2017 Reading Challenges

All the challenges for the year 2017

Official sign up posts for these readathons below here.

Then & Again Reading Challenge

January’s book of the month


#RockMyTBR 2017 Reading Challenge

Progress: 0/12 (one book off TBR per month)

Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge
Progress: 0/100 fantasy books

Blogger Shame 2016

Progress: 0/52 past due galleys

2017 Diverse Reading Challenge

Progress: 0/52 diverse books

January– diverse folklore/mythology (e.g. South Asian mythology, Russian folklore, Japanese folklore, Greek mythology, Chinese folklore, etc.)
February– POC Main Character / Biracial / Multiracial
March– main characters with a disability
April– mental health
May– religious diversity
June & July– sexuality and gender identity
August– non-Western setting
September– #ownvoices
October– Intersectionality
November– diverse retellings
December– 2017 Releases

That Artsy Reader Girl

Progress: 0/12 books by 2017 debut authors

Dystopia Reading Challenge

Progress: 0/26 dystopian books

2017 Audiobook Challenge

Progress: 0/10 audiobooks

2017 Beat the Backlist Challenge

Progress: 0/52 backlisted books

Harry’s Trunk

Snitch – A character wins a battle for their side
Cloak -A character receives a gift from an unexpected source
Hedwig- A book featuring a beloved pet.
Broomstick- A book featuring unusual transportation
Lightning-bolt scar -A character with scars

The Weasleys

Arthur – Book with a tinkerer/inventor character
Molly – Book with a highly protective mother figure
William (Bill) – Book with a character who deals in money
Charlies (Charlie) – Book where a character meets a mythical creature
Percy – Book with a pretentious jerk
Fred – Character with a wicked sense of humor
George – Book with two siblings/friends that are thicker than thieves
Ron – Book with a character who is an underrated friend
Ginny – Book with a character who meets/ends up with their famous/celebrity crush

Hermione’s Library

Read a book that starts with each letter of the alphabet

Seven Years at Hogwarts

Sorcerer’s Stone

Sorting Hat/Houses:A book representing your house colors
First Quidditch match:A character that flies
Troll in the dungeon:A book about/featuring trolls
Invisibility cloak:A character who can become invisible (or is good at remaining hidden)
Forbidden forest detention:A character that gets detention/punished
Chess game/Sorcerer’s stone:A book involving a real-world game with a magical twist

Chamber of Secrets

Flying car:A book with a vehicle that does something it shouldn’t
Chamber threats/petrified:A character that starts falling ill
Dueling club:A book featuring a duel between characters
Polyjuice potion:A character who can shapeshift
Diary:A book featuring a journal (entries, character writes in one, etc.)
Basilisk:A book with a fierce monster

Prisoner of Azkaban

Black dog:A book featuring a death omen
Knight bus:A character that runs away
Dementor:A book with a soul sucking villain
Firebolt:A character gets an item upgrade
Time-turner:A book about time travel
Buckbeak:A character with an unusual mount

Goblet of Fire

World Quidditch Cup:A book featuring a big sporting event
Triwizard Tournament selection:A character chosen for a challenge/trial/test
Hungarian horntail:A book with a deadly reptile
Mermaids/golden egg:A book featuring an underwater excursion
Maze/labyrinth:A book with a maze
Harry/Voldemort duel:A book where the hero and villain have an epic fight

Order of the Phoenix

Expelled from Hogwarts:A character gets kicked out of somewhere
Umbridge/detention:A villain you love to hate
Dumbledore’s Army:A book about a revolution
Occlumency lessons:A character trains to defend him/herself
O.W.L.s:A character has to take an important test
Prophecy/Department of Mysteries:A book with a prophecy

The Half-Blood Prince

Borgin and Burkes:A book with a creepy shop/store
Potions:A book with a character who cheats
Pensieve:A book featuring flashbacks/memories
Felix Felicis:A book about luck
Locket/horcrux:A book with an item that seems like one thing, but is another
Dumbledore:A book with a heartbreaking death

The Deathly Hallows

Wedding:A book with a wedding (that ends in disaster)
Camping:A book where the characters go camping
Grindelwald vs Dumbledore:A book with characters who used to be friends but are now enemies
Dobby:A book that makes you cry
Hogwarts battle:A book where the characters band together to accomplish a goal
Always:A book featuring an epic love

2017 Beat the Backlist Challenge

Progress: 0/100 galleys (Diamond level)

Progress: 0/26 series enders (level 4)

Historical Romance Reading Challenge

Progress: 0/26 historical romance(Marchioness)

Medieval Romance (set between 450 and 1485)-
Regency Romance (set between 1811 and 1820 in England)-
Victorian Romance (set between 1832 and 1901 England)-
Western Historical Romance (set in the frontier of the United States, Canada, or Australia)-
Pirate Historical Romance (Pirate novels feature a male or female who is sailing, or thought to be sailing, as a pirate or privateer on the high seas.)-
Historical Romance with a Diverse main character-
Time Travel Historical Romance (must take place at least 80% in the past, ex. Outlander)-

Historical Romance Reading Challenge

Progress: 0/12 posts(Creative Conversationalist)

[Okay, not a reading challenge per se, but a blogging one – one post per month]

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge

Progress: 0/26 (Grand Slam)

My Soul Called Life

JAN- Court, Fall, Of, Way, Deep, Thousand

  • The Last Of August by Brittany Cavallaro

FEB- And, Rose, Promise, Every, Deception, Blazing

MAR- Shall, Go, By, Silence, Her, Saga

APR- From, Trigger, Tale, His, Crown, Mist

MAY- Four, Wind, All, Fury, Days, Shade

JUN- Without, Know, Good, Watch, One, Have

JUL- Before, Final, All, Freedom, Life, Dream

AUG- Sun, Infinite, Big, My, Wherever, Most

SEP- Sand, From, Between, Ever, Reasons, Clash

OCT- Darker, You, Ashes, Out, House, Sea

NOV- Place, War, Heart, Why, Give, Meet

DEC- Forget, Twilight, Only, Crystal, On, Will

2017 Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge

Progress: 0/16 Witchy books (Crone)