Book Challenge 2015

I read a lot. Wait, what?! And I like a good challenge. As such—and because I’ve already crossed three off of this list and it’s not even mid-January (I’m basically already winning this thing)—I think I’ll tackle this one:

Book Challenge

I’ll keep track both on this list and in the actual reviews. The dates beside the titles are when I finished the book. Join me if you want to. Or don’t. It’s up to you. If you are tagging along on my literary journey feel free to let me know what you’re reading—I need a book for #16. If you want to wrangle all the posts together, they’ve all been tagged ‘Book Challenge‘ for your convenience. I’m very considerate like that.

  1. A book you own but haven’t read
    One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak – June 14.15
  2. A book that was made into a movie
    Still Alice by Lisa Genova – January 19.15
  3. A book you pick solely because of the cover
    Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer by Una LaMarche – April 24.15
  4. A book your friend loves
    Outlander by Diana Gabaldon – May 3.15
  5. A book published this year
    Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson – October 17.15
  6. A book by an author you’ve never read before
    Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris – January 12.15
  7. A book by an author you love
    Born Weird by Andrew Kaufman – September 12.15
  8. A book at the bottom of your “To Be Read” pile
    The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt – January 18.15
  9. A book with a colour in the title
    The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde – November 24.15
  10. A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit
    Frog Music by Emma Donoghue – August 18.15
  11. A book you’ve started but never finished
    The Piano Shop on the Left Bank by Thad Carhart – December 31.5
  12. A book with a lion, a witch, or a wardrobe
    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis – August 21.15
  13. A book with a female heroine
    A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett – September 15.15
  14. A book set in the summer
    The Tiny Wife by Andrew Kaufman – August 18.15
  15. A book of poems
    Lyrics and Poems by John K. Samson – December 22.15
  16. A book you learned about because of this challenge
    The End of the Alphabet by CS Richardson – November 7.15
  17. A book that will make you smarter
    Longitude by Dava Sobel – February 1.15
  18. A book with a blue cover
    The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion – April 5.15
  19. A book you were supposed to read in school, but didn’t
    Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut – June 30.15
  20. A book everyone but you has read
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling – February 1.15
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling– March 9.15
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling – March 23.15
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling – April 3.15
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling – April 5.15
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling – April 11.15
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling – April 14.15
  21. A book with a great first line
    Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs – September 21.15
  22. A book with pictures
    The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel – January 3.15
  23. A book from the library
    Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse by Alida Nugent – October 12.15
  24. A book you loved… read it again!
    The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls – November 15.15
  25. A book that is more than 10 years old
    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway – December 26.15
  26. A book based on a true story
    A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard – January 13.15

In case it’s not obvious: I stole this from Bringing Up Burns.