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]

 

03. COLOR CODED ~ Hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block
~Read nine books in the following categories:
***1. A book with Blue” or any shade of Blue RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie (cover)
2. A book with Red or any shade of Red (Scarlet, Crimson, Burgandy, etc.) in the title/on the 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 or any shade of Green (Emerald, Lime, Jade, etc.) in the title/on the 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 LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
  2. TIARA by Helga Zeiner
  3. BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
  4. RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie

 

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:
Mar:
Apr:
May:
June:
July:
Aug:
Sept:
Oct:
Nov:
Dec:

 

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

FB LINK
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 –
D –
E –
F –
G –
H –
I –
J –
K –
L – THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
M –
N –
O –
P – THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
Q –
R – RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
S –
T –
TIARA by Helga Zeiner
U –
V –
W –
X –
Y –
Z –

 

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

FB LINK
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 –
B – BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky
C – RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
D –
E –
F –
G –
THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
H – THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
I –
J –
K –
L –
M –
N –
O –
P –
Q –
R –
S –
T –
U –
V –
W –
X –
Y –
Z – TIARA by Helga 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

 

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 Hayeshref=”http://cmashlovestoread.com/?p=19388″> by Samantha Hayes
  2. THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
  3. TIARA by Helga Zeiner
  4. RAPID FALLS by Amber Cowie
  5. 12. 2019 LITERARY ESCAPES
    Hosted by Lori at Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

    FB Link
    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 –
    Alaska –
    Arizona –
    Arkansas –
    California –
    Colorado –
    Connecticut –
    Delaware –
    District of Columbia –
    Florida –
    Georgia –
    Hawaii –
    Idaho –
    Illinois –
    Indiana –
    Iowa –
    Kansas –
    Kentucky –
    Louisiana –
    Maine –
    Maryland –
    Massachusetts –
    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 –
    South Dakota –
    Tennessee –
    Texas –
    Utah –
    Vermont – THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
    Virginia –
    Washington –
    West Virginia –
    Wisconsin –
    Wyoming –

    Abroad –
    London: THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
    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. 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

       

      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

       

      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
      February:
      March:
      April:
      May:
      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:
      March:
      April:
      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
      6. Contains both the words “of” AND “and” (ex. A Court of Thorns and Roses, The Book of Blood and Shadow)

      2019 READ-A-THONS

      24in48 Read-A-Thon
      Janyuary 26 thru January 27 #24in48

      Progress:

       


      @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: 116
      01/09 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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