Sophia Rose’s 2024 Reading Challenges Update: May

Posted June 6, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reading Challenge Tags: , ,

This year I am participating in TEN Reading Challenges.  I read 24 books for May.

Here is my monthly update and year-to-date totals:
Note: I have a Goodreads shelf for each challenge, and if you would like to see the books, please “follow” or “friend” me on Goodreads.

Austenesque Lovers TBR

graphic of crescent moon sitting atop a stack of books and flowersHosted by Sophia on GoodReads
Rules: Anything to do with Jane Austen counts
Goal: Catherine Morland Level (50 books)
Update: I read 15 books in May and 41 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

Library Love

book with pages folded into a heart "2024 Library Love Challenge"

Hosted by Angela @ Angel’s Book Nook and Anne @ Books of My Heart
Rules: Library borrows only
Goal:
Thrifty Reader (24 books)
Update: 
I read 2 books in May and 13 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

Mount TBR

photo of mountain "Mount TBR Reading Challenge"
Hosted by Bev @ My Reader’s Block on GoodReads
Rules: Books acquired before Jan. 1st, no borrows or re-reads unless different edition
Goal: Mt. Everest (100 books)
Update: I read 8 books in May and 98 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

Thrifty Thursday

graphic of computer, coffee and stack of books "Thrifty Thursday Challenge"Hosted by Anne @ Books of My Heart
Rules: Only free, won, or gifted books count
Goal: 48 Books
Update: I read 5 books in May and 30 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

COYER Unwind

image of a bath tub in a cozy bathroom, with a stack of books next to tub "Jan 1st to Dec 31st, COYER Unwind"

Hosted by Michelle and Berls @ Because Reading
Winter Rules: electronic format only. $5 or under ebooks $7.50 or under audios
Spring Rules: any format. $5 or under ebooks and print $7.50 or under audios
Summer Rules: any format. Any price
Fall Rules: any format. $3 books or $5 audios and borrows
Goal: 60 books
Update: I read 24 books in May and 43 for Spring Rules. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

Audiobook Challenge

image of book and headphones with text "Audiobook Challenge 2024" hosted by "Caffeinated Reviewer & That's What I'm Talking About

Hosted by Kimberly @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer and Jen @ That’s What I’m Talking About
Rules: Any audiobooks
Goal: I Can’t Hear You (150 books)
Update: I read 3 audiobooks in May and 71 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

Reading Romance Challenge BINGO

2024 Reading Romance Challenge bingo card. Spaces include: SciFi/Fantasy non US/UK setting (real country) Xmas setting MC name starts with 'S' Blue Dress on cover Necktie on cover Animal on cover Food on cover Arranged/Marriage of Convenience Non-wolf shifter Celebrity Waterfront on cover Medical Professional Royal MC Small town STEM/Bluestocking Witch/Warlock Borrowed from library Sports Fake Relationship Single Parent Romantic Suspense LGBTQ Audiobook TBR over 1 year

Hosted by Blodeuedd @ Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell, Carole @ Carole Rae’s Random Ramblings, and Jen @ That’s What I’m Talking About
Rules: One book for each square, must be romance
Goal: Supreme Ruler of BINGO (25 squares)
Update: I read 0 books in May and 23 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

Finish the Series

girl laying on stomach, eating an apple, reading a book "2024 Finishing the Series Reading Challenge

Hosted by Lenore @ Celebrity Readers
Rules: Series already in progress. Any amount of books remaining.
Goal: B List Reader (5-8 series finishes)  COMPLETE Upgrade to A List Reader (9+ series finishes)
Update: I finished 6 series in May and 12 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

Romanceopoly

Girl with stack of books in arms, covers her face. "Romanceopoly"

Hosted by Francesca and Suzanne @Under the Covers on StoryGraph
Rules: One book for each square on Romanceopoly board
Goal: Full Board (39 books)
Update: I read 4 books in May and 26 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

2024 Book Cover Challenge1. A book with a blue cover 2. A book with an animal on the cover 3. A book with a grey cover 4. A book with a person or people on the cover 5. A book with a red cover 6. A book with a mountain on the cover 7. A book with a green cover 8. A book with water on the cover 9. A book with a brown cover 10. A book with food or ingredients on the cover 11. A book with a purple cover 12. A book with type or lettering as its image 13. A book with a black cover 14. A book cover that shows inside a room 15. A book with a yellow cover 16. A book with trees or flowers on the cover 17. A book with a white cover 18. A book with no people on the cover 19. A book with a orange cover 20. A book with interesting lines on the cover 21. A book with a pink cover 22. A book with a road or trail on the cover 23. A book cover that is your favorite color 24. A book cover with stars or snowflakes on the cover
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Cover Design

Hosted by Katie on GoodReads
Rules: One book to match each cover design clue
Goal: 24 Cover Clues COMPLETE 5/12 monthly bonus covers
Update: I read 1 book in May and 29 for the year. Check out my Goodreads shelf to see which books I read for this challenge.

 

My GoodReads total is 161 of 350 Books.  My StoryGraph total is 154 of 350 books.