June is Jazz Age June, a new event set up by Laurie @ Relevant Obscurity and Fanda at ClassicLit. This reading event runs from June 1st to 30th, aiming to explore the 1920s through literature and other arts.
Here is an invitation to read something in another language this summer, and if you wish, challenge yourself to meet one of the following goals:
Level 1: Tourist
Read one book in a language other than your mother tongue.
Level 2: Long-term visitor
Spend an entire month reading books in another language (total of two or more).
Level 3: Immersion
Spend the whole summer reading books in another language.
To join in, sign up at The Emerald City Book Review.
Nick at One Catholic Life has chosen one book for 2020 for his Chapter-a-Day Read-Along: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. If you would like to join in, get a copy of the book. Then post about it on your blog. Download the daily schedule and commit to reading a chapter a day all year.
The aim of the Nonfiction Reader Challenge is to encourage you to make nonfiction part of your reading experience during the year. The challenge will run from January 1st to December 31st 2020. Participants may join at any time until December 1st 2020. Create a blog post committing to your participation in this challenge. Link up at Book’d Out.
Keely at A Common Reader is hosting a Russian Literature Challenge for 2020.
Gather Together and Read is hosting the 1000 Books Project: Non-Fiction 2020. For more details, take a look at the post here.
Later in 2020
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