2017 (In Progress)

This year, I’m tracking my 50 book reading goal a little bit differently. If you’re new to the blog, you might not know about the 2017 reading challenge. Below, you’ll find the categories for the 50-book challenge, and the titles of the books I’ve finished, as well as the dates I finished them.

Categories Completed:

  1. 7 Women by Eric Metaxas (1/7) [Your Choice #1]
  2. The Man in the High Castle by Phillip K. Dick (1/13) [Book from an Unfamiliar Genre]
  3. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba (1/22) [Book with a Yellow Cover]
  4. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (2/7) [A Book You’ve Read Once Before]
  5. Smarter Better Faster by Charles Duhigg (2/18) [Your Choice #2]
  6. Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay (3/13) [Your Choice #3]
  7. News of the World by Paulette Jiles (4/3) [Book Recommended to You by Someone Else]
  8. Silence by Shūsaku Endō (4/5) [Book originally published in another language]
  9. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (4/13) [Two Books by the Same Author]
  10. The Alpine Path by Lucy Maud Montgomery (4/28) [Book published in 1917]
  11. We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals (4/28; audiobook) [Book with a Number in the Title]
  12. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (5/1) [Two Books by the Same Author]
  13. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner (5/6) [Book Written in First Person]
  14. The Radium Girls by Kate Moor (5/22) [Book Published in 2017]
  15. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield (5/28) [Your Choice #4]
  16. To A God Unknown by John Steinbeck (5/31)
  17. The Great Crash by John Kenneth Galbraith (6/1) [Nonfiction Book about a Specific Time Period]
  18. No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy (6/3) [Mystery/Suspense]
  19. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson (6/7) [Book about Science]
  20. Mister Pip by Lloyd Wright (6/7) [Book you Bought Based Only on the Cover]

All Categories:

  • Book published in 2017
  • Book published in 1917 or before
  • Book recommended to you by someone else
  • Book you should have read in school but didn’t
  • Biography
  • Devotional or spiritual book
  • Book version of a film
  • Book you bought based only on the cover
  • Book by an author from your state
  • Book of poetry
  • Play by Shakespeare
  • YAL
  • Book originally published in another language
  • Book about politics
  • Collection of short stories
  • Book about science
  • Book you own but have never read
  • Book from an unfamiliar genre
  • Two books by the same author
  • Two books by the same author
  • A book that is more than 200 pages long
  • Collection of essays
  • Book from the New York Times best seller list
  • Historical fiction set over 100 years ago
  • Nonfiction book about a specific time period
  • Book with a number in the title
  • Book written or published in the year you were born
  • Book set in a different country
  • A book you’ve read once before
  • Mystery/Suspense
  • A book that is more than 300 pages long
  • The first book in a series
  • Book that you’ve always wanted to read
  • Book written in first-person
  • Book about the founding fathers
  • Book with a yellow cover
  • Book about animals
  • An award-winning book
  • Your choice #1
  • Your choice #2
  • Your choice #3
  • Your choice #4
  • Your choice #5
  • Your choice #6
  • Your choice #7
  • Your choice #8
  • Your choice #9
  • Your choice #10
  • Your choice #11
  • Your choice #12
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