The Burned Out Nerd

The personal reading journal of a constantly stressed nerd.

2021 Reading Challenge

For 2021, I'm going to be doing the Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge by Novel Knight. Her challenge is usually my go-to for the last 3 - 4 years. I've never completed the challenge, but I'm ready to actually attempt for once.

The Rules

The Beat the Backlist reading challenge is designed to help you tackle all the books you keep meaning to read and still haven’t. The guidelines are simple:

  • The book must be published in the previous year or earlier (for the 2021 challenge, anything published in 2020 or earlier counts).
  • You have to start and finish the book in 2021.
  • And that’s it!

Any format, any genre. Re-reads count, and you don’t have to own the book. It’s open for the entire year so whenever you feel like jumping in, you can!

- BTB 2021 Challenge Page

Past Books

  1. January
    1. New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson