Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge Check-In (Part 4 of 6)

Mission Accomplished! My strategy has been a success and my Read Harder Challenge 2019 has been completed right on time and I even managed to get a bit further on the other two!

Read Harder Challenge 2019

24/24 books

An #ownvoices book sat in Mexico or Central America – Certain Dark Times by Silvia Moreno Garcia

An #ownvoices book set in OceaniaThe Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera

A cosy mystery A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

A book of mythology or folklore – Mythos by Stephen Fry

A historical romance by an AOCAlex and Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz

A novel by a trans or nonbinary authorThe Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang

A book written in prison – Letter From Birmingham Jail by Dr Martin Luther King Jnr

A middle grade book (not YA) that has won a diversity award since 2009The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

A collection of poetry published since 2014The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace

Reading Challenge Complete!

pokemon celebration

#Ampersand2019 Reading Challenge


38/52 books

A book from a subscription box: Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

A crime or thriller: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

A horror book: Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

A book with a POC author: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

A book with ‘and’ in the title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

A book from the centre of your TBR: Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor

Only, uh, 14 books to go. Yep, can definitely do that in 2 months.

Dancing with Fantasy and Sci-Fi – A 2019 Reading Challenge

dancing with fantasy and sci fi

25/52 books

Over 800 words: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Set in Africa: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Not a lot done on this one but I’m saving this one for last so I’m not too concerned.

Goodreads 2019 Reading Challenge

110/150 books

If my calculations are correct, then I should be able to meet this challenge and all the other challenges, no problem, so I’m not worried.


One down, three to go. I’m very happy with my progress indeed but I need to keep this momentum going. No time for slacking!

I hope to see you again very soon.

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