As you know, I have an addiction to reading challenges so there will be plenty wrapping up going on here. I find them fun, but also helpful in spurring me on in various ways. I am composing this post in the first week of December so I might just complete a few more challenges that are really close by the end of the year.
My thanks go out to all the bloggers who take the extra time to set up and maintain these challenges.
So, here we go, in approximate order of my sign-up for them.
Blog All About It hosted by Anna @ Herding Cats and Burning Soup
This one isn’t exactly a reading challenge, but a blogging one where each participant posts once a month for each of the monthly prompt words.
Completed: 12 prompts
Austenesque Lovers TBR Challenge GoodReads Group
Read books from the TBR with a focus on Jane Austen or her novels.
Goal: 50 books Catherine Morland level
Completed: 49 books
Mt. TBR Goodreads Group hosted by Bev @ My Reader’s Block
This is books that have been on the TBR prior to 2019.
Goal: 100 books Mt Everest Level
Completed: 85 books
New Release Challenge hosted by Linda and Brandee @ Unconventional Bookworm
Books at least 100pp long and released after Jan 1st, 2019
Goal: 200 books enthusiast
Completed: 181 books
The Series That Never Ends hosted by Shari @ Delighted Reader
A series of at least 5 books or novellas left.
Goal: 9 books Book Tsunami
Completed: 11 books from the Bedwyn Saga by Mary Balogh
A Year in Anthologies hosted by Michelle @ Because Reading
Any length of anthology including short story, novella, novel, and boxed set collections.
Goal: 3 anthologies
Completed: 12 anthologies
Books N Tunes hosted by Shari @ Delighted Reader
Matching a song with each book read.
Goal: 50 books/tunes
Completed 50 books/tunes Raging Rocker
Library Love hosted by Angela @ Angel’s Guilty Pleasures
Only books borrowed from the library.
Goal: 12-23 books
Completed: 23 Dewey Decimal and saved $256 on book budget
Literary Pickers hosted by Shari @ Delighted Reader
Scavenger hunt clues with one clue per book.
Completed: 99 books Professional Picker, just missed one- S. America
Romance-opoly hosted by Fran, Suz, and Annie @ Under the Covers and Jess @ Peace Love Books
Based on the Monopoly Board Game, participants rolled dice and advanced squares to read based on genre or trope prompt for that square. There were also four social media squares, too.
Goal: complete the whole board of 35 squares
Completed: completed the board once and went again and missed completion by 2 squares
Audio hosted by Loupe and Melanie @ Hot Listens and Kimberly @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer
If its on audio, it counts.
Goal: 100 books
Completed: 98 books Marathoner
Oldie But a Goodie hosted by Renee @ Addicted to Romance
Historical Romances published before 2010.
Goal: 10 books
Completed: 17 books Newbie
Goal: 375 books
Completed: 361 books
So, at the moment, I completed 8 of the 13 challenges. I’m well satisfied with my efforts, but of course would love to have them all completed by midnight New Year’s Day.
Did you participate in any challenges this year? Host one, perhaps? Are you going to do a reading challenge in 2020? Do Tell!
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