As usual I'm umming and ahhing about which reading challenges to do next year. I don't want to over-commit myself as I used to years ago but it is nice to have two or three challenges on the go each year as I find it helps me to have that little bit of structure to my reading schedule.
There are two I'm interested in doing but the people who host those haven't put their sign-up posts up yet. In the meantime I spotted this one advertised on Susan at 'Bloggin' 'Bout Books' challenge blog, Ready for a Reading Challenge?
The idea is that the world is split into twelve different regions and each month you read one book from the appropriate region.
- January: Arctic & Antarctic
- February: Western Europe
- March: Eastern Europe & Russia
- April: Northern Asia
- May: Southern Asia
- June: Books Set on an Island
- July: Australia & New Zealand
- August: Middle East
- September: Africa
- October: South America
- November: North America
- December: Books Spanning Multiple Continents
This is a year-long challenge. You don't have to read from the lists they provide, you can read from your own shelves. And there is a Facebook group you can join to add to the fun.
I'm thinking this challenge might be right up my street and hopefully take me to one or two places I've never been before.