Previous Challenges

2016 Challenges

1. Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt (Completed 4/27/16)  
2. Mount TBR  (Commitment Met 9/13/16--still reading)
3. Travel the World in Books  (Year four goal completed 5/23/16)) [was Around the World]  
4. 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (5 book goal completed: DNF )  
5. Non-Fiction Adventure (2016 Goal Completed 12/27/16)  
6. Read One Million Pages [perpetual] (2016 goal completed: DNF )   
7. A Century of Books (Year 3 goal completed 12/14/16)  
8. Vintage SciFi Month [January only] (Completed 1/31/16)  
9. What's in a Name (completed 2/17/16)  
10. What an Animal IX (completed 5/9/16)  
11. Cruisin' Thru the Cozies (Completed 4/30/16)  
12. 2016 Sci-Fi Experience (Completed 1/31/16)  
13. Goodreads Challenge (Completed 12/31/16)
14. Cloak & Dagger (Completed 4/1/16)  
15. Charity Reading Challenge (Completed 3/15/16)  
16. Color Coded Challenge (Completed 6/6/16)  
17. Outdo Yourself (Completed 12/31/16)  
18. 100+ Book Challenge (Completed 8/30/16)  
19. Monthly Keywords (Completed 12/18/16)  
20. Reading Challenge Addict (16+ Challenges Completed 6/6/16)  
21. TBR Triple Dog Dare (Completed 4/1/16) 
22. European Reading Challenge (Completed 5/10/16)  
23. A-Z Mystery Author (Completed 3/15/16)  
24. Mystery Reporter Challenge (Completed 7/17/16)   
25. Women Challenge (Completed 4/28/16) 
 26. Lady Detective Challenge (Completed 4/27/16)   
27. 52 Books in 52 Weeks (Completed 12/27/16)   
28. My Kind of Mystery (Completed 5/23/16)   
29. Title Fight Reading Challenge (Completed 3/20/16)  
30. Mad Reviewer Reading Challenge (Completed 9/3/16)
31. Semi-Charmed Summer 2016 (Completed 7/20/16)
32. 20 Books of Summer (Completed 7/29/16)  
33. R.I.P. Event (Completed 10/31/16) 
34. Semi-Charmed Winter 2016-17 (Completed 1/31/17)  
35. Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge (Completed 12/30/16) 

2015 Challenges 

1. Travel the World in Books  (Year three goal completed 9/25/15) [was Around the World]
2. 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (5 book goal completed 10/20/15)
3. Non-Fiction Adventure (2015 Goal Completed 8/7/15) 
4. Read One Million Pages [perpetual] (2015 goal completed ) 
6. I Dare You To (4/5/15 Completed)  
7. A Century of Books (Year 2 goal completed )
8. You Read How Many Books? (Completed 12/2/15)
9. I Love Library Books (Completed 12/26/15)
10. Birthday Month Challenge (Completed 12/28/15) 
11. Mount TBR (Completed 10/21/15) 
12. Color Coded Challenge (Completed 10/3/15) 
13. Vintage Mystery Bingo (Completed 12/14/15)
14. Super Book Password (Completed 9/1/15)
15. Crusin' Thru the Cozies (Completed 5/31/15)
16. What an Animal VIII (Completed 7/3/15) 
17. Vintage Science Fiction Month (Completed 1/31/15) 
18. Noah's October 8 Challenge (Completed 9/8/15)
19. Alphabet Soup Challenge (Completed 11/27/15) 
20. Adam's TBR Pile Challenge (Completed 10/25/15) 
21. Monthly Key Word (Completed 12/18/15)
22. Monthly Motif (Completed 12/7/15) 
23. Genre Decades Challenge (Completed 12/15/15)
24. What's in a Name? (Completed 8/3/15)
25. The Eclectic Reader (Completed 11/4/15)
26. Cloak & Dagger Challenge (Completed 5/25/15)
27. Reading Challenge Addict (Completed 12/31/15) 
28. Men in Uniform (Completed 3/6/15) 
29. 100 Plus Challenge (Completed 8/24/15)
30. Reading Road Trip (Completed 12/27/15)
31. European Reading Challenge (Completed 12/27/15)  
32. 2015 Science Fiction Experience (Completed 1/31/15) 
33. Book Blogger Recommendation (Completed 9/28/15) 
34. 52 Books in 52 Weeks (Completed 12/28/15)
35. My Kind of Mystery (Completed 5/29/15)
36. Mystery Reporter Challenge (Completed 4/12/15)
37. Reading Through Time (Completed 4/1/15)
38. Lucky No. 15 (Completed 9/19/15) 
39. Back to the Classics (Completed 12/27/15)
40. A-Z Mystery Authors (Completed 9/30/15) 
41. Pop Sugar Challenge (Completed 7/12/15) 
42. R.I.P. Event (Completed 10/31/15)
43. Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge (Completed 12/31/15)
44. Goodreads Challenge (see sidebar; Completed 11/30/15)

