The 2020 When Are You Reading? Challenge Starts Today!

1 Jan

Happy New Year! And it’s also WWW Wednesday. What an amazing day. Do you know what makes it even better? Today is the first day of the 2020 When Are You Reading? Challenge!

The challenge is to read 12 books, one from each of the below time periods. The books can either take place in the time period or be written in it. The reader has the final say on if a book qualifies for the time period.

  • Pre 1300
  • 1300-1499
  • 1500-1699
  • 1700-1799
  • 1800-1899
  • 1900-1919
  • 1920-1939
  • 1940-1959
  • 1960-1979
  • 1980-1999
  • 2000-Present
  • The Future

If you’re interested in participating, please let me know and I’ll add a link to your blog or tracking page on the page for this year’s challenge.

Until next time, write on.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

26 Responses to “The 2020 When Are You Reading? Challenge Starts Today!”

  1. whitreadslit January 1, 2020 at 10:36 AM #

    Ooh I love this idea! I think I might want to participate

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    • Sam January 1, 2020 at 1:20 PM #

      Awesome! I’ll add you to the participants list. Let me know if you create a tracking page you’d want me to link to. Happy reading!

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  2. A Book Lovers Ramblings January 2, 2020 at 8:04 AM #

    This sounds fun! I’d love to participate!

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  3. spicygeekreads January 2, 2020 at 10:56 AM #

    This sounds like it would be a lot of fun. Now I want to go through my books to see what I currently have that would work for each of these. Hopefully I have at least one for each category

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    • Sam January 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM #

      I’ll add you to the participant list! Let me know if you create a tracking page you want me to link to. Happy reading.

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      • spicygeekreads January 3, 2020 at 1:31 PM #

        I think I will probably post updates as I go starting each post with most current and putting the past completed below

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      • Sam January 3, 2020 at 7:10 PM #

        Sounds like a plan! Glad to have you on board.

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  4. Shannon January 2, 2020 at 4:31 PM #

    This looks like such a fun challenge! One question – can the books be a mix of fiction/nonfiction or is this challenge just for historical fiction?

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    • Sam January 2, 2020 at 7:02 PM #

      It can be fiction or non-fiction. I’ve used both in the past. I’ll add you to the participant list! I hope you enjoy the challenge as much as I do. Let me know if you create a tracking page of some kind you want me to link to. Happy reading!

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      • Shannon January 2, 2020 at 8:08 PM #

        Ok, great! Thank you! Weird that my blog link is broken. I will look into that. It should be pillowfort.blog.

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      • Sam January 2, 2020 at 9:11 PM #

        All set and updated! Thanks.

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    • Sam January 2, 2020 at 7:02 PM #

      Actually, can you provide me with a URL? The link to your page seems to be broken. Thanks!

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  5. veronicaprice2163 January 3, 2020 at 4:02 AM #

    Hello Sam, this looks like a great idea and I’d love to join your challenge. As I haven’t done one of these before, do I link to this post when I write a review that qualifies for the challenge? Thanks 😊

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    • Sam January 3, 2020 at 7:09 PM #

      You can participate however you want to. Linking to this post is good because it will help give your readers an idea of the challenge without having to explain it each time. I create a page and list the books I’ve read for the challenge along with the time period they cover.
      I’ll add a link to your blog homepage to the participant list. If you create a ‘landing page’ of some kind of the challenge, let me know and I can update the link. Don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any additional questions! I’m glad you’ve decided to participate!

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      • veronicaprice2163 January 4, 2020 at 2:09 AM #

        Thanks Sam!

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      • veronicaprice2163 January 11, 2020 at 3:15 PM #

        Hi Sam, I have now put a page onto my blog for the challenge, the link is:
        https://wordpress.com/post/vsviewfromthebookshelves.home.blog/574
        hope this works, I can’t fond controls to make this a link in comments!

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      • Sam January 12, 2020 at 8:21 PM #

        I think this may be the link you see when you’re editing the post. I found one on your blog and included it in the challenge page. Check that out and let me know if I got it right.

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      • veronicaprice2163 January 15, 2020 at 1:07 PM #

        Oh sorry about that! Thanks very much, I’ve checked the link on your participants page and it is perfect. I’m looking forward to keeping up with everyone’s progress through the list 😀

        Liked by 1 person

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