2019 Challenges

All of my ongoing 2019 reading challenges


Children's Books
30-40 books

Early Reader Books
30-40 books


Graphic Novel
25 books

Audio Book Challenge
50 books - (Caffinated Reader hosted)


Classic Books
5 books


Big Books
10 books over 500 pages

RI Authors
20 books


Borrowed Books
30-40 books

Re-Reads 
15 books

Beat the Backlist
75 books - (Novelknight hosted) - only using books I already own
1. The Poppy War
2. My Lady's Choosing
3. I'd Rather Be Reading
4. Spinning Silver
5. Even the Darkest Stars
6. Uprooted
7. The Thief
8. The Queen of Attolia
9. The King of Attolia
10. A Conspiracy of Kings
11. Homer's Odyssey
12. Refugee
13. Animal Adventures
14. School Days
15. Laura & Nellie
16. Malice
17. Beyond a Darkened Shore




The Never Ending Series
Warland Chronicles: Book1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4,


Recently Added to Shelves
Limited purchases (must total less than 200) and read soon
Recently Added to Shelves
Limited purchases (must total less than 200) and read soon
1. Dragon of Ash & Stars - (Jan./ Jan.) DNF
2. The Snow Gypsy (Jan./ )
3. Book Nerds & Boyfriends (Jan./Feb. ) *
4. WarDance (Jan/ )
5. Warsong (Jan./ )
6. The Only Harmless Great Thing (Jan/Jan.)
7. Who in the World is Carmen Sandiego (Jan./ Jan.)
8. Lost Boy (Jan/ )
9. Year One (Jan/ )
10. Girl Who Drank the Moon (Jan/ )
11. King of Scars (Jan/ )
12. Dactyl Hill Squad (Feb./)
13. The Darkdeep  (Feb./)
14. Voices (Feb./Feb.) 
15. Wicked King (Feb./March) 
16. Lord of the Fading Lands (Feb./)
17. Crown of Feathers (Feb./)
18. Argos: The Story of Odysseus as told by his Loyal Dog (Feb./)
19. 100 Hugs (Feb./ Feb.) 
20. Binti 2: Home (Feb./March)
23. Binti 3: Night Masquerade (Feb./March) 
24. Artificial Condition (Feb./March)
25. Rogue Protocol (Feb./March)
26. Trial of Lightening  (Feb./ May) 
27. The Last (Endling) (Feb./March)
28. Aquicorn Cove (Feb./Feb.) 
29. Thick as Thieves (Feb./ Feb.)
30. Aru Shah and the End of Time (March/) - DNF
31. Foundryside (March/ April)
32. Wundersmith (March/) - UNHAUL 
33. City of Ghosts (March/March) 
34. Saga Vol. 8 (March/ April)
35. Saga Vol. 9 (March/April)
36. Warrior of the Wild (March/March)
37. Book Love (March/March)
38. Queen's Shadow (March/March) 
39. A Curse So Dark and Lonely (March/May) 
40. Shadow of Doubt (March/)
41. Gates of Stone (March/)
42. In Her Sights (March/April)
43. Nevermoor (March/May)  
44. A Conspiracy of Truths 
(March/)
45. The Wild Robot (March/March)  
46. The Resurrectionist (March/) 
47. Viper (April/)
48. Vortex Visions (April/) 
49. Through the White Wood (April/)
50. Descendant of the Crane (April/)
51. The Princess and the Fangirl (April/April)
52. Holy Sister (April/)
53. Rhapsodic (April/May) 
54. A Strange Hymn (April/May) *
55. The Emperor of Evening Stars (April/)
56. Dark Harmony (April/)
57. The Black Bull of Norroway (April/May) 
58. We Rule the Night (April/)
59. The Unbound Empire (April/)
60. The Opposite of Always (May/) - UNHAUL
61. The Sea Queen(May/)
62. The Mountain of Kept Memory(May/)
63. Metamorphica (May/)
64. Misfits of Avalon Vol. 1 (May/)
65. Misfits of Avalon Vol. 2 (May/)
66. The Sea King (May/)
67. Ride Hard (May/)
68. Ride Rough (May/)
69. Ride Wild (May/)
70. Irresistible Force (May/)
71. Force of Attraction (May/)
72. Primal Force (May/)
73. Rival Forces (May/)
74. A Rogue by Any Other Name (May/)
75. A Scot in the Dark (May/)
76. The Day of the Duchess (May/)
77. The Pirate Bride (May/)
78. Pirate Stories (May/)
79. Man Made Boy (May/)
80. This Monstrous Thing (May/)
81. The Case of the Missing Moonstone (May/)
82. Dear Santa (May/)
83. An Endless Christmas (May/)
84. Christmas Magic (May/)
85. Falling Softly (May/)
86. Christmas Town (May/)
87. The Christmas Star (May/) 
88. Crazy Rich Asians (May/)
89 Once and Future (May/)
90. Highland Crown (May/)
91. Her Royal Highness (May/May) 
92. Things My Son Needs to Know About the World (May/May) 
93. Seal's Honor (May/May) 
94. Gris Grimly's Frankenstein (June/)
95. The Case of the Counterfeit Criminals (June/)
96. The Case of the Perilous Palace (June/)
97. The Strange Case of the Alchemists Daughter (June/)
98. The Beholder (June/)
99. Lovestruck (June/)
100. We Hunt the Flame (June/)
101. Romanov (June/)
102. Dark Shores (June/)
103. Dreaming the Bear (June/)
104. A New Hope (June/)
105. The Trial of Joan of Arc (June/)
106. Midsummer's Mayhem (June/)




