Check out this guest post by Jemima Pett and her reading challenge from The Story Reading Ape Blog
Reading challenges seem to be all the rage.
I once asked visitors to my blog which ones they did, and someone said “I don’t do any – I read to relax, not challenge myself.” That’s a very good point. Many people are delighted to select a book from the library, store, or online, and sit down to read it as and when they prefer.
I do too. But…
Why I do Reading Challenges
I suppose my entry into reading challenges was all spurred by Goodreads. Just discovering I read 30+ books in my first year was interesting. Being a bit of a numbers geek, I wondered what patterns were in my choices, and there probably weren’t any. As an author, though, I was ‘supposed’ to read widely in my genre. That’s where the change in my approach came. I needed to read more children’s books, and specifically those which filled…
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