2017 Reading Challenge

  • Read a book originally published in a language you do not know

  • Read a book by an author born in the same country as you

  • Read a book from the Horror genre

  • Read a Romance and/or Erotica book

  • Read a book written before 1950

  • Read a book written by a man

  • Read a book written by a woman

  • Read a book in the Science Fiction genre

  • Read a book in the Fantasy genre

  • Read a book labelled as Young Adult

  • Read a nonfiction book

  • Read a book with a contemporary setting

  • Read a book written after 1949

  • Read a book published this year

  • Read a popular book, with at least 1 million ratings on any one website

  • Read an unknown book, with no more than 100 ratings on any one website

  • Read a book that was turned into a movie

  • Finish a series

  • Read a History book, fiction or nonfiction

  • Read a short story, one with less than 5,000 words

  • Read a short book, one between 5,000 and 100,000 words

  • Read a long book, one between 100,000 and 250,000 words

  • Read an epic book, one with over 250,000 words

  • Read a self-published book

  • Read an indie book, where the publisher is a small or niche house and not one of the top 6 publishers

  • Read a book published under one of the Big 6 publishing houses

  • Read a Biography, whether normal, Auto, or Memoir.

  • Read a book labelled as a Best-Seller from this year

  • Read a book about Politics and/or Religion

  • Listen to an Audiobook

  • Read a book on paper

  • Read a book that was, or currently is, banned by a government

  • Read a book in the Thriller or Suspense genre

  • Read a Mystery book

  • Read a book labelled as Dystopian

  • Read a debut book from this year

  • Read a book by or featuring a character that is LGBT

  • Read a book in the Paranormal genre

  • Read a book with pictures in it

  • Read a book for the second time

  • Read a book that’s been on your to read-list for more than a year

  • Read a book that features animals

  • Read a book where the main character goes on a journey

  • Read a book where a stranger comes to town.

  • Read a book labelled as a Satire or Allegory

  • Read a book from the Self-Help, Health, Travel, or Guide category

  • Read a collection of poetry

  • Read the first book in a series

  • Read a book that won a literary award

  • Read a book set in your country

  • Read a book not set in your country, but exists today

  • Combining all the letters of all the titles of all the books you’ve read this year, complete the Alphabet

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