Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2013 Reading Challenges Sign-Up Post


These are all my challenges I am signing up for this year. I will do what I can and if I cannot complete any, no issues. There are a couple of others I could have participated in as well but I decided these are more than enough, I am sure you agree!! I have to still decide on what books I have to read for each of these challenges and will update this post with the details/lists later/as I decide.
For now, this is my sign-up post with my reading levels for each challenge, where applicable.
Some of the challenges are the ones I participated in earlier - like, What's In A Name and the Back to the Classics challenges.
I am going to look for books which will work across challenges so it is easier to complete them:)


  1. 1001 Books You Must Read Before you Die – Plan to read at least 6 books from this list this year
  2. 2013 Women Challenge - Level 2: GIRLS POWER - read 6 to 10 books written by a woman author
  3. Around the World in 80 Books – Plan to read at least 6 books for this challenge too – will add as I read to this list (and couple other requirements mentioned in the post)
  4. Back to Classics Challenge – Read one book each in the required 6 categories and more from the optional categories.
  5. Book Bingo – I have to yet decide how I am going to work on the Bingo Board, the ultimate goal is to complete it all but I am guessing I will keep it simple here with these other challenges.
  6. Book to Movie Challenge - Movie Fan - read 3 books and watch their movies
  7. Classic Double Challenge - Small: You read 2 related books.
  8. Dive into Poetry Challenge - Read and review up to 2 books of poetry (and couple other requirements mentioned in the post)
  9. Essay Reading Challenge – Goal of 10 essays
  10. I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book – 2 books for now (maybe increase to more later)
  11. Monthly Key Word Challenge - read one book each month whose title includes one or more of the key words for that month.
  12. Nerdy Non-Fiction Challenge - Geek: 4-6 books in at least 2-3 different categories
  13. Novel in Verse Challenge - Read and review at least 6 verse novels during the year.
  14. Pre-1960 Classic’s Children’s Books – No levels, read as many as you can and link back.
  15. Quick-Fix Challenge - Paperclips: 10 books
  16. The Moral of the Story - 41 – 80 Morals Learned
  17. The Telling Tales Challenge - Troll under the Bridge - read 5 books
  18. Turn of the Event Literary Salon - link to a post(s) from your blog for the salon every month or when possible – any type of post related to Classics written between the late 1880s through the early 1930s
  19. What an Animal - Read at least 6 books that meet the requirements mentioned
  20. What’s in a Name - Read one book in each of the categories mentioned.
  21. AWB Reading Challenge - Thanks to Myra from Gathering Books for inviting me to this challenge. I am sure many of the books I am reading will be award winning ones (when I have so many of them!!), so here I am entering one more challenge at Level 1 (10 books or less) – Bronze Medal
And because I am doing all these challenges, doing this challenge below:
Reading Challenge Addict – 21 challenges excluding this one

10 comments:

  1. WOW! So many challenges! Good luck with them all! :)

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  2. Thank you for joining the Quick Fix Challenge! Good luck with all your 2013 goals!

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  3. That's incredibly impressive! I'm doing a lot of challenges, but nowhere near that many truly different ones. Thanks for joining the book to movie challenge :)

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  4. Thanks for joining the Back to the Classics (again)! Good luck with all of those challenges - they look like fun!

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  5. Good to have you in the 1001 group! I'll look forward to your reviews.

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  6. Welcome the What an Animal reading challenge! Have fun!

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  7. My goodness that's a lot of challenges! Glad you'll be joining us for Bingo, and good luck with them all!

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  8. Thanks for participating Lady in read!
    I’m glad you joined in the fun in the “Women Challenge”!

    Valentina
    http://www.peekabook.it

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  9. I think you signed up for more challenges than I did last year (my year of madness!) I'm impressed! Welcome to the Telling tales challenge and good luck with all your challenges!

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  10. Wow, that is a lot of challenges! I hope you have a great reading year and thanks for joining in the Classic Double Challenge - I can't wait to see what pair you pick to read.

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