Hello, squad! Today I will be sharing with you my May reads, this month’s blog stats, and my official pledge to FINALLY write my first novel and beat NaNoWriMo. Since 50,000 is a LOT to write in one month, I will be spilting it up into three months. Enjoy!
I have been wanting to write a full novel for a long time now. I have the perfect idea, characters, and storyline, but I struggled to motivate myself to actually write it.
*lightbulb turns on over head*
And I thought to myself, “Why not start the NaNoWriMo Challenge?” Sure it’s in November, and nobody cares because its June but really, why not?
I decided that I will split up the 50K words into three months, so I am less stressed and have more time to write it. Then, I will take a 4th month to edit it and type it up on my computer.
I will write 500 words per day in my first month, and 600 in my second and third. And yes, I did the math.
I, Katie K, hereby pledge to write 500-600 words per day from June 1st to August 31st. Therefore, I promise to complete the NaNoWriMo challenge.
NaNoWriMo, here I come!
I absolutely loved this book! I was engaging, original, and inspiring. It really made me think about what some people have to go through just to have a place to call home.
I had a really hard time choosing between Refugee or Everything, Everything for my favorite read of the month. This is also an exceptional genre, but I only gave it 4 stars because I have a strong hate bias against romance novels *sorry* but I loved it anyway. Highly recommended.
Crash by Jerry Spinelli
I read this book at a book club for school and really enjoyed it! It wasn’t absolutely life-changing or incredibly inspiring in the way that Refugee was, but it was still awesome. Once again, highly recommended.
Yes, I had very high expectations coming in from this book (because it was so highly recommended to me) but I was disappointed. It many redeemable qualities, but otherwise, it wasn’t very good. IT HAD THE WORST PACING EVER. There were a lot of twists and turns, and the plot was excellent though. I have mixed emotions on this one. If you don’t mind waiting a long time before the story actually gets started, I would definitely recommend Eragon. If not, it’s better you just skip it.
Eldest by Christopher Paolini
*beware fellow people a rant is coming*
Wow, I am VERY disappointed. Unfortunately, I will not know how the ending turned out because it was so boring that I DNFed (Did Not Finish) it! It was literally the most boring book I had ever picked up. I tried really hard to like this, but I couldn’t. It was absolutely horrible. I semi recomend Eragon, but DON’T READ THIS.
Goal for this month: 20 followers
Followers this month: 25 followers
Total Followers: 25 followers
Goal for June: 40 followers in total
Thank you for reading this post! Let me know down in the comments section below what your thoughts on NaNoWriMo or what book sounds the most interesting to you from my May Reads.
Keep on Booking,