My 2017 Reading Challenges

Goodreads Challenge

Hosted by: Goodreads
Accomplished Thus Far: 52/30
Challenge Ends: December 31, 2017

  1. The Perfect Girl by Gilly Macmillan
  2. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Review)
  3. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
  4. Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn (Review)
  5. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  6. The Problem with Forever by Jennifer Armentrout (Review)
  7. The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  8. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  9. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (Review)
  10. Eligible by Curtis Sittenfield (Review)
  11. Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
  12. Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephan Chbosky
  13. Alone: Orphaned on the Ocean by Richard Logan
  14. All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastri
  15. One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul
  16. Small Admissions by Amy Poeppel
  17. I Woke Up Dead at the Mall by Judy Sheehan
  18. The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich
  19. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Review)
  20. Beartown by Fredrik Backman
  21. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  22. The Girls by Emma Cline
  23. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
  24. When She Woke by Hillary Jordan
  25. Truly Madly Guiltily by Liane Moriarty
  26. All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
  27. The Circle by Dave Eggers (Review)
  28. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
  29. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (Review)
  30. Crimes Against a Book Club by Kathy Cooperman
  31. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
  32. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (Review)
  33. Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert
  34. 1984 by George Orwell
  35. Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven (Review)
  36. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  37. Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen (Review)
  38. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
  39. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green (Review)
  40. The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey
  41. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
  42. The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Review)
  43. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Review)
  44. Class Mom by Laurie Gelman
  45. Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (Review)
  46. King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard (Review)
  47. The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
  48. The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter (Review)
  49. Ice by Sara Beth Durst
  50. Couldn’t Keep It to Myself by Wally Lamb
  51. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  52. The Selection by Kiera Cass

Around the Year in 52 Books

Hosted by: Goodreads Group
Accomplished Thus Far: 52/52
Challenge Ends: December 31, 2017

  1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016
    • Truly Madly Guiltily by Liane Moriarty
  2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)
    • The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
  3. A book you meant to read in 2016
    • I Woke Up Dead at the Mall by Judy Sheehan
  4. A title that doesn’t contain the letter “E”
    • Small Admissions by Amy Poeppel
  5. A historical fiction
    • The Alice Network by Kate Quinn (Review)
  6. A book being released as a movie in 2017
  7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title
    • Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert
  8. A book written by a person of color
    • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (Review)
  9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list
    • Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
  10. A dual-timeline novel
    • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Review)
  11. A category from another challenge
    • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (from PopSugar 2017 – A book by an author from a country you’ve never visited)
  12. A book based on a myth
    • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors
    • Freebie: Class Mom by Laurie Gelman
  14. A book with a strong female character
    • The Problem with Forever by Jennifer Armentrout (Review)
  15. A book written or set in Scandinavia
    • Beartown by Fredrik Backman
  16. A mystery
    • The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey
  17. A book with illustrations
    • Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
  18. A really long book (600+ pages)
    • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Michell (Review)
  19. A New York Times best-seller
    • Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephan Chbosky
  20. A book that you’ve owned for a while but haven’t gotten around to reading
    • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  21. A book that is a continuation of a book you’ve already read
    • Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (Sequel to Red Queen) (Review)
  22. A book by an author you haven’t read before
    • Crimes Against a Book Club by Kathy Cooperman
  23. A book from the BBC “The Big Read” list
    • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  24. A book written by at least two authors
    • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
  25. A book about a famous historical figure
    • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (Review)
  26. An adventure book
    • The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich
  27. A book by one of your favorite authors
    • Turtles All the Way Down by John Green (Review)
  28. A non-fiction book
    • The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
  29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses
    • Alone: Orphaned on the Ocean by Richard Logan
  30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books
    • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Review)
  31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre
    • King’s Curse by Victoria Aveyard (YA Fiction -> Dystopian) (Review)
  32. A book with a long title
    • One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul
  33. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere
    • The Rosie Project  by Graeme Simsion (From Australia) (Review)
  34. A magical realism novel
    • Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen (Review)
  35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty
    • The Selection by Kiera Cass
  36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee
    • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  37. A book you choose randomly
    • The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter (Review)
  38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature
    • When She Woke by Hillary Jordan (Inspired by The Scarlet Letter)
  39. An epistolary fiction
    • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
  40. A book published in 2017
    • The Girls by Emma Cline
  41. A book with an unreliable narrator
    • Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn
  42. A best book of the 21st century (so far)
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
  43. 43. A book with a chilling atmosphere
    • The Perfect Girl by Gilly Macmillan
  44. A recommendation from “What Should I Read Next”
    • Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven (Review)
  45.  A book with a one-word title
    • Ice by Sarah Beth Durst
  46. A time travel novel
    • All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastri
  47. A past suggestion that didn’t win
    • We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson (A book with an eccentric character)
  48. A banned book
    • 1984 by George Orwell
  49. A book from someone else’s bookshelf
    • Eligible by Curtis Sittenfield (Review)
  50. A Penguin Modern Classic
    • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  51. A collection
    • Couldn’t Keep it to Myself by Wally Lamb
  52. A book set in a fictional location
    • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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