Right as I began thinking about my annual book bracket, I stumbled upon this reading challenge that seems to be making its way around the net. The list by POPSUGAR contains 50 items (52 when you include the trilogy) meaning approximately one book a week. This may be tough. Outside of that one YA lit class in grad school, I’ve never really taken on such a huge volume of books before, and in that class, I really was reading a book or two a week thanks to the power of increased playback speed through Overdrive and Audible.
After reviewing the items, I’ve decided I’m going to take on this challenge, drawing primarily from titles I already own. Hey, if I’m able to knock out 52 books from my own list, I think that will merit some sort of reward. Like chocolate or something. (Maybe booze.) I’ve already drawn up some preliminary items that will satisfy the requirements for the list, and I’m trying to find as many of them in audio format as possible… which may be difficult for some more obscure titles. Luckily, thanks to the power of the library, I should be able to find many other titles in audio as fill-ins.
I know a lot of titles could satisfy multiple items from the list, but my goal is to find 52 unique titles – no cheating!
The countdown begins. I challenge all you readers, too!
You have ten days to prepare. GO!
2 thoughts on “Reading Challenge 2015”
Am I a book addict if I’ve come close to completing this challenge without even meaning to in 2014? (I’ll have to look things up to tell with a few of them, like the years they came out and so on…)
Not at all! I think that makes you an awesome reader!
One of my friends suggested trying to complete the challenge by satisfying the requirements while reading as few books as possible. That may be a fun way to do things this year 😉