2016 Reading Challenge

  • A book based on a fairy tale – John Winchester’s Journal by Alex Irvine (cheating on this – book based on many urban legends)
  • A National Book Award winner – Holes by Louis Sachar – National Book Award for Young People’s Literature (1998)
  • A YA bestseller
  • A book you haven’t read since high school
  • A book set in your home state
  • A book translated to English – The Bat by Jo Nesbo
  • A romance set in the future
  • A book set in Europe – Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  • A book that’s under 150 pages – Great Irish Short Stories by Noreen O’Donovan (Editor)
  • A New York Times bestseller – The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
  • A book that’s becoming a movie this year – Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  • A book recommended by someone you just met – The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (by Shannon)
  • A self-improvement book
  • A book you can finish in a day – Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner
  • A book written by a celebrity
  • A political memoir
  • A book at least 100 years older than you
  • A book that’s more than 600 pages – Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  • A book from Oprah’s Book Club
  • A science-fiction novel
  • A book recommended by a family member
  • A graphic novel – Hamlet by Neil Babra
  • A book that is published in 2016 – Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell
  • A book with a protagonist who has your occupation – Harry Potter And The Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
  • A book that takes place during Summer – James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  • A book and its prequel
  • A murder mystery – After The Funeral by Agatha Christie
  • A book written by a comedian
  • A dystopian novel – Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign #4 by Takaya Kagami
  • A book with a blue cover – Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
  • A book of poetry
  • The first book you see in a bookstore – Shovel ready by Adam Sternbergh
  • A classic from the 20th century
  • A book from the library – Macbeth (Graphic Novel) by Ken Hoshine
  • An autobiography
  • A book about a road trip
  • A book about a culture you’re unfamiliar with – Mother to Mother by Sindiwe Magona (South Africa)
  • A satirical book
  • A book that takes place on a island – Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign #3 by Takaya Kagami (Japan)
  • A book that’s guaranteed to bring you joy – A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks
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