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Reading Challenges 2020

Here we have my 2020 list of prompts and a few reading-related challenges too. Prompts have been cobbled together from a variety of sources (mostly POPSUGAR, BookRiot and Modern Mrs Darcy) and a couple of my own devising.

Rai’s Reading Challenge Prompts 2020:

  • A ghost story
  • A story with dragons
  • A book that’s published in 2020
  • A book by a trans or nonbinary author
  • A previous Goodreads Choice award winner
  • A sci-fi/fantasy novella (< 150 pages)
  • A ‘doorstopper’ (> 500 pages) published after 1950, written by a woman
  • A book you picked because the title caught your attention
  • Read a banned book during Banned Books Week
  • A book published in the month of your birthday
  • Read the last book in a series
  • Read a retelling of a classic, fairytale or myth
  • A book gifted to you
  • A book you chose because of the cover art
  • A book outside of your (genre) comfort zone
  • A book with a queer character/s
  • A book with a disabled character
  • A book with a 4 star rating on Goodreads
  • An audiobook
  • A book that has been on your TBR since 2017 or earlier

Reading-related Challenges:

  • Only buy myself secondhand books
  • When buying a new physical book, ‘destash’ an equal number of books to make space on the shelves
  • Show up to a Book Club at least once

Goodreads Challenge: 24 books

6 ‘Must Read’ TBR 2020:

  • The Obelisk Gate (audiobook)
  • The Arkhel Conundrum
  • The Priory of the Orange Tree
  • Reality is not what it seems
  • Daughter of the Empire
  • The Twelve

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