2016 Book Nook

A reading challenge to last the entire year! (source) In the last few years I have struggled to pick up and finish books. I once loved reading but now I never make time. I hope that by challenging myself I will accomplish more reading and rediscover my love of books!


2016 Reading Challenge

  • 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 (Wench, DolenPerkins-Valdez, ★★★)
  • A book translated to English
  • A romance set in the future (Scarlet, Marissa Meyers, ★★★★★)
  • A book set in Europe (Death Wears A Mask, Ashley Weaver, ★★★★
  • A book that’s under 150 pages (The Halloween Tree, Ray Bradbury, ★★)
  • A New York Times 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 (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling +, ★★)
  • 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 (WHOA!)
  • A book from Oprah’s Book Club
  • A science-fiction novel (Cress, Marissa Meyer, ★★★★★)
  • A book recommended by a family member (Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline, ★★★★★)
  • A graphic novel
  • A book that is published in 2016 (Exposure to a Billionaire, Ann Menke, ★★)
  • A book with a protagonist which has your occupation (The Other Typist, Suzanne Rindell, ★★)
  • A book that takes place during Summer (The Witches, Roald Dahl, ★★★★)
  • A book and its prequel (The Horse & His Boy, ★★★★ and XXX [stars], C.S. Lewis)
  • A murder mystery (Murder at the Brightwell, Ashley Weaver, ★★★★)
  • A book written by a comedian
  • A dystopian novel (The Elite, Kiera Cass, ★★★)
  • A book with a blue cover (The Selection, Kiera Cass, ★★★)
  • A book of poetry
  • The first book you see in a bookstore
  • A classic from the 20th Century (Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie, ★★★)
  • A book from the library (Secret Daughter, Shilpi Somaya Gowda, ★★★★)
  • An autobiography (Bossypants, Tina Fey, ★★★★)
  • A book about a road trip
  • A book about a culture you’re unfamiliar with
  • A satirical book
  • A book that takes place on an island (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs, ★★★)
  • A book that guaranteed to bring you joy (The Royal We, Heather Cock & Jessica Morgan, ★★★★)




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