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goal check 2.18

My goal for today was to read the last 200 pages in Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King and the first 100 pages in my historical fiction novel, Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers—the first book in the His Fair…

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goal check 2.11

My goal for this week, due to State Speech and too many Comp papers, was a paltry 100 pages. Sadly, that's all I managed. I read the first 100 pages in A.S King's new novel, Glory O'Brien's History of the Future

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goal check 2.4

My goal for this week was to finish The Story of Owen and read at least 150 pages in a new book. Thanks to our snow day, I not only read 150 pages, I read all 255 pages of The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds (who on Monday…

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goal check 1.28

My goal was to read 150 pages and reach page 220 in The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim by E.K. Johnston. I met my goal exactly.

This weekend is much more open, so I plan to finish Owen (82 pages) and read 150 pages…

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goal check 1.21

My goal for this week was to finish Red Rising by Pierce Brown, which meant reading 220 pages. I met my goal; in fact, I also started a new book, The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim, and read to page 70.

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Goal Setting 1.14

I am reading Red Rising by Pierce Brown, and I am currently on page 141. My goal for next week is to finish the book (which has 400 pages total). This might be a bit ambitious, given that this is the crazy season for…

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goal check 12.10

I finished two excellent books this week: Wildlife by Fiona Wood and Gabi: A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero.

Wildlife takes place in Australia, among a group of classmates at private school who sends part of their…

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goal check 12.3

I met my goal and then some, reading ten books in the last two weeks. The two best were The Carnival at Bray by Jessie Foley, the story of an Irish-American girl who moves with her mom and new stepfather to Ireland in the '90s,…

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goal check 11.19

I met my goal of reading all 374 pages of Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley. It's a historical fiction account of the integration of Jefferson High School in Virginia, told from the viewpoints of two girls, one black and one…

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