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August '19 challenge wrap-up

Good morning bookworms!
Welcome to the August challenge wrap-up!! Also known as the post where each month I go “CRAP! I forgot to check what Sophie’s prompt is for the Ultimate Reading Challenge this month” and then try and retrofit my errors into something that works… ?


Read 71 of 90 books.
Definitely on track!!
(And no, this doesn’t count the beta I read this year…)

Beat the Backlist

Read 42 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

Beat the Backlist epic Bingo, August update
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!

Year of the Asian

Read 11 of 10 books!!!
After adding that Tarsier to my blog I’m now aiming to see how high I can get the rest of the year… Although, I am technically in the Indian Cobra range now.

Ultimate Reading Challenge

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
May: New-to-You Author*: The Hating Game – Sally Thorne
June: Fantasy*: The Eyes of Tamburah – Maria V Snyder
July: Movie Adaptation: Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo
August: Tear Jerker: The Bride Test – Helen Hoang
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!!!)

A-Z Reading Challenge

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
D: Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch
E: Emergency Contact – Mary H. K. Choi
F: The Foxhole Court – Nora Sakavic
G: Geekerella – Ashley Poston
H: The Hating Game – Sally Thorne
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
M: Memento – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
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

Ooof… No new books!! We are getting to the pointy end of the year and I am still 8 books short!!

ABC Book Challenge

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q


No updates this month, but I’ve still finished PINKBLUEORANGE and BROWN!! (And no, I still don’t know what this means!!)
August progress against the Romance-opoly board game

Hoping I can tick a few more options off this month, and then as we get down to business for the last 3 months of the year I want to start finishing more of these!! (Which also means that I need to look into what finishing them means!!!!)

Have you finished any challenges this year?
If not, do you think you’ll come close to your goals?


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