Friday, December 23, 2016

ARE YOU READY FOR THE 2017 READING CHALLENGE?

Ok, here's another one. There are two options for the one and I'm going for the longer one. I'm sure I can find crossovers from other challenges.


Are you ready for a 2017 reading challenge? Click through to get your 26-book and 52-book challenge checklists!
2017 Ultimate Reading Challenge! Are you ready for a 2017 reading challenge? Click through to get your 26-book and 52-book challenge checklists...
The idea behind these challenges is to encourage 

The 52-book 2017 reading challenge

  1. A book you read in school
  2. A book from your childhood
  3. A book published over 100 years ago: Wives and Daughters--Elizabeth Gaskell
  4. A book published in the last year
  5. A non-fiction book: Hope--Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus
  6. A book written by a male author: 12th of Never--James Patterson
  7. A book written by a female author: To All the Boys I've Loved Before--Jenny Han
  8. A book by someone who isn’t a writer: The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo--Amy Schumer
  9. A book that became/is becoming a film: Wonder--R.J. Palacio
  10. A book published in the 20th Century: The Abominable Man--Maj Sjowell
  11. A book set in your hometown/region
  12. A book with a name in the title: Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass--Meg Medina
  13. A book with a number in the title: One Thousand White Women--Jim Fergus
  14. A book based on a true story: Night Fall--Nelson DeMille
  15. A book someone else recommended: City of Women--David R. Gillham
  16. A book with over 500 pages: The Big Rock Candy Mountain--Wallace Stegner
  17. A book you can finish in a day: More Brains Than Bullets/The Road to Casas Piedras/West of Dodge--Louis L'Amour
  18. A previously banned book: Black Beauty--Anna Sewell
  19. A book with a one-word title: Cakewalk--Kate Moses
  20. A book translated from another language: Big Bob--Georges Simenon
  21. A personal growth book: More, Now, Again--Elizabeth Wurtzel
  22. A memoir or journal: Bad Dog (A Love Story)--Martin Kihn
  23. A book by someone younger than you: A List of Things That Didn't Kill Me--Jason Schmidt
  24. A book set somewhere you’ll visit this year  want to visit: One Plus One--JoJo Moyes 
  25. An award-winning book: Angle of Repose--Wallace Stegner (Pulitzer)
  26. A book you were supposed to read in school but haven’t yet:  Crime and Punishment--Fyodor Dostoevsky (I wasn't actually assigned to read it, but think I should have been)
  27. A book with a character with your first name
  28. A book with a place in the title: The Oregon Trail--Rinker Buck
  29. A book set in the future
  30. A play
  31. A scary book: Catch Me--Lisa Gardner
  32. A funny book: Openly Bob--Bob Smith
  33. A book of short stories: The Cat Who Had 14 Tales--Lilian Jackson Braun
  34. A trilogy or series: E. Lockhart--a) The Boyfriend List  b) The Boy Book c) The Treasure Map of Boys  d) Real Live Boyfriends
  35. A bestseller: Orphan Train--Christina Baker Kline
  36. A book you own but haven’t read yet: Just One Year--Gayle Forman
  37. A book about philosophy: Lipstick Jihad--Azadeh Moaveni
  38. An epic poem: The Epic of Gilgamesh
  39. A Victorian novel: Lady Susan--Jane Austen
  40. A book of poetry: The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
  41. A book with a colour in the title: Pink--Lili Wilkinson
  42. A book with an appealing cover: The Blacker the Berry--Wallace Thurman
  43. A book about psychology: Bitch--Elizabeth Wurtzel
  44. A book about science: The Immortal Life  of Henrietta Lacks--Rebecca Skloot
  45. A graphic novel: Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy--Rachel Renee Russell
  46. A self-published book
  47. A book based on a true story: A  Million Little Pieces--James Frey
  48. A famous author’s first novel
  49. A book of non-fiction essays:  Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs--Wallace Stegner
  50. A book by an author you haven’t read before: The Impossible Knife of Memory--Laurie Hale Anderson
  51. A book set in a country you’ve never been to: Quicksand--Nella Larsen
  52. A book set in the place you live today:  The Sky is Everywhere--Jandy Nelson

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