2014 Challenge – Chunkster Reading Challenge

My second challenge for 2014 – The 2014 Chunkster Challenge!

The Chunkster Reading Challenge is hosted here, and a chunky book is defined as 450+ pages.

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The Rules

  • Audio and e-books are allowed
  • Essay, short story and poetry collections are allowed, but you have to read in their entirety
  • Books can cross over with other challenges
  • Anyone can join
  • You don’t have to list your books ahead of time
  • Graphic novels don’t count.

I’m going to commit myself to 10 chunky books. I know I don’t have to list my books now, but I’m going to. It might keep me on track, I hope!

Wish me luck!

  1. Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon – 1185 pages
  2. The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon – 1412 pages
  3. Under the Dome by Stephen King – 877 pages
  4. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood – 637 pages
  5. Wild Swans by Jung Chang – 676 pages
  6. A Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford – 827 pages
  7. The Twelve by Justin Cronin – 734 pages
  8. The Shifting Fog by Kate Morton – 545 pages
  9. House of Memories by Monica McInerney – 473 pages
  10. The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes – 582 pages

Follow my progress here!


2014 Challenge – 52 in 52

Hey Friends!

I’m joining the 2014 challenge to read 52 books in 52 weeks.

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Hosted at 52 Books in 52 Weeks, go here to sign up!

From the website:

The goal is to read 52 books. How you get there is up to you. The book week starts on Sunday.


  1. The challenge runs from 1/1/14 to 31/12/14
  2. Our book weeks begin on Sunday
  3. Participants may join at any time
  4. All books are acceptable except children’s books
  5. All forms of books are acceptable including e-books, audio books, etc.
  6. Re-reads are acceptable as long as they are read after January 1, 2013
  7. Books may overlap other challenges
  8. Create an entry post linking to this blog
  9. Sign up with Mr. Linky in the “I’m participating post”
  10. You don’t need a blog to participate. Post your weekly book in the comments section of each weekly post
  11. Mr. Linky will be added to the bottom of the weekly post to link to reviews of your most current reads

Are you participating in this challenge? Are you participating in any challenges in 2014? Let me know in the comments!

Follow my progress here!