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Read The Books You Buy Challenge 2016

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RULES.

  • Books have been bought in 2016 by you or you can decide to include from and including June 2015 buys. Anything previous to that definitely falls into the dusty TBR realm! There is a challenge somewhere in the book world for that!
  • Can be ebook, print book or audiobook
  • You can decide whether you include books bought in 2016 second hand or in book fairs etc.
  • You may adjust your level if needs be during the year.
  • Books for this challenge can also be included in other challenges.
  • Runs from 1st January to 31st of December 2016

So I'm not sure which percentage to choose, probably 100% though. I plan on reading all the books I buy, otherwise why buy them? I will list my purchased, read and reviewed books here. Happy reading everyone!

  1. The Iron Warrior - Julie Kagawa
  2. Soldier - Julie Kagawa
  3. The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
  4. The Court Of Mist And Fury - Sarah J. Maas
  5. Hollow City - Ransom Riggs
  6. Heartless - Marissa Meyer


MID-YEAR CHECK IN
So out of the books I have bought, which is around 10, I've read 2. The ratio of 100% went right out the window... but I am not giving up! Really, my reading has taken a hit this summer with so much to do, but I plan on buckling down. Will my plan fizzle out? I can't tell you, but I can say I will try my best.


**No compensation was received for posting. This post is part of an annual reading challenge.

Comments

  1. Good luck with the challenge, Freda! Thanks for visiting my most recent First Chapter, First Paragraph post.

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  2. Okay, very brave envisioning 100%, I am not that brave myself. Thanks for joining in.

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  3. Ha, all the best with the second half of the year. I am hoping to improve my ratio - so we shall see!

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  4. I knew I wouldn't be able to read all the books I buy this year during the year...but I'm trying to read as many as I can. Impossible? Maybe. lol

    Enjoy!

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