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Reading Challenge Update

My family and I started on our 2016 reading challenge six months ago today. Wanna see how I am doing?

Not bad. I started very strong but slowed down as I started my nursing program. However, I had anticipated that happening so I am not upset in the least.

2016 Reading Challenge 

A book with more than 500 pagesGirls like Us by Sheila Weller 
• A classic romancePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
• A book that became a movie
A book published this yearMy Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout 
• A book with a number in the title
• A book written by someone under 30
• A book with nonhuman charactersCinder by Marissa Meyer
A funny book  – Why not Me? By Mindy Kaling
• A book by a female authorYou are what you wear by Jennifer Baumgarten 
• A mystery or thrillerThe Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
• A book with a one-word title
• A book of short storiesTrigger Warning by Neil Gammon
• A book set in a different countryThe Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
A nonfiction bookThe Gospel According to Coco Chanel by Karen Karbo 
• A popular author’s first bookLet’s Pretend this never happened by Jenny Lawson
• A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet
• A book a friend recommendedMy Friend Dalmer by Derf Backderf
• A Pulitzer Price-winning book
A book based on a true storyMema by Daniel Mengara
• A book at the bottom of your to-read list
• A book your mom loves
• A book that scares youThe Walking Dead, Vol. I by Robert Kirkman
• A book more than 100 years old
• A book based entirely on its coverBossypants by Tina Fey
• A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t
A memoirHow to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran 
• A book you can finish in a dayThe Professor’s Daughter by Joann Sfar 
• A book with antonyms in the title
• A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visitYour Heart is A Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
• A book that came out the year you were born
• A book with bad reviews
A trilogyThe Paper Magician Trilogy by Charlie Holmberg 
• A book from your childhood
• A book with a love triangleMomento Mori by Muriel Spark 
• A book set in the futurePrivate Eye by Brian Vaughan
• A book set in high school
• A book with a color in the titleBlue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh 
• A book that made you cry Wonder by R.J. Palacio
• A book with magic – The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 
• A graphic novel Trashed by Derk Backderf
• A book by an author you’ve never read before
• A book you own but have never read
A book that takes place in your stateThe Birds of Opulence by Crystal Wilkinson
• A book that was originally written in a different language
• A book set during Christmas
• A book written by an author with your same initials

• A play
• A banned book
• A book based on or turned into a TV show
• A book you started but never finished

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