Reading Challenges


I have joined different reading challenges this year, with the intention to up my game, and by adding a little competition, I am hoping to keep up with it!

Feel free to join any of these challenges and post in the comments section to let me know how you're doing. If you know of any other #ReadingChallenge that you like, please drop me a note.  I'd love to check it out!



2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
MPMarquesus has read 22 books toward her goal of 50 books.
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2018 Audiobook Challenge

Hosted by Hot Listens & Caffeinated Reviewer
Runs January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018. You can join at any time.
My Progress: Socially Awkward (18 out of 30, see below)
If you're curious to find out more about Audiobooks, read this post.


AudioBook Challenge Summary:

  1. Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song by Sara Bareilles (5 stars)
  2. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (5 Stars) 
  3. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang (5 Stars)
  4. A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult (5 Stars)
  5. The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty (4 stars)
  6. A Good Marriage by Stephen King (4 stars)
  7. What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross (4 stars)
  8. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman (4 stars)
  9. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris (3 stars)
  10. The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman (3 stars)
  11. An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff (3 stars)
  12. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls (3 stars)
  13. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling (3 stars)
  14. The Outsider by Stephen King (3 stars)
  15. Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Eagan (3 stars)
  16. Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness (3 Stars)
  17. Everless by Sarah Holland (3 Stars)
  18. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett (2 stars)





The Backlist Reader Challenge

The Backlist Reader Challenge (#BacklistReader) is a year-long challenge for all those older books that have been piling up on your TBR pile and list—not just the ones you already own, but the ones you’ve been wanting to read for more than a year.
My Progress: 0/5




How Many Books Have You Read From the List of 100? 
Take the survey on PBS 
My Progress: 15/100 (OMG, I better shape up and READ!!)



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