Book Riot’s 2020 Read Harder Challenge

Hey there!

So recently I’ve only been writing reviews, but I want to get back into more expansive content to keep it interesting. I’ve decided that the first order of business is to find a new reading challenge for 2020. I fully intend on completing a simple “read this many books” challenge on Goodreads, but a friend recently mentioned that the quality of books is just as important, if not more, than the quantity.

After some digging, I discovered Book Riot’s 2020 Read Harder Challenge. Book Riot has been hosting the challenge for a number of years now, and although I am late to the party I am glad that I found it. I love that the challenge includes reading books to promote awareness of social issues and support minority communities. I think it is important to increase my awareness and open-mindedness as a reader and as a person; reading books that I would not pick up otherwise is a great way to diversify my world view and gain perspective.

“We encourage you to push yourself, to take advantage of this challenge as a way to explore topics or formats or genres that you otherwise wouldn’t try. But this isn’t a test. No one is keeping score and there are no points to post. We like books because they allow us to see the world from a new perspective, and sometimes we all need help to even know which perspectives to try out. That’s what this is—a perspective shift—but one for which you’ll only be accountable to yourself.”

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Crown of Midnight Summary

Here’s the next summary in the Throne of Glass Re-readathon! Okay, maybe I should have written this right after I finished the book, because I may have accidentally finished the series…oops. Hopefully I don’t forget anything important.

Note: this is meant as a refresher, not to replace reading the book. I highly recommend using this only if you’ve already read ALL of the Throne of Glass series.

See my other summaries.

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!

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Throne of Glass Summary

This week’s book for the Throne of Glass Re-readathon was Throne of Glass. I’ll admit… I’m currently writing this a few days in advance, and I’m already on Heir of Fire. I maybe, might have, read ahead. I’m not even sorry-oops. Anyway here is the summary for Throne of Glass. Note: this is a SUMMARY, not a review, which means there will be SPOILERS.

SPOILERS AHEAD!
WARNING! READ AT YOUR OWN RISK!

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The Assassin’s Blade Summary

For the first week of my Throne of Glass Re-readathon, I read The Assassin’s Blade, a bind-up of the five prequel novellas of the series. If you want to participate in the readathon but don’t have time for every book, I’ll be posting a summary of each one at the end of every week. These will have SPOILERS.

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