2017 Challenge

Last year I participated in the Around the Year in 52 Books challenge and I have decided to take part in the same challenge again this year. The challenges are completely different this year and I am actually pretty excited about some of the challenges on the list. Just like last year as I complete each of the challenges they will be crossed out and the book I used for that challenge will be written in with a link to my review of that book.

1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 (link)Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton
2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)Empire of Storms by Sarah J Maas
3. A book you meant to read in 2016Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill
4. A title that doesn’t contain the letter “E”If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
5. A historical fictionThe Gilded Cage by Lucinda Gray
6. A book being released as a movie in 2017Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon
7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the titleThe Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
8. A book written by a person of color
9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read listA Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray
10. A dual-timeline novelWolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
11. A category from another challenge
12. A book based on a myth
13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors
14. A book with a strong female characterTen Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray
15. A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland)
16. A mysteryThe Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender
17. A book with illustrationsHouse of Furies by Madeleine Roux
18. A really long book (600+ pages)Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
19. A New York Times best-seller
20. A book that you’ve owned for a while but haven’t gotten around to readingNimona by Noelle Stevenson
21. A book that is a continuation of a book you’ve already readRedux by A.L. Davroe
22. A book by an author you haven’t read beforeHighly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley 
23. A book from the BBC “The Big Read” list (link)
24. A book written by at least two authors
25. A book about a famous historical figure
26. An adventure book
27. A book by one of your favorite authorsWires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer
28. A non-fiction
29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre) – check all the editions– Under Rose Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall
30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books (link)To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre
32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle)A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
33. A magical realism novel
34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere
35. A book where one of the main characters is royaltyFireblood by Elly Blake
36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee (link)Binti by Nnedi Okorafor 
37. A book you choose randomlyThe Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings
38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature
39. An epistolary fiction
40. A book published in 2017Dreamfall by Amy Plum
41. A book with an unreliable narrator
42. A best book of the 21st century (so far)
43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)– Welcome to the Dark House by Laurie Faria Stolarz
44. A recommendation from “What Should I Read Next” (link)
45. A book with a one-word titleGeorge by Alex Gino
46. A time travel novel
47. A past suggestion that didn’t win (link)
48. A banned book
49. A book from someone else’s bookshelf
50. A Penguin Modern Classic – any edition
51. A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays)
52. A book set in a fictional locationRise of Fire by Sophie Jordan


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