Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Mount TBR 2019

Naturally, even though I've read 30 or so books from my TBR pile in 2018, the pile seems to be bigger than ever.  Much of this can be blamed on my donated-book-sorting gig, since the books are free and I can just put them back on the table afterwards.  It's practically ideal; the only problems are to find time to read them, and space to hold them until I'm done!


And so I must once again sign up for Bev's Mount TBR Challenge.  The deal is almost (but not quite) the same as before, and the basics are as follows:
Pike's Peak: Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s
Mount Blanc: Read 24 books from your TBR pile/s 
Mt. Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile/s 
Mt. Ararat: Read 48 books from your TBR piles/s 
Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 60 books from your TBR pile/s 
El Toro: Read 75 books from your TBR pile/s 
Mt. Everest: Read 100 books from your TBR pile/s 
Mount Olympus (Mars): Read 150+ books from your TBR pile/s

The Rules: *Once you choose your challenge level, you are locked in for at least that many books. If you find that you're on a mountain-climbing roll and want to tackle a taller mountain, then you are certainly welcome to upgrade. All books counted for lower mountains carry over towards the new peak. 


*REVISED REREAD RULE: Any reread may count, regardless of how long you've owned it prior to 2019, provided you have not read it in last five years (my arbitrary time limit) and have not counted it for a previous Mount TBR Challenge.

As I've done the last couple of years, I'll be aiming at Mount Blanc: 24 books.  Let's hope I can manage that many!  I sure need to; check out this bookshelf.



3 comments:

Karen K. said...

I should really sign up for this, even though I swore this year I wouldn't sign up for any challenges other than my own. The TBR pile never gets smaller does it?

Cleo @ Classical Carousel said...

Ah, the perils of working in a library! ;-) Good luck with this challenge!

amanda @ simplerpastimes said...

Ha, the only reason my TBR pile isn't growing exponentially is the lack of space! But it's probably a good thing that I avoid the library book sales. Good luck!