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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Southern Literature Reading Challenge

2021 Southern Literature Reading Challenge Button

 The Southern Literature Reading Challenge is hosted by Introverted Reader.  According to her blog - 

The South: 

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia


  • Read books by Southern authors set largely in the South
  • You can read any genre, including fiction or nonfiction, classics or modern works
  • You can read books meant for any age group
  • Crossovers with other challenges are fine
  • Any format that you choose is also acceptable
  • The challenge will run from January 1 through December 31, 2021
  • A blog is not required for participation; you can also link to reviews on other sites such as GoodReads or LibraryThing
  • Sign up anytime throughout the year.

Reading Suggestions provided by challenge host

Introverted Reader has a shelf on GoodReads with lots of books on it. There’s also a Best Southern Literature list on GoodReads that should give you some good ideas. Or you can reference the linked reviews from the 20162015201420132012, and 2011 versions of the challenge.


Level 1–C’mon in the house! Read 1-2 books.

Level 2–Pull up a seat and stay a while! Read 3-4 books

Level 3–Have a glass of sweet iced tea, honey. Read 5-6 books

Level 4–Y’all come back now, y’hear! Read 7+ books

I am going to shoot for Level 3







Vicki said...

I'm doing level 2.

Jen at Introverted Reader said...

Thanks for signing up! I hope you enjoy the books you choose!


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