New Adult Reading Challenge 2017 Wrap Up

The year is almost over yayyy! I think everyone’s a bit relieved for 2017 to be over, but I must admit that I’m a little sad that my reading challenges for this year are coming to an end.

This year, I took part in the Goodread’s Reading Challenge (I completed it, barely), and the 2017 New Adult Reading Challenge created by Cátia @thegirlwhoreadtoomuch. I figured I’d do what everyone else has been doing this week and post a wrap up of my challenge, so here it is!:

NA bingo card

So I completed the book bingo challenge! I almost didn’t make it, but I ended up adding a few novels I’d deliberately missed out to this board, just so I could complete it. Also, because I’m an idiot, I kept adding novels to this challenge that weren’t even New Adult, but those have since been removed. (Even some still on the board are a little grey area on whether they’re classed as NA or not but I tried, okay?)

For this challenge, I also aimed to read more novels that are diverse, and while not every novel on the board is diverse, I’m pretty happy with my progress into reading more diverse fiction. I’m excited to keep this up going forward into 2018.

I read a total of 61 novels this year, and out of those, 30 of them were NA. I’m actually surprised at how little NA I’ve read in 2017 because it feels like a lot more than just 30 (and five of the novels I’ve read this year were actually re-reads).

Here’s a list of reviews I posted on some of the books featured on the bingo board:

New to you author: Iris After the Incident – Mina V. Esguerra
Diverse Novel: F*THS Duology – G.L. Tomas
Book you can read in one day: Sugar Baby Beautiful – J.J. McAvoy
Book set in summer: Relationship Status – K.A. Mitchell
Free space: Beard in Mind Penny Reid
Book with music or art: The Melody of You and Me – M. Hollis
Book with a roadtrip: Rhythm, Chord & Malykhin Mariana Zapata
Book you knew nothing about: Read My Lips Daryl Banner
Start a new series: The Partnership Charlotte Penn Clark
Debut novel: Lingus Mariana Zapata
One word title: Beautiful – Christina Lauren
Book about sports: Settle the Score & Hustle Play Tara Frejas
Book recommendation: Black Rainbow J.J. McAvoy

I’m undecided on whether I’m going to participate in the 2018 challenge, but here’s a link if you’re interested [2018 New Adult Reading Challenge]

So that’s it. It’s done and I’m pretty pleased that I acutally managed to complete the challenge. How did you do with your reading challenges this year?? Let me know in the comments!

Happy New Year!




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