2013 Challenge check-in: Final month

Now that we’re in the final month of 2013, it seems like a good time to check in with my challenges and see whether I’m on track!

Completed challenges
Debut Author
Seriously Series (Series started in 2013)
Embarrassment of Riches
Seriously Series (Series started before 2013)
Erotic Literature
Pyramid Series
New Adult
Harry Potter Sorting Hat
Goodreads Choice Awards
Library Books Challenge
1st in A Series Challenge
Bingo Reading Challenge

Challenges I’m not on track to complete

Why Buy the Cow Challenge
Goal: 12 books
Read: 8 books

Goal: 6 books
Read: 3 books

Seriously Series (re-reads)
Goal: 1-3 books
Read: 0 books!

A-Z Challenge
Goal: 26 books
Read: 15 books

Literary Exploration
Goal: 12 books
Read: 10 books

Mount TBR
Goal: 12 books
Read: 7 books

My original goals

So far I’ve completed 14 challenges. I originally set myself a goal to complete at least 75% of the challenges I’d signed up for.  I signed up for 21 challenges, but the Book Blogger Recommendation challenge sort of disappeared so I’m discounting that one.

I need to complete at least 15 challenges to reach my goal of 75%, one more than I’ve completed so far.  Of the challenges I have left, the Why Buy the Cow is most likely to get completed I think, especially with pulseit’s 31 days of reading.  There are some titles on there I’d really love to read, so it’ll just come down to whether I can squeeze them in!

The A-Z is unlikely to get completed, just because I’ve not found it really enjoyed tracking it, and I haven’t even attempted to search for those awkward letters!  Mount TBR is pretty much doomed because I have so many great library books at the minute, and I think the Chunkster won’t get completed because I seem to have so many YA titles lined up next!  Literary Exploration and the Seriously Series (re-reads) could go either way, so I’ll have to just see how my reading plays out over the next month.

Goals for December
– Read 4 free books to complete the Why Buy The Cow Challenge
– Read one thriller & one graphic novel to complete the Literary Exploration Challenge
– Possibly re-read a book to complete the Seriously Series (re-reads) challenge

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