Saturday, January 24, 2015

Reading Goal for 2015: Complete Popsugar's 2015 Reading Challenge!

For 2015, I plan on accomplishing several goals such as traveling outside of the US, getting my weight down and increasing how many books I read in a year.

I don’t think it’s a secret that I love to read. And I love challenges! PopSugar just published their 2015 Reading Challenge, which includes a list of types of books and not a list of specific books. I’ve decided to take it, and I’ll update the blog as I read with the book I read as well as the title. 

1. A book with more than 500 pages
2. A classic romance
4. A book published this year
5. A book with a number in the title - Wife 22 by Melanie Gideon
6. A book written by someone under 30
7. A book with nonhuman characters
8. A funny book
9. A book by a female author
10. A mystery or thriller
11. A book with a one-word title
12. A book of short stories- Gross A Paramedics Story by Craig A. Mills and Justin J. Miller
13. A book set in a different country
14. A nonfiction book
15. A popular author’s first book
16. A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet
17. A book a friend recommended
18. A Pulitzer Prize-winning book
19. A book based on a true story: Jubilee by Margaret Walker
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
24. A book based entirely on its cover
25. A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t: The Old Man & the Sea by Ernest Hemingway 
26. A memoir
27. A book you can finish in one day - Saga Volume 3 by Brian Vaughn and Fiona Staples
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 the year you were born (1979) - Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe
31. A book with bad reviews
32, 33, 34. A trilogy
35. A book from your childhood- Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar
36. A book with a love triangle
37. A book set in the future
38. A book set in high school
39. A book with a color in the title
40. A book that made you cry - Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Patterson
41. A book with magic
42. A graphic novel - Gunslinger Girl Omnibus by Yu Aida
43. A book by an author you’ve never read before
44. A book you own but have never read
45. A book that takes place in your hometown
46. A book that was originally written in a different language
47. A book set during Christmas
48. A book written by an author with your same initials
49. A play
50. A banned book
51. A book based on or turned into a TV show
52. A book you started but never finished

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