Thursday, October 22, 2020

2020 Reading Challenges Wrap Up (Part I)

It's a rare moment when I have competed some of my reading challenges this early! Usually it finishes near December. It might have been because I'm less competitive this year, or maybe that this Covid-19 pandemic changes my priorities. Either way, I'm proud of myself that I have read AND blogged every book I have intended to read this year, and I still have more time to read whatever I want (mostly Christmas books! (^__^)

Right now I still have 2 books to read and blogged until December, so for now I will wrap up only the first three challenges that I have completed so far. The rest will follow around December.

2020 Victorian Reading Challenge

Host: Becky @ Becky's Book Reviews
Duration: January 2020 - December 2020
Goal: Quarterly Victorian Challenge - min. 4 books

Books read:

1. Agnes Grey (Anne Bronte)
2. The Moonstone (Wilkie Collins)
3. Hard Times (Charles Dickens)
4. Silas Marner (George Eliot)

Back to the Classics Challenge 2020

Hosted by: Karen @ Books and Chocolate
Duration: January 2020 - December 2020
Goal: Nine categories
Twitter: @Fanda

Books read:

1. 19th Century ClassicHard Times (Charles Dickens)
2. 20th Century ClassicThis Side of Paradise (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
3. Classic by a Woman AuthorThe Song of the Lark (Willa Cather)
4. Classic in TranslationThe Fortune of the Rougons (Emile Zola)
5. A Genre ClassicThe Moonstone (Wilkie Collins)
6. Classic with Name in the TitleAgnes Grey (Anne Bronte)
7. Classic with a Place in the TitleThe Vicar of Wakefield (Oliver Goldsmith)
8.Classic About a FamilyOne Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
9. Classic AdaptationThe The Pearl (John Steinbeck)


The 2020 European Reading Challenge

Hosted by: Gilion @ Rose City Reader
Duration: January 2020 - January 2021
Goal: Four Star (Business Traveler) - 3 books

Books read:

1. Agnes Grey (Anne Bronte) - United Kingdom
2. Dubliners (James Joyce) - Ireland
3.  The Fortune of the Rougons (Emile Zola) – France



  1. Ooh...I'm off to see what you thought of 100 Years...such an unusual book.

  2. Congratulations on finishing the Back to the Classics challenge -- and all the other challenges! I failed spectacularly with the Victorians this year and I'm still hoping to squeeze in one more for the European reading challenge and make it an even 10. Looking forward to see what you read next year!


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