2017 Ultimate Reading Challenge



The 52-book 2017 reading challenge


  1. A book you read in school
  2. A book from your childhood – The Black Stallion
  3. A book published over 100 years ago – Black Beauty
  4. A book published in the last yearInto the Water
  5. A non-fiction bookCoyote America
  6. A book written by a male authorComand and Control
  7. A book written by a female author –The Swans of Fifth Avenue
  8. A book by someone who isn’t a writer – Scrappy Little Nobody
  9. A book that became/is becoming a filmA monster calls
  10. A book published in the 20th Century – In Cold Blood
  11. A book set in your hometown/region –
  12. A book with a name in the titleBridget Jone’s Baby
  13. A book with a number in the title –The 5th Wave
  14. A book based on a true story –True Crime Addict
  15. A book someone else recommended – Fitness Junkie
  16. A book with over 500 pages – The Goldfinch
  17. A book you can finish in a dayThe Bad Guys
  18. A previously banned book – 1984
  19. A book with a one-word titleBrooklyn
  20. A book translated from another languageA Man Called Ove
  21. A personal growth bookMastering Civility
  22. A memoir or journal –But Enough About Me
  23. A book by someone younger than you – Heartless (not by much)
  24. A book set somewhere you’ll visit this year – October List (New York City)
  25. An award-winning bookStation Eleven
  26. A book you were supposed to read in school but haven’t yet
  27. A book with a character with your first name
  28. A book with a place in the title:White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
  29. A book set in the future – The Circle
  30. A play – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  31. A scary book – (not really scary but was supposed to be horror) The Three
  32. A funny book Fitness Junkie
  33. A book of short stories – Stone Mattress
  34. A trilogy or series – The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place (first 3 books in series)
  35. A bestsellerAll the Light We cannot See
  36. A book you own but haven’t read yet
  37. A book about philosophy – Status Anxiety
  38. An epic poem – The Odyssey
  39. A Victorian novel
  40. A book of poetry Whale Nation
  41. A book with a colour in the title –White Tiger
  42. A book with an appealing coverI liked my life
  43. A book about psychologyMastering Civility
  44. A book about science –Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World
  45. A graphic novelEl Deafo
  46. A self-published book
  47. A book based on a true story – In Cold BloodL
  48. A famous author’s first novel
  49. A book of non-fiction essays It’s ok to laugh (crying is cool too)
  50. A book by an author you haven’t read beforeIn the After
  51. A book set in a country you’ve never been to –The light between oceans
  52. A book set in the place you live todayLast Night In Twisted River