New to Me Reading Challenge 2017

The New to Me Reading Challenge 2017 is a year-long challenge for all about pushing your boundaries and trying something new! And author, a series, a subgenre, etc. Created by the folks at Herding Cats & Burning Soup, feel free to join in!

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The Rules

There will be an end of the year giveaway! Winner will be picked from those who have linked up their challenges during the year.

(1) Anything “new” to you counts as long as the books are over 80 pages. For example:
–first time reading an author
–first book in a series
–first book you’ve read from a series (doesn’t have to be book one)
–first time trying a genre/subgenre
–debut book from an author (even if you’ve read them before)

(2) To complete the challenge you need to read 12 books minimum. You can pick any number of books above that! In your sign up post please indicate your goal. You can always up the goal!

(3) Post three times updating where you are for the challenge. You can incorporate your check ins with monthly recaps/weekly recaps, with other challenge updates, or their own update.
–Sign Up Post: Link your sign up post.
–Mid Year Check in: First week of June.
–Wrap Up Post: Last week of December.

(4) Please use #NewToMe2017 on Twitter, Facebook, and anywhere else hashtags are useful.

My Goal

I read so many new authors every year that it is tough for me to actually pick up the next in a series let alone another book from the same author. Plus I’m always willing to give a new series a try especially if the premise is one that sounds compelling. So I’m shooting for a very do-able 50 books that are in some way new to me.

I love seeing what other book lovers are reading and how they feel about their latest reads… please feel free to friend me on Goodreads!

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