2019 Challenges and Read-A-Thons

 

2019 READING CHALLENGES


2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
Cheryl has read 1 book toward her goal of 60 books.
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GOAL: I keep coming up short by a few books so I will be pledging to read 60 books again for 2019. Hopefully, this is the year that I will complete the Challenge.

Reading Challenge Addict

02. READING CHALLENGE ADDICT
Hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block
  1. GoodReads Challenge [Date Completed]
  2. Reading Challenge Addict [Date Completed]
  3. Color Coded [Date Completed]
  4. Mount TBR [Date Completed]
  5. Virtual Mount TBR [Date Completed]
  6. Monthly Keyword [Date Completed]
  7. Calendar Of Crime Reading Challenge [Date Completed]
  8. Alphabet Soup [Date Completed]
  9. Alphabet Soup ~ Author Edition [Date Completed]
  10. Print Only [Date Completed]
  11. For The Love of eBooks [Date Completed]
  12. Literary Escapes [Date Completed]
  13. Blog All About It [Date Completed]
  14. NetGalley & Edelweiss [Date Completed]
  15. New Release [Date Completed]
  16. Library Love [Date Completed]
  17. Cloak and Dagger [Date Completed]
  18. Book Diary 2019 [Date Completed]
  19. Reading Challenge 2019 Instagram [Date Completed]
  20. What’s In A Name [Date Completed]
  21. New Author[Date Completed]

03. COLOR CODED
Hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block

Read nine books in the following categories:
***1. A book with “Blue” RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie (cover)
***2. A book with “Red”THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU by Liv Constantine (cover)
3. A book with “Yellow” or any shade of Yellow (Gold, Lemon, Maize, etc.) in the title/on the cover.
***4. A book with “Green” TELL NO ONE by Barbara Taylor Sissel (cover).
5. A book with “Brown” or any shade of Brown (Tan, Beige, Sand, etc.) in the title/on the cover.
***6. A book with “Black”: THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes(cover)
***7. A book with “White” or any shade of White THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene (cover)
***8. A book with any other color “Grey” TIARA by Helga Zeiner (cover)
***9. A book with a word that implies color BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky (cover)

04. MOUNT TBR
Hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block
Level: Pike’s Peak

Books must be owned by prior to January 1, 2019. No library books.

  1. THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
  2. TIARA by Helga Zeiner
  3. BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
  4. RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
  5. THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
  6. THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
  7. THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
  8. I INVITED HER IN by Adele Parks
  9. LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly

05. VIRTUAL MOUNT TBR
Hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block
Level: Mount Rum Doodle
Read 12 books from your Virtual TBR/Wish List/Library

This challenge is only for books you do not own. They may be borrowed from the library, a friend, found on a free e-book site or anywhere else. No date limit on your wish list.
I will include date title was added to my TBR GR shelf and where obtained.
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06. MONTHLY KEYWORD
Hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block

Key words may be tweaked. If the key word is dance, you may use dancing or danced. You may also be more creative and use “tango” or “ballet” or “waltz.”

Jan: (Jewel)TIARA by Helga Zeiner
Feb:
Mar:
Apr:
May:
June:
July:
Aug:
Sept:
Oct:
Nov:
Dec:

07. CALENDAR OF CRIME READING CHALLENGE
Hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block
See rules HERE

Jan: (Orig. pub date 01/15/19) THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
Feb: (Orig. pub date: 02/05/19) THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
Mar: (Orig. pub date 03/12/19) UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
Apr: (Orig. pub date 04/09/19) SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
May: (Orig. pub date 05/14/19) SWANN’S DOWN by Charles Salzberg
June:
July:
Aug:
Sept:
Oct:
Nov:
Dec:

08. ALPHABET SOUP READING CHALLENGE
Hosted by Lori at Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

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You can drop the A’s and The’s from the book titles. Except For those pesky Q, X, AND Z titles then the word that starts with the challenge letter can be anywhere in the title.

A –
B – BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
C – CAUGHT UP IN IT by David Burnsworth
D –
E – EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
F – THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
G –
H –
I – I INVITED HER IN by Adele Parks
J –
K –
L – THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
M –
N – NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
O –
P – THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
Q –
R – RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
S –
SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
T –TIARA by Helga Zeiner
U – UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
V –
W –
X –
Y –
Z –

09. ALPHABET SOUP ~ Author Edition
Hosted by Lori at Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

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The challenge is to read one book that has an author whose first name or last name starts with every letter of the alphabet.

A – NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
B – BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
C – RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
D –
CAUGHT UP IN IT by David Burnsworth
E – UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
F –
G –THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
H –
I –
J –
K – THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
L – STRONG AS STEEL by Jon Land
M – THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
N –
O –
P – BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM by Peter Swanson
Q –
R –
S – TELL NO ONE by Barbara Taylor Sissel
T – THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
U –
V –
W –
X –
Y –
Z – TIARA byHelga Zeiner

10. PRINT ONLY
HOSTED by Tina at As Told By Tina
11-20 – 1st Edition

#PrintOnlyRC19 Link up every last Friday of the month

  1. BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
  2. NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
  3. THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
  4. CAUGHT UP IN IT by David Burnsworth
  5. BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM by Peter Swanson
  6. SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
  7. I INVITED HER IN by Adele Parks
  8. STRONG AS STEEL by Jon Land
  9. THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU by Liv Constantine
  10. SWANN’S DOWN by Charles Salzberg

11. FOR THE LOVE OF EBOOKS
HOSTED by Tina As Told By Tina
Phase 2 – 11-20

#ForTheLoveOfBooks19 Link up every last Wednesday of the month

  1. THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
  2. THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
  3. TIARA by Helga Zeiner
  4. RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
  5. THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
  6. THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
  7. TELL NO ONE by Barbara Taylor Sissel
  8. UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
  9. EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
  10. LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly

12. 2019 LITERARY ESCAPES
Hosted by Lori at Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

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Try to read 1 book set in each of the 50 states + the District of Columbia. (51 Points). If you complete the challenge you earn 50 Bonus Points. You also can earn Bonus Points for books set in Counties around the world.

Alabama – UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
Alaska –
Arizona –
Arkansas –
California – THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
Colorado – NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
Connecticut – THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
Delaware –
District of Columbia –
Florida –
Georgia – EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
Hawaii –
Idaho –
Illinois – LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly
Indiana –
Iowa –
Kansas –
Kentucky –
Louisiana –
Maine –
Maryland – THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU by Liv ConstantineBEFORE SHE KNEW HIM by Peter Swanson
Michigan –
Minnesota –
Mississippi –
Missouri –
Montana –
Nebraska –
Nevada –
New Hampshire –
New Jersey –
New Mexico –
New York – BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
North Carolina –
North Dakota –
Ohio –
Oklahoma –
Oregon –
Pennsylvania –
Rhode Island –
South Carolina – CAUGHT UP IN IT by David Burnsworth
South Dakota –
Tennessee –
Texas – TELL NO ONE by Barbara Taylor Sissel
Utah –
Vermont – THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
Virginia –
Washington – THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
West Virginia –
Wisconsin –
Wyoming –

Abroad –
London: THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
Canada: TIARA by Helga Zeiner

13. BLOG ALL ABOUT IT
HOSTED by Anna at Herding Cats and Burning Soup

2019 Prompts:
Jan- First
Feb- Pink
Mar- Luck
April- Sweet
May- Bloom
June- Risk
July- Heat
Aug- Sky
Sept- Crunch
Oct- Shiver
Nov- Thankful
Dec- Twinkle

14. NETGALLEY & EDELWEISS
HOSTED by Tina at Between The Pages
Level: Bronze – 10 Books

#NGEW2019 “Link-up” the first of the month for your reviews.

  1. THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
  2. THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
  3. RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
  4. THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
  5. THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
  6. UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
  7. I INVITED HER IN by Adele Parks
  8. EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
  9. LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly

15. NEW RELEASE CHALLENGE
Hosted by Lexxie and Brandee
at (UN)CONVENTIONAL BOOKWORMS
Level: New Release Newbie

FB Link Twitter: #2019NewReleaseChallenge

  1. (01/15/19) THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
  2. (05/07/19) BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
  3. (01/15/19) NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
  4. (05/19/19) THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
  5. (02/05/19) THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
  6. (02/05/19) THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
  7. (05/14/19) TELL NO ONE by Barbara Taylor Sissel
  8. (04/23/19) CAUGHT UP IN IT by David Burnsworth
  9. (03/12/19) UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
  10. (03/05/19) BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM by Peter Swanson
  11. SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
  12. (02/05/19) I INVITED HER IN by Adele Parks
  13. (04/23/19) STRONG AS STEEL by Jon Land
  14. (05/07/19) THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU by Liv Constantine
  15. (04/30/19) EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
  16. (05/14/19) SWANN’S DOWN by Charles Salzberg
  17. (04/02/19) LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly


