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For those participating, there are just 5 days left in the #BBRC reading challenge. The year has flown by. And if you (like me) need to update your challenge log on Story Graph where is the link. https://app.thestorygraph.com/reading_challenges/d3cd2784-48d6-47f4-9a45-1743546...

Yes I will be giving away a prize for anyone who finished, and maybe even for those who almost finish.

New challenge is done and I will post soon.

Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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Here‘s the reading chart I filled out in 2021.

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Here‘s my reading progress for #beatthebacklist. It looks like I‘m close to getting another bingo. I‘m probably not going to fill in this entire bingo board but I‘m going to have fun trying anyway. I discovered this reading challenge kind of late this year but I‘ve got 1 bingo so far.

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My new planner finally arrived after getting lost in the mail (🙈) and i spent the whole weekend breaking it in. Here‘s my #bookspinbingo inspired 64 point #readingchallenge for this year! #bujo

candority Beautiful! 3y
Bookworm54 Gorgeous :) 3y
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Better late than never. Here is my #bookspin list for Jan.

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 4y
FelinesAndFelonies I really love this simple layout and organization. I might have to steal your design. Mine get clumsy and messy. 4y
LibrarianRyan @FelinesAndFelonies I am way more messy usually. This is get it done between virtual meetings quick and simple. But I like not having the wording in the boxes. 4y
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Update on my bingo board so far, I managed to finish A Deal With The Elf King for #bookspin *yeay

@TheAromaofBooks #bookspinbingo

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Great progress!! 4y
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Completed my reading challenge for 2021! 🎉🥳💃🏻Now I can just ... read ... without any self-imposed pressure. 🙌🏼

TrishB 😂😂😂 4y
BarbaraBB Perfect 👌🏽 😂 4y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Now THAT was super smart!! 4y
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Amiable @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I just started hating feeling at the end of the year that I needed to grab short books and rush through them to hit an imaginary deadline. It was making me way more stressed than I needed to be! 🤷🏻‍♀️ 4y
Amiable @BarbaraBB @TrishB Now I can relax! 😀💃🏻🕺 4y
TrishB Exactly ❤️ enjoy. 4y
ItsAnotherJen 😅😅😅 4y
Flingogal When I set mine I saw that some people had finished and thought, what??!! 🤣 Now I get it! Enjoy! 4y
MicheleinPhilly You‘re not the first person I‘ve seen do this. It always makes me laugh. 4y
LeahBergen Woohoo!! 👏🏻👏🏻😂😂 4y
Tanisha_A Love it! What a joyless thing to read with that pressure. It negated the whole purpose of reading 4y
Tanisha_A *negates 4y
batsy Brilliant! 😆 4y
Amiable @Tanisha_A Exactly! 🙌🏼 4y
Amiable @MicheleinPhilly @batsy @LeahBergen @flingogal @clare-dragonfly @itsanotherjen I know I‘m probably going to end up reading about 105-110—that‘s been my annual total for the past 8 years. But now I know I don‘t HAVE to read that many. My brain is a simple thing. I‘ve learned how to trick it. 😀 (edited) 4y
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And got it done right close to the end. Goodreads 2020 Reading Challenge complete!

MsMelissa Nicely done 👍🏻 4y
PurpleyPumpkin Well done!👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 4y
Librarianaut Congrats!!! 4y
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Cortg Yay! 4y
Reggie Way to go!🥳 4y
Karkar Congratulations 4y
Jas16 🙌🏽 4y
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Very nice, congratulations! 👍 4y
Deblovestoread Congrats! 4y
Crazeedi Congrats!🎉🎉 4y
BookDragon25 Congrats 4y
BookishBelle Congratulations!! 🎉 4y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4y
Nebklvr Yeah! 2020 didn‘t throw you off your game! 4y
bookaholic1 Congratulations!!! 4y
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Texreader Awesome! With a little time to spare! 4y
wanderinglynn Congrats! 🎉👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🥳 4y
j9brown Awesome! 🥳 4y
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Jas16 🙌🏽 4y
fredamans 👏 👏 👏 4y
Reggie Congrats!!🥳🥳 4y
BittersweetBooks Congrats!! 🎊 4y
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Since we have nine days off of school, we‘re having a family reading challenge! G said I will obviously win, so I told her to make it more fair, I won‘t count my audiobooks. 🤣

