2019 Reading Challenges

Goodreads Reading Challenge

Currently going for a book a week. But these summer months have been helping me kill it! I’m gonna try to read 52 books, but this number will probably change again in December.

Current Progress here.

 

Beat the Backlist 2019

I’ve always mentioned how I’ve wanted to catch up on all the books I’ve missed. So I think this challenge will help me a lot. I’m going to give it a shot and try for 25 books.

Books Read:

  1. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami – ★★★★★
  2. Paperweight by Meg Haston – ★★★★☆
  3. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead – ★★★★★
  4. In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondaatje – ★★★★☆
  5. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri – ★★★★★
  6. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah – ★★★★★
  7. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo – ★★★★★
  8. Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo – ★★★★★
  9. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds – ★★★★☆
  10. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman – ★★★★★
  11. Vicious by V.E. Schwab – ★★★★☆
  12. The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking – ★★★★☆
  13. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari – ★★★★★
  14. Everything Beautiful is Not Ruinedby by Danielle Younge-Ullman – ★★★★★

Audiobook Challenge 2019

2019 Audiobook Challenge

I’m really hoping to listen to as many audiobooks as possible this year. It’s my first year, but I’m going to sign up for the Binge Listener (20-30 books).

Books Read:

  1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondō – ★★★★★
  2. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead – ★★★★★
  3. Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation by Bill Nye – ★★★★☆
  4. Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang – ★★★★☆
  5. In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It by Lauren Graham – ★★★★☆
  6. The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish – ★★★★☆
  7. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley – ★★★★☆
  8. Animal Farm by George Orwell – ★★★★☆
  9. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds – ★★★★☆
  10. The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking – ★★★★☆
  11. Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki – ★★★☆☆
  12. Aristotle in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern – ★★★☆☆
  13. How To Start A Conversation And Make Friends by Don Gabor – ★★★☆☆
  14. Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy – ★★☆☆☆
  15. Everything Beautiful is Not Ruinedby by Danielle Younge-Ullman – ★★★★★

Classics Challenge (Personal)

I’ve always been trying to push myself to read more classics ever since I began high school. High school English has definitely helped me accomplish some of it, but I’m hoping to get through some more. Current goal is 10 books.

Books Read:

  1. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley – ★★★★☆
  2. Animal Farm by George Orwell – ★★★★☆
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee – ★★★★★

 

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