Reading Challenge 2021

My reading challenge 2021 follows the success of the 2020 reading challenge. While I didn’t achieve my target last year because lockdown fatigue, I still got through some books.

You can check out last year’s books at Reading Challenge & Goals for 2020.

A reading challenge helps you diversify your repertoire and improve your writing skills.

Most people join group reading challenges but I prefer my own so as not to put undue pressure on myself to meet an unachievable goal.

I realize this post is about 6 months late but I’ve been reading behind the lines so don’t think I’m starting the reading challenge mid-year.

Reading Challenge 2021

What’s a Reading Challenge?

A reading challenge is a goal to complete a certain number of books in a set time. The deadline could be weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly.

It depends on you and your goals. You can join a reading challenge group (there are many online) or you can set your own personal reading challenge.

Reading broadens your perspective on life, increases your vocabulary and conversational skills, provides a great escape, and makes you a better writer.

Reading Challenge 2021

For my reading challenge 2021, I’m reading a broad range of books but focusing on what I love most, suspense and thrillers.

I don’t really pick book sizes. I just pick books based on the premise irrespective of the size so I have a variety of books on my list at any given time.

What’s on Reading Challenge 2021 List?

Here are all the books in my reading challenge 2021 so far. I will add more as I carry out more research and order the books.

I get my books from Book Outlet at incredible prices plus there’s always a sale going on. I will write more about this soon. In the meantime, check out Book Outlet HERE.

  1. Becoming by Michelle Obama  5/5
  2. 11.22.63 by Stephen King  4/5
  3. Cemetery Road by Greg Iles  4/5
  4. Don’t Look for Me by Wendy Walker 3.5/5
  5. Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham 3/5
  6. His & Hers by Alice Feeney 2/5 (needs TWs)
  7. No Second Chance by Harlan Coben  3/5
  8. Outfox by Sandra Brown  DNF. This was quite a chore.
  9. The Chain by Adrian McKinty  3/5
  10. The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton  3/5
  11. The Lost Man by Jane Harper  3.5/5

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If you feel like you’d do better with a reading challenge as part of a group, check out a compilation of over 50 2021 reading challenges HERE.

What are some of your reading goals and challenges for 2021?

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