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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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goal check 11.12

My goal for today was to read all of Blood of My Blood by Barry Lyga, and I accomplished that. I also read Far From You by Tess Sharpe, the crazy brother/sister/best friend /love triangle/murder mystery I talked about in class…

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goal check 11.5

I finished three books this week, meeting my goal. This week is draft week in my Comp classes, so I am setting my goal as reading all 468 pages of Barry Lyga’s Blood of My Blood, the third volume in his creepy I Hunt Killers “my dad…

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goal check 10.29

My goal was to read two books, and I actually exceeded that by reading three. This week I will be calling you up to talk about your goals. You should continue reading my response, but you can begin your own response with the book summary and…

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