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The Series Returns

I believe my reading life and goals for these past few weeks has been successful. I've read some good books and enjoyed reading, and although I haven't read too many books I have enjoyed it. I have been trying to read a little bit each night and some nights I've read more and some nights I've read less. My current book I am reading is The Royal Ranger, which  is the 12th book in the Ranger's Apprentice series. I read all of the books a few years ago and when I was in the library one day I saw this book and realized I hadn't read it. I've been on it for a week or two now and I'm almost done.
In the book one of the main characters is Maddie, a privileged and spoiled princess who is used to doing whatever she wants whenever she wants. Maddie is rebellious and sneaks out to the forest to hunt and her parents do not approve of this. Maddie is sent by her parents, with the persuasion of Halt, to be Will's apprentice. Will and Maddie learn how to deal with…
My reading goal was three more books by the end of the year and 20 minutes in class and 20 minutes at home, and so far I am meeting my goals. I have already finished one of the three books and I am in the middle of my second. As for reading at home I've been doing pretty good. Sometimes I read more than 20 minutes and sometimes I read a little less, but I have been reading every night. As for quality of books I just finished The Great Gatsby and I am in the middle of The Ranger's Apprentice; The Royal Ranger. These books have been fun to read and I have really liked them.
My AP title was The Great Gatsbyby Scott F. Fitzgerald. I read this book in about three weeks and I enjoyed it, but it was hard to follow and completely understand. In the book the main character, Nick Carraway, is introduced as a young business man that has just moved to Long Island, New York. Nick is somewhat robotic, what I mean by this is Nick hasn't figured life out yet and still has a lot of learnin…

My Life as a Reader and Reading Goals

My name is Dane McMahon and I am a sophomore at Hebron High School. I am currently in Ms. Mayo's Pre AP English II class and we are making a blog. My life as a reader has been interesting, when I was younger I would read all the time. My favorite books were the Percy Jackson and the Rangers Apprentice series. These weren't the only books I read though, I also love the Hobbit, The Hunger Games, and The Kane Chronicles. The latest book I just finished for the second time was To Kill a Mockingbird and it's my favorite book. Lee's book was so realistic and felt so real you couldn't help but feel everything the characters were going through and her writing allowed my to step into the book and understand what life was like in a small southern town during the Great Depression.

I enjoy reading and I like books but I don't have the time to read, so I have in some ways neglected reading. A few of my reading goals are to be consistent with my reading, read more challengin…