Buried in Books – Reading Challenge Update

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You may remember my post months ago about working on a reading challenge. Despite my misgivings, I’m really enjoying myself. I’m reading books that I never would have picked up on my own, and I’m liking most of them. (Sorry Madeleine L’Engle, I just can’t get into you.) I’m finding too, that reading toward a goal, and being held accountable by reporting to you guys, has really helped me buckle down. Instead of catching up with facebook before I head to bed, I’m trying to fill every minute of my spare time more productively by reading, and I’m proud of that. I might not get to 52 books this year, but I’m a heck of a lot closer than I’ve ever been.

In my last post I’d read 15 books towards the challenge, since then

16-2016. A book at the bottom of your to read list – Touch and Go, 17. A book with a love triangle – I’m Having So Much Fun Here Without You 18. A book with bad reviews – Grey 19. A book with a color in the title – The White Princess 20. A book a friend recommended – The Girl on the Train

21-2521. A book that takes place in your hometown – A Land more Kind than Home, 22. A book by an author you’ve never read before – Forgotten Girl, 23. A book written by someone under 30 – GhostMan 24. A book your mom loves – The Singer, 25. A book with a one word title – Envy

26-3026. A trilogy – Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon, SOTL, and Hannibal. 27. A book published this year – Pretty Baby, 28. A popular author’s first book – The Virgin Suicides 29. A book written by an author with your same initials – A Wrinkle In Time, 30. A book set in high school (sorta) – An Abundance of Katherines

 

P.S. I’m working on putting together my own reading challenge for 2016 – I’m so excited! You should consider joining me. More on that to come….