Thursday, 2 January 2014

~ 2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge ~

We all have those books. We buy them, win them, they're gifted to us.. Then we put them up on a bookshelf and there they stay, collecting dust, waiting for the time when we'll finally decide to pick them up..

This Challenge works wonderfully with my reading through my bookshelf and book buying ban (which is not 100% successful.. as a book addict)

Bookish is hosting the 2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge. 
Sign up here: challenge sign-up post.
Basic Challenge Guidelines:
  1. This challenge will run from Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014.
  2. Anyone can enter! You don't have to be a blogger, as long as you review the book you've read! (On your blog, Amazon, Random Buzzers or Goodreads/Shelfari!)
  3. Any genre, length or format of book counts, as long as it is a book that's been sitting on your shelf for some time now. Short stories and novellas are OK, too! Only books released in 2013 and earlier! NO  2014 ARCs and 2014 fresh-off-the-press releases allowed!
  4. You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap-up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you.
  5. When you sign up in the linky, put the direct link to your post about joining the 2013 TBR PILE Reading Challenge. (If you don't have a blog, post about it on Facebook or Tweet!)
  6. You can move up levels, but no moving down.
  7. Sign-ups will be open until Dec 15, 2014, so feel free to join at any time throughout the year.
  8. On the 20th of each month we will post a wrap-up post, here, on BOOKISH. Every wrap-up will have it's unique theme, a mini-challenge, a giveaway and place for you to link up your reviews from this monthFor each review you link up, you will get one entry in a drawing of one book of choice from Book Depository. It's open to INTERNATIONALS. The giveaway will be open until the next wrap up post goes up! (i.e. the entire month)
  9. If you miss a wrap-up post + giveaway, you can link up your reviews next month. Do not, however, try to link up one review twice - we will be checking ;) 
  10. December is a wrap-up for the whole year. All the book reviews you linked up January-November + the ones you'll link up in December will be entered into a GRAND PRIZE giveaway
  11. You don't have to follow Bookish Blog to join the challenge, but you do have to follow us to be entered in giveaways!

(how many books you're planning to read for this challenge in 2014)
1-10 - A Firm Handshake 
11-20 - A Friendly Hug 
21-30 - First Kiss 
31-40 - Sweet Summer Fling 
41-50 - Could this be love? 
50+ - Married With Children

My Goals: For this Challenge I am going to try reach for 25 books! If you want to see the books on my bookshelf, click here.




  1. Thank you for putting this one on my radar – I'm signing up for sure! I plan on using it to help me with my current "read 4, buy 1" goal to help me save money (and space ha ha). Good luck with all the challenges you picked! :-)

    1. Pleasure :) Yay - I have another Challenge Buddy!! Check out one of my posts tomorrow, Its more of an internal challenge for me and 2 other bloggers but maybe that will help you too :)


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