2014 Challenges

1. Vintage Mystery BINGO (completed 6/21/14)
2. What An Animal VII (completed 6/24/14)
3. 2014 Mount TBR (completed 10/26/14) 
4. Cruisin' Thru the Cozies (completed 3/21/14) 
5. Reading Challenge Addict (completed 11/30/14)
6. Bookish 2014 TBR Pile (completed 6/8/14) 
7. Around the World in 80 Books  (Year two goal completed 6/28/14)
8. 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (5 book goal completed 7/25/14) 
9. Non-Fiction Adventure (2014 Goal Completed 7/22/14)  
10. GoodReads Challenge (completed 12/31/14) 
11. Monthly Key Word (completed 12/16/14) 
12. Meet the Protagonist (completed 6/19/14) 
13. Monthly Motif (completed 12/10/14) 
14. I Love Library Books (completed 9/9/14)
15. Read It Again, Sam (completed 6/21/14)
16. Color Coded Challenge (completed 9/30/14)
17. Read Scotland 2014 (completed 9/27/14)
18. A Century of Books (Year 1 goal completed 7/9/14)
19. Outdo Yourself 2014 (completed 12/31/14) 
20. Men in Uniform (completed 3/8/14) 
21. Adam's 2014 TBR Pile Challenge (completed 9/28/14)
22. Read One Million Pages [perpetual] (2014 goal completed 11/30/14)
23. You Read How Many Books? (completed 10/19/14)
24. My Kind of Mystery (completed 5/21/14) 
25. 100+ Book Challenge (completed 7/9/14) 
26. Vintage Science Fiction Month (completed 2/4/14) 
27. 2014 Science Fiction Experience (completed 2/4/14)
28. What's in a Name? (completed 4/18/14)
29. The Eclectic Reader (completed 11/11/14)
30. 52 Books in 52 Weeks (completed 12/26/14) 
31. Back to the Classics (completed 9/21/14)
32. Women Challenge (completed 4/26/14) 
33. 2014 Book Bingo (completed 2/27/14) 
34. 2014 Literary Exploration (completed 7/23/14)
35. Alphabet Soup (completed 9/10/14)
36. 2014 European Reading Challenge (completed 11/30/14) 
37. A-Z Mystery Authors (completed 11/19/14) 
38. Out of This World (completed 3/17/14) 
39. Book Monopoly (completed 3/29/14) 
40. Scrabble, Anyone? (completed 8/25/14) 
41. Summer 2014 Semi-Charmed (completed 8/4/14) 
42. Duos or Trios (completed 12/5/14) 
43. Author, Author (2014 goal complete 10/29/14) 
44. R.I.P. IX (completed 10/31/14)
45. I Dare You To (completed 9/28/14) 
46. Noah's October 8 Challenge (2014 goal complete 11/18/14)
47. Christmas Spirit Challenge (at least 2 books completed 12/31/14--may read more)


