2018 Reading Challenges

2018 Audiobook Challenge
2018 Audiobook Challenge
Host: Hot Listens & Caffeinated Reviewer
My goal is to listen to 20-30 audiobooks.

1. Torchwood: Lost Souls by James Lidster (cast recording)
2. Torchwood: Asylum by Anita Sullivan (cast recording)
3. Torchwood: Golden Age by James Goss (cast recording)
4. Storm Front by Jim Butcher (narrated by James Marsters)
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2018 Beat the Backlist Challenge

My TBR List
Host: NovelKnight
Hogwarts Mini Challenge: Novel Knights
My goal is to to read 20 books/graphic novels, but I'm hoping to read more.

1. Ms. Marvel, Volume 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
2. Ms. Marvel, Volume 2: Generation Why by G. Willow Wilson
3. Captain America: Winter Soldier, Volume 1 by Ed Brubaker
4. The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef by Marco Pierre White
5. Captain America: Winter Soldier, Volume 2 by Ed Brubaker
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2018 Book Riot Read Harder Challenge

Host: Book Riot
My goal is to use my other challenges to complete this one.

A book published posthumously
A book of true crime
A classic of genre fiction (i.e. mystery, sci fi/fantasy, romance): Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
A comic written and illustrated by the same person: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
A book set in or about one of the five BRICs countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, or South Africa): Overwatch: A Better World by Andrew Robinson
A book about nature
A western
A comic written or illustrated by a person of color: X-Men: Phoenix - Endsong by Greg Pak
A book of colonial or postcolonial literature
A romance novel by or about a person of color
A children's classic published before 1980: The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
A celebrity memoir: The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef by Marco Pierre White
An Oprah's Book Club selection
A book of social science
A one-sitting book: Motor Crush, Volume 1 by Brian Fletcher and Cameron Stewart
The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series: The Shadows by Megan Chance
A sci fi novel with a female protagonist by a female author
A comic that isn't published by Marvel, DC, or Image: Torchwood Archives, Volume 1 by Various
A book of genre fiction in translation
A book with a cover you hate
A mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author
An essay anthology
A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60
An assigned book you hated or never finished




2018 Swords & Stars Reading Challenge

Host: MsNoseinaBook

Read a book with Dragons in it: Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
Read a book over 500 pages
Read an SFF novella
Read a first book in a series: Storm Front by Jim Butcher
Read a Science Fiction classic
Read a Fantasy classic
Read a book whose title matches the first letter of your last name
Read a book that has a weapon on the cover
Read a book that has a Spaceship on the cover
Read a book that has been adapted
Read a book with time travel in it
Read a book that has been on your TBR shelf for over 2 years
Read a book whose cover has stars in it or whose title has any variation of the word star in it
Read a book with magical realism in it
Read an SFF graphic novel: Saga, Volume 8 - Brian K. Vaughan
Read a Sequel
Read a diverse SFF book
Read a Random SFF book – your pick!
Read a fantasy book inspired by another story, fairytale, myth etc.: The Shadows - Megan Chance
Read a book with a map




2018 Reading Women Challenge

Host: Reading Women Podcast

Book by a Woman in Translation (bonus if translated by a woman): Blue Is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh
A fantasy novel written by a woman of color
A book set in the American South
A short story collection
A graphic novel or memoir: Bitch Planet, Vol 2: President Bitch by Kelly Sue DeConnick
A book published by an independent press
A book set in Russia or by a Russian author
A book with a viewpoint character who is an immigrant/refugee
A book by an Australian or Canadian author
An essay collection
A book about someone with a chronic illness
A true crime book
A book by an African American Woman about Civil Rights
A classic novel written by a woman (not Austen or Bronte): Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
A poetry collection
A book where the characters are traveling somewhere
A book with a food item in the title
A book written by a female Nobel Prize winner
A book from the Reading Woman Award 2017 shortlists: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
A memoir by someone who lives in a country different from yours
A book inspired by a fairytale: The Shadows - Megan Chance
A book by a local author or recommended by local bookstore
The book that has been on your TBR the longest
A book in a genre you've never read
A book by Virginia Woolf
A book by Flannery O'Connor