Monday, 7 December 2015

Reading Challenges 2016

Hello, there!
It's that time of the year when we, the bookworms around the blogosphere start signing up for the new reading challenges. Here's the list of challenges I'm taking up in 2016 besides the Goodreads one (Consider it as my sign up post). Click on the link (website name) to know more details, if you wish to sign up.
 The 12 Month Classics Challenge 2016 hosted by Lois You, Me and a Cup of Tea
  1. January- A classic you've always wanted to read- Start the year off with a bang! The Hound of the Baskervilles 
  2. February- A classic you've always dreaded reading- Get that book out of the way... and who knows! You may end up loving it!
  3. March- A classic you've been recommended- We all have those
  4. April- A classic you've seen the movie/miniseries/TV show of- If you're like me you've probably seen quite a few film versions before being able to read the book. It's time for that book to get read!
  5. May- An American classic
  6. June- A British classic
  7. July- A European classic (non-British)
  8. August- A modern classic- Up to your interpretation
  9. September- A children's classic
  10. October- A classic by a female author
  11. November- A classic by a male author
  12. December- A classic written under a pseudonym
Status (1/12)
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Retelling Challenge 2016 hosted by Mel @ The Daily Prophecy

Enchanted Moura: 1 – 4 books.
Goose Girl: 5 - 9 books.
Evil Queen: 10 – 15 books.
Wise princess: 16 – 20 books.
Kuma Lisa: 21 – 25 books.
Cheshire cat: 26+ books
  1. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Status (1/9)
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2016 New Release Challenge
 hosted by Stormi and Kathi @ Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My!
1-15 books per year – New Release Newbie
16-30 books per year – New Release Pro
31-45 books per year – New Release Veteran
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2016 Netgalley Reading Challenge by Ariel @ Fictively
I am aiming at Level 21-30.
  1. The Tea Party in the Woods 
  2. The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend 
  3. How To Get Hitched in Ten Days
  4. The Girl In The Ice
  5. Wild Swans
  6. The Little French Gusethouse
  7. The Girl You Lost
  8. A Fierce and Subtle Poison
Status (8/30)
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2016's Ultimate Reading Challenge
  1. A book based on a Fairytale Cinder
  2. A National Book Award Winner
  3. A YA Bestseller
  4. A book you haven't read since High School
  5. A book set in your Home State
  6. A book translated to English The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend 
  7. A Romance set in the Future
  8. A book set in Europe
  9. A book that's under 150 pages
  10. A New York Times Bestseller
  11. A book that's Becoming a Movie this year The BFG
  12. A book recommended by someone you just met
  13. A self-improvement book
  14. A book you can finish in a day
  15. A book written by a celebrity
  16. A political memoir
  17. A book at least 100 years older than you
  18. A book that's more than 600 pages
  19. A book from Oprah's book club
  20. A Science-fiction novel
  21. A book recommended by a Family Member
  22. A Graphic Novel   The Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York
  23. A book that's published in 2016 Wild Swans
  24. A book with a protagonist that has your occupation
  25. A book that takes place during Summer Wild Swans
  26. A book and its prequel
  27. A Murder Mystery The Girl In The Ice
  28. A book written by a Comedian
  29. A Dystopian novel
  30. A book with a Blue Cover
  31. A book of Poetry
  32. The first book you see in a Bookstore
  33. A Classic from the 20th Century
  34. A book from the Library
  35. An Autobiography
  36. A book about a Roadtrip
  37. A book about a Culture you're unfamiliar with
  38. A Satirical book
  39. A book that takes place on an Island A Sudden Crush
  40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban
Status (9/40)
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Contemporary Challenge 2016 hosted by Jillian of Jillian's Books and Montana of The Book Belles.

Poppy: 1-5 books
Carnation: 6-10 books
Peony: 11-15 books
Lily: 16-20 books
Tulip: 21-25 books
Rose: 26+ books

  1. The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend 
  2. A Sudden Crush
  3. Wild Swans

  1. Read a contemporary from an author you've never heard of   WILD SWANS
  2. Read one that features mental illness
  3. Read a contemporary book with only one (1) word as its title
  4. Read one with watercolors on its cover
  5. Read one that you borrowed from the library
  6. Read a contemporary novel with more than 400 pages
  7. Read a contemporary book with a cover that features your favorite color
  8. Read a contemporary by a 2016 debut author
  9. Read a contemporary that's been on your TBR for 1+ year
  10. Read a contemporary that starts with the same letter of your first name
  11. Read a contemporary that's a standalone
  12. Read a contemporary recommended to you by someone else (friend, family member, blogger, etc.)
Status (3/15)
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 Flights Of Fantasy Reading Challenge 2016 hosted by Alexa of Alexa Loves Books and Rachel of  Hello, Chelly

I'm planning to read 10-15 Fantasy Books
  1. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban by J K Rowling
  2. Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Status (2/15)
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2016 TBR Pile Reading Challenge hosted by Bookish Lifestyle.

1-10 A Firm Handshake
11-20 A Friendly Hug
21-30 First Kiss
31-40 Sweet Summer Fling
41-50 Could This Be Love?
50+ Married with Children

  1. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban by J K Rowling
  2. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  4. A Sudden Crush

Status (4/20)

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Are you joining in any of these challenges? Please tell me. We can keep support each other and share the fun. 
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  1. Thank you for joining up with my Classics challenge! It will be fun. :)

  2. Thanks for hosting the challenge :) Glad to join in.

  3. Welcome to the Retelling challenge :D I hope you'll have lots of fun & read many great books!

  4. Hi, I'm doing the classics one as well as the Popsugar.
    I'm also hosting a challenge for the first time.

    Let me know if you're interested.

  5. Lemme check it out, Jamie :) Hope you will enjoy the challenges :D