Reading challenges are so much fun. If you want to join in, you’ll find below a list of all the 2019 year long reading challenges. This list will be continually updated and re-published every week with new challenges, until the end of the year.
The Master List of 2019 Reading Challenges
+ 2019 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge – Read one book per month that corresponds to the unique and fun motif or theme of that month. This challenge is hosted here at Girlxoxo!
+ 52 Books in 52 Weeks. In the graphic (free printable) there are 52 different book categories – find a book that meets the criteria and check it off! The goal is to stretch ourselves to beyond our regular reading.
+ Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge. Fill your bowls with one book for each letter of the Alphabet.
+ Alphabet Soup – Author Edition Reading Challenge. The challenge is to read one book that has an author whose first name or last name starts with every letter of the alphabet.
+ Calendar of Crime Challenge. Read 12 mystery books, each from of the categories in the month on the Calendar of Crime.
+ Color Coded Reading Challenge. Choose books where the color may either be named in the title or it may appear as the dominant color for the cover of the book in the categories / colors provided.
+ Creativity Reading Challenge. This challenge is about reading books on creativity, art, crafts, writing, film making, photography and any other topic that helps you live a more creative life.
+ Cruisin’ Thru The Cozies. Read only cozy mysteries of your choice or read through the different sub-genres of cozy mysteries .
+ Epistolary Reading Challenge. The challenge is to read books written in the form of letters, diaries, blogs, e-mails and such, either completely or partially written this way.
+ Family Tree Reading Challenge. Read a book from the birth year of selected family members with a minimum of 3 books (and three family members).
+ The Good Rule Reading Challenge. Set your reading goals and make sure to include a balance of reading new and old books (that’s the inspiration for this challenge after all).
+ Historical Fiction Reading Challenge. Read historical fiction books from sub-genres like 20th Century, Victorian Reader, Renaissance Reader, Medieval, Ancient History and Prehistoric fiction.
+ Humor Reading Challenge. Read books that you consider funny or humorous. Books can be fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, graphic novels, poetry collections, plays or picture books.
+ Just the Facts, Ma’am (Vintage Mystery Challenge). Participants in the 2019 version of the Just the Facts, Ma’am Challenge will be playing detective. The objective is to answer all the important questions of Who, What, When, Where, How and Why to complete cases in either the Golden or Silver Mystery Eras (or for the more adventurous, both) using the Detective Notebooks.
+ Lets Read Indie Reading Challenge. Read as many Indie authors as you’d like, i.e. books by self-published authors or published by small indie publishers.
+ Memoir Reading Challenge. Read a minimum of five memoirs from any of the categories listed. One book can only count for one category.
+ Mental Health Reading Challenge. Read any book related to mental health – fiction or non-fiction.
+ Monthly Keyword Challenge. Your task is to read one book each month whose title includes one or more of the keywords for that month.
+ Monthly Motif Reading Challenge. Read a book that corresponds to a different theme or motif each month. This challenge is hosted here at Girlxoxo!
+ Mount TBR Reading Challenge. Knock out some of those books you OWN that have been waiting in the wings for weeks … months … even years.
+ Picture Book Reading Challenge. To celebrate the fact that picture books are for everyone! Families are, of course, welcome to join in! Read 6 picture books of your choice, or select from the checklist of categories provided.
+ Popsugar Reading Challenge. There are 50 book prompts. These include the standard 40 book challenge prompts plus 10 “advanced” prompts for those overachievers out there who are looking for even more ways to push their reading boundaries in 2019.
+ The Purrfect Reading Challenge. Read mysteries that have cats as main characters.
+ Ragdoll Reading Challenge. Read a book in each of the 24 categories provided – or go for the light challenge (12 books) … or the serious book-dragon edition.
+ Read it Again, Sam Sign-ups. Re-read your favorite books.
+ Reading Women Challenge. The goal is to complete as many challenges as you can from the list provided. All the books must be written by women.
+ VIRTUAL Mount TBR Reading Challenge (sister site to Mount TBR) for all those folks with mile-long “wish-list” of TBRs who would like a chance to climb as well. You don’t have to own the books. Heard about a great book from a friend, took note of the title, and then never got around to reading it? Saw a book online that you thought sounded intriguing but you keep putting off ordering it up from the library? You borrowed a book from somebody and need an extra push to read it and return it? This is the place for you!
+ What An Animal Reading Challenge. Read books where animals play a major role.