Monday, November 19, 2018

2019 Victorian Reading Challenge

Victorian Reading Challenge
Host: Becky's Book Reviews
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Duration: January - December 2019
Goal: Read a minimum of 4 Victorian books

IF you love Victorian literature AND you happen to love tea...consider joining my Share-a-Tea reading challenge

Sign up by leaving a comment. No blog is required. But if you do have a blog, please leave a link. (If you have a goodreads profile AND if you review regularly on goodreads, then you may leave that as well.)

I will be posting check-in posts on March 2, May 11, July 20, September 28, and December 14th. (The posts are already scheduled.)

There will be a few options this year.

Option A:  2019 Bingo CARD. Make a bingo by reading five books. Vertical. Horizontal. Diagonal.

Option B: Checklist [Feel free to copy/paste this. You can replace the _ with an X or a ✔ (copy/paste it) when you finish reading a book. If you list the books you read, that may help other people decide what to read.]

  1. _ book that was originally published serially
  2. _ book published between 1837-1840
  3. _ book published between 1841-1850
  4. _ book published between 1851-1860
  5. _ book published between 1861-1870
  6. _ book published between 1871-1880
  7. _ book published between 1881-1890
  8. _ book published between 1891-1901
  9. _ a book of poems
  10. _ a book of short stories
  11. _ a play
  12. _ a children's book
  13. _  place name in the title
  14. _ a character name in the title
  15. _ a color in the title
  16. _ a number in the title
  17. _  A book published between 1902-1999 with a Victorian setting
  18. _ A book published between 2000-2019 with a Victorian setting
  19. _ nonfiction book about the Victorian era
  20. _ nonfiction book about Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, or their children
Option C: Choose one author to read exclusively for this challenge; perhaps challenge yourself to read chronologically OR to read through an entire series in one year.

Option D: Choose ONE decade to explore in depth. Try to read at least one book per year of your decade. 

© 2018 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


Jamie Ghione said...

I'm in for Option B:

Annette said...

I'm in too for Option B.
Thanks Becky.