Challenges 2019

Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2019

This challenge is hosted by Bev at My Reader's Block and the main rules are: 

*Once you choose your challenge level, you are locked in for at least that many books. If you find that you're on a mountain-climbing roll and want to tackle a taller mountain, then you are certainly welcome to upgrade. All books counted for lower mountains carry over towards the new peak.

*Challenge runs from January 1 to December 31, 2019.

*You may sign up anytime from now until November 1st, 2019.

*Books must be owned by you prior to January 1, 2019.


Challenge Levels:

Pike's Peak: Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s
Mount Blanc: Read 24 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Ararat: Read 48 books from your TBR piles/s - My aim
Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 60 books from your TBR pile/s
El Toro: Read 75 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Everest: Read 100 books from your TBR pile/s
Mount Olympus (Mars): Read 150+ books from your TBR pile/s

Read from my TBR shelves in 2019.

1. Den stora utställningen (The Great Exhibition) by Marie Hermansson
2. Trains & Boats & Planes by Killen McNeill
3. Linnés skånska resa by Ove Torgny



Calendar of Crime 2019



This challenge is hosted by Bev at My Reader's Block and the rules are simple. It should not be difficult to fill up the Calendar of Crime if you are a crime fantast. The goal is to read a mystery related book - at least one a month - according to the chart below. The link above give full details. 



January: Month related item on cover (snow) Snow White Must Die by Nele Heuhaus

2019 Year of Shakespeare



Hibernator Library is hosting a Year of Shakespeare in 2019. I will join in order to expand my Shakespeare reading. Here are the simple rules. It would be very informal with trimesterly linkups to for your reviews. 

Potentially based themes-based trimesters will be:

Jan - Apr - Comedies - The Taming of the Shrew
May - Aug - Histories - King John
Sep - Dec - Tragedies - Hamlet

Book Challenge by Erin


A book challenge through a facebook group. Well, first time I join, but it sounds like a good challenge, and as always, I will try to find the books on my TBR shelves. You find more rules on my Challenge post.

Here the categories and my list:

5 points: Freebie – Read a book that is at least 200 pages - The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone (reading)

10 points (from BCBE 1.0): Read a book that was made into a movie - Snabba cash (Easy Money) by Jens Lapidus

10 points (from BCBE 2.0): Read a book that is set in Europe - The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon

15 points (from BCBE 3.0): Read a book that was a Newberry Award winner (medal winner or honor book); this link should help: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberyhonors/newberymedal?fbclid=IwAR06V1kc-nXkvx3nr-h_DlptmvD8RtrXW9Llm5Egh0ZliAKfuyw8bz9hIS8 ***for this category only, since many children’s literature books may be shorter, the page number requirement is only 100 pages - Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo

20 points (from BCBE 4.0): Read a book that is a friend or family member’s favourite...or the favourite book by another participant in this challenge
 - Stalker by Lars Kepler

20 points (from BCBE 5.0): Read a book originally published over 100 years ago; this link should help: https://www.goodreads.com/…/16.Best_Books_of_the_19th_Centu…
 - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (published 1916)

25 points (from BCBE 6.0): Read a book with six words (and only six words) in the title
 - A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz

30 points (from BCBE 7.0): Read a book with a compass or cardinal direction in the title
 - The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson

30 points (from BCBE 8.0): Read a book that was originally published in a different language than your own
 - Ordinary Thunderstorms by William Boyd (my language is Swedish)

35 points: (from BCBE 9.0): Read a book that begins with the letter “N” - Nine Parts of Desire by Geraldine Brooks



2019 European Reading Challenge



Once again I am joining Gilion on Rose City Reader to participate in the European Reading Challenge for 2019.  Go to link above for more detailed information. There are five levels of participation.


FIVE STAR (DELUXE ENTOURAGE): Read at least five books by different European authors or books set in different European countries. My aim!

FOUR STAR (HONEYMOONER): Read four qualifying books.

THREE STAR (BUSINESS TRAVELER): Read three qualifying books.

TWO STAR (ADVENTURER): Read two qualifying books.

ONE STAR (PENSIONE WEEKENDER): Read just one qualifying book.

1. Den stora utställningen (The Great Exhibition) by Marie Hermansson (SE)
2. Trains & Boats & Planes by Killen McNeill (IRE)
3. Snow White Must Die by Nele Heuhaus (DE)

52 Books in 52 Weeks


I am signing up for this challenge again for 2019. I did not make it with one book a week last year, but almost. Ah well, a good try. It is hosted by Robin. The mini, weekly and monthly challenges are all optional, Mix them up anyway you like or follow your own path in the quest to read. More details under link above.


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1Den stora utställningen (The Great Exhibition) by Marie Hermansson
2Trains & Boats & Planes by Killen McNeill
3Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus
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CHALLENGES 2016

CHALLENGES 2015

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