Bring on the Challenges Part II | 2020 Reading Challenges #2020ReadingChallenge #orangecountyreads

How is your TBR looking for 2020? For all the planners out there, I’m bringing you Part II of the 2020 Reading Challenges series. (check out Part I here)

From your backlist reads to cozy mysteries to monthly keywords, there’s a challenge for everyone!

Will you be participating in any of these Reader Challenges? Are YOU running a 2020 Reader Challenge? Let me know in the comments! ⤵️⤵️

Let’s see what’s cooking in 2020…

Reading Between The Pages | Netgalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge

Welcome to the seventh annual NetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge! Do you want to challenge yourself to read more NetGalley/Edelweiss books? Help spread the book love and use the hashtag: #NGEW2020


Tim Challies | The 2020 Christian Reading Challenge

7026A556-E6ED-4326-80D1-E37EAC43F837.jpegWhether you are a light reader or completely obsessed, this 2020 Christian Reading Challenge is designed to help you read more and to broaden the scope of your reading.

Build Your Library | 2020 Build Your Library Reading Challenge


We’re going to be reading our way around the world! I created 40 prompts to guide you in adding diversity to your reading choices in 2020. From reading books that take place in specific parts of the world, to reading #ownvoices stories, mythology and folklore, and even books that take place at sea and in space, you will be traveling the world from the comfort of your home!

Modern Mrs. Darcy | The 2020 Reading Challenge


Devoted readers and aspiring readers: want to get more out of your reading life in 2020? We’ve got a challenge just for you, and a free reading challenge kit to help you see it through.

Here on Modern Mrs. Darcy, we love reading but don’t believe it’s a competitive sport. We care about quality way more than we care about quantity: reading well doesn’t necessarily mean reading more.

As Told By Tina | For the Love of EBooks

For The Love Of Ebooks is a very simple reading challenge. Just read as many ebooks as you can throughout 2020! It can be ebooks you purchased, eARCs, Library books.



Kindle-Unlimited-All Books read for this challenge MUST BE ON KINDLE UNLIMITED! All genres count and re-reading and crossovers are encouraged! #KUReadingChallenge20


Escape with Dollycas | Craving for Cozies

Feed your need to read Cozy Mysteries! If you post about your books on Social Media, please use the hashtag #CravingCozies


Escape with Dollycas | 2020 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge


The Alphabet Soup Challenge means that by December 31, 2020
your bowls must be filled by one book for each letter of the Alphabet. Each Letter Counts As 1 Spoonful

My Readers Block | Vintage Mystery Extravaganza

Help celebrate 10 years of blogging in 2020 and the 10th Anniversary of the Vintage Mystery Reading Challenge in 2021 with a Vintage Mystery Extravaganza version of the challenge to run in both years!

My Readers Block | Calendar of Crime

This mystery-based challenge allows readers to include any mystery regardless of publication date. If it falls in a mystery category (crime fiction/detective novel/police procedural/suspense/thriller/spy & espionage/hard-boiled/cozy/etc.), then it counts and it does not matter if it was published in 1892 or 2020.



Stacked | 2020 TBR Reading Challenge

Those who finish all 22 prompts and post their reviews on their blogs/vlogs have a chance to win a book of their choice as a reward!



Novel Knight | Beat the Backlist

This reading challenge is dedicated to helping you knock those backlist books off your ever-growing to-read list.

Any genre, any format, any length. Any book published in 2019 or earlier is fair game.
Re-reads count. And you don’t have to own the book!



All Books read for this challenge MUST BE INDIE. This means self-published or small publishing housing. It is up to you how you want to interrupt this challenge.
All genres count and re-reading and crossovers are encouraged! Books can be any length and can be any format.

As Told By Tina | Print Only 2020


All Books read for this challenge MUST BE PHYSICAL BOOKS (paperbacks, hardbacks, picture books)
All genres count and re-reading and crossovers are encouraged!

Girl XOXO | Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge 2020


Six “keywords” are given for each month. Your task is to read 1 book that includes one or more of the keywords in the title.


Whatever I Think Of Blog | Epistolary Reading Challenge 2020

Epistolary Reading Challenge.pngThe challenge, then, will be to read books written in the form of letters, diaries, blogs, e-mails and such, either completely or partially written this way.



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  1. Wow, that’s a lot of very interesting and fun challenges! I will be trying to give more time to reading so I can get the TBR down and also maintaining my NetGalley 80% reviewed stat, or even making myself some wiggle room in it!


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