I am usually hesitant to take up reading challenges because I fail to read consistently. My preschooler takes up most of my time, and I find it hard to enjoy a book if I’m being interrupted every few minutes.
But the reader in me refuses to be suppressed, so one of my new year resolutions for 2020 is to read more, read widely, and read consistently. That’s why I took up Kriti and Ariel’s #armedwithabingo Book Bingo. The prompts were quite interesting and it seemed like I would be able to finish the bingo board if I read at least 2 books per month. Plus, the hosts mentioned that it wasn’t a competition and the aim was to have fun while reading across genres.
My TBR list for the challenge:
I have compiled a list of the books that I want to read throughout the year as part of this challenge. Many of them are books that I already own, but haven’t gotten around to reading. The rest are from NetGalley, Reedsy Discovery, and BookTasters.
I will post a review on this blog (also Amazon IN and Goodreads) as I finish reading each book.
|S. No.||Prompt||Book Title||Author|
|1.||A book published in 2020||The Italian Cure||Melodie Campbell|
|2.||An anthology or poetry collection||Women Under Scrutiny||Randy Susan Meyers|
|3.||A book in the middle of a series||Record of Blood (Book 3)||Sabrina Flynn|
|4.||A book from the last decade (2010-2019)||Star and Fire||R. Parr|
|5.||A book with multiple POVs||Gone Girl||Gillian Flynn|
|6.||A book that a friend recommends||Sourdough||Robin Sloan|
|7.||A book that has a number in its title||Catch-22||Joseph Heller|
|8.||A young adult novel||The Fault in Our Stars||John Green|
|9.||A dystopian novel||The Hunger Games (Book 1)||Suzanne Collins|
|10.||A nonfiction book||Notes for Healthy Kids||Rujuta Diwekar|
|11.||A book written in a format other than third person||TBD|
|12.||A memoir||A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea||Masaji Ishikawa|
|13.||A book of your choice||Orson (The Lucid Chronicles #1)||David J Pearson|
|14.||A book about friendship/family||Malnourished||Cinthia Ritchie|
|15.||A fantasy/science fiction||The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy||Douglas Adams|
|16.||A book by an indie author||Outrush||Errin Stevens|
|17.||A book with a beautiful cover||Go||Kazuki Kaneshiro|
|18.||A book you saw someone else reading||Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance||Robert M. Pirsig|
|19.||A book with a color in its name||White Rose, Black Forest||Eoin Dempsey|
|20.||A bestseller book||Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow||Yuval Noah Harari|
|21.||A book which was a gift/borrowed||The Year I Met You||Cecelia Ahern|
|22.||A book longer than 500 pages||The Great North Road||Annabel Dore|
|23.||A book you meant to read last year||Em and the Big Hoom||Jerry Pinto|
|24.||A book with a food included in the title||Mango Cheeks, Metal Teeth||Aruna Nambiar|
(Disclaimer: The table contains Amazon affiliate links.)
What do you think of my list?