2015 Reading Challenge

my bookshelf!

I read about Popsugar’s 2015 Reading Challenge from Framed Frosting this week. I’ve resolved to read more this year and this seems like a great way to do that! Re-posting the list here for anyone who wants to try:

Diversify your reading by ticking off the 50 books below:

(I will link as I finish these books!)

  1. a book with more than 500 pages
  2. a classic romance  – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  3. a book that became a movie – Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  4. a book published this year
  5. a book with a number in the title
  6. a book written by someone under 30
  7. a book with nonhuman characters – Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  8. a funny book – Emma by Jane Austen
  9. a book by a female author The Real Jane Austen: a Life In Small Things by Paula Byrne
  10. a mystery or thriller
  11. a book with a one-word title – Persuasion by Jane Austen
  12. a book of short stories
  13. a book set in a different country – Dracula by Bram Stoker
  14. a nonfiction book – The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
  15. a popular author’s first book – The Black Moth by Georgette Heyer
  16. a book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet – Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones
  17. a book a friend recommended
  18. a Pulitzer Prize-winning book
  19. a book based on a true story
  20. a book at the bottom of your to-read list
  21. a book your mom loves
  22. a book that scares you
  23. a book more than 100 years old   – North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  24. a book based entirely on its cover
  25. a book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t
  26. a memoir
  27. a book you can finish in a day – Castle in the Air by Diana Wynne Jones
  28. a book with antonyms in the title
  29. a book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit
  30. a book that came out of the year you were born
  31. a book with bad reviews
  32. a trilogy
  33. a book from your childhood
  34. a book with a love triangle – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 
  35. a book set in the future
  36. a book set in high school
  37. a book with a color in the title – Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim
  38. a book that made you cry
  39. a book with magic – The Magicians of Caprona 
  40. a graphic novel – I Am A Hero Vol 1 by Hanazawa Kengo
  41. a book by an author you’ve never read before – Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson
  42. a book you own but have never read – Stein on Writing by Sol Stein
  43. a book that takes place in your hometown
  44. a book that was originally written in a different language – Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
  45. a book set during Christmas
  46. a book written by an author with your same initials
  47. a play
  48. a banned book
  49. a book based on or turned into a tv show – The World of Ice & Fire by George R.R. Martin et al
  50. a book you started by never finished – A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf 

 

  • http://www.framedfrosting.com/ Danielle

    So glad you’re participating in the challenge! It should be fun!!

    • http://tam-lee.com/ Tam Lee

      Yeah, I’m looking forward to crossing some things off! =)

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