2017 Reading Challenge

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Re: 2017 Reading Challenge

Post by Afuglsan » 21 Aug 2017, 14:32

I usually aim for a solid 100. Over halfway there.

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Post by Julez » 23 Aug 2017, 13:23

My reading challenge for 2017 is 30 books but I have a feeling that I am going to exceed it.

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Post by Atabon Della » 27 Aug 2017, 07:08

So many thing to do in a day and I'm thinking whether or not onto set a goal for this year. I may be really disappointed by the outcome to see that I did not reach even half my goal.

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Post by Harley1984 » 27 Aug 2017, 07:54

My goal is about 200 books and to expand my genres this year. So, far I am at about 90 or so. I have not counted in a while. However, I added more spiritual related books to list. These are books that I don't typically read, but have found I really enjoy some of them.

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Post by Ama Idim » 31 Aug 2017, 18:41

I wanted to set a goal but then I decided to just read as many as I can, probably just surprise myself.

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Post by Vickie Noel » 05 Sep 2017, 03:30

Well, my reading style is quite unpredictable so I'm not gonna push it too much, initially I set it up to 10 but when I achieved that in about two months, I increased to 20. Will probably do so again if I see that I accomplish it before the year runs out. That's not exactly setting a goal but, uh, lemme just leave it like that. :lol: :techie-reference:
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Never be bullied into questioning your own credibility. --- Vickie Noel

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Post by Vivian Paschal » 08 Sep 2017, 01:20

It's so nice to see people set 100 books and even more as their reading goal. I wish I could do as well, but I've got a really busy daily schedule. In fact, I've noticed most people in my field of study lose their reading habit. I struggle not to but I still can't set goals that are pretty much unrealistic in my life. I'm sticking with ten. I think I can deal with that.

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Post by catiarato » 14 Sep 2017, 16:07

My objective is 30 books! Although here I don't have any, in my goodreads page I'm 2 ahead of schedule, so that is working well for me :D

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Post by Heathernross26 » 16 Sep 2017, 13:19

This is my first year where I have set a goal. I may have set it on the higher side but nonetheless I set it at 120. Even working full time, raising kids, and participating in sporting events. So far I have 84 down. We will see.

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Post by Ethanlovesbooks » 19 Sep 2017, 13:27

will want to read 10 books through the rest of the year :D

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Post by Samuel Waragu » 20 Sep 2017, 03:04

There is a time i had said that i will be reading one book per week, meaning 52 books in an year. I am yet to confirm this but i am trying.The idea is that i should at all the time be found reading something.
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Post by kislany » 29 Sep 2017, 13:38

Well, I planned to read 100 books this year, but I've already read 117. I haven't added them to my shelf here because, while I'm a long-term member, I've only really been active since this July. I'll start fresh with this challenge on the forum next year.

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Post by Ubheeram Nina » 27 Oct 2017, 00:07

I just join so my goal for this is 40 books. I can read a book in one and half day.

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Post by Mjgarrison » 07 Dec 2017, 19:34

I'm not as fast as everybody so I'm going through to put my goal at 50.

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Post by Dolor » 15 Dec 2017, 21:29

Back to zero because I'm banned on the Review Team Page. 😣

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