2022 Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge

2022 Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge

2022 Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge

Host: Austine Decker
My Summary Post
Progress: 21/24 (88%)
1 January, 2022 — 31 December, 2022
In Progress

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In this challenge, the goal is to beat the backlist by reading any book published prior to the current year. There’s an additional option to read with prompts, 24 or 52. I’m choosing 24! Join the challenge and read the rules here!


promptsmy reads
indie or self-publishedThe Misbegotten Son by Jack Olsen
new-to-you authorThe Grace Year by Kim Liggett
published in the month you were born
2+ people on the coverThe Collective by Alison Gaylin
everyone has read it but youDark Places by Gillian Flynn
6+ words in the titleThe Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick
title is an alliterationCrown Court Killer by Dahlia Donovan
picked by a celebrity book clubHonor by Thrity Umrigar
a book in a genre you never/rarely readMean Baby by Selma Blair
forgotten on your shelf or eReaderStation Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
your favorite trope on the pageThe Black Gryphon by Mercedes Lackey
you watched the show or movie first
second or fourth book in a seriesStorm Rising by Mercedes Lackey
finish a seriesStorm Breaking by Mercedes Lackey
first in a series you’ve been putting offBeyond by Mercedes Lackey
classic novel
longer than 500 pagesIsland Queen by Vanessa Riley
debut novelThe Damage by Caitlin Wahrer
one word titlePoisoned by Jennifer Donnelly
number in the titleA Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston
co-authoredThe Golden Couple by
Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
non-fictionTerrible Typhoid Mary by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
discovered via social mediaReckless Girlsby Rachel Hawkins
novellaA Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow
  1. The Black Gryphon by Mercedes Lackey - ★★★★★
  2. The Misbegotten Son by Jack Olsen - ★★★★★
  3. The Grace Year: A Novel by Kim Liggett - ★★★★★
  4. Honor by Thrity Umrigar - ★★★★★
  5. Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly - ★★★★
  6. Storm Rising by Mercedes Lackey - ★★★★★
  7. Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins - ★★★★½
  8. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel - ★★★★
  9. The Collective by Alison Gaylin - ★★★★★
  10. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn - ★★★★★
  11. The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen - ★★★★★
  12. Storm Breaking by Mercedes Lackey - ★★★★★
  13. The Damage by Caitlin Wahrer - ★★★★
  14. Island Queen by Vanessa Riley - ★★★
  15. Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America by Susan Campbell Bartoletti - ★★★★★
  16. A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow - ★★★★★
  17. Crown Court Killer by Dahlia Donovan - ★★★★★
  18. The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick - ★★★★
  19. Beyond by Mercedes Lackey - ★★★★★
  20. Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up by Selma Blair - ★★★★
  21. A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston - ★★★★★
::spread the love::