Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!
Yahoo! It’s time for our very first Challenge Check-in. As a reminder, the deadline to sign-up for this challenge is January 31st, 2023, so if you know of someone who would love to join and/or if you have been trying to make up your mind, here’s your chance. P.S. This also means currently registered participants should feel free to make a change, up to January 31st, provided the link leads to an updated list as of that date.
So far, I’ve read 1 of my 12 challenge books! This puts me at 100% on pace, except, of course, I still haven’t written the review for it, even though I tell myself every morning that “I’m going to write it today!” Oh well. After all, tomorrow is another day. Still, I’m glad to be on track. My plan is to read one TBR Challenge book and one Friends’ Recommendation book each month, with an extra in the summer months, and that will ensure that I read all 27 of my “challenge” books before the end of this year.
The next book scheduled from my challenge list is Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.
Below, you’re going to find the infamous Mr. Linky widget. If you read and review any challenge books this month, please link-up on the widget below. This Mr. Linky will be re-posted every month so that we can compile a large list of all that we’re reading and reviewing together this year. Each review that is linked-up on this widget throughout the year may also earn you entries into future related giveaways, so don’t forget to keep this updated!
In 2022, there were a total of 226 entries at the end of the year. That’s amazing! It’s now time to announce the winner of the overall challenge. Congratulations to Fanda from Fanda’s Classic Lit! The randomly drawn entry from the final list was Fanda’s review of 84, Charing Cross Road. Fanda will win up to $50 in books, or a $50 gift card to a bookstore of choice.
Be sure to come back for February’s check-in for mini-challenge #1 and your chance to win a book of choice ($20USD or less) from The Book Depository! (All mini-challenge and annual challenge winners need to have registered for the challenge on/before January 31, 2023, and will need to have participated by commenting on challenge posts and/or linking up challenge list book reviews.)