Sunday, January 11, 2015

2015 Reading Challenges

25 Books in 2015
I'm seriously hoping that I'm under estimating my reading power, but with a newborn on the way I'm just not sure how much time I'll have for reading. Normally, I read around 90 books a year, but I don't want to put that kind of pressure on myself since little River is on her way!




Book Riots Read Harder Challenge
Found Here.

1. A book written by someone when they were under the age of 25 "Shatter Me" by Tahereh Mafi

2. A book written by someone when they were over the age of 65

3. A collection of short stories (either by one person or an anthology by many people)

4. A book published by an indie press

5.A book by or about someone that identifies as LGBTQ

6. A book by a person whose gender is different from your own

7. A book that takes place in Asia

8. A book by an author from Africa

9. A book that is by or about someone from an indigenous culture (Native Americans, Aboriginals, etc.)

10. A microhistory


12. A sci-fi novel

13. A romance novel

14. A National Book Award, Man Booker Prize or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last decade

15. A book that is a retelling of a classic story (fairytale, Shakespearian play, classic novel, etc.)"Masque of the Red Death" by Bethany Griffin

16. An audiobook

17. A collection of poetry

18. A book that someone else has recommended to you

19. A book that was originally published in another language

20. A graphic novel, a graphic memoir or a collection of comics of any kind (Hi, have you met Panels?)

21. A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure (Read, and then realize that good entertainment is nothing to feel guilty over)

22. A book published before 1850

23. A book published this year

24. A self-improvement book (can be traditionally or non-traditionally considered “self-improvement”) 

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