2016 Reading Challenge


I love to read, I also read for a living (thanks Facing North!). So you’d think these reading challenges would be easy.  .  .

Here’s how I’m doing so far in 2016:

A book based on a fairy tale — Cinder, Marissa Meyer
A National Book Award Winner
A YA bestseller
A book you haven’t read since high school
A book set in your home state
A book translated into English — The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
A romance set in the future
A book set in Europe — The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World, Anthony Amore
A book that’s under 150 pages
A NYTimes bestseller
A book that’s becoming a movie this year
A book recommended by someone you just met
A self-improvement book
A book you can finish in a day
A book written by a celebrity
A political memoir
A book at least 100 years older than you
A book longer than 600 pages — Summer Tree, The Fionovar Tapestry (book 1), Guy Gavriel Kay
A book from Oprah’s Book Club
A sci-fi novel
A book recommended by a family member
A graphic novel
A book published in 2016
A book with a protagonist in your occupation
A book that takes place during the summer
A book and its prequel
A murder mystery
A book written by a comedian
A dystopian novel
A book with a blue cover — Anodea Judith’s Chakra Yoga
A book of poetry
The first book you see in a bookstore
A classic from the 20th century
A book from the library — You Have it Made, Ellie Krieger (cookbook)
A book about a culture you are unfamiliar with
A satirical book
A book that takes place on an island — Frommer’s EasyGuide Kauai 2016*
A book guaranteed to bring you joy

*what?


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