Because I have a lot of thick books on my “to-read” list for 2012, I thought it would be a good idea to join this new challenge – the Chunkster Reading Challenge.
The rules are pretty simple: Read adult books (no audio or e-books, though there are some exceptions) that are more than 450 pages long.
Visit the Chunkster Reading Challenge page for more details on the rules, and how to join.
Additional rules include choosing a reading level that has a corresponding number of books to be read.
You must pick a level of participation:
- The Chubby Chunkster – this option is for the readers who want to dabble in large tomes, but really doesn’t want to commit to much more than that. FOUR Chunksters is all you need to finish this challenge.
- The Plump Primer – this option is for the slightly heavier reader who wants to commit to SIX Chunksters over the next twelve months.
- Do These Books Make my Butt Look Big? – this option is for the reader who can’t resist bigger and bigger books and wants to commit to SIX Chunksters from the following categories: 2 books which are between 450 – 550 pages in length; 2 books which are 551 – 750 pages in length; 2 books which are GREATER than 750 pages in length (for ideas, please refer to the book suggestions page for some books which fit into these categories).
- Mor-book-ly Obese – This is for the truly out of control chunkster. For this level of challenge you must commit to EIGHT or more Chunksters of which three tomes MUST be 750 pages or more.
For the challenge, I will be going for the Plump Primer – To read 6 books, each over 650 pages long, in the span of 12 months.
Wish me luck!
Challenge period is from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.