2019 Reading Challenges: Update – January

Dear book-lovers,

The first month of 2019 has come and gone, like snowflakes caught on our tongues. I decided to join my first reading challenge and ended up with 12 challenges, or 13 if you count Goodreads yearly challenge. As February is here and January behind the hill, it’s time to look back and take a look at my challenges. So here is my first 2019 reading challenges update*Note. Click on the book’s cover to add it to your Goodreads shelf.

Goodreads Reading Challenge – 12/80

goodreads january

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge – 5/10

tasty love my mistletoe mix-up wiskey chick love auction build

The Bad Boys of Romance Reading Challenge – 3/5

my mistletoe mix-up   rose petal graves   build

The Backlist Reading Challenge (2017 and back) – 2/20

milk and honey   rose petal graves

Beat The Backlist Reading Challenge (2018 and back) – 8/50

children of blood and bone   milk and honey   tasty love  my mistletoe mix-up  wiskey chick   rose petal graves  evermore  circe

2019 Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge’s Regular Bingo

Less than 1000 Goodreads rating – Whiskey Chick (Whiskey Dick #2) by Ryan Ringbloom (2018) – 93 rating

Under 200 pages – My Mistletoe Mix-Up (Ridgewater High #5) by Judy Corry (2018) – 148 pages

One word title – Evermore (Everless #2) by Sara Holland (2018)

Title is a name – Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

2019 BTB Epic Reading Bingo Challenge

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Part of a series 4+ books – Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016) – 5 book series

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Book with magic – Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018) – Christmas gift

Under 200 pages – My Mistletoe Mix-Up (Ridgewater High #5) by Judy Corry (2018) – 148 pages

One word title – Evermore (Everless #2) by Sara Holland (2018)

Poetry – Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (2014)

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Title is a name – Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

2019 New Release Challenge – 4/25

analiese love auction dream keeper build

Print Only Reading Challenge – 4/43

children of blood and bone   rose petal graves   evermore   circe

For the Love of eBooks – 8/23

milk and honey    analiese   tasty love   my mistletoe mix-up  wiskey chick  love auction  dream keeper  build

NetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge   – 5/10 (+1 other ARC)

analiese    tasty love    wiskey chick     dream keeper   build          love auction

Library Love Challenge   – 2/48

milk and honey    circe

Hodderscape Reading Challenge   – 1/12

hodderscape january

Year of Epic Reads 2019 – 1/12

epicreads challenge january

#Ampersand2019 Reading Challenge  – 21/45(52)

At the moment I have the same books in different prompts, but when I get to read more, I will exchange some of them for different books. Just I don’t know yet which ones, so let’s see later on in the year.

A book published in 2019:

  • Analiese Rising by Brenda Drake (2019)
  • Tasty Love (Bookstore Love Book 2) by Sarah Nego and Christi Snow (2019)
  • LOVE AUCTION (Rules of Love #2) by Lindsey Hart (2019)
  • Dream Keeper (The Dark Dreamer Trilogy #1) by Amber R. Duell (2019)
  • Build (Burns Brothers #1) by Gillian Archer (2019)

A book with a one-word title:

  • Evermore (Everless #2) by Sara Holland (2018)
  • Build (Burns Brothers #1) by Gillian Archer (2019)
  • Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A standalone novel:

  • Analiese Rising by Brenda Drake (2019)
  • Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A book based on mythology:

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018)
  • Analiese Rising by Brenda Drake (2019)
  • Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A book with flowers/nature on the cover:

  • Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016)
  • Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A book with a person on the cover:

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018)
  • Tasty Love (Bookstore Love Book 2) by Sarah Nego and Christi Snow (2019)
  • Whiskey Chick (Whiskey Dick #2) by Ryan Ringbloom (2018)
  • LOVE AUCTION (Rules of Love #2) by Lindsey Hart (2019)
  • Dream Keeper (The Dark Dreamer Trilogy #1) by Amber R. Duell (2019)
  • Build (Burns Brothers #1) by Gillian Archer (2019)
  • My Mistletoe Mix-Up (Ridgewater High #5) by Judy Corry (2018)

