Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts part 1 and part 2) This is my March recap on how I’m going against them. If you’re after my monthly reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 28 February 2019.
Read 44 of 90 books.
(So close to halfway!!)
Read 33 of 50 books.
(There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books I have read.)
Beat the Backlist Epic Reading Bingo
Slow, but steady progress… in case you haven’t figured it out, I am attempting to hit every square on this, not just a row or column. There are so many books on here that could just fill 2-3 lines, but I’m going for books that hit random prompts first to try and get the harder ones out of the way early!
Read 9 of 10 books.
I am totally going to win more than the tarsier!!
January: Free read: The Wicked King by Holly Black
February: Sports Romance: The Foxhole Court – Nora Sakavic
March: Re-read an old favorite*: Back After the Break – Anita Notaro
April: Single Word Title*: Geekerella – Ashley Poston
June: New-to-You Author
July: Movie Adaptation
August: Tear Jerker
September: Book with a cover you like
October: Recommended by a friend
November: On your TBR for a long time
December: A book with your favorite trope
* uhhhh… I might be switching some of the prompts around… but only because I have only looked at this AFTER the month is over 🙈 (Sorry Sophie!!!)
New books will be listed in BLUE each month.
A: Always Never Yours – Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka
B: The Boy Who Steals Houses – C.G. Drews
C: A Curse So Dark and Lonely – Brigid Kemmerer
E: Emergency Contact – Mary H. K. Choi
F: The Foxhole Court – Nora Sakavic
G: Geekerella – Ashley Poston
H: Hunted – Meagan Spooner
I: Isla and the Happily Ever After – Stephanie Perkins
K: The King’s Men – Nora Sakavic
L: Lola and the Boy Next Door – Stephanie Perkins
N: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend
P: The Prince and the Dressmaker – Jen Wang
R: The Raven King – Nora Sakavic
S: The Summer of Jordi Perez – Amy Spalding
T: The Tea Dragon Society – Katie O’Neill
W: The Wicked King – Holly Black
NOTE: If I read a higher star book then I will probably replace the previous book against the letter because I’m starting to read doubles and I only want top quality books on here! These will not be blue as the letter was already accounted for. I will also not be using Discworld books for this challenge.
I have made the decision to cancel this one, until further notice.
I did a separate post on the wrap up for this one, which you can find by clicking HERE.
So, uh, this one finished in 3 days, and I haven’t looked at the prompts for a while… This will likely be another last minute retro-fit!! 🙈
Until next time, happy reading 😊📚