Friday, October 21, 2022

Humor Reading Challenge 2023

I will be bringing this one back again.


Choose a level from below.  You may go up a level, but not down.

Cartoonist: 1-5 books
Humor Columnist: 6-10 books 
Comedy Writer:  11-15 books
Stand Up Comedian: More than 15 books 

Guidelines for the Challenge:
  • Challenge runs from January 1 to December 31, 2023. Books must be started on or after January 1 to count. Re-reads are allowed as long as they are read during the specified time frame.
  • Books may cross over to other challenges in which you are participating.
  • Any book (fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, graphic novels, poetry collections, plays, picture books) labeled as humor counts. As such, all book formats (paper, audio, electronic) may be read.
  • You do not need a blog to sign up. You may keep tract of your progress on Goodreads, Amazon or other similar sites with a shelf dedicated to this challenge. Or sign up on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc. 
  • There will be no checkins, nor do you need to post reviews.
  • Sign up below in the comments. I have decided not to use linkys this year.
Need ideas? Here are some links to get started:

Goodreads: Humor Books
My Books:
  1. Snow White and the Seven Robots--Stewart Ross
  2. The Office BFFs--Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey
  3. The Love Hypothesis--Ali Hazelwood
  4. Almost American Girl--Robin Ha
  5. Tokyo Dreaming--Emiko Jean
  6. The Ex Talk--Rachel Lynn Solomon
  7. Meet Cute Dairy--Emery Lee
  8. Kiss & Tell--Adib Khorram
  9. Red--Alison Cherry
  10. I Kissed Shara Wheeler--Casey McQuiston
  11. Checked Out For Murder--Allison Brook
  12. Lust & Wonder--Augusten Burroughs
  13. Stuntboy, In the Meantime--Jason Reynolds
  14. The Pretty One--Keah Brown
  15. Yerba Buena--Nina LaCour
  16. Open Book--Jessica Simpson
  17. The Tryout--Christina Soontornvat
  18. Secrets of the Tulip Sisters--Susan Mallery
  19. Tell Me Lies--Jennifer Crusie
  20. Abby in Wonderland--Sarah Mlynowski
  21. The Reunion--Meghan Quinn
  22. I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But the Pool--Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella
  23. The Best Man--Richard Peck
  24. Love, Lists & Fancy Ships--Sarah Grunder Ruiz
  25. Cool For the Summer--Dahlia Adler
  26. Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World--Benjamin Alire Saenz 
  27. Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk--Kathleen Rooney
  28. The Best At It--Maulik Pancholy
  29. Gender Queer--Maia Kababe
  30. Taste: My Life Through Food--Stanley Tucci
  31. The Garden of Small Beginnings--Abbi Waxman [re-read]
  32. Once More With Feeling--Elissa Sussman
  33. How to Murder Your Life--Cat Marnell
  34. Lumberjanes Vol 3: A Terrible Plan--Noelle Stevenson
  35. Oh My Gods!--Stephanie Cooke
  36. The Hotel Nantucket--Elin Hilderbrand
  37. The Deal--Elle Kennedy
  38. One of Us is Lying--Karen M. McManus
  39. Spare--Prince Harry
  40. Here I Go Again--Jen Lancaster
  41. Nothing But Trouble--Jacqueline Davies
  42. Bad Hair Day--Sarah Mlynowski
  43. One of Us is Next--Karen M. McManus
  44. The Proposal--Jasmine Guillory
  45. Savannah Breeze--Mary Kay Andrews (re-read)
  46. Limericks--Michael Palin
  47. Bite Me--Christopher Moore
  48. Pure Hollywood--Christine Schutt
  49. Heart Bones--Colleen Hoover 
  50. Pizza and Taco: Dare to Be Scared--Stephen Skaskan
  51. Paw Patrol: Halloween Heroes!
  52. Wow, No Thank You--Samantha Irby
  53. Dirty Thirty--Janet Evanovich
  54. Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York--Gail Parent
  55. Good Morning Zoom--Lindsay Rechler
  56. Once Upon a December--Amy E. Reichert
  57. Love on the Brain--Ali Hazelwood
  58. Kiss Me--Susan Mallery
  59. Carrie Soto is Back--Taylor Jenkins Reid
  60. Pineapple Street--Jenny Jackson
  61. Merry Christmas, Mouse--Laura Numeroff
  62. You're My Little Christmas Cookie--Nicola Edwards
  63. Bad Fat Black Girl--Sesali Bowen
  64. The Shepherd, the Angel and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog--Dave Barry
  65. Sister Stardust--Jane Green
  66. The Running Dream--Wendelin Van Draanen
  67. The Story of Rock--Lindsay Sagar Caterpillar
  68. T. Rex Time Machine--Jared Chapman
  69. Here Comes Santa Cat--Deborah Underwood
  70. Alan's Big, Scary Teeth--Jarvis
  71. A Song for a New Day--Sarah Pinsker
  72. Winter Street--Elin Hilderbrand
  73. Dear Santa--Debbie Macomber
  74. The Swimmers--Julie Otsuka
  75. Gingerbread--Helen Oyeyemi
  76. The Twelve Dates of Christmas--Jenny Bayliss
  77. Kinetic Sculpture Racing--Hobart Brown
  78. The Pajama Girls of Lambert Square--Rosina Lippi

Calling challenge complete on December 29


Elephant's Child said...

Happy reading.

Sandra Cox said...

Looks like another fun one.

scraptraci said...

excited to do this one again. tracking on my blog

thanks for hosting

Vicki said...

Joining in '23