terrible for making any progress towards reading the books I already own!
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I must have been living under a rock in April because I somehow completely missed out on the OWLs Readathon that happened, so according to the official OWLs letter by McGonaggal I got a Troll grade by default of not showing up. Well done me! But this time I am ready for my OWLs! In order to pass your OWLs, you must finish reading at least 2 books during July (Acceptable), or you can read 3 books to Exceed Expectations, or to receive an Outstanding mark you have to read at least 5 books! Once you pass the OWLs you can then go on to sit your NEWTs in August – so it will be a very busy 2 months for me (typical).
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