2015 Reading Challenge

I found this challenge a while ago, which was originally posted on Popsugar and decided to participate :). Although a book could fit more descriptions, I want to read a book for each individual line, 52 in total. 😀


  • A book with more than 500 pages – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  • A classic novel
  • A book that became a movie – About a Boy by Nick Hornby
  • A book published this year – Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign #1 by Takaya Kagami (German version in 2016)
  • A book with a number in the title
  • A book written be somebody under 30
  • A book with non-human characters – Olympian Legends: Gods by Alexandru Mitru
  • A funny book – Lost In Translation: Misadventures In English Abroad by Charlie Croker
  • A book by a female author – The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side by Agatha Christie
  • A mystery or thriller – The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • A book with a one-word title – Baraba by Pär Lagerkvist
  • A book of short stories – Broken Glass and Other Stories by Patricia Highsmith
  • A book set in a different country – Message In a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks
  • A non-fiction book – I Hate Myselfie by Shane Dawson
  • A popular author’s first book – Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet – True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
  • A book a friend recommended – The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • A Pulitzer Prize-winning book – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • A book based on a true story – The History of the World According to Facebook by Wylie Overstreet
  • A book at the bottom of your to-read list – The Asylum by L.J. Smith
  • A book your mom loves – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • A book that scares you – Bag of Bones by Stephen King
  • A book more than 100 years old – Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
  • A book based entirely on its cover – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t – The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (I was supposed to read it in the 2011 summer break and ended up reading it last year in German class)
  • A memoir
  • A book you can finish in a day – All-Night Party by R.L. Stine
  • A book with antonyms in the title
  • A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit – Dance, dance, dance by Haruki Murakami (Japan and Hawai)
  • A book that came out the year you were born – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling (1997)
  • A book with bad reviews – The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks
  • A trilogy
  • A book from your childhood – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll
  • A book with a love triangle
  • A book set in the future – Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign #2 by Takaya Kagami
  • A book set in high school – Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
  • A book with a color in the title – Between Shades Of Grey by Ruta Sepetys
  • A book that made you cry – The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
  • A book with magic – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  • A graphic novel – Romeo and Juliet by Matt Wiegle
  • A book by an author you’ve never read before – Hidden Fires by Sandra Brown
  • A book you own but have never read – The Fault In Our Stars by John Green (had it for almost 2 years before reading it)
  • A book that takes place in your home-town
  • A book that was originally written in a different language – At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks (originally in English, read it in Romanian)
  • A book set during Christmas – It Must Have Been the Mistletoe by Judy Astley
  • A book written by an author with your same initials
  • A play – Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  • A banned book – The Giver by Louis Lowry
  • A book based on or turned into a TV show – The Compelled by L.J. Smith
  • A book you started but never finished – The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
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