Search This Blog

2019 reading challenge how its going so far

2019 reading challenge

Back in January I set myself my first ever reading challenge, I challenged myself to pick up a book and get reading, and get back into a pass time I had always loved but I had let slip due to one reason or another. 

So how's it going you may ask?

Blooming brilliant, I originally challenged myself to 18 books for the year, but I really underestimated myself and quickly reset my target to 45 books, and five months in I've read 23 and half way through number 24, making me on course to fulfil or exceed my second target figure. Pretty good eh!!

I have read a variety of genres, from a number of authors, and some books that will stay with me. I have reads books that made me laugh, like Everything I know about Love - Dolly Alderton, books that have melted my heart like, One day in December - Josie Silver, and It felt like a kiss - Sarra Manning, books that have had me eager to turn the page like The Martian - Andy Weir and Believe me - JP Delaney, and books that have broke my heart like The Tattooist of Auschwitz. I've even started the Harry Potter series.

I am so glad I took on a reading challenge and I'm proud of what I have achieved so far and can't wait to lose myself in more stories. I have so many books I want to read, watch this space to see which books I have my nose into next.

*Click here to follow on bloglovin


  1. Sounds like you are making excellent progress.

    Hope your week is going well and you have the sunshine where you are!

    Gemma x

  2. Great post

  3. I love that you set a reading goal for yourself. You are doing a fantastic job getting half way through that goal already. I read The Martian a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it. I will have to check out some of the other books that you mentioned.

    1. I hope you have found something to read next xx

  4. You're doing so well! I really need to make more time to read. I always read loads on holiday and then get the bug for it for a few months so maybe that will kickstart me xx

    Beautylymin | BeeGood Skincare Bundle Giveaway


Just a quick thankyou for taking the time to read my blog, I really appreciate your comments and always read them.
Lots of love

Follow on Bloglovin


contact me

contact me
I'm Kate, Lover of clothes, skincare, makeup and chocolate biscuits, reader, not necessarily in that order Want to work with me email at

Kate's books

Before the Broken Star
The Beekeeper's Promise
Days of Blood & Starlight
The Foyles Bookshop Girls
The Light Keeper
Daughter of Smoke & Bone
The Priory of the Orange Tree
The Chocolate Lovers' Diet
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Beautiful Broken Things
Nobody's Girl
The Flatshare
The Mitford Murders
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
It Felt Like a Kiss
The Muse
The Humans
Call Me By Your Name
Believe Me

Kate Mitchell's favorite books »