Monday, January 18, 2016

2016 Reading Challenge


Popsugar.com came out with this 2016 Reading Challenge and I knew that I wanted to join in! This is a great list to test your reading skills and really reach outside your comfort zone! Genres and styles off all different kinds, surely to feed your inner bookworm. Throughout the next few months, I will update this page with links to the books that I read and how I liked them!


Here we go!


A BOOK BASED ON A FAIRY TALE
Mirror, Mirror by Gregory Macguire

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson (2015)

A YA BESTSELLER
Paper Towns by John Green

A BOOK YOU HAVEN'T READ SINCE HIGH SCHOOL
Outcasts United by Warren St. John

A BOOK SET IN YOUR HOME STATE
The Immortals by Tracy Hickman

A BOOK TRANSLATED TO ENGLISH
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas 

A ROMANCE SET IN THE FUTURE
Insurgent by Veronica Roth

A BOOK SET IN EUROPE
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

A BOOK THAT'S UNDER 150 PAGES.

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A BOOK THAT'S BECOMING A MOVIE THIS YEAR
Through The Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

A BOOK THAT'S RECOMMENDED BY SOMEONE YOU JUST MET

A SELF-IMPROVEMENT BOOK

A BOOK THAT YOU CAN FINISH IN A DAY
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

A BOOK WRITTEN BY A CELEBRITY

A POLITICAL MEMOIR
I am America (and so can you!) by Stephen Colbert

A BOOK AT LEAST 100 YEARS OLDER THAN YOU

A BOOK FROM OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB
Wild by Cheryl Strayed

A SCIENCE-FICTION NOVEL
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

A BOOK RECOMMENDED BY A FAMILY MEMBER

A GRAPHIC NOVEL

A BOOK THAT IS PUBLISHED IN 2016

A BOOK WITH A PROTAGONIST WHO HAS YOUR OCCUPATION

A BOOK THAT TAKES PLACE DURING SUMMER
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A BOOK AND IT'S PREQUEL

A MURDER MYSTERY
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

A BOOK WRITTEN BY A COMEDIAN
Bossypants by Tina Fey

A DYSTOPIAN NOVEL
Allegiant by Veronica Roth

A BOOK WITH A BLUE COVER
Divergent by Veronica Roth

A BOOK OF POETRY

THE FIRST BOOK YOU SEE IN A BOOKSTORE

A CLASSIC FROM THE 20TH CENTURY
1984 by George Orwell

A BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

A BOOK ABOUT A ROAD TRIP
Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

A BOOK ABOUT A CULTURE YOU'RE UNFAMILIAR WITH

A SATIRICAL BOOK
Catch-22 by Joesph Heller

A BOOK THAT TAKES PLACE ON AN ISLAND
Lord of the Flies by William Golding

A BOOK THAT'S GUARANTEED TO BRING YOU JOY
Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary




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