2017 Reading Challenge

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This may be the first year I ever fully commit to the 'POPSUGAR' reading challenge. Below are a selection of books I'm going to try and read in the year of 2017, but I certainly won't be limiting myself to only these. Happy New Year, folks.

  • A book that is a story within a story - Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
  • A book with multiple authors - The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
  • An espionage thriller - The Chemist by Stephanie Meyer
  • A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
  • A book by or about a person who has a disability - The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett
  • A book from a nonhuman perspective - Holy Cow by David Duchovny
  • A steampunk novel - Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
  • A book with a red spine - A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
  • A book by an author from a country you've never visited - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • A book with a title that's a character's name - Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen
  • A novel set during wartime - The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
  • A book with pictures - Nelson by Rob Davis and Woodrow Phoenix
  • A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie
  • A book set in two different time periods - Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  • A book with a month or day of the week in the title - Saturday by Ian McEwan
  • A book written by someone you admire - M Train by Patti Smith
  • A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach
  • A book recommended by an author you love - Tampa by Alissa Nutting (recommended by Miranda July)
  • A book about an immigrant or refugee - Little Bee by Chris Cleve
  • A book from a genre/subgenre that you've never heard of - (Cli-Fi) Solar by Ian McEwan
  • A book with an eccentric character - Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  • A book that's more than 800 pages - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • A book that's been mentioned in another book - As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  • A book about a difficult topic - Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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