Book Challenges 2016

My Goal: Level 4 (Expert series reader)
Complete 7 or more series.

A Series of Unfortunate Events: I've read 4/13 books
The Cousins' War series: I've read 6/6 books
Anna and the French Kiss series: I've read 3/3 books
Cormoran Strike series: I've read 2/3 books
Howl's Moving Castle series: I've read 1/3 books
07-Ghost series: I've read 5/17 books
Matched series: I've read 0/3 books
Siren series: I've read 0/3 books
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  1. A book based on a fairy tale
  2. A National Book Award winner - "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie
  3. A YA bestseller
  4. A book you haven't read since high school
  5. A book set in your home state
  6. A book translated to English
  7. A romance set in the future
  8. A book set in Europe - "The Scandal in Kissing an Heir" (At the Kingsborough Ball #2) by Sophie Barnes
  9. A book that's under 150 pages - "But You Did Not Come Back" by Marceline Loridan-Ivens
  10. A New York Times bestseller - "Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances" by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle
  11. A book that's becoming a movie this year
  12. A book recommended by someone you just met
  13. A self-improvement book
  14. A book you can finish in a day - "Isla and the Happily Ever After" (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins
  15. A book written by a celebrity
  16. A political memoir - "The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas" by Alison Weir
  17. A book at least 100 years older than you
  18. A book that's more than 600 pages - "The King's Curse" (The Cousins' War #6) by Philippa Gregory
  19. A book from Oprah's Book Club
  20. A science-fiction novel - "Flashforward" by Robert J. Sawyer
  21. A book recommended by a family member - "Anthem" by Ayn Rand
  22. A graphic novel
  23. A book that is published in 2016 - "Rebel of the Sands" (Rebel of the Sands #1) by Alwyn Hamilton
  24. A book with a protagonist who has your occupation
  25. A book that takes place during Summer
  26. A book and its prequel
  27. A murder mystery - "Brother Grimm" (Jan Fabel #2) by Craig Russell
  28. A book written by a comedian
  29. A dystopian novel - "Blindness" (Blindness #1) by José Saramago
  30. A book with a blue cover - "All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven
  31. A book of poetry
  32. The first book you see in a bookstore
  33. A classic from the 20th century
  34. A book from the library - "The Beastly Arms" by Patrick Jennings
  35. An autobiography - "Broken" by Shy Keenan
  36. A book about a road trip
  37. A book about a culture you're unfamiliar with - "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven" by Sherman Alexie
  38. A satirical book
  39. A book that takes place on an island - "Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray
  40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy - "P.S. I Still Love You" (To All the Boys I've Loved Before #2) by Jenny Han
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  1. Read a book in one day - "Anthem" by Ayn Rand
  2. Read a book over 450 pages - "Brisingr" (The Inheritance Cycle #3) by Christopher Paolini
  3. Read a book over 1000 pages
  4. Read a novella (under 200 pgs) - "But You Did Not Come Back" by Marceline Loridan-Ivens
  5. Read a book from a listopia list
  6. Read a book on one of your GR friend's shelf
  7. Read a book released this year
  8. Read an ARC book
  9. Read a book with a one word title - "Blindness" (Blindness #1) by José Saramago
  10. Read a book with at least 5 words in the title - "The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas" by Alison Weir
  11. Read a book where the author's name is above the title on the cover
  12. Read a book where the author's name is below the title
  13. Read a book where the title and the author's name are two different colors - "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie
  14. Read a book from your favorite genre
  15. Read a book from a genre that you dislike
  16. Read a book whose cover is your favorite color - "Rebel of the Sands" (Rebel of the Sands #1) by Alwyn Hamilton
  17. Read a book whose cover is a color you don't like
  18. Read a book in a male POV
  19. Read a book in a female POV - "P.S. I Still Love You" (To All the Boys I've Loved Before #2) by Jenny Han
  20. Read a book with multiple POVs
  21. Read a book with zombies in it
  22. Read a book with vampires in it - "Let the Right One In" by John Ajvide Lindqvist
  23. Read a book with werewolves in it
  24. Read a book with ghosts in it
  25. Read a book set in your country/location/state
  26. Read a book set in a country/location/state that is different from yours
  27. Read a book that is set in the same hemisphere as where you live
  28. Read a book that is set in a different hemisphere than where you live
  29. Read a sequel - "Brother Grimm" (Jan Fabel #2) by Craig Russell
  30. Read a standalone
  31. Read a book with less than 1,000 reviews or ratings - "Of A Boy" by Sonya Hartnett
  32. Read a book with more than 10,000 reviews or ratings
  33. Read a book that starts a new series - "Eragon" (The Inheritance Cycle #1) by Christopher Paolini
  34. Read a book that ends a series
  35. Read a book that was originally written in a language that is not your own
  36. Read a book that was turned into a movie
  37. Read a book that was turned into a tv series
  38. Re-read a favorite book
  39. Read a book that you gave up on
  40. Read a book by your favorite author
  41. Read a book by a new to you author - "Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray
  42. Read a book by a new to you genre
  43. Read a book on your TBR list
  44. Read a book that you own
  45. Read a book that you borrowed from a library
  46. Read an ebook - "The Scandal in Kissing an Heir" (At the Kingsborough Ball #2) by Sophie Barnes
  47. Read a classic novel
  48. Read a novel you read in high school
  49. Read a book with your favorite supernatural creature - "Eldest" (The Inheritance Cycle #2) by Christopher Paolini
  50. Read a banned book
  51. Read a non-fiction book - "Broken" by Shy Keenan
  52. Read a book outside of your comfort zone - "Isla and the Happily Ever After" (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins
  53. Read/Listen to an audio book
  54. Read a (auto)biography
  55. Read a hardcover book
  56. Read a paperback book
  57. Read a book on one of the groups you are in shelves
  58. Read a book that will help you with a challenge
  59. Read a book recommended to you
  60. Read a book from the POPULAR list
  61. Read a book set somewhere you have gone on vacation to
  62. Read a book set in a place where you would like to go on vacation to
  63. Read a book set in the country your ancestors are from
  64. Read a book with a main character who has a silly/weird name - "Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances" by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle
  65. Read a book set in a school - "All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven
  66. Read a book set in the past
  67. Read a book from an author who is on the author's interview page
  68. Read a young adult book
  69. Read a book on the "movers and shakers" list (Renamed: Best Books of the Month)
  70. Read a book on the Good Minds Suggest list
  71. Read a book with people on the cover
  72. Read a book with an animal on the cover - "The Beastly Arms" by Patrick Jennings
  73. Read a book with some kind of scene on the cover (beach scene, night scene, ect)
  74. Read a book with an inanimate object on the cover
  75. Read a book with only one person on the cover
  76. Read a book with a person from the waist down ONLY on the cover - "The King's Curse" The Cousins' War #6) by Philippa Gregory
  77. Read a book where the title's font is bigger than the author's name font
  78. Read a book where the author's name font is bigger than title's name font
  79. Read a book (novel) by two authors
  80. Read a book by a parent-child author team
  81. Read a book by an author who uses at least one initial in their name
  82. Read a book by an author who doesn't use any initials in their name
  83. Read a book by an author who has at least 3 names - "Sent" (The Missing #2) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  84. Read a book by an author who uses at least 3 names where the middle name is an initial only - "Flashforward" by Robert J. Sawyer
  85. Read a book by a male author
  86. Read a book by female author
  87. Read a book by a debut author
  88. Read a book by an author who has at least 10 books published - "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" by Fannie Flagg
  89. Read a book of short stories - "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven" by Sherman Alexie
  90. Read a book by an author who is from the same country/state/location as you
  91. Read a book by an author who is from a different country/state/location than you
  92. Read a book by an author who shares your birthday month
  93. Read a book that you've been avoiding
  94. Read a book in a trilogy
  95. Read a book in a series that has at least 10 books in it
  96. Read a book in a series that will bring you up to date on the series
  97. Read a book from a series that you have been meaning to get back into or that you forgot about
  98. Read a book that you just found out about and want to read
  99. Read a book with an author whose first name starts with the same letter as your first name
  100. Read a book with an author whose last name starts with the same letter as your last name
  101. Read a book with an author whose first name starts with the same letter as your last name
  102. Read a book with an author whose last name starts with the same letter as your first name
  103. Read a book whose title starts with the same letter as your first name
  104. Read a book whose title starts with the same letter as your last name
  105. Read a book of your choice
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It’s an alphabet challenge!!! The challenge is to read one book that has a title starting with every letter of the alphabet.