16. 2019 LIBRARY LOVE
Hosted by Angel at Angel’s Guilty Pleasures
Level: Dewey Decimal: Read 12 books

#LibraryLoveChallenge
Enter reviews HERE

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17. CLOAK AND DAGGER
Hosted by Stormi and Kathy
at Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My!
Level: Inspector 26-35

FB Link Twitter: #CloakDaggerChal
Link up Quarterly (Jan-March, April-June, July-Sept and Oct-Dec). There will be a monthly link up so that others can check out your progress

  1. THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
  2. THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
  3. TIARA by Helga Zeiner
  4. BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
  5. RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
  6. NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
  7. THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
  8. THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
  9. TELL NO ONE by Barbara Taylor Sissel
  10. CAUGHT UP IN IT by David Burnsworth
  11. UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
  12. BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM by Peter Swanson
  13. SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
  14. STRONG AS STEEL by Jon Land
  15. THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU by Liv Constantine
  16. EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
  17. SWANN’S DOWN by Charles Salzberg
  18. LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly

18. BOOK DIARY 2019
Hosted by Fabia at Fabiary

Rules: *Read 52 books or four books per month. *A book has to have at least more than 100 pages. *Post your book reviews to participate, reviews to have a minimum of 150 words!
#BookDiary2019

January:
THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
TIARA by Helga Zeiner
BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
February:
THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
TELL NO ONE by Barbara Taylor Sissel
March:
CAUGHT UP IN IT by David Burnsworth
UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
April:
BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM by Peter Swanson
SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU by Liv Constantine
May:
EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
SWANN’S DOWN by Charles Salzberg
LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly
June:
July:
August:
September:
October:
November:
December:

19. INSTAGRAM READING CHALLENGE 2019
Hosted by @ReadingChallenge2019

Rules: Read a minimum of one book per month. Take a picture of what you’re reading and tag @readingchallenge2019 in the post! (#Bookstagram)

January: BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
February: THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
March:
April: SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
STRONG AS STEEL by Jon Land
May:
June:
July:
August:
September:
October:
November:
December:

20. WHAT’S IN A NAME
Hosted by Andrea at Carolina Book Nook

Below are links to each category sign up link

  1. A precious stone/metal (ex. Ruby Holler, The Silver Chair)
  2. A temperature (ex. In Cold Blood, Love in the Time of Global Warming)
  3. A month or day of the week (ex. Tuesdays with Morrie, March)
  4. A meal (ex. Breakfast at Tiffany’s, A Feast for Crows)
    ***5. Contains the word “girl” or “woman” THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
  5. Contains both the words “of” AND “and” (ex. A Court of Thorns and Roses, The Book of Blood and Shadow)

21. NEW AUTHOR ~ Hosted by Literary Escapism 

#NewAuthors18
Enter reviews HERE

  1. THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
  2. THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
  3. RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
  4. NO EXIT by Taylor Adams
  5. THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda
  6. THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL by Christina McDonald
  7. THE LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin
  8. UNTIL THE DAY I DIE by Emily Carpenter
  9. BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM by Peter Swanson
  10. SAVING MEGHAN by D.J. Palmer
  11. I INVITED HER IN by Adele Parks
  12. EMILY GONE by Bette Lee Crosby
  13. LITTLE LOVELY THINGS by Maureen Joyce Connolly
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    2019 READ-A-THONS



    @boutofbooks #boutofbooks http://boutofbooks.blogspot.com/

    01/07 Monday
    Book: BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
    Pages read: 141
    01/08 Tuesday
    Book: BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
    Pages read: 11601/09 Wednesday
    Book: BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
    Pages read: 47
    01/10 Thursday
    Book: BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
    Pages read: Finished
    01/11 Friday
    Book:
    Pages read: 0
    01/12 Saturday
    Book: RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
    Pages read: 32%
    01/13 Sunday
    Book:RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
    Pages read: 29%
    01/14 Monday Wrap Up
    Book(s):
    Finished BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
    1/2 through RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie

  4 Responses to “2019 Challenges and Read-A-Thons”

  1. Thanks for joining What’s in a Name! I’m excited to see what else you come up with throughout the year. 🙂

  2. Oh, wow. I am glad to see that someone makes their posts long like mine (and takes on tons of challenges). It should be a great reading year!

    • Thank you for stopping by! Only another Reading Challenge Addict would understands!!! The sad thing was that I promised myself I would do less this year. I guess I wasn’t listening because I ended up with more!!!!! 😉

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