Sunday, November 24, 2019

2020 What An Animal Reading Challenge - Sign Up

Welcome to the 2020 What an Animal Reading Challenge. I began hosting this challenge in 2010, when I took it over from Kristi at Passion for the Page. I love reading books that feature animals and am going to host this one again. I hope you will join me.

The challenge will begin on January 1, 2020 and end on December 31, 2020.

The rules are really simple. I am changing it up a little bit, on...

1. Any book read for this challenge has to have an animal that plays a major role in the book (which could be fiction or non-fiction.) It also counts if a main character is (or turns into) an animal (define that however you'd like). In the past, books would qualify if an animal is in the title or on the cover, but that alone no longer qualifies. This challenge is for books related to animals and just because they are in the title or on the cover, doesn't mean it's about an animal.

These are the levels.

Level 1 - Read 6 books

Level 2 - Read 7-12

Level 3 - Read 13-20

Level 4 - Read 21 or more

2. The animal can be any type of animal (real or fictitious)--dog, cat, monkey, wolf, snake, insect, hedgehog, aardvark...dragon, mermaid, centaur, vampire, get the idea...

3. Challenge runs from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

4. Books can be fiction or nonfiction.

5. You may make a list of books at the beginning of the challenge or you can just list them as you find them.

6. Book titles may be swapped out at anytime (assuming you made a list to begin with).

7. Crossovers with other challenges are permitted and encouraged.

8. You don't have to have a blog or write a review, but you can if you want to. If you don't have a blog, just post in the comment section that you'd like to join. You can post your books in there. Or you can sign up by joining my group on Goodreads for this challenge by clicking here.

9. Books can be in any format of your choice (print, audio, ebooks)

10. To sign up, use the Mister Linky below. There will be links for reviews and wrap posts later.

That's it! Enjoy and have fun!

I'm signing up for Level 2 again and I'll list my books here...

1. Lykoi Larceny by Katherine Hayton (Click here to read my review.)

2. The Great Lab Escape by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (Click here to read my review.)

3. Mysterious Merchandise by Astoria Wright (Click here to read my review.)

4. Revenge is Sweet by Kaye George (Click here to read my review.)

5. Mousse and Murder by Elizabeth Logan (Click here to read my review.)

6. Murder in Cottonwood Springs by Dianne Harman (Click here to read my review.)

7. Peach Scream by Anna Gerard (Click here to read my review.)

8.  Checked Out For Murder by Allison Brook (Click here to read my review.)

9.  A Case of Cat and Mouse by Sofie Kelly (Click here to read my review.)

10.  Bending the Paw by Diane Kelly (Click here to read my review.)

11.  The Tell Tail Heart by Cate Conte (Click here to read my review.)

12.  A Whisker of a Doubt by Cate Conte (Click here to read my review.)

Sign up using the link below. Sign up in this format:

Line #1 - Your Name (Blog name, if you have one)
Line #2 - Link to your sign up post (please post the direct link to your post and not the link to your blog's homepage.)


  1. This sounds like a fun challenge. Thank you for hosting this. If I pick up an animal book, I will participate.

  2. Good luck with the challenge! When I was a kid, I only read animal books, but I don’t read many anymore.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  3. I want to do this one! I read tons of books that feature animals and characters. I'll be singing up:)

  4. I plan to sign up. I will do all cat books. Thank you for the kind words you left on my blog for the loss of KaTwo. XO

  5. I signed at number 3. I made a mistake! the link is wrong :-( it leads to another challenge on another blog :-( sorry !!! Can I delete it (or modify)?

    1. No problem. I deleted it. You can whatever link you have for this challenge.

  6. Level 4!

  7. I just signed up to do this challenge! Never done a challenge before! I love animals so this should be great. I'm choosing Level 1.


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