2015 Reading Challenge, Are you game?

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Happy New Year! I, for one, am very excited for 2015 and all that is to come for this year. I am hoping and praying that this year brings you joy, prosperity, growth, and lots of great books! I stumbled upon this little (yeah right) 2015 Reading Challenge on Pinterest, and it got me thinking, could I complete a challenge this year? I do read a lot of books throughout the year but have never considered doing a challenge, and this is the first one I actually like. This list not only looks promising from this wide variety of books and topics, but one that can be managed if you are wise about it. It covers a multitude of topics from nonfiction, mystery, classics, older books and this is the first reading challenge that has not only intrigued me, but also revived a thrill of reading within me. It does look a little daunting, judging by its length, but it wouldn’t be called a challenge if it wasn’t going to stretch you as a reader. I am looking forward to stretching myself as not only a blogger but also as a reader in 2015, and this challenge can be a good guide for doing that. So here is the list below, have a look:

2015 Reading Challenge

  • A book with more than 500 pages
  • A classic romance
  • A book that became a movie
  • A book published this year
  • A book with a number in the title
  • A book written by someone under 30
  • A book with nonhuman characters
  • A funny book
  • A book by a female author
  • A mystery or thriller
  • A book with one-word title
  • A book of short stories
  • A book set in a different country
  • A nonfiction book
  • A popular author’s favorite book
  • A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet
  • A book a friend recommended
  • A Pulitzer Prize winning book
  • A book backed on a true story
  • A book at the bottom of your to-read list
  • A book your mom loves
  • A book that scares you
  • A book more than 100 years old
  • A book based entirely on its cover
  • A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t
  • A memoir
  • A book you can finish in a day
  • A book with antonyms in the title
  • A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit
  • A book that came out the year you were born
  • A book with bad reviews
  • A trilogy
  • A book from your childhood
  • A book with a love triangle
  • A book set in the future
  • A book set in high school
  • A book with a color in the title
  • A book that made you cry
  • A book with magic
  • A graphic novel
  • 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 hometown
  • 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 by never finished

So, what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? I know it is going to be difficult but we can do it together! I also know some books that can tick the box for multiple categories, so it shouldn’t make the list seem so vast and lengthy. Who’s with me?! Who wants to see how much we can uncover in 2015 and go where we haven’t been before?? I’m in! Are you? There are so many books out there to read and explore! Let’s be reading adventures who are willing to dive into books they would have never dreamed of picking up and allow our imaginations to read wild.

Link to reading challenge: http://www.popsugar.com/love/Reading-Challenge-2015-36071458

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