2021 Reading Challenges

Another year, another set of reading goals!

As always I’m trying to keep it relatively simple to start but expect to add on a few as the year progresses. But since so much about the upcoming year is still uncertain, I really have no idea how much I’ll actually be able to read.

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[Nostalgia Project] The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

While finalizing my 21 Milestone Reads list, I was struck by two major thoughts:

  1. There are far, far more than 21 books that I remember fondly, though
  2. for many such books, all I remember is that I enjoyed it.

One such book isย The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, which has bonus nostalgia factor because I read and reread it with my younger brother. It’s not the earliest book I remember, but it’s one of the ones I remember most strongly, so I figured it was a strong contender to kick off this series.

The Nostalgia Project is a series here on Nine Tale Vixen, where I reread childhood favorites (and finally finish off some series) to see if/how my impression has changed over the years.

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2020 Reading Challenges

Recently I sat my overachieving ass down to really think about my priorities and goals, instead of just jumping on every challenge that looked fun. (Because let’s face it, they all look great. And I love collecting accomplishments.)

So this year I’m playing it somewhat safe โ€” at least for a start โ€” and we’ll see how it goes. With that disclaimer out of the way, though, I’m excited to share the challenges I’ll be participating in this year!

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