2021 Reading Link Ups

I’m making this list for me so I have link up links handy.

The 2021 European Reading Challenge

I’ll easily get over 5. There is a prize for the most countries. I’ll see what I can do with that.

Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Vatican City.

European Reading 2021: 3/20

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  1. The Mother’s Day Club by Rosie Hendry
  2. Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum
  3. Aegean Sun: The Kafenion by Stephanie Wood

Challenge – Try to read 1 book set in each of the 50 states + the District of Columbia. (51 Points). If you complete the challenge you earn 50 Bonus Points. You also can earn Bonus Points for books set in Counties around the world. 1 Bonus Point for each country. (No repeats – only 1 point can be earned for each country.)

U.S. States: 7/51

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  1. This Is My America by Kim Johnson
  2. A Song Below Water (A Song Below Water, #1) by Bethany C. Morrow
  3. Windy City Magic Series
  4. The Sandman (Sandman Audible Original, #1) by Neil Gaiman
  5. We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans and Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff
  6. You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism by Amber Ruffin, Lacey Lamar
  7. Crossing the Line by Kareem Rosser

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona – A Chorus Rises
Arkansas
California – My Faire Lady
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware – Sandman
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois – The Best Kind of Magic
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota – We Had a Little Real Estate Problem
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska – You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York – Hard Magic
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon – A Song Below Water
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas – This is My America
Utah
Vermont
Virginia – When You Look Like Us
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin – Between Earth and Sky
Wyoming


Countries: 3/15

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  1. In Bibi's Kitchen: The Recipes and Stories of Grandmothers from the Eight African Countries that Touch the Indian Ocean [A Cookbook] by Hawa Hassan, Julia Turshen
  2. Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
  3. The Mother’s Day Club by Rosie Hendry
  • In Bibi’s Kitchen – Comoros
  • Before the Coffee Gets Cold – Japan
  • The Mother’s Day Club – The United Kingdom
  • Twilight of Democracy – Poland
  • Remote Control – Ghana

https://celebrityreaders.com/2020/11/27/2021-diversity-reading-challenge/

Use the hashtag #DiversityRC2021 on any social media to keep up with other participants!

I’m not big on setting goals for challenges. I just like to see what I read. I would guess I’m aiming for at least 3-5 books a month.

DiversityRC2021: 12/51

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  1. In Bibi's Kitchen: The Recipes and Stories of Grandmothers from the Eight African Countries that Touch the Indian Ocean [A Cookbook] by Hawa Hassan, Julia Turshen
  2. This Is My America by Kim Johnson
  3. Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
  4. A Song Below Water (A Song Below Water, #1) by Bethany C. Morrow
  5. What am I Reading?
  6. The Captain's Midwinter Bride by Liana De la Rosa
  7. We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans and Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff
  8. You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism by Amber Ruffin, Lacey Lamar
  9. Crossing the Line by Kareem Rosser
  10. Blind Tiger (The Pride, #1) by Jordan L. Hawk
  11. A Pho Love Story by Loan Le
  12. The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans

http://www.theintrepidreader.com/2020/12/historical-fiction-reading-challenge.html

I’m going for Ancient History since this counts historical romance too.

Historical Fiction: 5/51

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  1. The Mother’s Day Club by Rosie Hendry
  2. The Captain's Midwinter Bride by Liana De la Rosa
  3. The Hat Girl From Silver Street: The heart-breaking new saga from Lindsey Hutchinson by Lindsey Hutchinson
  4. Wartime with the Tram Girls
  5. Blind Tiger (The Pride, #1) by Jordan L. Hawk

https://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2021/01/mount-tbr-climbing-headquarters.html

Mount TBR: 0/12

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None yet!


Updates plus a giveaway will be posted twice during the year. The first update will be July 2, 2021, and the last update will take place on December 30, 2021.
  • Stenographer (can listen while multitasking) 10-15
  • Socially Awkward (Don’t talk to me) 15-20

Audiobook: 5/15

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  1. Windy City Magic Series
  2. The Sandman (Sandman Audible Original, #1) by Neil Gaiman
  3. We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans and Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff
  4. You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism by Amber Ruffin, Lacey Lamar
  5. Crossing the Line by Kareem Rosser

My Goodreads link

What An Animal: 2/10

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  1. Crossing the Line by Kareem Rosser
  2. Blind Tiger (The Pride, #1) by Jordan L. Hawk