2021 Reading and Blogging Challenges I’m Participating in

Hello, long time no posts, again! I am determined to bring this blog back to life in 2021. I am working out how best to do this right now, and thought that giving myself some challenges, as in Reading Challenges would be a good way to get me back into the mood. I love a good challenge.

Of course I have an overall reading goal, which I track in my bullet journal as well as on Goodreads. Within this overall goal, I also have goals to read books in all the genres that I love, such as Horror, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Nonfiction, Classics and to also to revisit some of my all time favorite reads.

2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge
Theresa has
read 0 books toward
her goal of
52 books.


So, without further ado, here are the challenges I’ll be participating in during 2021. Each image links to its own page where I’ll track my progress. I’ve also linked to the host of each challenge so you can learn more if you are interested in joining these challenges.

2021 Book Blog Discussion Challenge

As I shared earlier, my goal in 2021 is to get this blog back up and running. I will be joining the 2021 Book Blog Discussion Challenge. This should give me some really interesting ideas on what to write and post about throughout 2021.

Hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight

Goal: 11-20 – Creative Conversationalist

2021 NonFiction Reader Challenge

Hosted at Bookd Out

Goal: Nonfiction Know-It-All : Read 12 books, one for each category


    1. Biography
    2. Travel
    3. Self-help
    4. Essay Collection
    5. Disease
    6. Oceanography
    7. Hobbies
    8. Indigenous Cultures
    9. Food
    10. Wartime Experiences
    11. Published in 2021

Back to the Classics 2021

Hosted by Karen at Books and Chocolate

Goal: 12

  1. A 19th century classic: any book first published from 1800 to 1899
  2. A 20th century classic: any book first published from 1900 to 1971. All books must have been published at least 50 years ago; the only exceptions are books which were written by 1971 and posthumously published.
  3. A classic by a woman author.
  4. A classic in translation, meaning any book first published in a language that is not your primary language. You may read it in translation or in its original language, if you prefer.
  5. A classic by BIPOC author; that is, a non-white author.
  6. A classic by a new-to-you author, i.e., an author whose work you have never read.
  7. New-to-you classic by a favorite author — a new book by an author whose works you have already read.
  8. A classic about an animal, or with an animal in the title. The animal can be real or metaphorical. (i.e., To Kill a Mockingbird).
  9. A children’s classic.
  10. A humorous or satirical classic.
  11. A travel or adventure classic (fiction or non-fiction). It can be a travelogue or a classic in which the main character travels or has an adventure.
  12. A classic play. Plays will only count in this category.

2021 Monthly Book Award Challenge

Hosted at GirlXOXO

The Rules: Read at least 1 book each month that has WON a book award in that month (any year), EXCEPT December. You can read ANY book award winner in December.

2021 Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge

And last, but certainly not least, I will be working through my Netgalley & Edelweiss backlist, hoping to get my rating higher than 85 in 2021. I’m hoping that committing to the 2021 Netgalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge will give me the swift kick in the pants I need to get these books read and reviewed already!

Hosted at Socrates’ Book Reviews

My Goal: Bronze – 10 Books

And just for fun, I am declaring that I am a Reading Challenge Addict in 2021. 

Reading Challenge Addict
Goal: Easy as Pie: 1-5 Challenges (Entered & Completed)

There you have it, all the challenges I am participating in during 2021.

Are you participating in any fun reading challenges in 2021? If so, leave a comment with a link to your reading challenge posts below. I’d love to pop over and say Hi!


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