My Reading Challenge (5/25)

Fourth Update: (5 done from the list, 20 to go)
  • 1. Read a classicEmma ~ Jane Austen
  • 2. Read a ‘banned‘ book. The Mysterious Stranger ~ Mark Twain
  • 3. Re-read a book from your childhood. The Secret Garden ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • 4. Re-read a book you read at school/university/college as required reading. Jane Eyre ~ Charlotte Bronte
  • 5. Read a book that you have been meaning to but have never gotten around to reading. Persuasion ~ Jane Austen
  • 6. Read a biography of someone you don’t know or may only know a little about. The Diary of a Young Girl ~ Anne Frank
  • 7. Read a modern classicTo Kill a Mockingbird ~ Harper Lee
  • 8. Read a book in a genre you normally wouldn’t choose. Mockingjay ~ Suzanne Collins
  • 9. Read a book that is based on or has been turned into a TV show. Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales
  • 10. Read a book that was adapted into a movie you have seen. Lord of the flies
  • 11. Read a book suggested to you by someone you know. The Casual Vacancy ~ J.K.Rowling
  • 12. Read a book based ENTIRELY on the cover (You are not allowed to read the blurb/synopsis first). The Secret Keeper ~ Kate Horton
  • 13. Read a book that is not necessarily marketed for you (ie your age group/gender etc). World War Z
  • 14. Read a book by an author you have never heard of/never read or you don’t particularly like (would normally avoid). The Alexandria Link ~ Steve Berry
  • 15. Read a book that is not in a typical novel style (e.g. a book of poetry, diary/letter based book, play, graphic novel). Wolverine Origins
  • 16. Read a book by one of your favorite authors. Parker Pyne Investigates ~ Agatha Christie
  • 17. Read a non-fiction book. Howard Carter. The Path to TutanKhamun
  • 18. Read the first book in a series you have never read. The Bad Beginning ~ “A series of unfortunate events”
  • 19. Read a book you gave up on reading in the past. A Feast for Crows
  • 20. Read a book from a foreign country. The Girl Who Played Go ~ Shan Sa.
  • 21. Read a book (not necessarily a memoir/autobiography but they are fine too) written by a famous person you like (not normally authors). Palo Alto ~ James Franco
  • 22. Read a book to learn something new (a language, a country, recipes, crafts, event). Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt
  • 23. Read an bind-up, omnibus, anthology or a collection of short stories. The Best of Roald Dahl. Perfect Bedtime Stories for those who Relish Sleepless Nights.
  • 24. Re-read one of your all time favorite books. The Hobbit
  • Bonus: Place a collection of book titles you own/want to read into a hat and draw one out at random. Read it. Absent in the Spring ~ Agatha Christie

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