Monday, December 11, 2017

Family Tree Reading Challenge

Family Tree Reading Challenge
Host: Becky's Book Reviews (sign up)
January - December 2018
# of books: minimum 3,

Love reading? Love family? Love researching family history? Want a family-friendly reading challenge? 

Goal: To read a book from the birth year of your selected family members. You do not have to mention them by name, unless you want. But do please list the years you'll be reading. You may include yourself in your 'family tree.'

Minimum of three books (and three family members). You can read more, of course.

Sign up by leaving a comment.

What books count towards the reading challenge?
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Board books
  • Picture Books
  • Early Readers
  • Early Chapter Books
  • Chapter Books
  • Graphic Novels
  • Middle Grade Books
  • Young Adult Books
  • Adult Books
  • Poetry
  • Short Stories
  • Plays
Is a blog required? Are reviews required? No. If you do blog, I'd love a link to your blog so I can read your reviews and book recommendations. If you review books on GoodReads, leave a link to your profile so I can friend you and follow your reviews!

If you're on twitter, you can contact me @blbooks and talk cats OR books!

You can comment on this post or any challenge-related post to update others on your progress.

© 2017 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


JLS Hall said...

This is such a neat idea! I'm in - four cousins/four birth years: 1949, 1950, 1952, 1960. My post about the challenge is here:

Thanks for hosting!

Bev Hankins said...

I love this! Will get myself fixed up with a blog post soon.

Darlene said...

I'm in! I'll do my birth year, and also for my two daughters.

Here's my blog page for my 2018 challenges:

Bev Hankins said...

Here's my sign-up:

My years: 1992, 1969, 1966, 1947, & 1948. May do more family members if I get ambitious.

Jamie Ghione said...

I'm in.

Katie Fitzgerald said...

What a great challenge idea - I'm in ! Here's my post: My years are for my grandmother, parents, sister, husband, and three daughters.

ici said...

I really like this. I will join.

OwlReadMore2 said...

I am joining in on the fun. Plan to read a book from each decade starting with 1940 all the way to 2010. I will list the family members once I get them narrowed down to the year. I will post on Goodreads.

Thanks for hosting the challenge.

AlleluiaLu said...

Here's my sign-up post:

I chose family members who are/were the youngest child in the family, like me. Ended up with selections from 1860 to 1991.

This is a really great idea! Kudos to you!

Annie said...

This is a great idea. Reading and Family History are my two favorite hobbies. I’m in for sure. I read at least a book a week, and have genealogy done back to the1600s, so I’m not going to pick the specific years right now. I think I’ll just go back in a straight line? Maybe? I’m thinking maybe add a twist of books that deal with their locale or history (I like historical novels a lot), something that might have affected their lives? I don’t know, but it sounds like an adventure. Here the link to my goodreads page (I hope. I’m not sure I did it right).

Annie said...

Haha! It just occurred to me that reading a book from the year they were born would automatically make it “history” to me! I’m such a geek!