Amiable What a fun family challenge! 4y
sb3626 That‘s such an awesome way to spend your days off! 4y
MicheleinPhilly Love this idea! 4y
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LeahBergen Is Brian going to lose to all of you? 😆 4y
Reviewsbylola He‘s has a ridiculous competitive streak, so he‘ll either barely participate or go at it full force. So far, he‘s done nothing. 😂 @LeahBergen 4y
Julsmarshall Great idea! 4y
Megabooks Enjoy!! 💖💖 4y
BarbaraBB Love this! 4y
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Finished early this year. So happy that CoVID let me read so much. One good thing in this mess! #readingchallenge

Birdsong28 Congratulations 🎊 🎉 📚 📖 4y
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻🎉👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4y
Liatrek Congrats 🎉🎉 4y
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My progress on my Goodreads challenge so far. If I reach my goal then I will increase the goal. My goal now is to read 77 books and if I reach that then I will change it to 80 books.

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Hello Everyone,

It's July 1!!!

That means the 2020/2021 edition of the #BBRC is now open for registrations. https://forms.gle/kqLNrhkLWmyxqq267

just a reminder this is a fun year long challenge to get reads to read books for all ages. This year we have a heavy focus on diversty. Follow the hash tags and see this years prompts.

Last year participants, you have until July 4 to get all your titles turned in.

Happy Reading


BookwormAHN I'm back in and I love the butterfly on the Google doc 🦋 4y
rockpools I‘m in too - and this year I‘m planning to actually complete it!! 4y
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LibrarianRyan @BookwormAHN Thanks. I thought it was lively. 4y
Lovesbooks87 1st time signing up. Going to give it a try! 4y
LibrarianRyan @Lovesbooks87 yeahhh. It‘s lots of fun. 4y
Lovesbooks87 @LibrarianRyan I have a question. Do you have to read the sections in order? Or is it okay to jump around and read a little bit from each section? With my library being only curbside pickup it is going to take a little while to get picture books but I have some other books that would fit some of the prompts in the YA section. 4y
LibrarianRyan @Lovesbooks87 totally jump around. Last years (two days ago) I was still finishing up easy readers. So go at your own pace. 4y
Chrissyreadit So I will try, second times the charm... 4y
Deblovestoread Some how I missed this a week ago but all signed up now. Love the prompts! 4y
LibrarianRyan @Kdgordon88 thanks. I‘m going to put up reminder sometime this weekend. 4y
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The #AtoZ part of the challenge for picture books has not changed. They only thing we ask is to make as many as possible (of which 75% should be possible) DIVERSE. This is any and all forms of diversity. We didn't ask for 100% because we know some letters are already hard.

Just a reminder there are Goodreads Lists for letters Q, X, and Z that you can add on to for those amazing finds I missed.

#BBRC @SarahReadsTooMuch

cwarnier I loved this one last year, as I tried to make it all new to me books.
I love the idea of having diversity.
rockpools ...and I‘ve reserved my first book already! This is going to be difficult though - my library‘s making a real effort to diversify their kids books. But the starting point was not-that-great... (edited) 4y
LibrarianRyan @RachelO í αgrєє. αnd ríght nσw αrσund hєr єvєr cαrє nσtєd вσσkѕ αmσng. líвrαríєѕ mαkíng ít thαt much hαrdєr. 4y
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rockpools @LibrarianRyan I‘m not entirely sure I got that! 4y
LibrarianRyan @RachelO I wonder what happened to that reply. Only half of it is there. In my town it‘s difficult because the library is not open yet and there is no exchanging between libraries. It is only what is available locally. 4y
rockpools @LibrarianRyan Ah yes - same here! Some libraries are opening for ‘phone-&-collect‘ (curbside pickup) on 6th July, but not sure if our town will be one of them - we‘re v small. Reservations from other (local) libraries has been suspended & it looks like the cost per reservation is going up to Q9/item when it returns, which I understand but adds up v quickly! So I‘ll still be reading lots of ebooks. 4y
megnews Hey @LibrarianRyan do folks who couldn‘t finish last time join again? 😂 I‘m in school through December so not sure I‘ll make it this time either but I wanted to give it a try. Sure was fun last time! 4y
megnews @sblbooks #bbrc is starting up again if you‘re interested 4y
LibrarianRyan @megnews yes. Try again. Even some is better than none. 😁 4y
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So you want a sneak peak at the 2020-2021 #BBRC challenge?

This year I am being joined by co-host @sarahreadstoomuch who help me put the fun back in my list and not make it so stoic.

