The Reading Rush TBR | 2019

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Hello!

I know my last post was sharing my TBR for the upcoming N.E.W.T.s magical readathon, but I decided last minute to take part in this year’s The Reading Rush, which was formerly known as Booktubeathon.

It has seven different challenges, each with a prompt to read a specific book.

I’ve tried to pick relatively short books, because otherwise I’ll never be able to get them all read in a week! Not that I think I’ll be able to get them all done anyway.

There’s also a dedicated website where you can track all your pages, which I’m super excited to use!

For anyone else interested in taking part, it begins today and runs until Sunday.

I probably will only get through one or two of these, but I’ve created an entire TBR in case i’m feeling particularly productive!

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The Reading Women Challenge TBR

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Hello! Another post, another reading challenge. I actually originally didn’t set out to do this one but I saw Jean at Jean Bookishthoughts doing a TBR video for it and thought it sounded like something I would quite like to get on board with. Obviously I was intent on attempting to destroy my procrastinating self with major challenges.

It’s created by Reading Women, who run a book podcast, and runs from January 1 to December 31 even though I’m starting it just under a month late.

There’s 24 prompts, as well as two extra ones if you want to read 26, and has a range of different ideas, which you can either read all of them, or just the ones you want to.

I am unfortunately not going for them all, but almost all, because there was a few that I knew I just wouldn’t be into (sports and science). The only other rule is that the books have to be either written by a female or about a female. I’ve only picked novels that were written by women, just to make my life harder, and I tried where I could to pick ones from my shelves, or ones I could get from the library. I’ll let you know where each comes from in the post.

Here’s a list of the prompts I’ve chosen to undertake, as well as the book I’ll be reading for each and a short synopsis on what it’s about and how it fits the prompt. It’s a long one, so get yourself some tea!

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New year, new reading challenge

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Hello! It’s not my first post of the year, but it’s (hopefully) the first post back after a bit of a hiatus from me. Everyone speaks about creating new year’s resolutions at this time of the year, and although it’s getting on a bit in January, it’s still kind of relevant.

The only resolution I ever make is to read a certain number of books, which this year is set at 52 – one for every week of the year. Will I achieve it? Who knows.

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2018 full reading wrap up

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Happy new year! It seems surreal to be writing this in January 2019, I’m still unsure where the time has gone.

Since it is January, that means it’s time to wrap up the books I got through in 2018.

As with the past few years, my reading goal was set at 50, which I’m proud to say I actually completed for once! I actually read 57 (and three quarters of another one), so let’s see some statistics. I didn’t count the 58th book, as I’ve still got a little bit to finish.

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