Thursday, November 27, 2014

Reading Challenge 2015

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I have found sooo many reading challenge for 2015 and these are what I'll do next year. Hopefully they will complete, since I pick sooo many reading challenge for next year :)

1. 2015 Monthly Motif Challenge

This challenge is hosted by Kim from Bookmark To Blog, you can find more info and sign up here.
The rules are simple, each month has different motifs and themes, and you have to read a book that fits the motifs and make it's review. Put your review link in the linky that will be on the right side bar on Kim's blog, linky will appear starting January 2015.
My goal : Read at least 2 books per motif.

And these are the motifs of each month.

JAN- Book to Movie or Audio
Read a book that has a movie based off of it. For an extra challenge, see the movie or listen to the audio book as well.
FEBAward Winner
Read a book that has won recognition or a literary award.  Here's a list of literary awards to help you get started on your search: Literary Awards.
MAR-  Genre Jumble Read a book in a genre that you've never tried or that you're least familiar with. For example, if you typically reach for romance novels, try a mystery this time. Ask your local librarian for great suggestions on the genre your least familiar with.
APRMystery, Murder, and Mayhem 
Read a murder/mystery book, a book in which someone dies of mysterious causes, or a book in which the truth must come out.
MAYLibrary Love
Show your library some love and visit your local branch. Choose a book to read that they have on display.
JUN Take A Trip
Choose a book to read that takes place in a country different than the one you live in or choose a book written by an author that is from a country different than your own.
JULStanding Up
Read a book in which the main character stands up for themselves, stands against an enemy, or stands up for something they believe in.
AUGAlternate Reality
Read a book that's set in the future, on another planet, in another dimension, or in an unknown world. A Dystopian book will count this month as well. 
SEPFurry Friends
Read a book that includes an animal either as a main character or supporting character. Horses, cats, dogs, insects, bird, etc. The book doesn't have to be about the animal but the animal needs to play some sort of role in the story or be mentioned several times throughout the book.
OCTGoblins, and Ghost, and Ghouls, Oh My!
Cozy mystery ghost stories, paranormal creeptastic, funky fantasy creatures- it's up to you!
NOVAn Oldie but a Goodie
Pick a book published before 2000 that you've always wanted to read, but just never got to. Or pick a book set in the past (before 2000). 
DECThat's a Wrap
Finish a series you've been meaning to finish or read the next book in a series you started but never finished.

2. 2015 Monthly Keyword Challenge

Another challenge that hosted by Kim from Bookmark to Blog. More info and sign up here. The rules are same, you have to read a book that fits the keyword, make a review, and put your review in the linky on her blog.
My Goal : Read at least one books from 2 keywords each month.

JAN- Bird, Girl, Ever, Silence, Bad, Truth, End    
FEB- Key, Water, Lie, Chase, And, Once      
MAR- Kind, Face, Power, City, Blue, Night, To
APR- Dream, Prince, Long, Wind, Rose, The, Rock
MAY- Ash, Road, Thief, Bend, In, Far
JUN- My, Together, Whisper, Win, Soul, Sleep
JUL- Sun, Unto, Energy, Fate, High, Look
AUG- Fall, Boy, Glass, Heart, Lost, Now
SEP- Color, Touch, Life, Day, How, Sweet
OCT- Ghost, Home, Beach, Away, Test, Number
NOV- Rise, Holiday, And, Little, Call, Dark
DEC- Space, Mirror, Over, Flower, Trap, Cold

3. What's In A Name 2015

A challenge hosted by Charlie from The Worm Hole, it's similar with the challenges above only with different categories. She doesn't want her challenge overlap with other challenges, but she's okay if that happens and this is a requirement, don't overlap a book with other categories, example, Black Swan Rising can be used for either A colour and An animal category but not both.
For more information and sign up, click here
My goal : Read 2 books from each category.

And the categories are:
a. A word including 'ing' in it (ex : The Time of Singing)
b. A colour (ex : The Red Queen)
c. A familiar relation (ex: Daughter of Smoke and Bone)
d. A body of water (ex: Black Lake)
e. A city (ex : Barcelona Shadows)
f. An Animal (ex: Black Swan Rising)

4. New To You Reading Challenge 2015

Hosted by Herding Cats & Burning Soup, it's about anything that new to you, new author, new genre, other new related with books. It doesn't have some particular category, only NEW. So you can freely decide your own new thing. But not new book, there will be no end to it. And it has levels. The higher the level the more books you have to read.
For now, I'll start with Level 2. Other blogger already choose what books to read for this challenge, but I'll decide them on the way.

And last, the levels :
Level 1 - 6 'new to you's
Level 2 - 12 'new to you's
Level 3 - 24 'new to you's
Level 4 - 36 'new to you's
Level 5 - 48 'new to you's
Level 6 - 72 'new to you's
Level 7 - 100 'new to you's

5. 2015 Color Coded Challenge

Hosted by My Reader's Block. The rule is you have to read a book with a color that may either be named in the title or it may appear as the dominant color for the cover of the book. For "implies color" the image implying color should dominate the cover. Simple right?
For Sign up and more information, click here
My goal : One book per categories

Read nine books in the following categories.
1. A book with "Blue" or any shade of Blue (Turquoise, Aquamarine, Navy, etc) in the title/on the cover. 
2. A book with "Red" or any shade of Red (Scarlet, Crimson, Burgandy, etc) in the title/on the cover.
3. A book with "Yellow" or any shade of Yellow (Gold, Lemon, Maize, etc.)in the title/on the cover.
4. A book with "Green" or any shade of Green (Emerald, Lime, Jade, etc) in the title/on the cover.
5. A book with "Brown" or any shade of Brown (Tan, Chocolate, Beige, etc) in the title/on the cover.
6. A book with "Black" or any shade of Black (Jet, Ebony, Charcoal, etc) in the title/on the cover.
7. A book with "White" or any shade of White (Ivory, Eggshell, Cream, etc) in the title/on the cover.
8. A book with any other color in the title/on the cover (Purple, Orange, Silver, Pink, Magneta, etc.).
9. A book with a word that implies color (Rainbow, Polka-dot, Plaid, Paisley, Stripe, etc.)

6. Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2015

Another one that hosted by My Reader's Block. The goal is to decrease your TBR piles of course, but only for books that own by you, no ARC, no librabry's, and no rereads. Ebooks are allowed. More information visit the original post here. And it has levels, I'll pick Pike's Peek for now and the list of books I'll read will come on the way.

The Levels :
Pike's Peak: Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s
Mount Blanc: Read 24 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Ararat: Read 48 books from your TBR piles/s
Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 60 books from your TBR pile/s
El Toro: Read 75 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Everest: Read 100 books from your TBR pile/s

Mount Olympus (Mars): Read 150+ books from your TBR pile/s

7. Winter 2014-2015 COYER

COYER or The Clean Out Your E-Reads Challenge is hosted by Berls @ Fantasy is More Fun and Michelle @ Because Reading. This challenge is held from Des 20 to March 6 so not a full year. There are no particular genre in this challenge so you are free to choose your genres. And there will be read-a-thon along the way so don't forget to sign up in those read-a-thon too :) there are other activities too, such as twitter party, and giveaway!
For more information click here
My Goal : Read and Review at least 10 books

8. 2015 Alphabet Soup Challenge

Hosted by Dollycas's Thought Part II, It's all about Letter. There all 26 letters and your task is reading a book that started from those letter. You can ignore A's and The's if you want, and any book format is accepted. As for letter Q, X, and Z, it can be placed in any where in the title. More information and sign up, visit the original post here.
My Goal : Read one book per letter.

9. Full House Reading Challenge 2015

Hosted by Kathryn @ Book Date. The main goal is to read a book from each category in the squares. With total 25 books that's quite a challenge, but we have a full year, so that's fine. And you have one free exchange if you already use Free Choice to something you want to do or because that category is hard for you.
For more rules, award, and sign up, you can visit her blog here.
I'm positive I can complete this, though there are some things I don't quite understand.

10. 2015 Reading Assignment Challege

Wow, It's already ten?! Err.. I might need some moment here. *inhale *exhale.
This challenge is hosted by Berls @ Fantasy is more fun and Michelle @ Because Reading. And it's stricter that any challenge you may ever did but it's fun anyway.
The rules, award, and terms&conditions are here.
I'm going to post my Reading Assignment List for this challenge in a different post, probably on friday. Oh right, I'll pick Level 3.

11. New Author Reading Challenge

Hosted by Ren's Little Corner. I guess it's for Indonesian people only since she wrote it in Bahasa. This challenge is like its name, read books from a new author as many as you can. It has sub categories too. Giveaway every two months and another prize if you finish the challenge. Visit her blog here for more information. And it has levels too.
Easy : 1-15 buku
Middle : 15-30 buku
Hard: 30-50 buku
Maniac : > 50 buku
For sub category, I'll pick Ebook Lover and Series Addict.

12. Lucky No. 15

Hosted by Astrid @Books To Share. You have to read 15 books from 15 categories.
Here are the 15 categories:
Chunky Brick: book with more than 500 pages
Something New: A book you just bought
Something Borrowed: Read a book that you borrowed from someone else. It’s Been There Forever: Dig your TBR pile and read a book that has been there more than a year.
Freebies Time: Free book
Bargain All The Way: The cheapes book you ever bought.
Favorite Color: a book which has your favorite color for its cover.
First Initial: Read a book that has been written by an author whose first initial is the same with you
Super Series: Read one (or more!) books that belong in a series.
Opposites Attract: Read a book that’s been written by a writer whose gender is different from your own.
Randomly Picked: Ask someone else to randomly pick a book from your TBR pile.
Cover Lust: Grab a book from your shelf that you bought because you fell in love with the cover.
Who Are You Again?: A book from a new author to you.
One Word Only!: Read a book that only has one word for its title.
Dream Destination: Read a book that has setting in a place you’ve never visited before – but would like to if you have a chance.


  1. Admirable second goal for What's In A Name, Diyah :) Hope you enjoy it.

    1. Yes, thank you. I already found a few and I still have a full year :)

  2. Thanks for taking part in the Full House challenge. I see some others that I intend doing as well. Have endeavoured to answer your questions on the challenge post. Ask again if still unclear. All the best.

  3. Good luck with your challenges. I'm doing a couple of the same. Any ideas for the January book to movie?

    1. I’m planning to read Coraline by Gaiman and Book Thief by Marcus. I’ve already planned my Tbr until March :p
      And good luck to you too :)

  4. Oh The Book Thief is so good. Definitely read it.

  5. Lots of great challenges here. I'll be joining you for What's in a Name.

    Joy's Book Blog

  6. So excited to see you joining us for both COYER and Reading Assignment challenge! I hope you're having fun for COYER so far, I'm just really getting into the groove now as I start to shake off holiday brain.


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