Reading challenges are a fun way to get out of your comfort zones and get exposed to books you may not otherwise have read, thanks to different categories, tasks and goals of the challenges. Welcome to the Master List – all the reading challenges for 2020 that we could find. This list will be updated every week – with new challenges at the top. Here’s what’s been posted on-line so far.
The Master List of 2020 Reading Challenges
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+ 52 Books in 52 Weeks. The goal is to read 52 books from the 52 different categories provided – find a book that meets the criteria and check it off!
+ Book Award Reading Challenge. Read one award winning book each month. This challenge is hosted here at GXO!
+ History Nonfiction Reading Challenge. Read nonfiction history books of your choice and post your reviews to the challenge hosts’ page every month.
+ Monthly Book Award Reading Challenge 2020. Your task is to read at least 1 book each month that has WON a book award in that month. This challenge is hosted here at Girlxoxo!
+ Popsugar Reading Challenge. Read books that meet 40 random fun and interesting prompts. For an extra challenge read books that meet the 10 advanced prompts!
+ Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge. Rory Gilmore was seen reading 339 books on screen. How many have you read?
+ Social Justice Nonfiction Reading Challenge. Read nonfiction books involving social justice issues and post your reviews to the challenge hosts’ page every month.
+ A to Z Reading Challenge. Read at least one book whose title begins with each letter of the alphabet. Along the way, we’ll have quarterly read-a-thons and mini challenges that you can use to replace any of the more difficult letters. If that isn’t enough, try out our Monopoly-style game for book lovers!
+ Calendar of Crime. Read 12 mystery books, each from of the categories in the month on the Calendar of Crime.
+ Color Coded. Choose books where the color may either be named in the title or it may appear as the dominant color for the cover.
+ 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.
+ 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.
+ Humor Reading Challenge. Read books that you consider funny or humorous.
+ 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. Your task is to read at least one book each month whose title includes one or more of the keywords for that month. This challenge is hosted here at Girlxoxo!
+ Monthly Motif. Read a book that corresponds to a different theme or motif each month. This challenge is hosted here at Girlxoxo!
+ Mount TBR. Knock out some of those books you OWN that have been waiting in the wings for weeks … months … even years.
+ Vintage Mystery Extravaganza. Challengers must read five books in a chosen era (Golden or Silver) related in some way to five different categories from the combined lists.
+ 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.