52 Books in a year challenge

When I haven’t been blogging, I’ve been reading. I’m plugging along at my 52 books in a year challenge. I’ve read 9. Some I’ve liked, some I’ve loved, some have been just okay. My favorite so far has been Dark Matter. Here’s what I’ve read so far (in bold): 

52 Books in a Year Challenge

– [ ] A book you read in school- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
– [ ] A book from your childhood
– [x] A book published over 100 years ago-Huckleberry Finn  by Mark Twain
– [x] A book published in the last year- A Piece of the World Christina Baker Kline
– [ ] A non-fiction book
– [ ] A book written by a male author
– [x] A book written by a female author-Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
– [ ] A book by someone who isn’t a writer- Run Dog
– [ ] A book that became a film
– [ ] A book published in the 20th Century-
– [ ] A book set in your hometown/region- Dirty Little Secret by Jennifer Echols or The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove by Susan Gregg Gilmore
– [ ] A book with a name in the title
– [ ] A book with a number in the title
– [ ] A book based based on a true story
– [ ] A book someone else recommended
– [ ] A book with over 500 pages
– [ ] A book you can finish in a day
– [ ] A previously banned book
– [ ] A book with a one-word title
– [ ] A book translated from another language
– [ ] A personal growth book
– [x] A memoir or journal-The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
– [ ] A book by someone from another country
– [ ] A book set somewhere you’ll visit this year
– [ ] An award-winning book
– [ ] A book you read in school
– [ ] A book with a character with your first name
– [x] A book with a place in the title- Nantucket Nights by Elin Hilderbrand
– [x] A book set in the future- Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
– [ ] A play
– [ ] A scary book
– [ ] A funny book
– [ ] A book of short stories
– [ ] A trilogy or series
– [ ] A bestseller
– [ ] A book you own but haven’t read
– [x] A book about philosophy-The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse
– [ ] An epic poem- Beowolf
– [ ] A Victorian novel- Mansfield Park  or Emma by Jane Austen
– [ ] A book of poetry
– [ ] A book with a color in the title
– [ ] A book with an appealing cover
– [ ] A book about psychology
– [x] A book about science-The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
– [ ] A graphic novel
– [ ] A self-published book
– [ ] A book from a different culture
– [x] A young adult book-We Are Okay  by Nina LaCour
– [ ] A book of non-fiction essays
– [ ] A book by an author you haven’t read before
– [ ] A book set in a country you’ve never been to
– [ ] A book set in the place you live today

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