READING in 2016

I want to do something fun with reading this year — not just a “how many books can I read” challenge, but a challenge that pushes me to really keep track of what I read and diversify and branch out of my reading comfort zones.  I stumbled on this PopSugar 2016 challenge and I am all in!

The List:

1.  A book based on a fairy tale.

2.  An NBA winner

3.  A YA bestseller

4.  A book I haven’t read since high school

5.  A book set in my home state (NJ)

6.  A book translated to English

7.  A romance set in the future

8.  A book set in Europe

9.  A book that’s under 150 pages.

10.  A NYT bestseller

11. A book that’s becoming a movie this year.

12.  A book recommended by someone.

13.  A self-improvement book.

14.  A book I can finish in a day.

15.  A book written by a celebrity.

16. A political memoir.

17. A book at least 100 years older than me.

18.  A book that’s more than 600 pages.

19.  A book from Oprah’s book club.

20.  A sci-fi novel.

21. A book recommended by a family member.

22. A graphic novel.

23. A book that is published in 2016.

24.  A book with a protagonist who has my occupation (writer or lawyer)

25. A book that takes place during summer

26. A book and its prequel (x2)

27.  A murder mystery.

28.  A book written by a comedian.

29.  A dystopian novel.

30.  A book with a blue cover.

31.  A book of poetry.

32.  The first book you see in a bookstore.

33.  A classic from the 20th century.

34.  A book from the library

35.  An autobiography

36.  A book about a road trip.

37.  A book about a culture I’m unfamiliar with.

38.  A satirical book.

39.  A book that takes place on an island.

40.  A book thats guaranteed to bring me joy.

First up — a book with a BLUE cover — HOODOO by Ron Smith!!

Happy 2016 (and happy reading) everyone..

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