2020 Audiobook Challenge Sign-up

December 15th, 2019 Kimberly Event 63 Comments

15th Dec

Grab your earbuds and join hosts Hot Listens and Caffeinated Reviewer for the 2020 Audiobook Challenge! Choose your level and rock your ears off!

Use hashtag #2020AudiobookChallenge on social media to alert others of your listens and progress!

Challenge Details

  • Runs January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020. 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 2020 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 Tweet about the challenge.
  • Updates plus a giveaway will be posted twice during the year. The first update will be June 30, 2020, and the last update will take place on December 15, 2020.

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+
  • The 100 Club (Audiobook Elite) 100+

Link up and Join the Fun

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63 Responses to “2020 Audiobook Challenge Sign-up”

  1. MichelleBookAddict

    Hi Kim. I’ll give weekend warrior 1 to 10 a try because I’ve already listened to 2 audiobooks this year.
    1. Rescue me by Lill Shalvis 3⭐️
    2 NOS4A2 by Joe Hill 5⭐️♥️

  2. Sarah

    Trying for Newbie – I prefer print over audio, but I’m open to trying it. I’m #96 on the Linky, if this is incorrect.

    • Kimberly

      Sarah, create a bookshelf on Goodreads called Audiobook 2020 Challenge. Link that bookshelf to the linky. Each time you listen to an audiobook add it to that shelf on Goodreads. Also if you haven’t done so, send me a friend request. 🙂

  3. Pam Cecchini

    I hope I entered challenge correctly. I have listened to 9 of my ten books registered on Goodreads so far this year. Good reading to all.

  4. Chris Alexander

    I think I’m signed up correctly. I’ve got a shelf on GR, but will also post on my IG planner account where I am sharing another reading challenge.

  5. writer..

    I can’t get the button image to post on the audio junkies group on goodreads. Have tried repeatedly.. need help plz 😉

  6. Kate Davies

    I hope I signed up ok but I love this idea, I use audiobooks a lot as my mental health causes overload and I can’t concentrate on print.

  7. Anne@HeadFullofBooks

    I’m in. I just have to create my blog post announcing my participation. I enjoy audiobooks so much but don’t listen to as many as I used to because I no longer have a commute.

    • Kimberly

      You did it exactly right.. Angela from Musings of a Literary Wanderer correct? The link went right to your challenge page. Best of luck hitting the Binge level!

        • Kimberly

          That’s ok. You don’t need a blog. What linky # are you and what did you link up with? A lot of non-bloggers create a bookshelf on Goodreads. (I make one there myself) Like 2020 Audiobook Challenge. You can then link up the shelf.

          • Angela, Moses Moses

            I think I did it right now . I’ve never done anything with Linky. I’m not sure why mine has a big X though.

    • Kimberly

      You are linked up now; I sent you a Goodreads friend request. As for the image, you need to upload one, since the linky couldn’t pull one from Goodreads. No big deal though. Update it if you want. Some images are crazy.

      • Angela, Moses Moses

        Woot woot!! Thank you! I’m definitely excited about this challenge!!!

  8. Tari Hann

    Oh man, with all the December busy-ness I didn’t get a chance to report back that I actually got 7 books in 2019 listened to. I was only at 2 mid-year–most get listened to during fall crafting season. I’d like to do this again but will track on a GR shelf and hopefully be better about linking this year!

    • Kimberly

      LOL, Tari I do this all the time!! I signed up for several challenges last year, kept track on Goodreads and on my blog but failed to update on host site!😳

  9. Jorie

    Hallo, Hallo,

    I was only mildly successful in 2018 listening to more audiobooks – I’m hoping 2020 is a better year for me as I enjoyed this reading challenge despite the lack of focus, concentration and achievement! 🙁 I did help add several audiobooks to my regional library’s OverDrive account which I look forward to continuing to do. I also enjoy Scribd. Thanks for continuing to host!

  10. Lola

    I enjoyed participating in this challenge in 2019 so I am joining the 2020 again. This time I am going for the Socially Awkward (Don’t talk to me) 15-20 level.

  11. Mandy

    Aaah, I love this challenge. 2019 was definitely the year I got back into audiobooks and would definitely like to improve on the 11 I read this year.