2020 Reading Goals

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Can you even believe it’s 2020! That’s absolutely mental. I remember being a kid in the 80s and thinking that in the year 2020 we’d have flying cars and that we’d live like The Jetson’s. I was wayyyyyy off. Still waiting for my Back to the Future Hoverboard. Anywho, I wanted to share with you my 2020 reading goals. Let’s get to it:

Goodreads 2020 Reading Challenge:
I think I am going to stick with the same amount of books as I had in 2019 since it worked out well and I hit my reading goal in November. I’m leaving it at 50 books I can always change it during the course of the year.

Yearly Reading Challenges:
LAst year I attempted doing a couple of yearly challenges and I wounded up forgetting about them. So for 2020 I’m skipping most of these. The only one I will partake in one is the TBR and Beyond on in the Facebook group. It’s a pretty cozy easy one so I think that will work better.

Finish Series:
One of my 2019 goasl was to finish a couple series and… I failed miserably. So I am bring it back in 2020.

I want to finish:

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
And I Darken by Kiersten White
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas.
If I can get to others than that is brilliant but I have to finish these three.

Backlist:
In 2020 I really need to get as many backlist books read as new ones. So my goal is for every new release I read I want to read a book that has been on my TBR for over a year.

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Let’s Chat.

What about you? What are some of your 2020 reading goals? Leave me a comment.

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37 thoughts on “2020 Reading Goals

    1. I tried to do 3 last year and ended up just forgetting about them. I’d rather do monthly ones I think that works out better for me. If publishers could stop releasing such interesting books I think we could all read our backlist lol.

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  1. My goal is to finish some series as well. I want to stop buying so many books, and try to finish ones I already have. I love buying books, but if I want to go to Paris with my sister in July, I have to chill with the book buying.

    I read books and then see if they fit challenges. I will try the TBR yearly and monthly challenges, the Popsugar challenge, the Little Inklings challenges, and the monthly challenges in my Kingdom of Readalot group. There is a lot of overlap, so it isn’t as hard as it might sound.
    I also want to write more book reviews, and get my Bookstagram finally going.

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    1. That is a colossal challenge lol I too want to start buying and try to read what I already have. I’m not sure how that will work out for me. A trip to Paris, that is exciting. It’s a gorgeous city you will enjoy it.

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  2. Those are really good goals. My 2020 goals for reading is finished some of the series I have and try to read old books off too. I also want to work on blog and spend more time developing it and be better at posting on it more often.

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    1. It’s so easy to get distracted by all the new pretties coming out each year and forget about the ones we already have waiting at home. I am ahead now on blog planning and hoping I can keep it up for the rest of the year. Good luck with your goals JoAnne

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    1. I agree that is a hard thing to do. My time for reading is mostly in my car on my way to work I listen to audiobooks. But I want to try and schedule more time for it in my week.

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  3. Fantastic goals!
    I’m trying to focus on goals that will improve the quality of my reading! One of my biggest goals is to learn how to browse for books again. I am going to the library next week to pick up a handful of holds and to see what I can find.

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    1. I get distracted with all the pretty books. I just buy loads without really looking if they interest me or not. That is a good goal to have to make sure you are interested in the book and find stuff you are going to love.

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  4. Some of my goals: I don’t need to review every book. I might not have enough to say! I’m going to grad school for my MLIS starting this month, so I know my time is going to be really limited now, and so I want to make sure I’m enjoying what I read, so DNF anything that is making me unhappy, even if people tell me it’s the best thing ever. Also, remember my tastes are not going to match everyone else’s/my friends. In other words, I have a lot of goals! But mostly related to making my life happier!

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    1. Good luck with grad school. I think it’s easy to forget that ready is a hobby and it should be done because we enjoy it. DNFing is a learning process. I used to not be able to do it. But in the last year i started to do it more and more to books that just weren’t doing it for me. It makes no sens in pushing something you are not liking.

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  5. Good luck with all of your goals. I have some series I need to finish, but for the most part, it’s series that I still need to actually START. hah I loved the Lunar Chronicles though, so I highly recommend those. I want to read more backlist books/books that I already own too.

    -lauren
    http://www.shootingstarsmag.net

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