So besides my own challenge (Cloak and Dagger) that I host with Barb from Booker T’s Farm I have decided to do a few others this year. I kind of took off some time from doing lots of challenges but I am going for it this year…lol. Though I am being reasonable with the amount of books for each and making sure they fit with what I want to read (I know not so challenging…lol).
This challenge was created by Emily@Falling for YA, then moved to Katrina@Bookish Things & More(site no longer available) and now it resides here at Reading Between the Pages.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the number of NetGalley/Edelweiss books sitting on your shelf to be read?
Have you lost your 80% rating and would love to get it back?
Do you want to challenge yourself to read more NetGalley/Edelweiss books?
If the answer is “YES” to any of these questions then this is the challenge for you!
I am going to be laid back with my goal and going with Silver which is 25, though if I go over this I can up it to the Gold. I just don’t want to stress myself out.
My Reader’s Block is pleased to present the brand-new Calendar of Crime Reading Challenge. Like the soon-to-be retired Follow the Clues, this is another reading challenge that will allow mystery readers to include any mystery regardless of publication date. If it falls in a mystery category (crime fiction/detective novel/police procedural/suspense/thriller/spy & espionage/hard-boiled/cozy etc.), then it counts and it does not matter if it was published in 1892 or 2019.
So each month I have to read a book that goes with one of the items listed for that month. So I will have a total of 12 books for this challenge.
Pick-a-Theme is a 2019 Reading Challenge where you choose a theme each month and read books that fit that theme. It is hosted @ She’s Got Books On Her Mind.
Pick a theme every month. Any theme will do. The theme can be a topic (ex. Witches, Time Travel, or ARCs), a genre (ex. Romance, Sci-Fi, or Horror), based on age (ex. YA, Middle Grade, or Adult), or it can be a literal theme (ex. Family, Betrayal, or Revenge). Choose how many books you want to read per month, per theme. Read. For more on this challenge visit the host site.
So I have to choose a theme for each month and since my own personal goal for next year is to work on my cozy mystery series that I have started and not caught up on (there are a ton!) I am going to pick a cozy theme for each month. (ex. foodie, paranormal, crafting, pets, etc).
I am going with a novice level of reading 2-3 books from my theme a month. Most likely 2 for a total of 24 books read for this challenge.
9) Bed & Breakfast/Inn
11) Takes place in another country
12) Antique/Collectable/Vintage Shops
So these are the different types of themes I found I have the most cozies of so hopefully I can keep to this….lol That will be the real challenge!
This year the Reading Assignment Challenge
has really evolved into something different and we’re so excited to share it with y’all. It’s like you we’ve grown up and have graduated high school. That’s right y’all! We’re off to college, which means a lot more choice and freedom! Hosted by the lovely ladies at Because Challenges.
Lots of rules so go check out their post!
I am taking Professor Genre’s class and doing the intermediate level of reading two books from my chosen genre per month. (Though I will probably be reading more from that genre I am not going to make this hard on myself…lol.) I am just going to be a part-time student and take one class. 🙂
My chosen Genre of course is Mysteries!!!
I think the challenge of all these challenges will be that I stick with them and not fall off somewhere in the middle of the year!! 🙂 To actually link up my reviews as I don’t do that much at all…lol.