For newbees, #BBRC is a reading challenge to get you reading across age groups. Each prompt is up to your interpretation but your hosts will give you all the help you may need.

Sign-ups will begin July 1 (you know after I had out the prizes for the last one).

TheKidUpstairs Sounds fun! 4y
Cosmos_Moon I‘m in, I‘ll watch for the sign up! Will be fun with my kiddos (hopefully somewhat for them, too 😬) 4y
rockpools I might just have to give it another go! 4y
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BookwormAHN Sounds good, I'm back in 😺 4y
Mandigolightly Oh I missed this but I love the idea! 4y
LibrarianRyan @Mandigolightly haven‘t missed the 20/21 round. Sign ups start tomorrow. 4y
Mandigolightly @LibrarianRyan ohhhhh! That‘s such good news! 4y
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I think I may have made #TeenAngst a little too easy for myself as this was the first section I finished. #BBRC

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#booked2020 I'm over halfway there just not in season order. I have my books picked out for Silk Punk, and I have a feeling the audiobook I am listening to will fit a character who whines. I even have my asia book picked out (but it's a door stopper).

So I will finish, but like every other year, not in order. @4thhouseontheleft @cinfhen @barbarabibliophage

BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job, Ryan! I'm all over the place this year too. It's all good! (edited) 4y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m so glad I‘m not the only one who does that! 😂 4y
Cinfhen That‘s the beauty of this challenge/ read what u want / when u want ❤️This is your #OfficialSecondQuarterEntry #Booked2020 🌈🎉📚😊 4y
bibliobard I haven‘t read in order either lol 4y
cwarnier I have a hard time doing things in order as well.
Sometimes I get in a slump if I have to read in a specific order.
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ErinSBecker I am SOOOO excited about their spreadsheet for tracking all of your reading challenges. Thank you for sharing. @graciouswarriorprincess! 4y
Graciouswarriorprincess @ErinSBecker You‘re welcome! Happy reading!😃📚 4y
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January 2020 Reading Challenges and Stats

86/365 #GoodreadsChallenge
42/100 #100AudiobooksIn2020
30/100 #100KidsBooksIn2020
14/100 #100GNsIn2020
24/60 #linzTheBookworm2020ReadingChallenge
14/52 #BooklistQueen2020
0/5or less books purchased per month
0/3 #NetGalley Reviews

LitsyA-Z Challenges:

Completed Monthly challenges for:

Clwojick I feel like I should retitle this #TheYearWithAllTheChallenges 😂 @Lizpixie @TheAromaofBooks @AsYouWish (edited) 4y
Megabooks Great job! 4y
tdrosebud WTG!! 4y
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MrBook Wow!!!!! LOVE it!!! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🥰 4y
cherinium I'm impressed! I can't imagine reading that many books. Do you do anything else? I don't see how you could. 4y
Clwojick @cherinium Thanks! I have about 2 hours of commute each day to and from work, so I get in a lot of audiobook time that way. And I‘m not a fan of winter, so I‘ve definitely been more of a house hermit since the beginning of the year. Lol 4y
Bklover You are amazing! 4y
SaturnDoo Wtg!!! You're doing awesome!!! I'm trying to slot my January books into my challenges now. I know better than to let them stack up. I need to slot them in as soon as I'm done.❤❤❤👍🙌🎉👏 4y
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So many books, so little time. Not quite as many as you @EadieB but I still have a few of them on my TBR.


thegirlwiththelibrarybag I got 129 - that list is a marathon! 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🎉🤗🎉🤗 4y
EadieB Yeah! You did great! 4y
JacqMac @thegirlwiththelibrarybag Yay! It really is a marathon. Lol 4y
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Chrissyreadit You kicked butt big time! 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🎉🎊🎉🎊 4y
Crazeedi 👏👏👏❤️❤️ 4y
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I read 77 books in 2019 which is amazing for me, 25 books more than goal established in GR. This year my goals I think are realistic. All goals can be connected with different reading challenges. I will participate in #ReadwithMrBook and #ReadingwithMaja reading challenges in Litsy. I will keep this journal to document my readings in different challenges plus I have a reading planner. I love to decorate them with stickers.

