Reading & Blog Challenges

Here are the challenges I'll be taking part in, in 2019.

I'm going to be tracking the 2019 debut novels I read here.

1. The Burning by Laura Bates
2. Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy
3. The Truth About Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown
4. Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto (review to come)

2019 Retellings Reading ChallengeTracy of Cornerfolds is hosting the 2019 Retellings Reading Challenge. The aim is to read the number of retellings from your chosen level. I'm choosing Elemental Witch: 11-15.

1. Monsters by Sharon Dogar - Bingo Board: One word title
2. A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer - Bingo Board: Beauty and the Beast
3. Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy - Bingo Board: Weapon on the cover.
4. Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust - Bingo Board: Standalone Book
5. In the Vanishers' Palace by Aliette de Bodard - Bingo Board: Indie Book.
6. The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon - Bingo Board: Over 500 pages.
7. Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly - Bingo Board: Set in a foreign country.
8. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao (review to come)
9. The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chakraborty (review to come) - Bingo Board: 2019 Release




F/F February Reading Challenge Banner

Imi of Imi Reviews Books and Ellie of Faerie on the Shelf are hosting F/F February. The aim is to read and talk about any number of novels featuring f/f relationships.

1. Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy - Bingo Board: An F/F sci-fi or fantasy
2. Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron - Bingo Board: A book from your 2018 TBR
3. The Truth About Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown - Bingo Board: An F/F contemporary, historical and/or romance.
4. Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust - Bingo Board: A book you're predicting to five star
5. In the Vanishers' Palace by Aliette de Bodard - Bingo Board: An F/F novella/short story.


Aro Ace April Reading Challenge Banner

Ellie of Faerie on the Shelf and Imi of Imi Reviews Books are hosting Aro Ace April. The aim is to read and talk about any number of novels featuring asexual and/or aromantic characters.

1. Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman - Bingo Board: A book you're predicting to five-star.
2. That's Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger - Bingo Board: A contemporary, historical, and/or romance featuring an a-spec character.
3. Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto (review to come) - Bingo Board: A book from your TBR.

Ramadan Readthon 2019

Nadia of Headscarves and Hardbacks is hosting #RamadanReadathon 2019. The aim is to read books by Muslim authors throughout the month of Ramadan - 6th May - 4th June.

1. The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chakraborty (review to come)
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#AsianLitBingo 2019 Reading Challenge

Lit Celebrasian are hosting the #AsianLitBingo 2019 Reading Challenge. The aim is to read books featuring Asian main characters written by Asian authors, throughout May, which is Asian American Heritage Month in the US, and while doing so, complete a line on the bingo card.

1. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao (review to come) - Bingo Board: Retelling with Asian MC.
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Year of the Asian Reading Challenge Banner

Vicky of Vicky Who Reads, CW of The Quiet Pond, Lily of Sprinkles of Dreams, and Shealea of Shut Up, Shealea are hosting the Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2019. The aim is to read the number of books by Asian authors from your chosen level. I've chosen Indian Cobra: 11-20 books.

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge Level Indian Cobra1. In the Vanishers' Palace by Aliette de Bodard
2. Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
3. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao (review to come)






For the Love of eBooks 2019 Reading Challenge

Tina of As Told By Tina is hosting For the Love of eBooks 2019 Reading Challenge. The aim is to read the number of eBooks from your chosen level. I personally will be focusing only on eProofs for this challenge. I'm choosing Phase 4: 31-40.

1. This Lie Will Kill You by Chelsea Pitcher
2. Monsters by Sharon Dogar
3. A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer
4. The Burning by Laura Bates
5. Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron
6. Furyborn by Claire Legrand
7. The Truth About Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown
8. Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly
9. Holy Sister by Mark Lawrence
10. Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
11. That's Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger
12. Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto (review to come)
13. The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chakraborty (review to come)

2019 Book Blog Discussion ChallengeNicole at Feed Your Fiction Addiction & Shannon at It Starts at Midnight are hosting the 2019 Book Blog Discussion Challenge. The aim is to write the number of discussion posts on your blog from your chosen level. I'm choosing Terrifically Talkative: 31-40.

1. Are Non-Western Inspired High Fantasies Only Having a Moment?
2. To Cull or Not to Cull?
3. Why Authors Should Respect and Appreciate Book Bloggers
4. "But How Do We Keep Boys Reading?"
5. Why We Need YA that Features Sexual Violence
6. Multiple Points of View in Fantasy
7. Authors Are People, Too

Will be tracking the books I buy, and how many I read (in bold) here:

1. American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
2. You Don't Know Me But I Know You by Rebecca Barrow
3. This is What it Feels Like by Rebecca Barrow
4. Fall For Anything by Courtney Summers
5. What Goes Around by Courtney Summers
6. This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers
7. The Bone Witch by Rin Chupecco
8. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
9. The Tudors by Jane Bingham
10. Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust
11. In the Vanishers’ Palace by Aliette de Bodard
12. The Burning by Laura Bates
13. It's Not About the Burqa, ed by Mariam Khan
14. Hold Back the Stars by Katie Khan
15. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
16. Your Silence Will Not Protect You by Audre Lorde
17. Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism by Natasha Walter
18. Letters to my Fanny by Cherry Healey
19. Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
20. The Fever King by Victoria Lee
21. The Orphan's Code by C. R. R. Hillin
22. Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee
23. The Waking Forest by Alyssa Wees
24. Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin
25. How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow
26. The Black Tides of Heaven by J.Y. Yang
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