Friday, December 8, 2017

2018 Mount TBR Reading Challenge

https://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2017/10/mount-tbr-2018-sign-up.html 

One of my big focus points for 2018 is to get through my older books, books that have been on my shelves for a long time, etc so I feel I can better keep up with new releases with less guilt.  So, in addition to Beat the Backlist, I am doing this challenge to.  Yes they heavily overlap, but with 2 challenges I hope the motivation will be that much stronger.  


So Mount TBR is about reading books I have owned prior to the Challenge year.  YAY!  Motivation to clean up my shalves so I can get new lovelies on them (or even just make enough room to fit all my books onto the shelves....

My goal: Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 60 books from your TBR 

 I think I can probably do more and although I hope to get through more but I have a bunch of books I want to read that I don't yet own so we shall see.  Can I make it to Olympus? (150+ bks) Challenge level subject to change.
  
Read so far:
The Boyfriend War (Sweet Valley High, #101)Silent NightDeath Note, Vol. 1 by Tsugumi OhbaIndependent Study by Joelle CharbonneauFullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 1 by Hiromu ArakawaEnjoying Where You Are on the Way to Where You Are Going: Learning How to Live a Joyful Spirit-Led LifeHow I Got Him To Marry Me: 50 True StoriesLast Song Before NightGo the Fuck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

2017 Holiday AdventureAThon

AdventureAThon TIME
7 "Choose your own adventure" Readathathon challenges
Dec 13-24th


I found this fun readathon at one of the hosts sites.  Novel Thoughts and 3 others are hosting this fun event.  Click the link to learn more!I am going for some more simple, easy reads for this being I am SUPER busy with work (I will literally be working every day except Christmas from the 14th-28th).  I hope to get through all of these.  Technically I started Clockwork Angel but didn't get very far so I am using it.




My chosen path (subject to change slightly before the readathon starts)

Presents
 Tales of the Peculiar (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #0.5)
Star

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

2018's Beat the Backlist Challenge Goal & TBR

http://novelknight.com/2018-beat-backlist/2018-btb-teams/ 

So I tried this challenge this past year, but it seemed to fall apart for me on a few levels.  Well it is back and simplified and I love it so I am returning to give it another go!

I am hoping to read at least 100 books published before 2018.  More is ideal and reasonably possible. I am going to try and update this at least monthly to share what I have read (see toward the bottom) and what I have lined up for a TBR (will be keeping it around 100 book options for at least the first 6 months).  Keep an eye on it as it will change as I read things!! 

TEAM: 
 

This is my TENTATIVE starting TBR for this challenge (subject to change based on my mood and also if I read any of these before the year is out-honestly I might just read something else from my goodreads to-read list.) in no particular order:


Black: The Birth of Evil (The Circle, #1) Red: The Heroic Rescue (The Circle, #2) White: The Great Pursuit (The Circle, #3) Green: The Beginning and the End (The Circle, #0) The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1) The Donors Dawn of the Jedi:  Into the Void Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories (Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith) The Walking Dead, Compendium 3 One Piece: East Blue 4-5-6, Vol. 2 (One Piece: Omnibus, #2) Inkdeath (Inkworld, #3) Many Bloody Returns


Dark Tide (Waterfire Saga, #3) The Shadow Dragons (The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, #4) The Dragon's Apprentice (The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, #5) Rise of the Governor (The Walking Dead #1) The Handmaid's Tale Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8) Moonbeam (Beam, #1) Darkbeam Part I Above The Winter People The Last Star (The 5th Wave, #3) Dorothy Must Die: Stories Vol. 2 (Dorothy Must Die, #0.4-0.6)