2018 Reading Challenges

For 2018, I’m doing 4 Reading Challenges (at the moment, that might change), and I’ll be tracking them here:

  • 2018 Library Love Challenge

  • First Reads

  • Indie Fever

  • While I Was Reading 2018 Challenge

Wait, does the Goodreads Challenge count? Eh, here’s the widget for it, too:

Angel's Guilty Pleasures Simple Genius by David Baldacci, Scott Brick
All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault by James Alan Gardner
Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living by Nick Offerman
The Falls by Ian Rankin
Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz
The Bomb Maker by Thomas Perry
Iron Gold by Pierce Brown
Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon, Max Casella, Peter Michael Goetz, Valerie Harper, Alexana Lambros, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Jonathan Silverman, Joyce Van Patten
The Late Show by Michael Connelly, Katherine Moennig
Resurrection Men by Ian Rankin
Wires and Nerves, Volume 2: Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer, Douglas Holgate (link forthcoming)
Good Guys by Steve Brust (link forthcoming)
Any Other Name (Audiobook) by Craig Johnson, George Guidall
Dry Bones (Audiobook) by Craig Johnson, George Guidall
The Highwayman (Audiobook) by Craig Johnson, George Guidall
The Eyre Affair (Audiobook) by Jasper Fforde, Susan Duerden
The Naming of the Dead by Ian Rankin
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Audiobook) by J. K. Rowling, Jim Dale
My Lady Jane (Audiobook) by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows, Katherine Kellgren
Planet Funny by Ken Jennings
Besieged (Audiobook) by Kevin Hearne, Luke Daniels
An Obvious Fact (Audiobook) by Craig Johnson, George Guidall

Laughing Eyes by Haya Magner, Miri Leshem Peli
Where Night Stops by Douglas Light
The Unbelievable Story of How I Met Your Mother by Preston Randall
Profane Fire at the Altar of the Lord by Dennis Malley
All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault by James Alan Gardner
Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living by Nick Offerman
God without Passions A Primer: A Practical and Pastoral Study of Divine Impassibility by Samuel Renihan
Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz
Silence (Audiobook) by Thomas Perry, Michael KramerLike a Champion by Vincent Chu
Golden Gremlin by Rod A. Walters
A Blogger’s Manifesto: A Modern Day Guide to Blogging by Aman Mittal
Uber Diva by Charles St. Anthony
Smoke Eaters
The Fed-up Cow by Peta Lemon, Maria Dasic Todori
The Meifod Claw by JW Bowe
Timekeepers by Simon Garfield
Illinois Native Americans by in60Learning.com
Mr. Neutron by Joe Ponepinto
Nils Cuts His Nails – The Scissors Game by Nurit Zvolon, Rotem Lots-Zaiden
Vernon the Vegetarian Lion by John Hughson, Ali Smith (link forthcoming — I thought I’d written it up by now)
Everything is Normal: The Life and Times of a Soviet Kid by Sergey Grechishkin
Secular Jewish Culture by Yaakov Malkin, ed.
The Incredible Ordinary Hero or The Brave Bystander: Burns by Aida Rascanu, Beatrice Magrini (Illustrator)
Jesus and His Enemies by Paul F. Yeulett
Superheroes Can’t Save You: Epic Examples of Historic Heresies by Todd Miles
Dead in the Water by Simon Bower
Planet Funny by Ken Jennings
Doctor Who: Christmas Invasion by Jenny T. Colgan
Arsenal by Jeffery H. Haskelll
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
Ophelia Immune by Beth Mattson
Ways to Die in Glasgow by Jay Stringer (link to come)
The Puppet Show by M. W. Craven (link to come)
Between the Shade and the Shadow by Coleman Alexander
Boise Longpig Hunting Club by Nick Kolakowski (link to come)
Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor (link to come)
Picket Town by Chris von Halle (link to come)
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (link to come)
Nightwolf by Willie Davis

Laughing Eyes by Haya Magner, Miri Leshem Peli
Where Night Stops by Douglas Light
The Unbelievable Story of How I Met Your Mother by Preston Randall
Profane Fire at the Altar of the Lord by Dennis Malley
Operation: Endgame by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris
Like a Champion by Vincent Chu
Golden Gremlin by Rod A. Walters
A Blogger’s Manifesto: A Modern Day Guide to Blogging by Aman Mittal
Uber Diva by Charles St. Anthony
The Fed-up Cow by Peta Lemon, Maria Dasic Todori
The Meifod Claw by JW Bowe
Illinois Native Americans by in60Learning.com
Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby
Timekeepers by Simon Garfield
Mr. Neutron by Joe Ponepinto
Greek Mythology by
Nils Cuts His Nails – The Scissors Game by Nurit Zvolon, Rotem Lots-Zaiden
Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 by B.C.R. Fegan, Lenny Wen
Vernon the Vegetarian Lion by John Hughson, Ali Smith (link forthcoming — I thought I’d written it up by now)
Everything is Normal: The Life and Times of a Soviet Kid by Sergey Grechishkin
Secular Jewish Culture by Yaakov Malkin, ed.
The Incredible Ordinary Hero or The Brave Bystander: Burns by Aida Rascanu, Beatrice Magrini (Illustrator)
Arsenal by Jeffery H. Haskell
Ophelia Immune by Beth Mattson
Between the Shade and the Shadow by Coleman Alexander
Boise Longpig Hunting Club by Nick Kolakowski (link to come)
Picket Town by Chris von Halle (link to come)
Nightwolf by Willie Davis
Needle Song by Russell Day
A Mint Condition Corpse by Duncan MacMaster (link to come)

Read a book that takes place in one day.
Read a memoir or biography of a musician you like.
Read a collection of poetry.
Read an audio book with multiple narrators.
✔ Read a self published book: Profane Fire at the Altar of the Lord by Dennis Malley
Read a book you received as a gift.
✔ Read a book about a historical event you’re interested in (fiction or non): The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865 by Janet Elizabeth Croon, ed.
Read a book written by an author from the state where you grew up.
Read a book recommended by one of your parents (in-laws count).
Read a book with your favorite food in the title.
Read a book with a child narrator.
Read a book you chose based on the cover.
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