A book by more than one author:

  • Tasty Love (Bookstore Love Book 2) by Sarah Nego and Christi Snow (2019)

A book with NO animals/people on the cover:

  • Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016)
  • Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A contemporary book:

  • Tasty Love (Bookstore Love Book 2) by Sarah Nego and Christi Snow (2019)
  • My Mistletoe Mix-Up (Ridgewater High #5) by Judy Corry (2018)
  • Whiskey Chick (Whiskey Dick #2) by Ryan Ringbloom (2018)
  • LOVE AUCTION (Rules of Love #2) by Lindsey Hart (2019)
  • Build (Burns Brothers #1) by Gillian Archer (2019)

A book you won/were gifted:

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018) – gift
  • Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016) – won

A book by a POC author: 

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018)
  • Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (2014)

The last book in a series:

  • My Mistletoe Mix-Up (Ridgewater High #5) by Judy Corry (2018)

A signed book:

  • Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016)
  • Evermore (Everless #2) by Sara Holland (2018)

A book with “and” in the title:

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018)
  • Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (2014)

The first book in a series:

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018)
  • Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016)
  • Build (Burns Brothers #1) by Gillian Archer (2019)

A book published before 2015:

  • Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (2014)

A book with a two-word title:

  • Analiese Rising by Brenda Drake (2019)
  • Tasty Love (Bookstore Love Book 2) by Sarah Nego and Christi Snow (2019)
  • Whiskey Chick (Whiskey Dick #2) by Ryan Ringbloom (2018)
  • LOVE AUCTION (Rules of Love #2) by Lindsey Hart (2019)
  • Dream Keeper (The Dark Dreamer Trilogy #1) by Amber R. Duell (2019)

A book by an author you’ve met: 

  • Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016) – I haven’t met her but I have talked on the phone, so that’s the closest I have to meeting an author 🙂

A book set in a foreign country (I live in Finland, so all the books that I read are set in foreign country):

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018)
  • Analiese Rising by Brenda Drake (2019)
  • Tasty Love (Bookstore Love Book 2) by Sarah Nego and Christi Snow (2019)
  • My Mistletoe Mix-Up (Ridgewater High #5) by Judy Corry (2018)
  • Whiskey Chick (Whiskey Dick #2) by Ryan Ringbloom (2018)
  • LOVE AUCTION (Rules of Love #2) by Lindsey Hart (2019)
  • Rose Petal Graves (The Lost Clan #1) by Olivia Wildenstein (2016)
  • Evermore (Everless #2) by Sara Holland (2018)
  • Dream Keeper (The Dark Dreamer Trilogy #1) by Amber R. Duell (2019)
  • Build (Burns Brothers #1) by Gillian Archer (2019)
  • Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A book with a POC main character: 

  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (2018)

An author surname starting with M:

  • Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A book from a subscription box
A collection of short stories or essays
A book that became a TV show
The book on your TBR with the lowest Goodreads rating
A retelling of a fairy tale or classic novel
A book by an Australian author
A crime or thriller
A book published in the 20th Century
A book on your TBR for 2+ years
A book set in the past
A book featuring a circus/masks
A horror book
The oldest ARC you own
A #bookstagram recommendation
An #ownvoices book
A middle-grade book
A non-fiction book
The book on your TBR with the highest Goodreads rating
A book with wings on the cover
A book with dragons
A title with high vowel equity
A secondhand book
A book set in the future
The longest-standing book on your TBR
The brightest book on your TBR
A book with mental health rep
A sci-fi book
A book with 500+ pages
A book with “of” in the title
A book with LGBTQ+ rep
A book from the centre of your TBR

Here you go my reading challenges update. I think I’m doing well for now, just have to keep up. How are your reading challenges going?

Happy reading,
Lady of Bookland

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