(More) Reading Challenges

Yah, seperti yang sudah saya ramalkan di sini, tetapi tidak terlalu saya antisipasi, reading challenge bermunculan satu per satu dari para member BBI. Yang saya rencanakan hanya bertambah 1-2 saja, membengkak jadi 4! Apa daya, tantangan-tantangan tersebut sejalan dengan list bacaan saya tahun ini, jadi ya, tidak ada salahnya ikut meramaikan.

1. Lucky No. 15 Reading Challenge

lucky-no15Period of challenge: January 15, 2015 – January 15, 2016

Sebenarnya ini satu-satunya challenge yang saya tunggu. Tahun lalu saya berhasil, dan tahun ini pun kategori-kategorinya tak kalah menarik. Tadinya saya kira tidak akan muncul, karena tidak ada tanda-tanda dari sang host, kak Astrid, tapi akhirnya muncul juga. Ini dia kategorinya, beserta list buku sementara:

  1. Chunky Brick: Grab that book with more than 500 pages that you’d always been afraid to tackle. You know you can do it!
    Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
  2. Something New: Just purchased a book lately? Don’t let it buried in your stacks, read it now!
    Bilang Begini Maksudnya Begitu by Sapardi Djoko Damono
  3. Something Borrowed: Read a book that you borrowed from someone else. Don’t make the owner waiting forever for you to finish it. (Books borrowed from friends, libraries, or even rental places, are allowed)
    Billions & Billions by Carl Sagan
    Inspirations: Selections from Classic Literature by Paulo Coelho
  4. It’s Been There Forever: Dig your TBR pile and read a book that has been there more than a year. It’s time for you to appreciate it
    Interworld by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves
  5. Freebies Time: What’s the LAST free book you’ve got? Whether it’s from giveaway, a birthday gift or a surprise from someone special, don’t hold back any longer. Open the book and start reading it now
    Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones
    Max Havelaar by Multatuli
    Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  6. Bargain All The Way: Ever buying a book because it’s so cheap you don’t really care about the content? Now it’s time to open the book and find out whether it’s really worth your cents.
    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  7. Favorite Color: Pick a book from your shelf which has your favorite color for its cover! Is it pink, red or black? You decide.
    …..
  8. First Initial: Read a book that has been written by an author whose first initial is the same with you (Example: My name is Astrid, and I can read anything written by Agatha Christie, Aesop, Arthur Conan Doyle, etc)
    The Lady of the Shroud by Bram Stoker
    Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
  9. Super Series: Read one (or more!) books that belong in a series, it can be trilogy, or tetralogy, or anything.
    The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien
  10. Opposites Attract: Read a book that’s been written by a writer whose gender is different from your own.
    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  11. Randomly Picked: Ask someone else (a friend, your spouse, even your kids!) to randomly pick a book from your TBR pile. Don’t complain whatever they choose for you, just read it
    …..
  12. Cover Lust: Grab a book from your shelf that you bought because you fell in love with the cover. Is the content as good as the cover?
    Sherlock: The Casebook by Guy Adams
  13. Who Are You Again?: You’ve never read a book from this author, maybe you haven’t even heard his/her name before. But who knows? Maybe he/she will become your new favorite author!
    How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
  14. One Word Only!: Read a book that only has one word for its title (number is allowed as long as it’s only consisted of one word, e.g: 1, 2, 11).
    Adultery by Paulo Coelho
  15. Dream Destination: Read a book that has setting in a place you’ve never visited before – but would like to if you have a chance. Could be real places or even fictional!
    The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

2. Asia Pacific History Reading Challenge 2015

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Sebenarnya saya agak kapok ikut reading challenge sejarah, karena saya belum menemukan buku sejarah yang benar-benar ingin saya baca dalam waktu dekat. Tetapi karena bang Helvry di challenge ini memasukkan kategori fiksi sejarah juga, jadi saya ikut saja lah. Oleh karena tidak dibatasi jumlah buku, saya berencana minimal membaca:

1. Anak Semua Bangsa oleh Pramoedya Ananta Toer
2. Max Havelaar oleh Multatuli
3. …..

Tidak menutup kemungkinan saya baca fiksi sejarah lain yang bersetting di India, Jepang, atau China.

3. 2015 TBRR Pile Reading Challenge

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Kalau ini sepertinya challenge wajib ya, soalnya pasti sejalan dengan reading challenge yang lain. Kali ini, kita punya host baru, mbak Inge, yang melanjutkan perjuangan mbak Hobby Buku.

Sebenarnya saya sudah meninggalkan kebiasaan membuat list bacaan sejak tahun lalu, karena kecenderungan saya yang anomali untuk melanggar list. Namun berhubung tahun ini punya target, dicoba saja deh, semoga tetap taat🙂

1. Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones (2010)
2. Max Havelaar by Multatuli (1820)
3. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1868)
4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
5. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett (1990)
6. Girl With Nine Wigs by Sophie Van Der Stap (2006)
7. Sherlock: The Casebook by Guy Adams (2012)
8. Interworld by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves (2007)
9. Bilangnya Begini Maksudnya Begitu by Sapardi Djoko Damono (2014)
10. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1797)
11. The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien (1954)
12. The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis (1950-1956)
13. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (2011)
14. …..

Okay, wish me luck!

2 responses to “(More) Reading Challenges

  1. Semoga berhasil zee🙂

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