2013 Challenges

1. Reading Challenge Addict (complete 12/31/13)
2. Around the World in 80 Books  (Year one goal complete 6/22/13)
3. Vintage Mystery Reading Challenge 2013  (complete 9/28/13)  
4. Outdo Yourself 2013 (complete 12/31/13 )
5. What's in a Name 6 (complete 4/23/13) 
6. Monthly Key Word (complete 12/8/13) 
7. What an Animal VI (complete 4/3/13)
8. Color Coded Challenge (complete 5/27/13) 
9. 2013 Mount TBR (complete 12/1/13)
10. 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (5 book goal complete 7/8/13)
11. 2013 Book Bingo (complete 3/25/13)
12. Off the Shelf 2013 (complete 11/20/13) 
13. Back to the Classics 2013 (complete 8/20/13) 
14. 52 Books in 52 Weeks (complete 12/23/13) 
15. 2013 TBR Pile (complete 8/28/13)
16. A-Z Reading Challenge (complete 12/8/13)
17. Mystery/Crime Reading Challenge (complete 4/21/13) 
18. Book Blogger Recommendation (complete 7/16/13) 
19. 2013 Science Fiction Experience (complete 2/28/13)
20. 2013 European Reading Challenge (complete 5/6/13)
21. Embarrassment of Riches Challenge (complete 7/3/13) 
22. GoodReads Challenge (complete 12/31/13) 
23. 150 Plus Challenge (complete 11/3/13)
24. A-Z Mystery Authors (complete 10/6/13)
25. Classics Reading Challenge (complete 7/14/13)
26. Library Books Reading Challenge (complete 6/4/13) 
27. Criminal Plots III (complete 4/9/13) 
28. Monthly Mix-up Mania (complete 12/27/13) 
29. Book to Movie (complete 3/22/13) 
30. The Semi-Charmed Book Challenge (complete 7/31/13) 
31. R.I.P. Challenge VIII (complete 11/1/13) 
32. Non-Fiction Adventure (2013 Goal Complete 12/31/13) 
33. Semi Charmed Autumn Challenge (complete 11/19/13)
34. The Christmas Spirit Challenge (complete 12/31/13) 


2012 Challenges

1. Reading Challenge Addict Challenge  (Complete 12/21/12 )
2. Getting Lost in a Comfortable Book  (Complete 7/18/12) 
3. Vintage Mystery Reading Challenge 2012  (Complete 7/23/12)   
4. 150+ Reading Challenge 2012  (Complete 11/26/12)
5. Mount TBR Reading Challenge  (Complete 12/8/12)
6. Read Your Own Books  (Complete 3/14/12)
7. Back to the Classics 2012  (Complete 11/25/12)
8. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Challenge  (Complete 6/12/12)
9. Bucket List Reading Challenge  (Complete 5/4/12)    
10. Antonym Reading Challenge  (Complete 11/30/12)
11. Cruisin' Thru the Cozies 2012  (Complete 10/23/12)
12. Off the Shelf 2012  (Complete 12/1/12)
13. 12 in 2012  (Complete 7/21/12)   
14. 2012 TBR Challenge  (Complete 9/24/12) 
15. What's in a Name 5  (Complete 8/8/12)  
16. Wishlist Challenge  (Complete 10/23/12)
17. Mystery & Suspense Challenge 2012  (Complete 3/10/12)
18. European Reading Challenge   (Complete 4/7/12) 
19. A-Z Book Challenge  (Complete 10/15/12)
20.  Death by Gaslight Reading Challenge  (Complete 11/5/12)
21. Mixing It Up Challenge  (Complete 12/1/12)
22. The Pratchett Reading Challenge (Complete 1/19/12) 
23. 2012 Science Fiction Experience  (Complete 2/29/12)  
24. 52 Books in 52 Weeks  (Complete 12/21/12)
25. Goodreads Challenge 2012 (Complete 11/23/12)
26. Stephen King Project     (Complete 10/8/12)
27. The Chunkster Challenge    (Complete 8/13/12)
28. Color Coded Challenge   (Complete 8/27/12)
29. A-Z Mystery Author Challenge  (Complete 10/3/12) 
30. Birth Year 2012--Honors  (Complete 7/31/12) 
31. Criminal Plots 2012  (Complete 6/17/12)
32. What an Animal V  (Complete 4/3/12)
33. Classic Bribe Challenge   (Complete 9/2/12)
34. Olympic Reading Challenge (Complete 8/12/12)
35. R.I.P. VII (Complete 9/16/12)
36. Fall into Reading  (Complete 12/15/12)
37. Christmas Spirit Challenge 2012 (Complete 12/21/12 )

