2020 Reading Challenges

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Monthly Book Award Reading Challenge

Another challenge I'm interested in - this one being lead by GIRLXOXO:

Monthly Book Award Reading Challenge - 2020

Book Awards Reading Challenge graphic

Rules from their website:


  • This is a MONTHLY challenge that runs all year long from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.
  • Your task is to read at least 1 book each month that has WON a book award in that month.
  • EXCEPT December. Read ANY book award winner.
  • Post what you’ve read anywhere online – your blog, Goodreads and social media using the hashtag #GXOAwardReadingChallenge
  • Come back to our check-in post published at the beginning of each month, and which will also be linked here, to leave a comment with a link to where you’ve posted or tell us in the comments about the book(s) you chose to read.

So if you like reading challenges - and book awards - head on over and sign up for this great challenge.

Here is my book list for 2020:

JAN:   2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal - Fiction Completed 1-4-2020
                            The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
FEB:   2019 Southern Book Prize - Fiction
                            The Line that Held Us by David Joy
MAR: 2007 Nat'l Book Critics Circle - Fiction
                            The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz
APR:  2019 Edgar Award - Best Novel
                            Down the River unto the Sea by Walter Mosley
MAY: 2017 Bram Stoker Award - Fiction Collection
                            Strange Weather by Joe Hill
JUN:  1997 Locus Award - Fantasy Novel
                            A Game of Thrones by George Martin
JUL:  1988 RITA (Golden Medallion) - Single Title
                            Twilight Whispers by Barbara Delinsky
AUG: 2009 Hugo Award - Best Novel
                            The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
SEP:  2018 Dragon Con Award - Best Horror Novel - Sleeping Beauties
                            Stephen King/Owen King
OCT: 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature
                            Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
NOV: 1992 National Book Awards - Fiction
                            All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
DEC: 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards - Mystery & Thriller
                            Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

1 comment:

  1. OMG - I loved reading through all your choices - especially the mix of older awards and newer ones! I've read Sleeping Beauties and Into the Water - liked them both.


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