BookishMarginalia That‘s lovely! 5y
Birdsong28 I am also doing both those challenges. 😘📚📖 5y
mabell Great goals! 5y
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Gissy @Birdsong28 I'm reading my first books! 🤗 5y
Gaylagal2 @gissy I'm just checking to make sure you're OK? I just heard about the quake....be safe!🤙 5y
Gissy @Gaylagal2 Thank you! I don't know how to express how we feel at this moment. Insecure? We can't control the nature, just be prepared and wait. 5y
mabell Thinking of you @Gissy ! I hope you and your family are safe. Did you lose power? Take care ❤️❤️❤️ 5y
Gissy @mabell The whole island is without power. They are operating with generators. Where I live at least we have electricity for the refrigerator and emergency lights. I'm taking another family member to a medical appointment because the one I used to take to his appointments, died. This family member has also serious health problems. It has been complicated. Many buildings and houses in the south area have suffered serious structural damages. 5y
Gissy @mabell We need to be prepared and be calm. 5y
mabell @Gissy Oh my goodness. I am so sorry! You have the best attitude for approaching these difficulties, but I am so sorry you have to go through all this 😔 I feel pretty helpless at a distance, but if there is anything I could do to help please let me know. ❤️ 5y
Gissy @mabell Thank you!❤️❤️❤️ 5y
Gaylagal2 @gissy Is there anything, anything I can start gathering to send to or others? Thinking of calm vibes and thoughts for all🤙 5y
Gaylagal2 @gissy you can email me at Gaylagal2@gmail.com 5y
Gissy @Gaylagal2 Thank you so much really. I will keep your email in case something major happen. For now, we have to wait and start to live one day at a time in calm. 5y
maich I can't wait to see what you'll read 5y
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Me in December 2019 "Probably won't commit to any reading challenges next year"
Me in January 2020 "Oh go on just afew challenges then" ?
#Booked2020 #ReadingEurope2020 #mmdchallenge #ReadtheUSA2020 #murder2020

maich Good luck❤❤ 5y
suzie.reads @maich thank you 🙂 5y
Velvetfur Hehehe, I know that feeling! Good luck for them all 👍😀 5y
suzie.reads @Velvetfur you certainly get sucked into them 😂 thank you. 5y
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Hi Littens! 😘
This year I wanted to start something new and I created my own #ReadingChallenge. Every month will read one book from my challenge list. You can join me if you want. Just use #ReadingWithMaja and tag me. The challenge runs from January 1st, 2020 to December 31, 2020. I can't wait to see what you read and how you felt about it.
I also share this on my other sovial media. If you post use the same hashtag❤

Birdsong28 I will join you!!! 😘📖📚 5y
maich @Birdsong28 Yay! ❤❤ 5y
Gissy I will join it too!👍👏👏👏 5y
maich @Gissy ❤❤❤👏👏 5y
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Bring it on 2020. To a new decade of more books,pals. Happy new year. 🍾🎉🙌🏽

Suet624 Yowzer! 5y
Curiouser_and_curiouser Woah! Good on you 😍 4y
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Well, I didn‘t make my challenge this year (46/48), but I could‘ve if I wasn‘t so busy and sick at the end of the year; oh well! Next year I plan to keep the bar low, so I can enjoy my reading time since most of my time will be focused on school again this year. Here‘s to 2020! 🥳📚

rachelsbrittain I'm a big believer in setting achievable goals so reading doesnt become a stressor-- something I'm always teying to remind myself too haha. And congrats on all the books you read! 5y
Cailey_Mac @rachelsbrittain Right I agree and thank you! I remember being frustrated that I didn‘t reach my goodreads goal two years ago, but I try not to be so hard on myself and just enjoy the books I did get to☺️👏🏼 5y
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sprainedbrain Very nice! 🥳 5y
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That silly Shakespeare was my last book for the 2019 #Popsugar challenge!

Now I only have 1 book left to read to complete the #LitsyAtoZ challenge, and then all of my reading challenges for the year will be done.


saresmoore You‘re amazing! Congrats! 5y
Nute You are a rockstar!💫 5y
Reggie With a couple of days to spare!! You‘re a reading badass!! (edited) 5y
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PaperbackPirate Hooray! 👏 5y
BarbaraBB Great! I am looking forward to next year‘s challenges 😀 5y
kspenmoll 🙌🏻🙌🏻🎊🎊 Fantastic! 5y
Lindy Congratulations! 5y
Liz_M Amazing! 5y
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The Stand was my last book for #mmdchallenge 🥳

What I read (in the order above):

- The Railwayman‘s Wife, Ashley Hay
- Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman
- The Stand, Stephen King
- The Craftsman, Sharon Bolton
- The Witching Hour, Anne Rice
- Lasher, Anne Rice
- Taltos, Anne Rice
- The Shape of Water, Daniel Kraus
- Foe, Iain Reid
- Marina, Carlos Ruiz Zafon
- At the Mountains of Madness, H.P. Lovecraft
- High Rise, J.G. Ballard

2 challenges to go!

