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 (1940’s Warwickshire, England; re-read)
  2. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi (1700’s-2000’s America and Ghana/Gold Coast; re-read)
  3. Kindred, Octavia Butler (1800’s Maryland)
  4. Washington Black, Esi Edugyan (1830’s Barbados to mid-1800’s Britain, Morocco, America, Canada, North Pole, etc.)
  5. The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs (1600’s England to 2000’s Cambridge and Marblehead, MA)

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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.