Monday, November 30, 2009

the one with the Pages Read Challenge Season 2

The end of the year is coming closer and closer and I really wonder where all the months went. Wasn't it May just yesterday??? What happened to summer and autumn?

But then, the end of the year also means that all those wonderful reading challenges pop up again and we have to figure out which ones we want to join in.

In 2009, I hosted the Pages Read Challenge for the first time and I will host it again in 2010, so post a comment to sign up!

The rules are easy:

1) Pick a number of pages you'll be attempting to read in 2010. It doesn't matter whether your goal is 10,000 or 100,000. You can always up your number as we go along, so you don't need to go all up high with your page count.

2) Write a blog post about it in which you will keep track of your page count.

3) Comment here with your goal number and a link to your blog post (if you have a blog - otherwise, just leave a comment with your name and the goal number). I'll then add you to the list of participants below.

4) The challenge starts January 1, 2010 and ends December 31, 2010. Only pages read after the new year has begun count in for the challenge, but any and every page you read counts for this challenge. I don't care about re-reads, overlaps with other challenges, or e-books! Just count the pages you read, no matter what type of book you're reading :-) See, it's a really easy challenge!

5) As usual: Have fun!

Michelle @ True Book Addict even created a great button for the challenge:

Thanks a lot, Michelle!

The participants:
1) Jennifer - 50,000
2) Kathrin - 25,000
3) AlleluiaLu - 20,000
4) Amanda - 40,000
5) Veronika - 15,000
6) Kris - 31,000
7) Kara - 30,000
8) Kirthi - 70,000
9) Kathrin - 25,000
10) Janet - 35,000
11) Aleksandra - 50,000
12) Veggiemomof2 - 30,000
13) Jaime - 40,000
14) Wendy - 20,000
15) Kelly - 10,000
16) Lindy - 100,000
17) Erin - 20,000
18) Becky - 100,000
19) lioness37 - 50,000
20) Jules - 50,000
21) Kris @ Bookheart - 23,000
22) Susan - 35,000
23) CCDPiper - 18,000
24) Gina - 80,000
25) Kelly - 30,000
26) Sandra - 40,000
27) SueFitz - 20,000
28) Michelle - 1,000,000
29) Michelle @ The True Book Addict - 30,000
30) Velma - 25,000
31) Kristin - 40,000
32) The Clumsy Reader - 1,000,000


  1. I'm joining! My goal is 50,000 pages read in 2010.

  2. I'm in! I'm setting a goal of 20,000 pages read in 2010.

    Thanks for hosting.

  3. kim in ohio 75,000

  4. I have two questions. Can the pages overlap other challenges and can re-reads be counted or just new books? Either way,count me in!! I found your challenge from

    And, I plan to set a goal of 40,000 pages.

    Thanks for coming up with this great challenge!

  5. Count me in for 31,000 pages!

  6. Oooppps forgot to tell you my pages....


  7. Count me in...great challenge!!!

  8. Sign me up please! My goal is 70,000 pages or more! If I can make it.....
    Funny, it goes with my blog name, Pages, I'm definitely going to spread the word about this challenge.

  9. Oh yes, and would it be okay if I made a button for this challenge?

  10. Well, I'm glad you're all joining in :-) I think I now have my list up to date.

    Amanda, I think you should find the answers to your questions in the post now. I somehow forgot that. Sorry! Of course re-reads and overlaps are okay :-)

    Kirthi, feel free to create a button! I'm not good with those things, that's why I don't have buttons, most of the time.

  11. I am joining and going for 35,000 pages

  12. Sign me up! My goal is 50,000!

  13. I'm in with 30,000 & here's my post:


  14. My goal is 40,000! Here's my post...



  16. I didn't see Mr. Linky so this is how I sign up? i hope to do 100,000 again

  17. Please add me to the list of participants!

    20,000 this year!

  18. Okay guys, I think I have you all added to the list now. Sorry for the delay!!!

    Wendy, do you have a link for me to add?

  19. I'd love to join. :) My goal is 50,000. Here is my post about the challenge.

  20. I'm in! 50,000 pages for me (at least)
    Here's my link

  21. I will be joining this again this year! Completed my goal of 10,000 last year. Setting a higher goal this time with 23,000!

  22. I'd love to join in again. Last year I almost completed the goal, so this year I'm going to lower a bit to 18,000 pages.

  23. So, I hope I now have all your links :-) If I got anything wrong or someone else would like to join now, go ahead and let me know!

  24. My goal will be 30,000 - I'm actually hoping to read more than that but I think I will start with this number.


  25. I'm up to do this one again in 2010. I had never counted my pages before I joined last years' challenge and it was fun. I'm going for 40,000 pages again please. Thank you.

  26. Gina, Kelly & Sandra, I'm glad you're joining in :-) Have fun reading!

  27. Well I came close last year (25,000), but didn't quite make it.

    I'll do 20,000 this year and hope I can do it.

  28. I am going to try and read a million pages this year.

    The link to my blog is:


    Michelle aka crzybabe20 on yahoo

  29. SueFitz, I added you and wish you luck for this year!

    Michelle, wow! a million pages is awesome! No, beyond awesome!!!

  30. I'm joining in (actually already started last week). Initial goal--30,000 pages.

    I also made a're welcome to use it, if you like!

  31. Hi, hope it isn't to late to join you! My goal is 25K words, 52 books in 2010. I'm at 1,313 words & 3 books for January! Posted to my blog, Velma's World, about it today:


  32. Hi count me in! My goal is 40,000 pages. I'm going to read for leisure as much as I can before I start a Master's program in August. After that it's all textbooks, but I'm counting those in my goal as well.

    my blog is

    re: thetruebookaddict...can we all use your button?

  33. This is going to be so easy! 1,000,000 words for me!

  34. Wow, you all amaze me!

    And thetruebookaddict: thanks a lot for creating a button!