domenica 5 febbraio 2017

52 Books in 52 Weeks Reading Challenge 2017

My fourth year participating… I am going to get to 52 books in 52 weeks again this year. Last year I forgot to update it but I had completed the challenge.

                                                                      Hosted here

Are you ready for another round of Reading 52 books in 52 Weeks? Whether you are just joining in or continuing on for another round, the rules are very simple. The goal is to read one book (at least) a week for 52 weeks.  Then now is the time. The goal is to read 52 books. How you get there is up to you.
 To aid us in our reading adventures, we have several optional challenges which are listed in the link bar above:  A to ZDusty and/or Chunky and 52 Books Bingo, as well as our perpetual Well Educated Mind challenge.  We have monthly themes and author flavors listed along with a few readalongs and various mini challenges throughout the year to tickle your reading taste buds.  

  1. The challenge will run from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017
  2. Our book weeks begin on Sunday.
  3. Participants may join at any time.
  4. All books are acceptable except children books.
  5. All forms of books are acceptable including e-books, audio books, etc.
  6. Re-reads are acceptable as long as they are read after January 1, 2015.
  7. Books may overlap other challenges.
  8. Create an entry post linking to this blog.
  9. Sign up with Mr. Linky in the “I’m participating post” below this post.
  10. You don’t need a blog to participate. Post your weekly book in the comments section of each weekly post.
  11. Mr. Linky will be added to the bottom of the weekly post to link to reviews of your most current reads.
    Bingo Variety

    B1 - Prime Number
    B2 - Flufferton (?)
    B3 - Eastern Europe
    B4 - Best Seller Written in Child or Spouse Birthyear
    B5 - Steampunk

    I1 - Science Fiction - Perception by Lee Strauss
    I2 - Your Name in the Title
    I3 - Collection of Short Stories
    I4 - Seaworthy
    I5 - Middle Ages

    N1 - Western
    N2 - Ancient (up to 100 AD)
    N4 - Dystopian - 
    N5 - Mystery

    G1 - Translated
    G2 - Outer Space
    G3 - Finance
    G4 - One Word Title
    G5 - Debut Author

    O1 - Over 500 Pages  - 
    O2 - Local Author
    O3 - Female Adventure
    O4 - Classic
    O5 - Selected by a Friend


    Dusty Books (the ones that have been on your shelf for a while)

    Safe in the Harbor - 2 Books
    Sail on Sweet Sister - 4 Books
    Life in the Dark Water  - 6 Books
    Beyond the Sea  - 8 Books
    The Voyage  - 10 Books or more 

    I'm going for "The Voyage - 10+ books" here.

    Chunky Books (500+ pages)

    The Tide is High  - 2 books
    Down to the Water Line  - 4 books
    Big Boat  - 6 books
    Big Ship Sailing  - 8 books
    Mother Ocean - 10 books or more

    I'm going for Down to the Water Line 4 books


    Monthly Themes and Readalongs

    Jubilant January:  Garnet  /  Haruki Murakami
    Festive February:   Amethyst / Authors of Literary Women's Festival
    Mystery March:  Aquamarine /  Nordic Countries authors
    Artistic April:   Diamond / Somerset Maughan (Razer's Edge)
    Eastward May - Emerald  / Eastern European authors
    Fantasy June:   Pearl or Alexandrite  / 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter
    Scifi July:   Ruby / Octavia Butler  (Dawn)
    Adventurous August:   Sardonyx, Peridot or Spinel /  Dorothy Dunnett (Niccolo Rising)
    Stifled September:  Sapphire  / Banned Books
    Spooky and Spectacular October:  Opal or Tourmaline / Russian Authors
    Nonfiction November:  Topaz or Citrine  / Nonfiction
    Decidedly December:  - Turquoise, Tanzanite or Zircon  /  Winter

    Not sure how many of these I can join in, but I'll put it here j.i.c.


    Well Educated Mind  (follow link for specifics) Perpetual Challenge


    1. Don Quixote
    2. Oliver Twist
    3. Jane Eyre






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