Friday, May 4, 2012

Get Ready! Get Set! Read! Summer Reading Challenge 2012

May 28, 2012 – August 31, 2012


GOAL: Commit to completing 8 titles that you have never read before! (10 for a bonus.)

CRITERIA: Choose any title in the following categories:

  1. A book in an unfamiliar genre [Read outside your comfort zone!]
  2. A book that is part of a series
  3. A book that your friend or wider society has been raving about!
  4. A book that ‘could’ [This category is open to your interpretation*]
  5. A book from the NY Times’ 100 Best Novels List. [See link below]
  6. A book that reminds you of your childhood.
  7. A banned or contested book, OR a book that lied to us*
  8. A book you judged by the cover. [For whatever reason, the cover attracted you.]
  9. Bonus: A blog turned book [OR a book turned blockbuster movie]
  10. Bonus: Free choice!


Start date: May 28
End date: August 31

*Fulfill the categories in any order

Don't forget to share why you chose the titles you did. Also, share comments about the books you're reading! We invite conversations :)

Happy Reading!

This reading challenge is hosted by Reading Writers. For more information and to sign-up, please see this post.