Fictionophile Blog Update – First Quarter of 2021

Yes folks, 2021 has reached the 1/4 mark. In an effort to keep organized and structure my reading, I’ve compiled this post to track my reading progress since January 1st.

I have read 35 books so far this year and reviewed them all:

 

I am doing well with my NetGalley Reading Challenge:

I am doing well with my Edelweiss Reading Challenge:

Here is where I stand with my Winter Book Bingo card:I have completed by Historical Fiction Reading Challenge pledge by reading FIVE titles:

I’m not making much progress with my “What’s In A Name” reading challenge:

Likewise, I’m progressing slowly with my Bookbloggers Reading Challenge:

I read and reviewed the SEVEN titles I pledged to read in March as part of the
Reading Ireland Month Challenge

My NetGalley Feedback Ratio continues to stand at 75%

My Edelweiss Feedback Ratio stands at 69%As of today, I have 234 review commitments outstanding. OUCH! In an effort to reduce this scary number, I am trying hard to refrain from requesting anything for the next few months.

At present, there are 132 titles on my NetGalley shelf  SO… I am reading ONLY NetGalley titles in April.Book Blogging… the struggle is real.

About Fictionophile

Fiction reviewer ; Goodreads librarian. Retired library cataloger - more time to read! Loves books, gardening, and red wine. I have been a reviewer member of NetGalley since October 2013. I review titles offered by Edelweiss, and participate in blog tours with TLC Book Tours.
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17 Responses to Fictionophile Blog Update – First Quarter of 2021

  1. Carla says:

    I love your donkey and carrot graphic Lynne. Good luck with your Netgalley only reading this month. I not only have no shelf control, but I can’t stick to a TBR if my life depended on it. You are doing well with your challenges and you still have lots of time left this year.

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  2. Good luck with your Netgalley April, you’re doing pretty well on your challenges. I’ve avoided any challenges other than trying to reduce my tbr (incorporating Kindle, bookshelves and NetGalley)

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  3. Kelly says:

    You’re doing great, Lynne! Good luck with NetGalley April 😘

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  4. 👍👍 You are doing great. You are truly a book lover.

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  5. Kerry Swan says:

    ‘Shelf control’ – love it!

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  6. So many challenges, Lynne! They’re great for giving your reading direction, but when I’ve done really prescriptive one’s, I find it becomes a chore. I’ve never considered having so many Netgalley books on my shelf, as I try to read and review all that I’m granted on there. Do you get through them all eventually, or do some just expire?

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  7. Carol says:

    75% for NG is great Lynne! You’re sooooo close! 🙌

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