Challenge your reading: #3 Set yourself an amount of books to read

Ever think you don’t read enough books? Fret not, you can fix this problem by taking up Goodreads reading challenge. All you have to do is sign up for Goodreads account and choose a number of books that you want to read within a year.

This year’s logo is purple

Don’t put too much pressure on yourself – set an achievable number. A minimum of 52 books is a good goal if you are setting yourself against other Goodreads users (see the stats below). If you can only manage to read 12 books during the year, so be it.

Stats for 2014 Reading Challenge

The reading challenge is a great tool to keep track of the books you read. If your Goodreads friends take part in the challenge, you could view their goals. If you would like to meet other users who are part of the challenge, just join this group.

Have you attempted the Goodreads reading challenge? Do you use other tools to keep track of the amount of books you read? Feel free to share your comments in the box below.

ps: This post is part of a serial on strategies to challenge one’s reading. Read post #1 & #2.

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