Wednesday, December 14, 2022

The Nerdy Bookworm 50 Books a Year Reading Challenge 2023

 This one started last year at The Nerdy Bookworm. I will be in again.

1.  2023 New Release

2. A book with more than 300 pages: I Kissed Shara Wheeler--Casey McQuiston

3. A book outside of your comfort genres

4. Read a nonfiction book: The Pretty One--Keah Brown

5. Read a book based on a tv series or movie adaptation (watch the show or movie after for fun): Anna and Elsa's Hygge Life--Heather Knowles

6. Read a steamy romance novel: Seven Years to Sin--Sylvia Day

7. Thriller, mystery, or suspense novel: Verity--Colleen Hoover

8. Book that is set in the decade you were born in (90s baby here)

9. A book that has been on your TBR for 2+ years or more

10. Read a book that is hyped online

11. Read a book with a number in the title: Three Sisters, Three Queens--Philippa Gregory

12. Goodreads 2022 Winner or Nominee: The Office BFFs--Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey

13. A book with one word in the title

14. Listen to an audiobook: Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head: Poems--Warsan Shire

15. Read a retelling: Six Crimson Cranes--Elizabeth Lim

16. 2023 Bestseller

17. Read a book that involves family: Beach House Reunion--Mary Alice Monroe

18. Highly anticipated read

19. A book that discusses death, grief, and or moving on

20. A book title that starts with the word "The" (for example The Great Gatsby, The Help, The Hobbit): The Love Hypothesis--Ali Hazelwood

21. A book set in NYC

22. A book by an auto-buy author of yours: On Ocean Boulevard--Mary Alice Monroe

23.  Read a historical fiction novel: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman--Ernest J. Gaines

24. New York Times Bestseller

25. Read a book with a person on the cover: Back in Black--Lori Foster

26. Read a book that has time travel in it

27. Read a book with a happily-ever-after ending

28. Read a YA book

29. Read a book where the two main characters are "fake dating": Meet Cute Dairy--Emery Lee

30. A book set in a place where you have visited 

31. Read a book with two or more authors 

32. Read a book that has a purple cover

33. A book that has a cover you love

34. Read a celebrity memoir

35. A book that has mental health aspects to it

36. Read a graphic novel, manga, or comic: Stuntboy, In the Meantime--Jason Reynolds

37. Read an author's debut book: Ellen Foster--Kaye Gibbons

38. Read a horror/creepy novel

39. Read the highest-rated book on your Goodreads TBR list

40. Read a book that Rory Gilmore read in Gilmore Girls (There are over 500 books on the list to choose from) you can reference these book lists onetwo, and three

41. A book you bought from a bookstore

42. Read a book that is set at a carnival or circus: Remarkables--Lisa Mantchev

43. Read a book from the library: Lost Autumn--Mary-Rose MacColl 

44. Read a book set around wartime 

45.  Read a book with a close proximity romance

46. Book you meant to read last year but didn't

47. Read a book that has one of your favorite book tropes in it (enemies to lovers, second chance romance, forbidden love, good vs evil, etc.) check out this trope master list here for inspiration: Queerly Beloved--Susie Dumond 

48. Read a new to you author: Lilac Girls--Martha Hall Kelly

49. Read any book from a series

50. Free space/pick any book

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