I love reading challenges. I’m not sure I’ve ever successfully completed one… but the two I’ve signed up for so far this year don’t seem too difficult to keep up with!
I love the idea behind this challenge, which is simply to give an author or book or series a second chance. I’ve started so many series over the years, and then either lost interest or gotten sidetracked by other great books, and I always WANT to go back to them and give them another shot! And there are a few authors that I can think of right off the bat that I really didn’t like but feel like I should have… so I’d like to read other books they’ve written and see if maybe I COULD like them. This challenge sounds right up my alley, and I’m excited for second chances!
No way could I resist this one as soon as I saw it. When I was a teenager, I devoured every Christopher Pike book I could get my hands on. And a few years ago, I found a ton of them at my local Goodwill store. I bought as many as I could, thinking that my kids might enjoy them as much as I did. And they’re sitting in my closet collecting dust. So I’m looking forward to dusting them off and rediscovering books that I have such fond memories of from my childhood. Of course, I might not like them so much as an adult… lol. Pike has also written lots of other things since those days, and I can’t wait to give those a shot, too!
I’m keeping my eyes open for other, manageable reading challenges for this year. As much as I read, the “challenges” are just another way to have fun with it and meet fellow readers with similar interests. Love that!