Monday, February 1, 2016

2016 Reading Challenge: January Update

Tier one: 16/36
Tier two: 16/52

Read a book that takes place on each continent, or is written by an author from that continent (fiction or non-fiction)

1. North America-- A Free Unsullied Land by Maggie Kast (USA)
2. South America
3. Africa--We Are All The Same by Jim Wooten (South Africa)
4. Antarctica
5. Europe--  Shamrock Shenanigans by Kathi Daley-- set in Ireland
6. Asia
7. Australia

8. A banned or challenged book
9. An award winning book (Pulitzer, Hugo, Man Booker, etc.)
10. Memoir/Autobiography/Biography--Accused: My Fight For Truth, Justice and The Strength To Forgive by Tonya Craft
11. A dead author's last book--Persuasion by Jane Austen
12. A book with LGBT matter or character(s)--George by Alex Gino
13. A book your favorite author loves
14. A retold fairytale
15. A Young Adult book--My Name Is Not Friday by Jon Walter
16. A history book (fiction or non-fiction)
17. A book where you have seen the movie, but not read the book
18. A book from the NYT Bestseller list
19. A book with the point of view of an immigrant
20. A controversial book
21. The first book you see when you walk into a library or bookstore
22. A classic
23. A debut novel -- Stabbing In The Senate by Colleen J. Shogan
24. Published this year (2016)
25. Based entirely on the cover
26. Own but never read
27. A book by an author you never read before--The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey 
28. A book recommended to you by a friendly librarian
29. A book by a Nobel Prize winner
30. Mythology (not just Greek)
31. A book written by someone born the same year as you
32. Dystopia--Anthem by Ayn Rand
33. Reread of a favorite book 
34. A book about books
35. Book published the year you graduated high school
36. A book a child/teen/someone younger than you loves
37. A book about/set by the sea
38. A book with two authors 
39. Author from your own state, province, or country
40. A book about a trip (road, cruise, around the world)
41. A book with the name of a person in the title
42. Science Fiction--The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
43. Fantasy 
44. Alternative history- A Criminal Magic by Lee Kelly
45. Book with a number in the title- 14 Days To Die by A.B. Whelan
46. Christian fiction--Whispers In The Reading Room by Shelley Gray
47. Family Drama--The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth (early onset Alzheimers)
48. Cozy Mystery--Sweet Pepper Hero by J. J. Cook
49. Wild card
50. Wild card
51. Wild card
52. Wild card 

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