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#YARC2019: Year of Asian Reading Challenge! (MASTERPOST)


Hi y’all!

So you may or may not have seen on Twitter, but a lovely group of Asian bloggers has banded together to create a year long reading challenge for reading books by Asian authors!

It seems like fun and a great experience to take part in, so I decided to! There are different challenge levels, and to start, I’ve decided to go with the MALAYAN TAPIR (21-30 books read), but that may change during the year as I get a better feel for how my year of reading will go!

You can find more information on the blogs of the 4 hosts:

Keep an eye on Shealea’s for monthly prompts and link round-ups, and be sure to follow the YARC twitter and the hashtag #YARC2019!

Also, if you decide to participate, Twitter user @yourtitakate created a handy spreadsheet for keeping track of your reads!

Now, if you’re interested, I’m going to share a bit of a TBR list, a currently reading list, and a read list, all of which I will update as much as possible as I read throughout the year! And since I’m a big mood reader, I’m going to include extra books on the TBR list to choose from.


MALAYAN TAPIR: 21-30 books read


  1. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  2. Love From A to Z by S. K. Ali
  3. Sounds Like Summer by Six de los Reyes
  4. The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
  5. Chasing Mindy by Carla de Guzman
  6. Making It Complicated by Clarisse David
  7. Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee
  8. Not Your Villain by C.B Lee
  9. Not Your Backup by C.B. Lee
  10. His Cocky Cellist by Cole McCade
  11. Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh
  12. Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh
  13. Caressed by Ice by Nalini Singh
  14. Mine to Possess by Nalini Singh
  15. Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh
  16. Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan
  17. The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo
  18. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal
  19. Red Envelope by Atom Yang
  20. Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai
  21. Wrong to Need You by Alisha Rai
  22. Hurts to Love You by Alisha Rai
  23. Tikka Chance on Me by Suleikha Snyder
  24. Winterglass by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
  25. The Devourers by Indra Das
  26. Jade City by Fonda Lee
  27. The Reader by Traci Chee
  28. Toxic by Lydia Kang
  29. The Terracotta Bride by Zen Cho
  30. Scandalized by Tara Frejas
  31. No More Heroes by Michelle Kan
  32. The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco
  33. A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev
  34. RunTime by S.B. Divya
  35. Serpentine by Cindy Pon
  36. No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal
  37. The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee
  38. Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh
  39. Grumpy Fake Boyfriend by Jackie Lau
  40. Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne



  1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondō
  2. Graham’s Delicacies by Em Ali
  3. Flipping the Script by Danice Mae P. Sison
  4. Fly With Me by Hudson Lin
  5. This Is How It Starts by Dawn Lanuza
  6. The Last Time I’ll Write About You by Dawn Lanuza


Are any of y’all planning to participate? Share your posts if you are! And if you don’t have a blog, share the Goodreads shelf or Twitter thread you’re using! What books are you planning to read?

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