I didn’t do a mid-year reading review as I had intended. I’ve been playing a lot of WoW, and that honestly is what does the most to prevent blogging. A lot of the time I’m on the computer, I’m adventuring in Azeroth.
I have other excuses too, in case you’re interested. I changed shifts at work and start nearly 7 hours earlier than I used to. “I ran out of gas. I, I had a flat tire. I didn’t have enough money for cab fare. My tux didn’t come back from the cleaners. An old friend came in from out of town. Someone stole my car. There was an earthquake. A terrible flood. Locusts. IT WASN’T MY FAULT, I SWEAR TO GOD!” Ahem. Yes, well. This also means that I haven’t been keeping up with my other blog hardly at all either. Which is too bad, since I was going to celebrate having 100 posts there, but then I kinda stopped posting (see above) and then it seemed tacky to make a big thing out of the 100 posts.
Right, so… books. Halfway through July I’ve read 96 books, which is ahead of where I was at the end of July last year. Unfortunately for my efforts to keep pace with last year, I really went on a tear in August and September and even with being five books ahead of the pace at the moment with the potential to get farther ahead by the end of the month, from here I’ll need to read 46 books in August and September just to stay even with last year. I don’t know if that’s going to happen. A big part of why I’ve been able to read so many books this month is because I took a week off of work and so I won’t have to be back at work again until Sunday.