2019 Reading Challenge Progress

2019 Reading Challenge Progress

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Beat the Backlist Challenge

Commitment level: 12 books.

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. Kindred, Octavia Butler

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Historical Fiction Challenge

Commitment level: 5 books (Victorian Reader). I may increase my commitment level if it looks like other commitment levels are in reach.

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. The Little Stranger, Sarah Waters (1940s Warwickshire, England; re-read)
  2. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi (1700s-2000s America and Ghana/Gold Coast; re-read)
  3. Kindred, Octavia Butler (1800s Maryland)
  4. Washington Black, Esi Edugyan (1830s Barbados to mid-1800s Britain, Morocco, America, Canada, North Pole, etc.)
  5. The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs, Katherine Howe (1600s England to 2000s Cambridge and Marblehead, MA)
  6. Beloved, Toni Morrison (1800s Cincinnati, Ohio)
  7. The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead (1960s Marianna (renamed Eleanor), Florida)

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Monthly Motif Challenge

Commitment level: 12 books

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. January: New to You Author: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  2. February: Cover Love
  3. March: Royalty, Kingdoms, Empires, Governments
  4. April: Crack the Case
  5. May: One Sitting Reads
  6. June: Diversify Your Reading
  7. July: Through The Years: 1919: Poems by Eve L. Ewing
  8. August: Mode of Transportation
  9. September: Animal, Number, Color, Name
  10. October: Tricks and Trades
  11. November: Seasons, Elements, and Weather
  12. December: Last Chance

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Reading Women Reading Challenge

Commitment level: Fluid. Let’s see what happens.

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. The Little Stranger, Sarah Waters (#20, Historical fiction book)
  2. Kindred, Octavia Butler (#1 Mystery/thriller by a WOC)
  3. The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs, Katherine Howe (#6 Multi-gen family saga)
  4. 1919: Poems, Eve L. Ewing (#21 Book bought/borrowed in 2019)

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2019 Where Am I Reading?

Settings and locations for all the books I read in 2019.