2014 Reading Goals

I know it’s already April but I’m posting my 2014 Reading Goals here. 🙂 But first, a summary of last year’s reading. 😀

The year 2013 was the year that I decided to “really” read books again. I just joined Goodreads then and decided to have 24 books in my 2013 Reading Challenge. Proudly, I have read 32 books and 2 Animorphs books plus a reread of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”. This number may be quite few compared to the number of books read by other readers but this is already a big improvement for me since I was just a casual reader before 2013.

Now here are my 2014 Reading Goals…

Goodreads 2014 Reading Challenge: 36 books

“I have read 55 of 36 books.”

Read all Goodreads – The Filipino Group monthly discussion books

1.       The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
2.       What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
3.       The Alienist by Caleb Carr
4.       If On a Winter’s Night A Traveler by Italo Calvino
5.       To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
6.       The City and the City by China Miéville
7.       A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
8.       Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
9.       The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
10.     The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
11.      Dwellers by Eliza Victoria
12.      All’s Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare

Read at least 3 Classics

1.       To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
2.       Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
3.       Hunger by Knut Hamsun
4.       A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.       Stoner by John Williams
6.       Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.        All’s Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare

Read at least 4 books by Filipino authors

1.       Interim Goddess of Love by Mina Esguerra
2.       Tall Story by Candy Gourlay
3.       Elmer by Gerry Alangilan
4.       Wasted by Gerry Alangilan
5.       Kikomachine Komix, #1: Mga Tagpong Mukhang Ewan at Kung Anu Ano Pang Kababalaghan! by Manix Abrera
6.       Fall Like Rain by Ana Tejano 
7.       Dwellers by Eliza Victoria 

Read at least 25 of the TFG Filipino ReaderCon 2013 Recommendations List

“I have read 25 of 50 books.”

TFG’s I Dare You To Read Challenge

1.       Stoner by John Edward Williams
2.       Divergent by Veronica Roth
3.       Insurgent by Veronica Roth
4.       Allegiant by Veronica Roth
5.       Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

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8 thoughts on “2014 Reading Goals

  1. Oh you can hit two birds with one stone when you read 3 from the ReaderCon Enduring Classics List, and then 4 from It’s More Fun in the Phils…Hahaha. And oh, somebody dared you to read the Divergent Series? I’ve only read book 1. And I haven’t seen the movie yet. 🙂

    1. That’s what I’m planning to do. Might even hit 3 birds with Les Misérables. Gotta hit 3 ‘coz it’s a tome. Hehe! As with Divergent, have to read them soon so I could return the books to Maria. 🙂

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