Reading Challenges | July Update


This year I have taken on three different challenges, which I laid out in a post in December. To keep myself on track, I’m going to do a monthly update on where I’m at with each of my goals.

My goals:

  1. Read 75 100 books (Goodreads challenge)
  2. Read at least 25% non-fiction books
  3. Complete the 2018 AtoZ Reading Challenge

Goal #1: Read 75 100 books (Goodreads challenge)

Earlier this year I upped my Goodreads Challenge goal from 75 books to 100 books. I’m 18 books ahead of schedule currently!


Goal #2: Read at least 25% non-fiction books

Right now I’m sitting at (10%) non-fiction books for the year. I’ve read 7 non-fiction books so far, which is a decent number, but I have a lot of catching up to do! At this point, I’m okay not hitting this goal.


Goal #3: Complete the 2018 AtoZ Reading Challenge

As a reminder, the goal of this fun challenge is read one book from every letter of the alphabet. Check out my original post on this challenge here.

I’ve knocked another letter off my list this month! I still have several letters to go, but I think I’ve made good progress so far.
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Current state: 19/26 letters complete (73%)

The List: 
A – And I Darken (The Conqueror’s Saga, #1) by Kiersten Whit
B – Bluff by Michael Kardos
C – Cauldron’s Bubble (Netherfeld Trilogy, #1) by Amber Elby
D – The Dead Will Tell (Kate Burkholder, #6) by Linda Castillo
E – Everless by Sara Holland
F – Fly Away by Kristin Hannah
G – The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson
H – The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood, #1) by Melissa Albert
I – Iniquitous (The Marked, #3) by Bianca Scardoni
J –
K – The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
L – The Lion in the Living Room by Abigail Tucker 
M – The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg
N – Now I Rise (The Conqueror’s Saga, #2) by Kiersten White
O – Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab
P – Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
Q –
R – Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh
S – Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman
T – This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab 
U –
V –
W – Without Merit by Colleen Hoover
X –
Y –
Z –

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How are you coming along on your 2018 reading goals?

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