2022 Reading Challenge discussion

41 views
ARCHIVE 2018 > Andrea's 2018 Reading Corner

Comments Showing 1-14 of 14 (14 new)    post a comment »
dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by The Book Girl (last edited May 02, 2018 10:45PM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments This is where I'll be tracking my challenges for this group.

Reading Statistics:

Number of pages: 29359

Books Read by Month:
January: 44* includes junior and picture books and graphic novels
February: 35* includes junior and picture books and graphic novels
March: 19
April:
May:
June:
July:
August:
September:
October:
November:
December:

Rating:
★★★★★: 40
★★★★: 44
★★★: 22
★★:10
★: 1
No Star rating: 1


Length:
Super Short (<70 pages):
Kinda Short (<250 pages):
Medium (250-500 pages): 1
Long (501-700 pages):
Very Long (>700 pages):


Author Gender:
Female: 38
Male: 14
Anthology:
Unknown:


New to Me or Repeat Author?
New to Me: 1
Repeat:

Genre:
Literary Fiction:
Realistic Fiction: 1
Historical Fiction:
Non-Fiction:
Classic Literature:
SciFi/Fantasy:
Mystery/Horror/Crime:
Romance/Erotica:
Memoir/Biography:
Graphic Novel:
Childrens book:
Christian:
Contemporary:

Date Published:
2018 releases:
2017: 1
2016:
2015:
2014:
2013:
2012:
2011:
2010:
2000s:
1990s: 1
1980s:
1970s:
1960s:
1950s:
1940s:
1930s:
1920s:
1910s:
1900s:
1800s:
1700s:
1600s:
1500s:


message 2: by The Book Girl (last edited Jan 22, 2018 01:04PM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments A-Z Reading Challenge 2018

A-Z Reading Challenge 2018

Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018


A:
B:
C:
D:
E:
F:Flying Lessons and Other Stories
G:Ghosts of Greenglass House
-Glister
H:The Harlem Charade
I:
J: Jump
K:
L: Life on Mars
-Lucy & Andy Neanderthal
-Love Bomb
-Looking for Me
M:Making Scents
- My Ideal Bookshelf
N: No Such Thing as a Witch
- Now
O:
P:
Q:
R:
S:Snotgirl, Vol. 1: Green Hair Don't Care
T: Talking as Fast as I Can
- The Tea Dragon Society
- Today Will Be Different
U: Unicorn on a Roll
V:
W:Waiting for the Barbarians
- We Are Okay
X:
Y:
Z:

Completed: 11/26

----------------------------
Key-
* = Currently Reading
^= DNF'ed
strike text= read book


message 3: by The Book Girl (last edited Dec 24, 2017 09:05PM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments AN AUTHOR'S WORKS CHALLENGE - 2018
Duration: January 1 to December 31, 2018


Author: Shakespeare

1. The Tempest
2. Henry V
3. Much Ado About Nothing
4. Twelfth Night
5. The Taming of the Shrew
6. As You Like It
7. Coriolanus
8. Love's Labour's Lost
9. The Merry Wives of Windsor
10. The Rape of Lucrece
11.
12.
13.


Completed: 0/13
----------------------------
Key-
* = Currently Reading
^= DNF'ed
strike text= read book


message 4: by The Book Girl (last edited Mar 01, 2018 06:43AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/19054099-lets-turn-pages---2018?page=1"
I am going to aim for 30,000 pages in 2018.

Let's turn the pages!!

January- 6671
February- 8097
March-
April-
May-
June-
July-
August-
September-
October-
November
December-

Total: 14,768/30,000


message 5: by The Book Girl (last edited Feb 12, 2018 03:03PM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments MUST READ BOOKS

Duration: January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018

I'll try for 5

MUST READ BOOKS

1. Jane Eyre^
2. Cannery Row
3. Mrs. Dalloway ^
4. Invisible Man ^
5. The Blind Assassin ^


Completed: 1/5

----------------------------
Key-
* = Currently Reading
^= DNF'ed
strike text= read book


message 6: by The Book Girl (last edited Mar 01, 2018 06:44AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments PLACES AND SPACES
Duration: January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018

1. In a circus- The Night CircusThe Star Rover
- Option 2: Water for Elephants

2. In Space- Ender's Game
- Option 2: Saga, Vol. 5

3. At Sea- Treasure Island'
- Option 2: Cannery Row
- Option 3: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
- Option 4: The Star Rover
- Option.5: Redburn

Completed: 0/3
----------------------------
Key-
* = Currently Reading
^= DNF'ed
strike text= read book


message 7: by The Book Girl (last edited Jan 25, 2018 10:00AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments 2018 Quarter One Reads-

