2019 Reading Challenge

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gali
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2019 Reading Challenge

Post by gali »

New year, new goal. How many books do you intend to read this year?

Take our ultimate reading challenge and set up a new goal on your profile. At the end of the year, you can see if your goal was met. Good luck! :)
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Post by Gravy »

I'm aiming for 50 books (though, if my reading keeps up at this rate (I've already finished 3 books this year, yay!) I'll surpass it). :lol:

I'm aiming low because I'm hoping to get to some of my longer to-read books (like The Divine Comedy, and the second GoT book, etc.).


And, of course, Moby Dick.
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Post by gali »

Gravy wrote:
09 Jan 2019, 23:55
I'm aiming for 50 books (though, if my reading keeps up at this rate (I've already finished 3 books this year, yay!) I'll surpass it). :lol:

I'm aiming low because I'm hoping to get to some of my longer to-read books (like The Divine Comedy, and the second GoT book, etc.).


And, of course, Moby Dick.
Nice! :)

I'm aiming for for 100 books, though I passed that number last year. I don't want to stress myself.
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"In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by rssllue »

I'm going for 190 books again in honor of The Hardy Boys.
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I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for Thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. ~ Psalms 4:8

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Post by gali »

rssllue wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 00:29
I'm going for 190 books again in honor of The Hardy Boys.
Nice! Good luck! :)
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Post by rssllue »

gali wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 00:33
rssllue wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 00:29
I'm going for 190 books again in honor of The Hardy Boys.
Nice! Good luck! :)
Thank you, gali. :tiphat: To you as well!
~ occupare fati suffocavit

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for Thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. ~ Psalms 4:8

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Post by Wamakima »

I'm having a problem setting ny reading goal though I intend to read 100 books this year. Hey one, can never stop learning and reading. :D

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rssllue wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 00:29
I'm going for 190 books again in honor of The Hardy Boys.
:faint:
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Post by rssllue »

Gravy wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 05:45
rssllue wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 00:29
I'm going for 190 books again in honor of The Hardy Boys.
:faint:
:lol2:
~ occupare fati suffocavit

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for Thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. ~ Psalms 4:8

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Post by Gravy »

rssllue wrote:
11 Jan 2019, 02:06
Gravy wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 05:45
rssllue wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 00:29
I'm going for 190 books again in honor of The Hardy Boys.
:faint:
:lol2:
That number literally breaks my brain. :violence-hammer:
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Post by rssllue »

Literally?! :shock2:
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Post by Gravy »

Yes! :scared-eek:
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Post by rssllue »

How then...

But...

I can't...
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I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for Thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. ~ Psalms 4:8

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Post by kandscreeley »

Every year I've tried for 100 or more and have only gotten about 95. This year? I'm going for 95. Maybe then I'll get over 100. :D
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
-Louisa May Alcott

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Post by gali »

kandscreeley wrote:
11 Jan 2019, 09:04
Every year I've tried for 100 or more and have only gotten about 95. This year? I'm going for 95. Maybe then I'll get over 100. :D
Good luck! :)
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