Group tag: Challenges


50 Book Challenge

2,827 members

Welcome one and all! What is 50 Book Challenge? 50 Book Challenge is a way to track and share the books you read throughout the year. Some people also choose to set personal goals to read more books,…

1001 Books to read before you die

2,824 members

For anyone trying to complete the set, or just for those who want to disagree with the choices made in the book by Peter Boxall.

75 Books Challenge for 2011

905 members

We had a great year in 2010, and now we want to do it again in 2011! Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2011. You don't have to begin on January 1. Last…

Reading Globally

1,503 members

"Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere." ---Jean Rhys This group is for readers who, for whatever reason, endeavor to…

75 Books Challenge for 2013

796 members

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2013. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others…

Books off the Shelf Challenge

356 members

If you have books on your shelves that you have been meaning to read, but never quite get to because something new is always catching your eye, this challenge is for you. Set a target for the number…

Dewey Decimal Challenge

150 members

Welcome one and all! The Challenge: Read a book from every Dewey Decimal category. This sounds like fun! How do I start? There's a list of the categories here. You can find the Dewey Decimal numbers…

The 12 in 12 Category Challenge

291 members

This group is for anyone who wants to read books from 12 different categories in 2012. You can structure the categories in any way you choose, and you can read any number of books in each category.…

2013 Category Challenge

222 members

Welcome to the 2013 Category Challenge! The idea is to read books from different categories. Tradition dictates that it should be 13 categories this year, but that is in no way a requirement (hence…

The 11 in 11 Category Challenge

196 members

This group is for anyone who would like to read books from 11 different categories in 2011. The number of books per category is entirely up to you, and it need not be the same number for each…

National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo)

293 members

Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Join with thousands on November 1st, 2008 and the goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30. Up for the challenge?

Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge

151 members

From sea to shining sea, from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans, white with foam, America offers something for everyone. Want to learn more about each state? This is the place to do it.…

TBR Challenge

64 members

An extension of the blog set up for this purpose: TBR Challenge Blog This is a challenge where you pick 12 books that have been sitting on your shelves (or your mental list) for quite some time --…

The Europe Endless Challenge

92 members

Reading your way through all countries in Europe! Inspired by lindapanzo's Fifty States Challenge. This is a group for readers (from anywhere in the world) who want to read a work of non-fiction…

Alphabet Challenges

113 members

Welcome in the Alphabet Challenges group! This group is for anyone that wants to participate in an alphabet challenge. You can create your alphabet from the first letters of the books titles or from…

Orange January/July

142 members

This group is for participants of the Orange January and Orange July reading event. Orange January/July is a personal challenge to read at least one book that has won or been nominated for the Orange…

Reading Through Time

78 members

This is a take-it-or-leave-it (TIOLI) type group, designed to complement the 1010 Reading Challenge, but you can combine it with any challenge or enjoy this group on its own. Rules are simple: Anyone…

LC Classification Challenge

53 members

I wanted to make a sister challenge to the Dewey Decimal Challenge since the two classifications are so different. How many books have you read from each Library of Congress subject area? Sort your…

US Presidents Challenge (USPC)

125 members

Reading about all the former presidents will show what has lead up to the historical events that are being made in 2009. My sister and I are both members here and have an interest in history. We…

Non-Fiction Challenge / Journal

62 members

The Non-Fiction Challenge is for anyone who wants to focus on non-fiction, either exclusively or in a separate location that won't be lost in a sea of fiction. There is no requirement, or even…

Canadian Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Challenge

62 members

This group was inspired by the Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge and the Europe Endless Challenge. We will follow the same basic idea, attempting to read at least one book set in each…

Reading the States

52 members

I'm going to be reading books about each of the states in the US. I'll read one fiction and one nonfiction per state, in alphabetical order no less! Please place your recommendations in an…

Newbery Challenge

98 members

Our goal is to read every Newbery Medal and Honor book. Care to join us? For those of you who've already done it, want to do it again? Use the tag "Newbery Challenge" to note which Medal and Honor…

Australian States and Territories Challenge

23 members

Australian States and Territories Challenge That’s right can you read a book that is mostly set in each of Australia's six states and two mainland territories? This group was inspired by the…

Commonwealth Challenge

7 members

Inspired by other geographical challenges including the Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge and The Europe Endless Challenge, this challenge focuses on the countries that comprise the…

Year of the Book

5 members

A group for people interested in following a Chinese-year adventure in reading. The challenge is to read at least one book each month themed on the animal of the year. It will be much easier in some…

The Global Challenge

6 members

The Global Challenge. The ultimate challenge or just plain stupidity? There are 192 Permanent missions (Countries) of the United Nation (http://www.un.int/protocol/bluebook/bb300.pdf) Here is the…

501 Must-Read Books

3 members

A group devoted to the work edited by Emma Beare and cited here: http://www.librarything.com/work/1888246 The list of books is here: http://www.librarything.com/bookaward/501+Must-Read+Books This…

2014 Adventure Time Reading Challenge!

2 members

Are you a fan of the best show on TV Adventure Time? Do you love books? Then you should join this group and take the 2014 Adventure Time Reading Challenge! There are 3 levels: Bubblegum, Jake and…