Duration: January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018



1. Jane Eyre
2. Cannery Row
3. Mrs. Dalloway
4. Invisible Man
5. The Blind Assassin
6. Christmas Bliss
7. Today Will Be Different
8. Fall of Giants
9. No Such Thing as a Witch
10. The Hate U Give
11. The Night Circus
12. Ender's Game
13. Talking as Fast as I Can
14. Treasure Island
15. How To Be Happy
16.
17.
18.
19.
30.
--------------------------------------------------------------
Currently Reading in 2017 // but will finish in 2018: 6/30
Currently Reading // started in 2018: 0/30
Completed 0/30

--------------------------------------------------------------
Key-
* = started in 2017
^= DNF'ed
! = started in 2018
strike text= read book


message 8: by The Book Girl (last edited Mar 01, 2018 06:46AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments Around the Year in 52 Books Challenge:

The 2018 List

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society🕒💕

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
- Beautiful Ruins
-No Place to Fall
-Tell the Wolves I'm Home
- Since You've Been Gone

3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards-
-The Sun and Her Flowers
- Beyond the Bright Sea
- Young Jane Young

4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
- Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

5. A book about or inspired by real events
- The Romanovs: 1613-1918
- The Other Einstein
- Audition: A Memoir
- Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

6. A book originally written in a language other than English
- The Phantom of the Opera
- Around the World in Eighty Days
- The Metamorphosis

7. A gothic novel
- Jane Eyre
- The Picture of Dorian Gray
- The Phantom of the Opera
- The Woman in White

8. An "own voices" book
- Reservation Blues*

9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
- White Teeth
- Born with Teeth

10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
11. A literary fiction
-A Prayer for Owen Meany
-Flowers for Algernon

12. A book set in Africa or South America
13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
- The Lover's Dictionary💕

16. A narrative nonfiction
17. A book you expect to make you laugh
18. A book with a location in the title
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
- The Help*

21. A book written in first person perspective
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
23. A medical or legal thriller
24. A book with a map
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
26. A book with a text only cover
- Arguably: Selected Essays

27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
30. A short book
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to
32. An alternate history book
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (link)
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)
35. A book featuring a murder
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1, link2)
38. A science book or a science fiction book
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link)
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
44. A ghost story
45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
52. A book published in 2018

Completed: 2/52
----------------------------
Key-
* = Currently Reading
^= DNF'ed
strike text= read book
💕 = a book I loved
🕒 = a book I actually read in the week I was supposed to


message 9: by The Book Girl (last edited Jan 28, 2018 02:38AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments COLOR CHALLENGE

Duration: January 1 to December 31, 2018

1. White:

2. Pink:

3. Red:

4. Orange:

5. Yellow:

6. Green:

7. Light Blue:

8. Dark Blue:

9. Purple:

10. Brown:

11. Black:

12. Metallic:

13. Read a book with at least 5 colors on the cover:

14. Read a book with a color in the title of the book:

15. Read a book with a word describing colors in the title:
- Reservation Blues*

Completed: 0/15

----------------------------
Key-
* = Currently Reading
^= DNF'ed
strike text= read book


message 10: by The Book Girl (last edited Jan 28, 2018 03:39AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments January- Update:

Books Read:
1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.


January pages: 6671

Length:
Super Short (<70 pages): 11
Kinda Short (<250 pages): 22
Medium (250-500 pages): 10
Long (501-700 pages):
Very Long (>700 pages):

Rating:
★★★★★: 16
★★★★: 17
★★★: 5
★★: 3
★:
No Star rating:


Progress in Challenges: 52 Task: Week 1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
-A-Z challenge- The letter G done
- 52 Task: Week 15. A book with a unique format/writing structure

Challenges Completed:


message 11: by The Book Girl (last edited Mar 01, 2018 06:41AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments February- Update:

Books Read:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

February pages: 8097

Length:
Short (<250 pages):
Medium (250-500 pages):
Long (501-700 pages):
Very Long (>700 pages):

Rating:
★★★★★:
★★★★:
★★★:
★★:
★:

Progress in Challenges:


Challenges Completed:


message 12: by The Book Girl (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments March- Update:

Books Read:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

March pages:

Length:
Short (<250 pages):
Medium (250-500 pages):
Long (501-700 pages):
Very Long (>700 pages):

Rating:
★★★★★:
★★★★:
★★★:
★★:
★:

Progress in Challenges:


Challenges Completed:


message 13: by The Book Girl (last edited Jan 04, 2018 02:19PM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments Task: Week 1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
Book:The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Date Read: Jan 1-January 4th 2018
Rating: 4.5 Stars
How it fits: the letters A, T & Y are all in the word LiTerArY in the title


message 14: by The Book Girl (last edited Jan 28, 2018 01:22AM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 167 comments Task Week 15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
Book: the Lover's Dictionary
Date Read: Jan 25-26 2018
Rating: 5 stars
How it fits: is written like a dictionary but is a novel.


back to top