2016 Reading Challenge

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Have you set any personal reading goals for the new year yet? Get creative with our 2016 Reading Challenge if you find yourself in a reading rut! (This challenge should not be confused with the statewide Winter Reading Program, which will launch later this month.)

2016 Reading Challenge

  • A book with a blue cover
  • A book that's being made into a movie this year
  • A book of short stories
  • A YA bestseller
  • A book that has been translated to English
  • A book recommended by someone you just met
  • A book that has been banned at some point
  • A book that takes place on another continent
  • A digital audiobook from Axis 360
  • A psychological thriller
  • A book about traveling
  • A book written by a comedian
  • A nonfiction bestseller
  • A dystopian novel
  • A book about a culture unfamiliar to you
  • A book of poetry
  • A classic from the 20th century
  • An autobiography
  • A book that involves the ocean
  • A book you own but never got around to reading

2016 Reading Challenge.docx

2016 Reading Challenge.pdf