2011 Challenges

1. Georgette Heyer Challenge (Complete 11/9/11)
2. Off the Shelf Challenge (Complete 12/17/11)
3. Gothic Challenge (Complete 9/13/11)
4. Outdo Yourself (Complete 12/31/11)
5. Victorian Literature (Complete 8/21/11)
6. Vintage Mystery Challenge (Complete 2/27/11)
7. What's in a Name (Complete 5/13/11)
8. Wodehouse Challenge (Deadline December 2013)
9. 2011 TBR Challenge (Complete 11/25/11)
10. 100+ Reading Challenge (Complete 6/18/11)
11. Take a Chance #3 (Complete 8/31/11)
12. Support Your Local Library (Complete 6/25/11)
13. Reading Challenge Addict (Complete
14. Chunkster Challenge (Complete 11/19/11)  
15. Dewey Decimal Challenge (Complete 2/14/11) 
16. Forgotten Treasures Challenge (Complete 3/12/11) 
17. A-Z Mystery Author Challenge (Complete! 2/8/11) 
18. Birth Year Reading Challenge:Time Machine (Complete 4/30/11) 
19. Baker Street Challenge (Complete 9/7/11) 
20. A-Z Reading Challenge (Complete 9/30/11) 
21. It's Not What You Read; It's Where You Read It (Complete 5/5/11) 
22. Blogging A-Z April Challenge (Complete 4/30/11) Last post HERE 
23. Color Coded Reading Challenge (Complete 3/23/11) 
24. As My Whimsy Takes Me Reading Challenge (Basic challenge Complete! 11/27/11) 
25. Books Won Challenge 2011 
26. Goodreads 2011 Reading Challenge (Complete 12/31/11) 
27. The Classic Bribe Challenge (Complete 9/5/11) 
28. Follow That Blurb Reading Challenge (Complete 9/18/11) 
29. Monthly Mix-up Mania Challenge (Complete 12/6/11) 
30. Crime Fiction on a Euro Pass Challenge (Complete 10/15/11) 
31. R.I.P. VI Challenge (Complete 10/15/11) 
32. Read Your Books Challenge (Complete 9/30/11) 
33. Fall into Reading 2011 Challenge (Complete 12/22/11) 
34. Dueling Monsters 2011 (Complete 10/22/11) 
35. Read Your Own Library [Perpetual]
36. Christmas Spirit Challenge (Complete 12/13/11) 
37. Get Read-y for 2012 Challenge (Complete 12/31/11)

2010 Challenges

1. 100+ Reading Challenge (Complete 7/12/10)
2. Birth Year Challenge (Complete 9/12/10)
3. Really Old Classics Challenge (Complete 10/25/10)
4. Fall Into Reading Challenge (Complete 10/13/10)
5. Everything Old Is New Again Challenge (Complete 11/14/10)
6. Daphne Du Maurier Challenge (Complete 10/10/10)
7. Dueling Monsters: Dorian Gray vs. Mr. Hyde (Complete 10/5/10) 
8. Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge (Complete 12/11/10)