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Completed: My 2019 Reading Challenge!

Each year, I try to create a reading challenge that’s not only fun and challenging, but also realistic. This year, I set the bar pretty high, and couldn’t be happier with the results. I’ve read over 80 books for this challenge, 36 of those being books that have sat on my kindle for far too long. I’ve discovered a lot of new authors and exciting books in 2019 and can not wait to see what next years challenge will bring.

Here are the books that made my 2019 Reading Challenge a success:

Re-read a favorite book: Motorcycle Man by Kristen Ashley

A Book By An Author That Is New To Me: Deceit in Bloom & Vengeance in Bloom by Jennifer Michael

The Bourbon Kings by JR Ward 

Don’t Speak by Katy Regnery

A Contemporary Novel: The Do-Over by MK Schiller

A NA Novel: Fall With Me by Jennifer Armentrout

A Biker Novel: Slashes in the Snow by M. Never

A Stand-Alone Novel: Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

A Boxed Set of Books: Angel Halo MC Box Set by Terri Anne Browning

A Paranormal Book: Burn for Me by Illona Andrews

A YA Book: The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia

4 New Releases: The Kiss Thief by LJ Shen , River Wild Samantha Towle, Stay by Tia Louise & Kickin It by Rachel Van Dyken

A Fighter Novel: Jax by Lane Hart

YA Fantasy: Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

A Book That’s Been On My TBR Forever: Perfect Chaos by Nashoda Rose

Read A Duet: Beneath His Stars & In Her Space by Amie Knight

A Romantic Comedy: Co-Wrecker by Meghan Quinn

A Book From My Favorite Troupe: Dirty Work by Chelle Bliss & Brenda Rothert

A Book Chosen For Its Cover: Spark in the Ashes by Nikki Groom

A Book From A Genre I don’t Normally Read: A Love Letter From The Girls Who Feel Everything by Kandi Steiner & Brittainy C Cherry

A Sports Romance: Risky Play by Rachel Van Dyken

Finish 3 Series I started: The Dark Ones by Rachel Van Dyken, The Retribution of Mara Dyer by MichelleHodkin, End of Days by Susan Ee

Fairy Tale Retelling. The Blood Spell by CJ Redwine

Read 4 Books I Already Own: Pestilence by Laura Thalassa, Beast by A. Zavarelli, Crow by A.
Zavarelli, and Reaper by A. Zavarelli

Historical Romance: How To Love A Duke in Ten Days by Kerrigan Byrne

An Audiobook: ARK by Veronica Roth

Dark/Taboo: Raphael by Tillie Cole

Favorite Troupe: The Silver Swan by Amo Kones

A Book Picked Out By A Friend: Impact by Haley Jenner

~Read 3 books I already own per month~


Once Burned by Lisa B. Kamps
Heartbreak Warfare by Jessica Marin
Bittersweet by Carmen Jenner & Lauren Mckellar


Defy The Dawn by Lara Adrian
One King’s Way by Samantha Young
Where I Belong by Claudia Connor


Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer Armentrout
Every Last Breath by Jennifer Armentrout
Flip Trick by Amo Jones


The Difference Between Us by Rachel Higginson
Willing Captive by Belle Aurora
The Bastard’s Bargain by Katee Robert


Scorched by Jennifer Armentrout 
Tied by Carian Cole
Eight Goodbyes by Christine Brae


Broken Visions by Jennifer Sorensen
Why Now? By Carey Heywood
The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks


Temptation by Micaela Smeltzer
Hyde & Seek by Layla Frost
Best Case Scenario by Layla Frost


A Glimpse of the Dream by LA Fiore
When I’m gone by Abbi Glines, When You’re Back by Abbi Glines


Beneath Your Beautiful by Emery Rose
Kick by Carmen Jenner
Uncivilized by Sawyer Bennett


If by Randi Cooley Wilson
Sweet Little Thing by Abbi Glines
The Peer and The Puppet by B.B. Reid


Ghost by A. Zavarelli
Saint by  A. Zavarelli
Conor by A. Zavarelli


One Night Promised by Jodi Ellen Malpas
One Night Denied by Jodi Ellen Malpas
One Night Unveiled by Jodi Ellen Malpas

My 2019 Reading Challenge

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It’s that time of year again! As you know, there is nothing more that I love then challenging myself when it comes to the books I read. Whether it’s a new author, series, a genre that takes me out of my comfort zone or being able to tackle some books that have been on my tbr for far too long; I live for a good reading challenge. In 2018, I stepped up my game not only with the books that I read, but also by reading 2 books that I already owned per month. It was hard. It was fun. It was a great challenge. And I’m happy to report that I finished my challenge.

For 2019’s Reading Challenge, I really wanted to once again challenge myself and kick my never ending to-read list’s butt!! And I am more than ready for the challenge.

Here’s my list for 2019:

Re-read a favorite book
A book by an author new to me 
Read The Bourbon Kings by JR Ward
Read Don’t speak Katy Regnery
A Contemporary Novel
A NA novel 
A Biker Novel or series
A Stand-alone novel 
Read a boxed set of books
A Paranormal book 
A YA book 
Read 2 New Releases
A MMA/Fighter novel 
YA fantasy 
Read a book that’s been on your tbr for far too long
Read a duet 
A romantic comedy 
A book from your favorite troupe
A book chosen for its cover
A book from a genre I don’t normally read
Finish 3 Series I started

Read 3 books I already own per month

Do you participate in any reading challenges? Do you find them hard to stick with or do you love the challenge? Drop me a comment below and let me know 🙂