Are you ready for another round of Reading 52 books in 52 Weeks? Whether you are just joining in or continuing on for another round, the rules are very simple. The goal is to read one book (at least) a week for 52 weeks. Then now is the time. The goal is to read 52 books. How you get there is up to you.
To aid us in our reading adventures, we have several optional challenges which are listed in the link bar above: A to Z, Dusty and/or Chunky and 52 Books Bingo, as well as our perpetual Well Educated Mind challenge. We have monthly themes and author flavors listed along with a few readalongs and various mini challenges throughout the year to tickle your reading taste buds.
The challenge will run from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017
Our book weeks begin on Sunday.
Participants may join at any time.
All books are acceptable except children books.
All forms of books are acceptable including e-books, audio books, etc.
Re-reads are acceptable as long as they are read after January 1, 2015.
Books may overlap other challenges.
Create an entry post linking to this blog.
Sign up with Mr. Linky in the “I’m participating post” below this post.
You don’t need a blog to participate. Post your weekly book in the comments section of each weekly post.
Mr. Linky will be added to the bottom of the weekly post to link to reviews of your most current reads.
B1 - Prime Number B2 - Flufferton (?) B3 - Eastern Europe B4 - Best Seller Written in Child or Spouse Birthyear B5 - Steampunk
I1 - Science Fiction - Perception by Lee Strauss I2 - Your Name in the Title I3 - Collection of Short Stories I4 - Seaworthy I5 - Middle Ages
N1 - Western N2 - Ancient (up to 100 AD) N3 - FREE SPACE N4 - Dystopian - N5 - Mystery
G1 - Translated G2 - Outer Space G3 - Finance G4 - One Word Title G5 - Debut Author
O1 - Over 500 Pages - O2 - Local Author O3 - Female Adventure O4 - Classic O5 - Selected by a Friend
Dusty Books (the ones that have been on your shelf for a while)
Safe in the Harbor - 2 Books Sail on Sweet Sister - 4 Books Life in the Dark Water - 6 Books Beyond the Sea - 8 Books The Voyage - 10 Books or more
I'm going for "The Voyage - 10+ books" here.
Chunky Books (500+ pages)
The Tide is High - 2 books Down to the Water Line - 4 books Big Boat - 6 books Big Ship Sailing - 8 books Mother Ocean - 10 books or more
I'm going for Down to the Water Line 4 books
Monthly Themes and Readalongs
Jubilant January: Garnet / Haruki Murakami Festive February: Amethyst / Authors of Literary Women's Festival Mystery March: Aquamarine / Nordic Countries authors Artistic April: Diamond / Somerset Maughan (Razer's Edge) Eastward May - Emerald / Eastern European authors Fantasy June: Pearl or Alexandrite / 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter Scifi July: Ruby / Octavia Butler (Dawn) Adventurous August: Sardonyx, Peridot or Spinel / Dorothy Dunnett (Niccolo Rising) Stifled September: Sapphire / Banned Books Spooky and Spectacular October: Opal or Tourmaline / Russian Authors Nonfiction November: Topaz or Citrine / Nonfiction Decidedly December: - Turquoise, Tanzanite or Zircon / Winter
Not sure how many of these I can join in, but I'll put it here j.i.c.