Books Before 30 – A Recap

My turning 30 has officially put an end to my Books Before 30 challenge, even though I technically gave it up a few months ago. With Desert Island Discs on in the background (I discovered the backlog, hello Michael Gambon) I thought I would recap how I did. Which will probably consist of reasons why I just couldn’t read half or more of what I listed. Total number of books: 63 Books I read: 16 Books ………

Books Before 30; another update

Since I updated my Books Before 30 list earlier in the year I have felt as if I have made zero progress. Although, it seems as if I’ve managed to cross a few books off without realising. (Read: without remembering I began this challenge. Again.) Two books went unfinished, it turns out neither Cold Comfort Farm nor Cider With Rosie are my cup of tea. I didn’t connect with the humour of the first nor the rural ………

Books Before 30 – an expansion

I’m writing this while listening to John Green’s Crash Course in Literature series. I may not be a fan of his writing, but his love of literature is addictive. But enough about John Green – I’m procrastinating already – here are my additions to my Books Before 30 list. I’ve pulled from various sources which include: Classics I feel I should read, Pulitzer Prize winners, and winners of the  Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction (previously know ………

Update: Books Before 30

Ah Books Before 30, we began with such good intentions and I’ve all but left you behind. But no more! I wrote about Books Before 30 a few months ago at EmilyBooks’ Blog, thinking to myself, this is the point where I really need to engage. Yet, I didn’t. I have two years and just under one month before I turn 30 and nothing appears to be motivating me. For anyone that isn’t aware of Books ………