January, 2018 Week 1 Reading Plans

Oh my God, it is the first week of January, 2018. Everyone panic with me, please. For this week, I am trying to balance the monthly reading challenges I have devised for the year. (Heh. Don’t be impressed. I am merely following other people on the journey). Here we go: My January, 2018 Week 1 Reading Plans are as follows.

mental health book bingo

My pals Inge and Wendy are two of the hosts for this readathon. There are different challenges in relation to mental health books. However, let me be honest with you: I am probably not going to get a bingo there. I am simply participating by reading the mental health books I have on my shelves.

From what I have gathered, it is a month-long readathon. Hopefully, I can manage to read a little bit every week (or, you know, I could just read a lot of those books in one week. Anything can happen).

My options include:

The Rest of Us Still Live Here by Patrick Ness
This book demands to be read, I say! I have only read one Ness book, and I loved it so much. Celebrating the average peeps, Ness showcases the perspectives of a variety of people. None of whom happen to be “superheroes”in the traditional sense.

Mosquitoland by David Arnold
Not sure what is the representation in this one, but I saw it on a Goodreads list that I will include here. 

It is kind of a stretch, but I can also give The Upside of Unrequited a try this week, too. Who knows.

kind of related

A Madness so Discreet by Mindy McGinnis is also what I am reading this week. I know. My progress is really sad thus far. This is not a reflection on the book itself, merely my mental health’s status as of late.

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera


I have to wrap up Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean At the End of the Lane. Also: I want to somehow put a dent on Kendare Blake’s Three Dark Crowns. 


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My lovely pal Jolien talked about the Pop Sugar Reading Challenge in one of her

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