A: "All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven
B: "The Beastly Arms" by Patrick Jennings
C:
D:
E: "Eragon" (The Inheritance Cycle #1) by Christopher Paolini
F: "Flashforward" by Robert J. Sawyer
G:
H:
I: "Isla and the Happily Ever After" (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins
J:
K: "The King's Curse" (The Cousins' War #6) by Philippa Gregory
L: "The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas" by Alison Weir
M:
N:
O: "Of A Boy" by Sonya Hartnett
P: "P.S. I Still Love You" (To All the Boys I've Loved Before #2) by Jenny Han
Q:
R: "Rebel of the Sands" (Rebel of the Sands #1) by Alwyn Hamilton
S: "The Scandal in Kissing an Heir" (At the Kingsborough Ball #2) by Sophie Barnes
T:
U:
V:
W:
X:
Y:
Z:
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Guidelines For The Shelf Love Challenge 2016

Read books that are in your personal library that were obtained before January 1, 2016.

Responsibly obtain books for your personal library. You may wish to abstain from purchasing books or set a book budget for yourself. You decide the best way to get control of your TBR pile and read the books you already own.

Library books (and textbooks) do not count for the challenge. You may use your library to obtain different formats of books you already own and count those towards your goal.

Now Select Your Goal For The Shelf Love Challenge 2016!
  • 1-10 books: shake hands with your shelves
  • 11-20 books: pat your shelves on the back
  • 21-30 books: give your shelves a warm friendly hug
  • 31-40 books: regular date night with your shelves
  • 41-50 books: my shelves are now my bff
  • 51+ books: my shelves and I are going steady
My goal is 31-40 books: Regular date night with your shelves

1. "All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven
2. "Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray
3. "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafeby Fannie Flagg
4. "P.S. I Still Love You" (To All the Boys I've Loved Before #2) by Jenny Han
5. "Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances" by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle
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2016 Reading Challenge

2016 Reading Challenge
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    1. Thank you ^.^ I hope to achieve my goal, since my TBR is way too huge...

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  2. Tons of challenges, good luck with them all :) Thanks for joining ShelfLove :)

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