MallenNC Good job! 5y
kspenmoll Excellent! 5y
LaraReads Wow! Great job! 5y
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rachelk That‘s great! Did you have a favorite? 5y
sprainedbrain @rachelk Of these, definitely The Stand! 5y
rachelk @sprainedbrain Oh funny, I‘m reading 11/22/63 by Stephen King right now and I absolutely love it. I‘ll have to put The Stand on my list! 5y
Graywacke Awesome! 5y
HOTPock3tt Man I LOVED Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman! ♥️ it‘s a topic that fascinates me too 5y
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I have officially completed the #Booked2019 challenge!!

I still need to post 4 of the reviews but they will be coming soon. I have 2 of them written.

@cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @barbarathebibliophage

erzascarletbookgasm Yay! 👏 5y
Cinfhen Woohoo 🥳 congrats 🍾🎈 📚🌟 5y
Daisey Congratulations! 🎉 5y
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alisiakae Way to go! 🙌🏽🥳 5y
Susanita Well done! 👏🏻👏🏻 5y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job, Ryan! ♥️♥️📚📚🎉🎉 5y
Chrissyreadit ❤️🙌🎉👏😘👏🎉🙌❤️🎊🥳 5y
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The #SeriesRead challenge Q3 winner is @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Congratulations! ???

Please email me at lisa@thespineview.com with where you would like me to mail your prize. In the subject line use "Litsy winner" or Something similar so I know it isn't spam.

There is still one more quarter left in the reading challenge. Plenty of time to read a book in a series. Be sure to tag me and use #SeriesRead when you post to be entered.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That‘s Awesome! Thank you so much! I still have a big list of series to catch up on yet too! 5y
TheSpineView @Riveted_Reader_Melissa You're welcome! I am slowly working my way through numerous series too. 😊 5y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TheSpineView It slow going, but hopefully we are both making some progress. Thanks again for the motivation! 5y
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These are my picks for #booked2019 fall. I can‘t believe the last quarter is upon us!
1. Book about addiction
2. A soldier‘s story
3. New in 2019
4. POC MC Paranormal
5. Public domain
6. Political intrigue

Cinfhen Oh, I‘m loving your picks 🙌🏻 5y
OriginalCyn620 Thanks @Cinfhen! 😊 5y
CaseyLea Beautiful Boy is a fantastic book 5y
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Last month's results. 😍😍😍 I think, I did a good job. 😍

Andrew65 This looks great. 😊👍 5y
Sarah83 @Andrew65 thank you. I think, the challenge was a great job for me 😍 5y
Andrew65 @Sarah83 They always do. 😊 (edited) 5y
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Sarah83 @Andrew65 so true 😍 5y
Kathrin I love this journal idea of yours! 😍 5y
Sarah83 @Kathrin thank you so much 😍 5y
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#24b4Monday @Andrew65 thank you sooooo much for this extended reading challenge I finally surpassed the 24 hours... 😍 Only by ten minutes, but I made it... 😍🤩😍🤩
@Andrew65 because you asked, I finished eight books and I made progress in two more books. So excited. 😍🤩

JazzFeathers Yayyyy! Well done! 5y
Moony Yaaaay! Congrats! 5y
Andrew65 10 minutes or one second, it‘s still 24 hours. Brilliant, well done. 🍾🥂🍾🥂😍🎉🎊🥳❤️😊 5y
Sarah83 @Andrew65 Thank you 🤩😍 5y
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Finished "the work", now I can start the "joy" ? #24b4Monday @Andrew65

Andrew65 Yey! 😊👍 5y
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Having the day off, so I can start #24b4monday pretty early this time... Starting this ones first... First work and than joy?!? @Andrew65

Andrew65 Good luck with the Readathon. 😊👍 5y
JazzFeathers Have a fantastic weekend. I'm doing the challenge too 😊 5y
Sarah83 @JazzFeathers Thank you. 🤩 You have to work today? 5y
JazzFeathers @Sarah83 l'm on holiday the entire week. Perfect reading conditions. 5y
Sarah83 @JazzFeathers sounds great. 🤩 5y
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This just happened yesterday... Even though there are four months to go, I surpassed my "read pages" I managed to read last year ... ? so excited. You guys make me read more and more ???

