Category Archives: Reading Challenges

For when reading for fun isn’t enough.

Bump in the Book Buying Ban Road…

At the beginning of the year, I started my book buying semi-ban where I have to read 5 books before I buy 1 new one and, sadly, this month I’ve faltered… Basically, I “earned” the right (from myself) to buy … Continue reading

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Claire: Plans for 2017

2017  So what’s the plan for 2017? This year I want to be as feminist as fuck. The past has been a bit rough on me, 2014 was the year of graduating with my MSc and not flunking, 2015 to finding … Continue reading

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Claire: My 2016 in Review

My Year In Books • • • Goodreads Challenge Goodreads goal of 50: I read 58 books. • • • My resolutions: Read at least 96 books, novellas, short stories, manga and graphic novels. Failed Read up to 5 translated works. Failed … Continue reading

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2016 in Review & 2017 Bookish Resolutions

My Year In Books • • • Goodreads Challenge Goodreads goal of 75: I read 82 books. • • • My resolutions: Read at least 50 75 books [exceeded] Read at least 15 books from my TBR [exceeded] Read at least 50% women … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction November

I’m usually really bad at following themed months but this year I have happily found that I’ve unknowingly read a fair few non-fiction books this November. Let’s take a closer look! • • • The first book I tackled in November (or rather ‘finished’ … Continue reading

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2016 Quarterly Check-In #3

I know we (every post-high-school human being) always say this, but the year sure does zoom by! I think it’s especially so when you make goals for yourself. I think school is filled with such an abundance of little goals–every … Continue reading

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Book Goal Conflict

It has come to my attention that two of my bookish goals for this year are at war: Read Your Own Damn Books (reading books I already own) Read more diversely (in terms of race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, etc) … Continue reading

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2016 Quarterly Check-In #2

I’ve been slow this month to do anything and next month will be a crunch, but I’m just takin’ it easy. Expanding my reading horizons is still a really fun endeavour so I’m really happy about that! If you have … Continue reading

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