You know I usually have some kind of reading goal for the year. For 2016, it was My Year with Anne, where I wanted to read all the Anne of Green Gables books. Went pretty fabulously. In 2015, it was My Year with Robin Hood. Kinda crashed and burned. It happens.
I've been tossing around a few ideas for 2017, and nothing really felt right until I found that one of my newer blogging acquaintances, Risa, is planning a very relaxed re-read of The Lord of the Rings. I haven't reread that since I led my very first read-along, which was three years ago. Gack! I need to read it again! So I'm doing that with her. Calling it My Year in Middle Earth, as I hope to read a couple other things set there as well, like those short stories I've never read yet (such as "Farmer Giles of Ham"). Never know, I might even try some of the History of Middle Earth books or reread The Hobbit as well.
And also, my TBR shelves are scary right now. So I'm going to do the Mount TBR Challenge (hosted by My Reader's Block) again in 2017. I did it back in 2014 and really liked how it helped me get through some of the books I already owned, so I'm signing up again! I'm aiming for Pike's Peak, which means reading 12 books already on my TBR shelves before January 1, 2017. Not making a list for this, just reading as the book vibes move me, as usual. Who knows -- I might get ambitious and aim for Mount Blanc and 24 books instead! We shall see.
I think that's enough reading challenges and plans for me for 2017. Besides my Classics Club list, of course. Do you have any goals in mind already? Or are you not a fan of challenges and so on?
This might be my last post before Christmas, so just in case it is... Merry Christmas!