#2021ReadingGoals

2020 has been a rough year for all of us, with the pandemic and fighting for social justice I had trouble focusing on reading.  I also took a much needed step back from blogging.  A few months ago I significantly lowered my Goodreads reading goal from 115 books to 50 books, which you can read about here.

These past few days, I started thinking about my goals and the reading challenges that I will be doing in 2021.  Without further ado, below you will find my reading goals and the challenges that I will be doing.

Reading goals:
Goodreads Challenge: 1 book.  Yes, you read that right.  I know for a fact that I will read at least 1 book in 2021.  I have seen a few Booktubers do this in the past, and think that it’s a great idea.  Honestly, setting my goal to just 1 book takes the pressure and stress off of reading x amount of books and feeling like I have to read that number.  Something that I hate doing is lowering my reading goal which I had to do this year.

Read more backlist books
Read more books about social justice written by Black authors to educate myself even more

Challenges:
Modern Mrs. Darcy– This year’s challenge is so unique and different, you can choose your own reading adventure!
Library Love– Dewey Decimal: Read 12 books

Blogging goals:
Post weekly reading updates
Post weekly reviews
Try to post more discussion posts

Stay tuned for my November/December wrap-up and my 2020 Reading Year Review!

#2020GoalsAndChallenges

Reading Goals and Challenges

Today’s post is going to be about my reading goals and the challenges that I will be participating in this year.

Reading goals:
Read 115 books
Read more classic literature
Read more backlist books
*Continue to read series that I have started

General bookish goals:
Post weekly reviews
Friday update
Post monthly updates
Cross-post reviews to Barnes and Noble

Challenges that I will be participating in as of right now:
Goodreads
The 2020 Modern Mrs. Darcy Reading Challenge
Library Love Challenge hosted by Angel’s Guilty Pleasures and Anne at Books of My Heart– Library Card on Fire: read 60 or more books

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*The following series are ones that I want to finish/continue reading (These are all series that I have started reading):
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
Giant Days Graphic Novel Series by John Allison
Shades of Magic Graphic Novel Series by V.E. Schwab
Shadowshaper Series by Daniel José Older

 

#2019GoalsAndChallenges

Reading Goals and Challenges

Today’s post is going to be about my reading and blogging goals, and the challenges that I will be participating in this year.

Reading goals:
Read 115 books
Read more classic literature

Blogging Goals:
Post one book review a week
To post mid-monthly goals/challenges updates
Be more consistent with posting Friday Updates
Be more consistent with blogging in general

Challenges that I will be participating in as of right now:
The 2019 Modern Mrs. Darcy Reading Challenge
Library Love Challenge– Overdrive Junkie: read 36 books
Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks
*Series Challenge

*The following series are ones that I want to finish/continue reading (These are all series that I have started reading):
The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer
The Great Library Series by Rachel Caine
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
Stalking Jack the Ripper Series by Kerri Maniscalco
Shadowshaper Series by Daniel José Older
Wayward Children Series by Seanan McGuire

Throughout the year there will be ReadAThons that I will be participating in, as those ReadAThons occur I will have separate posts for them.

 

#2018GoalsandChallenges

New Year New Goals

Today’s post is going to be about my reading, Bookstagrm, and blogging goals and the challenges that I will be participating in this year.

First off is my reading goals:
Last year I set my goal at 75 books, and I surpassed it by reading 113. This year I set my goal at 115. I never increase my goal if I’m going to surpass it because I like to see how many books I actually read over my goal and then use the final count to help create my goal for the new year.

Continue to read more diversely
Hopefully, finish The Iliad and the Odyssey
Read more classics
Complete two series that I’ve started but have yet to finish
Work on reading more backlist books

Challenges that I will be participating in as of right now:
The 2018 Modern Mrs. Darcy Reading Challenge
Library Love Challenge– Overdrive Junkie: 36 books
Beat the Backlist
Page Trackers

Blogging goals:
Find a consistent schedule again
Try to find and post more original content
Post one Top 5 Wednesday each month
Continue to comment on the posts of others

Bookstagram goals:
Try to post more consistently
Post more of my currently reading
Post more library hauls

#WinterTBR

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My favorite Goodreads group is The Stress-Free Reading Challenges group.  Megan from Bookslayer Reads is one of the moderators, and she’s an amazing blogger too!  Every season there is a reading challenge.  You create a shelf and add books to it for the challenge.  I set my winter goal at 40 books.  I have already read 13 out of 40 books for the challenge, I might decide to increase this goal because of the pace I am currently reading at.  Below you will find the remainder of books that I plan on reading the rest of the winter.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien

The Color of Water by James McBride

A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

It Wasn’t Always Like This by Joy Preble

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Moon

Before Tomorrowland by Jeff Jensen

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Sophomore Year is Greek to Me by Meredith Zeitlin

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Zodiac by Romina Russell

Wandering Star by Romina Russell

Black Moon by Romina Russell

A List of Cages by Robin Roe

There is also still time to sign up for my 2017 reading challenge, sign ups close on the 31st!