2019 AudioBook Listening Challenge


Join Hot Listens and Caffeinated Reviewer for the 7th year of audiobook fun.

Challenge Details

  • Runs January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019. You can join at any time.
  • The goal is to find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2019 than you did in 2018.
  • Books must be in audio format (CD, MP3, etc.)
  • ANY genres count.
  • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
  • You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, Facebook, LibraryThing, etc.
  • If you’re a blogger grab the button and do a quick post about the challenge to help spread the word. If you’re not a blogger you can help by posting on Facebook or Tweeting about the challenge.
  • Updates plus a giveaway will be posted twice during the year. The first update will be June 30, 2019, and the last update will take place on December 15, 2019.

Achievement Levels

  • Newbie (I’ll give it a try) 1-5
  • Weekend Warrior (I’m getting the hang of this) 5-10
  • Stenographer (can listen while multitasking) 10-15
  • Socially Awkward (Don’t talk to me) 15-20
  • Binge Listener (Why read when someone can do it for you) 20-30
  • My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) 30+
  • Marathoner (Look Ma No Hands) 50+

My 2019 Challenge

This year – I’m going for Marathoner Level, again. I’ve managed over 100 titles each year with this challenge, so I’m thinking that will work for me again.  I’ll track my progress below

  1. Twice Magic by Cressida Cowell
  2. The Wicked King by Holly Black
  3. The Coloring Crook: by Krista Davis
  4. Nevermore by Dannika Dark
  5. Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography by Robert Irwin
  6. Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain by Michael Rosen
  7. Drawn and Buttered by Shari Randall
  8. Three Little Words by Jenny Holiday
  9. Salt & Storm by Kendall Kulper
  10. Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
  11. The Wolf in the Whale by Jordanna Max Brodsky
  12. The Water Thief by Claire Hajaj
  13. If the Haunting Fits Wear It by Rose Pressey
  14. Thirty-Four Going on Bride by Becky Monson
  15. Meet Cute by Helena Hunting
  16. Death in the Park by London Lovett
  17. Witch Way Did He Go? by Dakota Cassidy
  18. Everbound: The Kindred #3 by Donna Grant
  19. Chaotic Corgis by Mildred Abbott
  20. Runaway Girl by Tessa Bailey
  21. A Midwinter's Tail by Bethany Blake
  22. Forever My Hero by Sharon Sala
  23. Breaking the Mould by Victoria Hamilton
  24. House of the Rising Nun by
  25. The Ghost Hunter Next Door by Danielle Garrett
  26. Ghosts Gone Wild by Danielle Garrett
  27. We Were Rich and We Didn't Know It by Tom Phelan
  28. A Gentlewoman's Guide to Murder by Victoria Hamilton
  29. A Passion for Haunted Fashion by Rose Pressey