Reading Challenge Update – #52Books52Weeks #ReadingChallenge

It’s about time to reassess my progress on my 52 books reading challenge, hosted by Rachael over at The Booklist Queen. So far I’m really enjoying this reading challenge, but at this point it’s still easy to squeeze the books I’ve chosen into categories. Ask me again in November and December when I’m struggling through those items outside my comfort zone. Without further ado, here are the updates:

1. A Productivity Book
2. Book Becoming Movie in 2021
3. Goodreads Winner in 2020 – The Midnight Library, the #1 fiction pick in 2020 – to pick up ASAP
4. Biography
5. About a Pressing Social Issue
6. A Book About BooksThe Bookshop of Yesterdays – completed
7. Set in the 1920s
8. An Author Who Uses Initials – The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab – in progress 10% on audio
9. Poetry
10. A 2020 BestsellerAnxious People – completed
11. Recommended by a Colleague
12. With a Number in the Title – Slaughterhouse-Five – completed
13. Bottom of Your To-Read List
14. Reread a Favorite Book
15. Own Voices Story
16. Published in the 1800s
17. Local Author – Code of the Hills: An Ozarks Mystery – completed
18. Longer Than 400 Pages – The Once and Future Witches – completed
19. A Book Turned Into a TV Series 
20. A Book That Makes You Think
21. A WWII Story
22. A Highly Anticipated Book
23. Eye-Catching Cover
24. A Summer Read
25. Coming of Age Story – Homegoing – On Deck to pick up next
26. Bestselling Memoir – In the Dream House – completed
27. Book Club Favorite
28. A Book About FriendshipSouthern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires – completed
29. An Audiobook – The Garden of Burning Sand – completed
30. Set in Australia
31. By a Nobel Prize winner
32. About an Immigrant – Daughter of Fortune – completed
33. Time Travel Novel – Before the Coffee Gets Cold – completed
34. An Author You Love
35. Childhood Favorite
36. Classic Read in High School
37. Borrowed from the Library
38. Nonfiction New York Times Bestseller
39. From an Indie Publisher
40. Fantasy
41. A Sequel
42. Recommended by a Librarian
43. Psychological Thriller
44. Oprah Winfrey Book Club Pick
45. A Book About Technology
46. Title with Three Words – Home Before Dark – completed
47. Debut Novel of Famous Author
48. Genre You Don’t Usually Read
49. A Book Everyone Is Talking About
50. You Own But Haven’t Read
51. Borrowed from a Friend – The Hypnotist’s Love Story – in progress, 50%
52. A 2021 New Release – The Lost Apothecary – completed

Progress so far: 12 completed of 52, 2 behind schedule, 2 in progress.

Happy Reading and feel free to give me suggestions for some categories I still have to fill. 🙂

About Amy @ A Librarian and Her Books

I'm a law librarian from the state of Missouri and a graduate of Missouri State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia. My real passion is in fiction, which is why I started my blog to share my thoughts with other bibliophiles. I live with my husband and two wonderful children and a collection of furry feline companions.
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