2017 Goals

Below are the reading challenges, TBR, blogging goals, and personal goals which I hope to accomplish in 2017!!

Reading Challenges

Take the Reading Challenge!

Goodreads Reading Challenge
The Rules: Set a reading goal in Goodreads and log them in the site to meet that goal
Current Progress: 14/25
What's In A Name 2017 logo
The Rules: Read books where the title is from each of the 6 categories provided
Current Progress: 2/6
 Category Name  Book  Date Completed
 Number  The Fourth Monkey by JD Barker March 8th
 Has ‘X’ Somewhere in it
 Compass Direction
 Item of Cutlery
 Alliteration  Smugglers and Scones by Morgan C. Talbot  March 31st
The Host: Book Riot
The Rules: Read a book that fits in each of the 24 categories provided.  I will be counting books for multiple categories because I don’t have much time for reading and I don’t think I’ll read much more than 24.
Current Progress: 11/24
 Categories  Book  Date Completed
 Book about Sports
 Debut Novel  Girl out of Water by Laura Silverman  January 16th
 Book about Books  Smugglers and Scones by Morgan C Talbot March 31st
 Set in Central or South America and Written by a Central or South American Author
 Written by an Immigrant or with a Central Immigration Narrative  Little Bee by Chris Cleave  February 9th
 All-ages Comic
Published 1900-1950  Hamlet, by Shakespeare  April 27th
 Travel Memoir
 Set within 100 Miles of your Location (New England)
Set Over 5,000 Miles from your Location (New England)  Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty  February 10th
 Fantasy Novel  The Bone Witch, by Rin Chupeco  April 21st
 Nonfiction book about Technology
 About War  The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah  March 29th
 YA/Middle Grade by an LGBTQ+ Author
 Banned or Frequently Challenged in your Country (USA)  I’ll Give you the Sun, by Jandy Nelson  May 9th
 Classic by an Author of Color  Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison  February 13th
 Superhero Comic with Female Lead
 Character of Color Goes on a Spiritual Journey   Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison  February 13th
 LGBTQ+ Romance Novel
 Published by a Micropress
 Collection of Stories by a Woman
 Collection of Poetry in Translation on a theme other than Love
 All Point of View Characters are People of Color The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco  April 21st

The Ever-Evolving TBR List (In no particular order)

  • Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
  • Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
  • Cursed Child by JK Rowling
  • I’ll Give you the Sun by Jandy Nelson
  • The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
  • One for the Money by Stephanie Plum
  • A Day no Pigs would Die by Robert Newton Peck
  • Pretty Girls by Karen Slaughter
  • We were Liars by E Lockheart
  • The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
  • Girl Out of Water by Laura Silverman
  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
  • All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
  • After the Fall by Kate Heart
  • Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
  • The Row by JR Johansson
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Blogging Goals

  1. Reach 500 followers
  2. Post a minimum of 2x a week all year long
  3. Make more blogging friends
  4. Get involved in more challenges, memes, and big blogger events
  5. Go to a IRL blogging or bookish event
  6. Read and review a total of 50 books
  7. Get enough of a following so that each of my posts receives 50 views
  8. Reach 500 followers on Twitter

Personal Life Bucket List

  • Graduate High School
  • Start College
  • Make new friends
  • Get a boyfriend
  • Go to senior prom
  • Realize what I want in life
  • Meet someone famous
  • Write a novel
  • Do something that makes the world a better place