2019 Challenges and Read-A-Thons

 

2019 READING CHALLENGES

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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. Strictly Print [Date Completed]
  11. EBooks [Date Completed]
  12. Literary Escapes [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 (Turquoise, Aquamarine, Navy, etc.) in the title/on the 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” or any shade of Black (Jet, Ebony, Charcoal, etc.) in the title/on the cover.
7. A book with “White” or any shade of White (Ivory, Eggshell, Cream, etc.) in the title/on the cover.
8. A book with any other color in the title/on the cover (Purple, Orange, Silver, Magenta, Pink, etc.).
9. A book with a word that implies color in the title/on the cover (Rainbow, Polka-dot, Plaid, Shadow, Paint, Ink, etc.).

 

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.

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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.
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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.”

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

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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.

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08. 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.

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10. STRICTLY PRINT ~ Personal record

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11. EBOOKS ~ Personal record

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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.

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Arizona –
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Colorado –
Connecticut –
Delaware –
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Georgia –
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Washington –
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Wisconsin –
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