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November ’19 challenge wrap-up

Good morning bookworms!

Welcome to the November challenge wrap-up!!


Read 102 of 90 books.
While I did finish my challenge in October, I finished my secret challenge (of 100 books) in November. All in all, a good reading year, and with a month still to go!

Beat the Backlist

Read 49 of 50 books.
Uhhh… reminder to me to read one more in December!!
(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 bingo process with 50 books marked off.

I was trying to hit every box, but I’m giving up now. BUT, I GOT A BINGO!!! ???

Year of the Asian

Read 13 of 10 books!!!

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: Darkdawn – Jay Kristoff
October: Recommended by a friend: Vicious – V. E. Schwab
November: On your TBR for a long time: The Queen of Nothing – Holly Black
(I mean, technically I’ve wanted to finish this trilogy since January 2018…)
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
Q: The Queen of Nothing – Holly Black
R: The Raven King – Nora Sakavic
S: The Summer of Jordi Perez – Amy Spalding
T: The Tea Dragon Society – Katie O’Neill
V: Vicious – V. E. Schwab
W: The Wicked King – Holly Black

Finally got that Q marked off! But, ooof. I don’t know if I’m going to hit any other letters this year!!

ABC Book Challenge

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S#1 | S#2 | T | U | V | W


Still no updates this month (mostly because I can’t find my list that tells me what each of the prompts are), but I’ve still finished PINKBLUEORANGE and BROWN!!

However, given the amount of romance novels I’ve been reading this month, I’m actually expecting to cross off a few more squares on this one!!

August progress against the Romance-opoly board game

I’ve been finishing more and more of these, so the year is definitely looking good!!

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


  • trufflereads

    Omg you’ve smashed out these challenges!! I’m worrying about whether I’ll even be able to finish my YARC19 goal of 10 books haha – who knew it would be this challenging to read more books by Asian authors. Well done <3

  • evelynreads1

    Oh this looks pretty good! For the A-Z reading challenge you only have quite hard letters left haha!


    • Meeghan reads

      True… which is a shame!! Unless I find some romances that start with those letters?!
      I did read my nephew a kids book starting with Z this year… not sure if I can count it though ?

  • _tirilu

    You did sooo well! ❤❤❤ I was thinking of joining Beat the Backlist next year as well, since I have bestowed upon myself a book buy ban that lasts until June. I think that would fit quite nicely. Was it hard for you to hit the bingo? ❤

    • Meeghan reads

      There’s two bingos. An easy one and an epic one. This is the epic. If I hadn’t been so focused on making sure that I hit the hard squares first then I could have reached a bingo months ago. I’ve posted the original bingo sheets on my blog somewhere (probably back in January) if you want to look at it!

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