Writers Write is a writing and reading resource. In this post, we give you a book reading challenge for the year ahead.
Are you looking for a fun way to set yourself a reading goal for the year ahead? I have compiled a list of 26 ways for you to choose books to read. This gives you a challenge of reading two books every month.
The Writers Write Book Reading Challenge
- A book where the main character is from a completely different culture to yours.
- A book recommended by a librarian.
- A bestseller from a genre you’ve never read.
- A book that was published in 1999.
- A book that was published more than 100 years ago.
- Your favourite childhood book.
- A book with a character’s name as a title.
- A book recommended by your mother/sister/daughter.
- A book recommended by your father/brother/son.
- A book with a protagonist who shares your first name.
- A book that was adapted into a television series.
- A novel with a month or day of the week in the title.
- A book about books.
- A memoir recommended by somebody whose opinion you respect.
- A book set in summer (to be read in summer).
- A book set in winter (to be read in winter).
- A book with a colour in the title.
- A book with a non-human protagonist.
- A book with a teacher as the protagonist.
- A book set in two time periods.
- A book that is being adapted for film.
- A book set around a holiday.
- A book that won a literary prize last year.
- A novel that is based on a true story.
- A book that has been translated from another language.
- A graphic novel.
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