Limited Pre-orders
3 per month
January - Wicked King (Faecrate Recovery Kit), King of Scars (pre-order goodies), Who in the World is Carmen Sandiego (Audible Pre-order)
February - Crown of Feathers (Audible Pre-Order), Warrior of the Wild (Shelflove Crate)
March - Queen of Shadows (Amazon Pre-order), Return of the Thief (Audible Pre-order), In Her Sights (Amazon Pre-Order), Voices (Pre-Ordered Signed)
April - Princess & The Fangirl (Books of Wonder - signed), Holy Sister (Audible), The Descendant of the Crane (The Strand - Signed), Through the White Wood (Indi - Signed), Wicked Saints (Shelflove Crate)
May - Her Royal Highness (Amazon)
June -  
July - 
August - 
September - 
October - 
November -
December - 



Book Balance 
Goal to have 5 less books on my Physical TBR each month - Beginning balance 317
JanuaryStarting Balance: 317   - Goal: 312
Purchased/Added: +11
Read off TBR: -8
DNF/ Uhaul: -6
End of Month Total: 314  (2 books short of goal)

February - Starting Balance: 314 - Goal: 307
Purchased/Added: +18
Read off TBR: -11
DNF/Unhaul: -11
End of Month Total: 310 (3 books short of goal)

March - Starting Balance: 310 - Goal: 302
Purchased/Added:  +16
Read off TBR: -18
DNF/ Unhaul: -6
End of Month Total: 302 (Back on Track!)

April - Starting Balance: 302 - Goal: 297
Purchased/Added:  +13
Read off TBR: -12
DNF/ Unhaul: -6
End of Month Total: 297 (Still on Track!)

May -  Starting Balance: 297 - Goal: 292
Purchased/ Added: +34
Read off TBR: -10
DNF/Unhaul: -11
End of Month Total: 310 (Oops! Better get to reading!)

June -  Starting Balance: 310 - Goal - 287

July - 
August - 
September -
October - 
November - 
December - 


Requested Reviews
No more than 25 new acceptances (& catch up on old requests)

1. Nightchaser (2018 Request)
2. White Stag (2018 Request)
3. Ruin of Kings Sampler (2018 Request) - DNF
4. Princess Puffybottom and Darryl - (Netgalley)
5. The Dysasters (Direct Request)
6. The Panda Problem (Direct Request)
7. Wicked Saints (Direct Request)
8. The Unicorn Anthology (Netgalley)
9. Her Royal Highness Sampler (Netgalley)
10. Printed Letter Bookshop (Netgalley)
11. Untitled (Netgalley)

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