Megabooks 🥳🥳🥳📚🎉🎉🎉 5y
Buechersuechtling 🤩 Congratulations‼️📚🎈 5y
Redwritinghood 🎉🎉 5y
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CrowCAH Woohoo congrats 🎊 that‘s a lot of pages! (I agree, Litsy makes me read more more more books!) 5y
sisilia Wowwww!!! Congratulations 🎊 5y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5y
rubyslippersreads 🎉📚🎉📚🎉🎉🎉 5y
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1 - Although I finished Easy Readers I think Grow Up will be the easiest section.
2 - Picture Books
3 - Favorite Author
4 - Lollipop Fiction
5 - The Lord of The Rings
6 - Blood and Chocolate
7 - @RachelO
#BBRC @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan ⭐️👍🤓 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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Making progress this year. Even if the last month wasn't that great. 😜
I think it was a bit like a reading slump...

Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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My #tbr reading so far this year. I‘ve actually read more than I thought.

I‘m borrowing @LibrarianRyan graphics

Suet624 Nice!l 5y
Crazeedi Well done! 5y
LibrarianRyan Cool. If you use Canva I can send you the master. Just need your email. 5y
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AnneCecilie @LibrarianRyan thank you for offer, but I don‘t think I do. What is Canva? 5y
LibrarianRyan @AnneCecilie canva is just an app to help make graphics. 5y
Crazeedi @LibrarianRyan I wondered that as well! Thanks!! 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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I haven‘t signed up for many reading challenges this year, but I‘m going to give this one a shot! Check out the hashtag #bbrc for the link to sign up. Thanks, @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan Yeahhhhh 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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Have you signed up for the #BBRC Birth and Beyond Reading Challenge. We have 44 challengers so far, and if you are not on the list, but would like to participate there is still time.

The #BBRC is pretty easy. It's a list of 77 books to read (you choose the titles to match the prompts) that covers books for the youngest to the oldest of us all. The challenge goes for 1 year: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.


LibrarianRyan If you would like to see the challenge prompts check out #BBRC tag as there are special graphic made for each section, or they are at the bottom of the sign up page.

And I should probably say that there will be prizes throughout the year. Including a chance to win to new release books on July 1.
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cobwebmoth I'm looking forward to this. It gives me an excuse to read picture books again.😊 5y
LibrarianRyan @cobwebmoth 👍 n I have a stack waiting for me as well.. 5y
Jerdencon Will be away when this starts but will jump right in when I get back!!
LibrarianRyan @Jerdencon you got it dude! 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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Yay! Goodreads reading challenge completed! 😀😁😊💜📚

But with six months still left in the year, and with a portion of these being picture books for storytime prep, I'd definitely like to read another 50+ that are a healthy combo/balance of middle grade, YA, and literary adult fiction.

So let's get to it!

#Goodreadsreadingchallenge #readallthebooks

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Good for you!! 5y
JoScho 🥳🥳🥳 5y
Andrew65 Fantastic - well done and almost four months to go. 🎉🍾🥂😊👍🥳 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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These are my picks for #booked2019 summer. Of course, they are subject to change!
1. Genrebusting
2. Muslim Author or MC
3. Book To Movie
4. Comic or Graphic Novel
5. Book Gifted To You
6. Diverse Middle Grade

BarbaraTheBibliophage Those look fun! 5y
MallenNC I loved the one for prompt #2. I hope you do too. 5y
Cinfhen Space Opera is WEIRD!!!!!! I did the audio... Keep us posted. You have some great reads. I love Jacqueline Woodson 💜 5y
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Cinfhen Happy birthday to my fellow June bday baby and another Cindy/ Cynthia 😍🥳 5y
OriginalCyn620 Thank you @Cinfhen for the birthday wishes! And I‘ve heard Space Opera is weird and absurd, but some say in a good way, so I‘ll see I guess! 5y
Hollie Happy birthday! 🎈🎉 5y
OriginalCyn620 Thank you @Hollie! 😄 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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Mid year check in for #goodreadschallenge and while I‘m a little behind I‘m feeling pretty good about my progress. I can guarantee I‘ll more than catch up in July because I‘ve got a long holiday weekend and a readathon bookending the month! 😁

readordierachel Well done! 🎉🎉 5y
britt_brooke Excellent and impressive!! 🙌🏻 5y
LauraJ Wowza! 5y
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dariazeoli 🙌🏻📚 5y
sprainedbrain That‘s awesome!! 🎉🎉 5y
Hoopiefoot Impressive! And thank you for reminding me I also have a long holiday weekend next month! 😎 5y
Jas16 🙌🏽 5y
DivineDiana 😮👏🏻📚 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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Speaking of #booked2019 here‘s an update. Hopefully I can cross some more prompts out over this break!🤞🏼

