i failed my own reading challenge lol

28 before 28

Hi friends! How are you all today? What have you been reading recently? Any favourites?

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post detailing the ’28 before 28′ reading challenge I created for myself. I spotlighted 28 books I wanted to read from my physical tbr before my 28th birthday on the 30th of August. It is now the 1st of September, and I have failed my own challenge.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m lowkey annoyed that I didn’t finish my challenge but it’s not that deep. But I will still be prioritising these books for the rest of the year!

Pictured above are the books that I wanted to read before my 28th birthday.

I really love the selection of these 28 books – I feel like I have a good range of genres!

So, out of the 28, how many did I actually read?

As you can see from the circled books, I have read 13 out of the 28. Literally, one book away from reaching the halfway point! How bloody frustrating!!!!

๐™ธ๐š ๐šข๐š˜๐šž ๐š ๐šŠ๐š—๐š ๐š๐š˜ ๐š›๐šŽ๐šŠ๐š ๐šŠ๐š‹๐š˜๐šž๐š ๐š–๐šข ๐š๐š‘๐š˜๐šž๐š๐š‘๐š๐šœ ๐š™๐šŽ๐š›๐š๐šŠ๐š’๐š—๐š’๐š—๐š ๐š๐š˜ ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ๐šœ๐šŽ ๐š‹๐š˜๐š˜๐š”๐šœ, ๐š‘๐šŽ๐š›๐šŽ ๐šŠ๐š›๐šŽ ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐š‹๐š•๐š˜๐š ๐š™๐š˜๐šœ๐š๐šœ ๐š ๐š‘๐šŽ๐š›๐šŽ ๐™ธ ๐š๐šŠ๐š•๐š” ๐šŠ๐š‹๐š˜๐šž๐š ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐š‹๐š˜๐š˜๐š”๐šœ:

Click here if you want to hear my thoughts on ๐‘ฒ๐’๐’๐’˜ ๐‘ด๐’š ๐‘ต๐’‚๐’Ž๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ช๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’ ๐‘ด๐’Š๐’๐’๐’†๐’“ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘ณ๐’Š๐’†๐’”, ๐‘ซ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’๐’†๐’… ๐‘ณ๐’Š๐’†๐’” ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ช๐’๐’‚๐’Š๐’“๐’† ๐‘ฎ. ๐‘ช๐’๐’๐’†๐’Ž๐’‚๐’.

Click here if you want to read my thoughts on ๐‘ถ๐’–๐’“ ๐‘ฝ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’†๐’๐’• ๐‘ฌ๐’๐’…๐’” ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ช๐’‰๐’๐’๐’† ๐‘ฎ๐’๐’๐’ˆ as part of a series review for the ๐“๐ก๐ž๐ฌ๐ž ๐•๐ข๐จ๐ฅ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ ๐๐ฎ๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ ๐ฒ.

Click here if you want to read my rant about ๐‘ฑ๐’๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’‰๐’‚๐’ ๐‘บ๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘ด๐’“ ๐‘ต๐’๐’“๐’“๐’†๐’๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘บ๐’–๐’”๐’‚๐’๐’๐’‚ ๐‘ช๐’๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’†.

Click here or here if you want to read my thoughts on ๐‘ฉ๐’†๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ช๐’๐’‡๐’‡๐’†๐’† ๐‘ฎ๐’†๐’•๐’” ๐‘ช๐’๐’๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ป๐’๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’Œ๐’‚๐’›๐’– ๐‘ฒ๐’‚๐’˜๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’–๐’„๐’‰๐’Š.

Click here if you want to read my thoughts on ๐‘ซ๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’๐’š ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ด๐’‚๐’“๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’“๐’†๐’• ๐‘จ๐’•๐’˜๐’๐’๐’…, ๐‘ด๐’Š๐’…๐’…๐’๐’†๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’„๐’‰ ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ฎ๐’†๐’๐’“๐’ˆ๐’† ๐‘ฌ๐’๐’Š๐’๐’•, ๐‘ฏ๐’๐’˜ ๐’•๐’ ๐‘ท๐’“๐’๐’๐’๐’–๐’๐’„๐’† ๐‘ฒ๐’๐’Š๐’‡๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘บ๐’๐’–๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’Œ๐’‰๐’‚๐’Ž ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’‚๐’Ž๐’Ž๐’‚๐’—๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’”๐’‚, ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘จ ๐‘ฏ๐’Š๐’”๐’•๐’๐’“๐’š ๐’๐’‡ ๐‘ด๐’š ๐‘ฉ๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’‡ ๐‘ฉ๐’๐’…๐’š ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ฉ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’š ๐‘น๐’‚๐’š-๐‘ฉ๐’†๐’๐’„๐’๐’–๐’“๐’•.

Click here if you want to read what I thought about ๐‘จ๐’”๐’”๐’†๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’๐’š ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ต๐’‚๐’•๐’‚๐’”๐’‰๐’‚ ๐‘ฉ๐’“๐’๐’˜๐’, ๐‘ด๐’‚๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’™ ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ณ๐’‚๐’–๐’“๐’†๐’ ๐‘ฎ๐’“๐’๐’‡๐’‡ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘ฌ๐’‚๐’“๐’•๐’‰๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ๐’” ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘บ๐’‚๐’š๐’‚๐’Œ๐’‚ ๐‘ด๐’–๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’‚.

I haven’t yet written about ๐‘ฌ๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’š๐’๐’๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’Š๐’” ๐‘น๐’๐’๐’Ž ๐‘พ๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐‘บ๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’…๐’‚๐’š ๐‘ฉ๐’† ๐‘ซ๐’†๐’‚๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐‘ฌ๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’š ๐‘จ๐’–๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’ – it should be in my august wrap up! I also haven’t gotten to finishing my ๐‘ด๐’Š๐’…๐’…๐’๐’†๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’„๐’‰ deep dive because I have a huge bout of writer’s block with that post, so I apologise for that!

Which books from this list should I prioritise?? Let me know!

And that’s it for today, friends!

Until next time, happy reading!

All the love,







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