75 Books Challenge for 2010 (Dormant)

706 members

We had a great year in 2009, and now we want to do it again in 2010! Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2010. You don't have to begin on January 1. Last…

75 Books Challenge for 2009 (Dormant)

544 members

After a successful 2008 challenge group, most of us wanted to do it again. So here's the place! Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2009. You don't have…

1010 Category Challenge (Dormant)

255 members

Welcome! This group is set up for those who want to read 10 categories in 2010. How many books you want to read in each category is ENTIRELY up to you. After a bit of discussion, some of us have…

999 Challenge (Dormant)

274 members

This group is to help you track your progress on the 999 challenge - 9 books in 9 different categories, all read in 2009. For an added challenge, try completing your books by 9/9/09! You pick the…

100 Books in 2009 Challenge (Dormant)

76 members

For anyone who has read beyond the 50 and/or the 75 book challenges and would like to aim for 100 or more. Renamed. Why? http://www.librarything.com/topic/81371.

100 Books in 2010 Challenge (Dormant)

73 members

Renamed. Why? http://www.librarything.com/topic/81371

75 Books Challenge for 2008 (Dormant)

137 members

In end-of-the-year posts on the 50 Book Challenge, many members found that they had read more than 50 and wanted to challenge themselves to read even more in 2008. I thought about making this a 100…

888 Challenge (Dormant)

72 members

This is a challenge for 2008 to read eight books in eight categories for a total of 64 books. You can have up to 8 books that span more than one category (thereby reducing the total to 56.) I "stole"…

100 Books in 2011 (Dormant)

64 members

This group is for those readers who would like to set a goal of reading 100 books or more during the calendar year 2011.

Reading Resolutions (Dormant)

86 members

It's 2012! Happy New Year, time to get reading...

Paranormal 999 Challenge (Dormant)

64 members

9 books in 9 different categories, all read in 2009. For an added challenge, try completing your books by 9/9/09! This group is to help you track your progress on the Paranormal 999 challenge You…

Top 100 Novels of All time (Dormant)

106 members

Some time ago I decided I wanted to read the top 100 novels of all time. Naturally opinions on what the top novels are differs from reader to reader so I decided to get a little more scientific about…

Project 1929 (Dormant)

42 members

Throughout 2009, we plan to read some books that were published 80 years ago. We've come up with a pretty comprehensive list of titles that were, to the best of our knowledge, published in 1929.…

LibraryThing Challenges (Dormant)

45 members

Games and challenges for hard-core Thingamabrarians.

25 Books in 2011 (Dormant)

26 members

Cowed at the 50 book challenge? Incredulous at 75? Balking at 100? No worries. If reading 25 books in a year seems more your style you aren't the only one. So settle into 2011's reading at your own…

Once a Month Zombie Reads (Dormant)

55 members

WARNING!! Just like Zombies appearing to be alive, this group's title may be misleading! That's right we are not all about Zombies, We have many eclectic interests and are just trying to find some…

Reading Great Books (Dormant)

44 members

This group is for discussing the goal of reading the books that are considered "Great".

Book a Week Challenge for 2010 (Dormant)

13 members

Welcome Everyone! This group is for anyone and everyone who wants to challenge themselves to read a book a week in 2010. You don’t have to start on January 1st, you can start whenever you join and…

Mini-Challenge: 6 Degrees of Separation (Dormant)

18 members

This is a year long challenge to read 6 books that have some connection to each other. Start a book with any topic/idea of your choosing. When you've finished pick another book based on some factor…

25 in 2012 Challenge (Dormant)

16 members

Books. There sure are a lot of them. Big ones, small ones, old ones... And then there are the one's you'll read this year. Sure, you'd like to read 50 or 75 or even 100, but we all know that's not…

37 oldies in 2011 challenge (Dormant)

11 members

A group for all of us who buy more books than we have time to read. This is a challenge to read 37 books of those you already own. " I hereby promise to read 37 of all those books I already own and…

Challenge Yourself in 2011 (Dormant)

6 members

To see how many books you can read in 2011, a do-it-yourself challenge. Set your own goals on number of books read and in what categories if you so choose.

15,000 Page Club for 2012 (Dormant)

6 members

Let's see if we can read 15,000 pages this year. It's time to break out the big books.

Series Challenge For 2011 (Dormant)

4 members

A group for reading books in 2011 that are part of a series. They can be fiction, non-fiction, graphic, or from a publisher's series. Start a thread with your user name in it- this makes it easier to…

100 Books in 2010 (Dormant)

7 members

Challenge yourself to read 100 books in 2010. Renamed. Why? http://www.librarything.com/topic/81371.

NaJuReMoNoMo (Dormant)

2 members

National Just Read More Novels Month Every January read as many novels as you can. The rules are very simple: 1. Must Be A Novel. Works of fiction only, please. Memoirs, non-fiction, how-to books,…

250 books for 2013 (Dormant)

3 members

For hardcore readers who want a challenge. Start January 1st and read 250 books in 2013. Keep track weekly or monthly as you wish.

Challenges for blogs (Dormant)

1 member

Mainly this is where challenges that can be posted on blogs are at. When posting, write the topic first (eg: Personal, Thinking etc) then the title of the challenge. Post your challenges and be…


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