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Not sure how well I'd do but I'm all signed up! @LibrarianRyan has created some really great, creative themes/prompts for this challenge that it's hard to say no!

Have you signed up? For more details, just search #BBRC. You'll see 6 categories, all with prompts that will get you to read out of your comfort zone!

Ready to sign up? Here's the link! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOjdV1kiF6q5Qo2Uj5Z9Rl99qilkRDZcVgnwrc...

LibrarianRyan Yeahhh 5y
bibliobard I am doing this too! Can‘t wait for July. 5y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @Shakespearience yayyy! Me too! Although Im not sure how well I'd do in this! But I'm all in to give it a try! 😅 5y
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Crazeedi I just signed up! I do hope I can do this, it looks like so much fun! Thank you @LibrarianRyan 5y
LibrarianRyan @Crazeedi 👍🏻😁. You got this dude! 5y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @Crazeedi in so so happy you joined too, Diane! I'll be cheering you on! ❤️ 😘 5y
Crazeedi @Jee_HookedOnBookz and I'll cheer you on as well! I'm ready to get this body moving again! Thanks so much!! 5y
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Reading Challenge | Casey Malarcher, Andre Janzen
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julesG Easy. My goal is 150 books and I'm at 138. 😁 5y
BeansPage @julesG I like the new profile pic 💗 looks like you're ready for summer 🌞⛱️🌊 5y
ReadingRover Mine is 300 and I‘m reading book 140 now. I‘ve read another five but haven‘t marked them because I want to write reviews. I‘m really hoping to hit 365 but I think it will be tough unless I get in a bunch of kids books really quickly. 😝 5y
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Lovesbooks87 My goal is 200 and I have read 113! 5y
Birdsong28 My goal is 45 currently on 39!!!!! 🎊🎉📚📖 5y
thewallflower0707 I had 100 like every year, but I shortened it down to 30 and am at 14 books read. 5y
julesG Thanks! Tipping my 👒 5y
biblio_ginger Mines 60 and I'm at 23, I need some reading days! 5y
Skeebies05 Its set at 60 and I‘m only at 23. Its those damn game of thrones books. Each one has more pages than the last! 😫 5y
marleed I‘m at 82 of 120 which is significantly more books than I‘ve ever read in a year but I thought I was at a place where I could meet this goal. 5y
BookishShelly 100 books, I've read 36 books, so 7 behind schedule. But I'm a weird one. I prefer being behind schedule. The whole reason I started the challenges was because I had my son and wasn't reading much. I wanted something to motivate me to read more (to not lose myself in motherhood but keep a hobby I love alive for myself) and knowing I'm behind in my goal reminds me to read more. I don't care if I don't complete it. (edited) 5y
wideeyedreader My goal is 55, I‘ve read 27 so far! I think that puts me about on schedule, actually, which is exciting! 5y
Leftcoastzen @Skeebies05 I feel your pain ! I just started reading GOT.And I pick out too many #chunksters 5y
Leftcoastzen 44/95 3 books ahead of schedule,failed at 100 goal last year so went down 5 on goal. 5y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Goodreads is set to 36 and I've read 22. Unofficially I'd like to hit 48, and i'm right on track. I just have to get caught up on logging them into Goodreads and reviewing them. 5y
JillPill My goal is 400 and I'm at 232 right now 5y
Princess-Kingofkings 22 of 36 ~ I set my goal low this year because of my work schedule but then I discovered audiobooks. 5y
shellleigh33 My goal is 75 and I am at 32 5y
blondie Mine is only 10. I've only read 8. :/ this has been a hectic year. 5y
Caffeinated_Reader My goal is 90 this year. Currently on book 54 🥳 5y
TheSpineView My goal is 75 and I am currently at 40. 5y
BooknerdsLife I‘ve always set my goal at 36, and I‘m at 30 right now 🤗 5y
LibrarianRyan 750. I‘m 188 behind schedule. I‘m at 133 (edited) 5y
Exbrarian I set my goal at 75. I've only read 17, but I have 8 in progress and 6 of those are more than half finished. I have not given up, but I also just don't care very much. 5y
Boooooks My goal is 40 and I‘m currently at 33 might have to set it a bit higher 😱😁 5y
Boooooks @Skeebies05 me too I thought it wouldn‘t be too bad because I took a week reading game of thrones but then about 5 weeks reading clash of kings even though the book isn‘t that much longer much longer 🤷🏻‍♀️ 5y
Tex2Flo Goal of 120. Currently at 50. Lots of airplane travel will help. 5y
sblbooks 100/85 5y
Kimberlone Mine is 70, and I am currently on track at 37 read! Hoping to make a lot of progress during the summer, as that is usually my most productive reading time during the year! 5y
CaroPi 60 and I have been in a reading slump the last 2 months so I am in 22 but still hope I manage 5y
LeeRHarry 40/100 😱 5y
mhillis 59/120 📚 5y
cuiuup 6/30 I definitely was in a reading slump after moving! Slowly regaining my stride! 5y
Skeebies05 @Boooooks Yes! Why did it also take me 5 weeks to read Clash of Kings??? Here‘s hoping Storm of Swords goes a bit faster. 5y
Traci1 90/200. 5y
Godpants 47/115 hope I can get back on track since I‘ve fallen behind. 5y
alisiakae @Skeebies05 It took me weeks to get through ACoK! 5y
alisiakae 46/75, but I‘m upping my goal since I will be reading a lot of picture books for @LibrarianRyan ‘s #BBRC. 5y
bewareofwords 63/75... I think I‘ll be upping my goal this year! 5y
kaysworld1 I set mine at 55 and it's currently one 36 books read. When I get close to it I'll up it by 5 and I'll keep doing that till the end of the year x 5y
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An interesting six minute read about reading goals and challenges. “The only difference between a nonreader and a reader is that a reader has a plan for future reading and a nonreader does not.”


