Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The 2020 Reading Challenge: 52 Books in 52 Weeks

Here is the list for 2020 at Mommy Mannegran.

  1. Letter "W" in the Title:
  2. Hardcover:
  3. Indigenous Author:
  4. Set In Winter:
  5. Character Who is a Senior:
  6. Written in the 1970s:
  7. Author Local to You:
  8. Orange on the Cover:
  9. Set in Space:
  10. Bestseller:
  11. Leaves You Thinking:
  12. A "Guilty Pleasure":
  13. By a Female Author:
  14. Book in a Series:
  15. Book With Romance:
  16. Borrowed From a Friend:
  17. Written by More Than One Author:
  18. Published in 2020:
  19. Stephen King Novel:
  20. Author Whose Last Name Starts With the Same Initial as Yours:
  21. By a Blogger or Journalist:
  22. Character That Frustrates You:
  23. Title Beginning With "A":
  24. Title Beginning  With "B":
  25. Title Beginning With "C":
  26. A Strong "Friendship" Theme:
  27. A Comic Book:
  28. Literary Fiction:
  29. Award-Winning Novel:
  30. Book With Recipes Inside:
  31. Book Featuring Royalty:
  32. Spy Novel:
  33. Book Containing Poetry:
  34. Book With Illustrations:
  35. An Author's Debut Book:
  36. Written in First Person:
  37. Featuring the Medical Profession:
  38. Set in the Future:
  39. Used in a Celebrity Book Club:
  40. Book on the Mensa reading list for grades 9-12:
  41. Published When You Were 20:
  42. Reuse a Prompt From Last Year:
  43. Set in A Country You've Never Visited:
  44. "Recommended" to You by Amazon:
  45. Book That Cost you Less than $5:
  46. By an Author Used in an Earlier Category:
  47. Story Takes Place on a  Mode of Transportation:
  48. Character Who Wears Glasses:
  49. About A World Leader:
  50. Author You Previously Disliked:
  51. Genre You Don't Normally Care For:
  52. Book With a Foreword:

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

2019 #Christmas Spirit #Reading Challenge

Click here to sign up. I'll be trying for at least the first level.

Details and sign up:
  • challenge will run from Monday, November 25, 2019 through Monday, January 6, 2020 (Twelfth Night or Epiphany).
  • cross over with other challenges is totally permitted AND encouraged! 
  • These must be Christmas novels, books about Christmas lore, a book of Christmas short stories or poems, books about Christmas crafts, and for the first time...a children's Christmas books level! 

--Candy Cane: read 1 book
--Mistletoe: read 2-4 books
--Christmas Tree: read 5 or 6 books (this is the fanatic level...LOL!)

Additional levels:

--Fa La La La Films: watch a bunch or a few Christmas's up to you!
--Visions of Sugar Plums: read books with your children this season and share what you read

*the additional levels are optional, you still must complete one of the main reading levels above

Here is what I am reading:

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Reading Challenge at Laughtard

Going to try this one. I have not seen this one before.

  1. 52 Books in 52 Weeks
  2. First or last Name Starts With a C
  3. Listen to More Audiobooks Than Last Year
  4. Book With a Name in the Title
  5. Book Recommended by a Librarian
  6. Book by an Author Your Admire
  7. Book Set in the Future
  8. Book About Your Goals
  9. Book With a Heist
  10. Book From the Mystery Genre
  11. Book That Came out the Year You Were Born
  12. Book Whose Title Uses the Word "Joy"
  13. Book Set in Europe
  14. Book You've Been Waiting to Read for Years 
  15. Book From an Independent Publisher
  16. Book About Travel
  17. Book of Short Stories
  18. Featuring a Love Story
  19. By an Author From a Different Country
  20. Book Recommended by a Family Member
  21. Book Under 500 Pages
  22. Book Over 1000 Page

Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Going to do this one again.

  • JANUARY: Historical Fiction*
  • FEBRUARY: Romance
  • MARCH: Self-Help/How To*
  • APRIL: Young Adult
  • MAY: Science Fiction
  • JUNE: Non-Fiction
  • JULY: Suspense/Thriller*
  • AUGUST: Contemporary Fiction*
  • SEPTEMBER: True Crime*
  • OCTOBER: Fantasy
  • NOVEMBER: Memoir & Autobiography
  • DECEMBER: Mystery*

Monday, November 4, 2019