#readinggoals #readingchallenges

rretzler The part about planning and being a reader vs nonreader is interesting. I‘ve been a reader all my life - started young and there have been only a few times that I‘ve not had a book or a few that I‘m reading (college and babies spring to mind, but even then it was textbooks and picture books) and average 125-150 or more books per year. Last year was the first year that I ever planned my reading and I‘m 55. Planning, IMO, has its ups and downs 5y
CollapsingLibrary Very interesting article. Like @rretzler, I‘ve been a reader my whole life (I have a clear memory of 10 year old me wanting to read 100 books in a year). However, it hasn‘t been until this past year and a half that I‘ve really felt like a reader. I read multiple books at once, of multiple genres, and keep a journal. But my “planning” is simply read 1/7 of the books a day. Doesn‘t seem like that should make such a difference but I guess it could. 5y
LibrarianRyan This was interesting. It seemed focus on numbers and vaguely mentioned challenges. I do know somepeople who make a list of the books and then go about reading them. For me (750 goal, 188 behind), the number is nice, and I plan to do challenges, but let it be more random. Read the book and then find where it fits. 5y
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Weaponxgirl I find the planning idea interesting, I love making lists of books I want to get to and of books that fit prompts for certain challenges but at the end of the day I‘m a mood reader. My planning is more inclined towards the having these lists available for when I‘m in the right mood to read them. I‘m in the category of enjoying them because I‘m never that bothered if I manage to finish the goal or not. Just happy I‘ve read great books 5y
SW-T @rretzler @hjreviews @LibrarianRyan @Weaponxgirl I‘ve always been a reader. My idea of a goal is “try to read today.” I do make note of things I‘d like to read someday and when I‘m in the mood, I read them. It‘s interesting to me how some people plan their reading lives, how they pick what to read, track things, etc. I sometimes wonder if setting goals sets people up for success or failure, but figure it depends on the person and the goal. 5y
rretzler @LibrarianRyan @hjreviews @Weaponxgirl @SW-T My planning consists of making a list of books that I want to read during the year - next book in a series, group reads I know I‘m participating in, new releases from my favorite authors and books I‘ve been meaning to read. I participate in challenges, but never plan for those. Like LibrarianRyan, I read what I want and then try to figure out where it fits and if it fits. I get to more of my TBR now! 5y
SW-T @rretzler 😊😊😊 5y
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