2018 Reading Challenges ||

The 2018 Goodreads Reading Challenge 

Goal: 52 Books

Progress so far: 56/52

Challenge Ends: December 31, 2018

  1. The Only Life I Could Save by Katherine Ketcham
  2. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
  3. Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  4. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling
  5. Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moiriarty
  6. When Breathe Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  7. Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman
  8. American Sniper by Chris Kyle
  9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson
  10. Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown
  11. Twist of Faith by Ellen J. Green
  12. In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero
  13. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  14. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  15. Still Me by Jojo Moyes
  16. No Place to Die by Jaden Skye
  17. The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Wiking
  18. Silent Victim by Caroline Mitchell
  19. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  20. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
  21. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  22. All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg
  23. The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying by Nina Riggs
  24. Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  25. School for Psychics by K.C. Archer
  26. Seriously… I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
  27. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  28. The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton
  29. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  30. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  31. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
  32. The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
  33. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  34. The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni
  35. Looking for Alaska by John Green
  36. Would You Rather? A Memoir of Growing Up and Coming Out by Katie Heaney
  37. Providence by Caroline Kepnes
  38. Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
  39. From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein
  40. Outrun the Run by Elizabeth Tammi
  41. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
  42. One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
  43. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  44. Night: A Memoir by Elie Weisel
  45. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  46. People Kill People by Ellen Hopkins
  47. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
  48. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
  49. Final Notice by Van Fleisher
  50. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  51. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  52. One Day in December by Josie Silver
  53. In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It by Lauren Graham
  54. Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose by Vice President Joe Biden
  55. Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
  56. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

Around the Year in 52 Books — Goodreads Group Challenge

Goal: 52 Books

Progress so far: 36/52

Challenge Ends: December 31, 2018

  1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
    The Only Life I Could Save by Katherine Ketcham

  2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
    Small Great Thingsby Jodi Picoult (Added​ Dec 28, 2016)

  3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling

  4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth
    Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

  5. A book about or inspired by real events
    American Sniper by Chris Kyle

  6. A book originally written in a language other than English
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson

  7. A gothic novel

  8. An “own voices” book
    In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero

  9. A book with a body part in the title
    The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

  10. An author’s debut book
    Outrun the Wind by Elizabeth Tammi

  11. A literary fiction

  12. A book set in Africa or South America

  13. A book with a plot centered around a secret
    Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

  14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
    Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

  15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

  16. A narrative nonfiction
    From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

  17. A book you expect to make you laugh
    Bossypants by Tina Fey

  18. A book with a location in the title
    Providence by Caroline Kepnes

  19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author

  20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

  21. A book written in first person perspective

  22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
    Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

  23. A medical or legal thriller
    Last Notice by Van Fleischer

  24. A book with a map

  25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
    People Kill People by Ellen Hopkins

  26. A book with a text only cover
    One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

  27. A book about surviving a hardship
    Looking for Alaska by John Green

  28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
    Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

  29. A book with a “Clue” weapon on the cover or in the title

  30. A short book (Book with less than 200 pages)
    Night by Elie Wiesel

  31. A book set in a country you’d like to visit but have never been to
    Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

  32. An alternate history book

  33. A book connected to a word “born” in the same year as you

  34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn’t win but was polarizing or a close-call

  35. A book featuring a murder
    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

  36. A book published in the last 3 years by an author you haven’t read before
    Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

  37. A Women’s Prize for Fiction winner or nominee

  38. A science book or a science fiction book
    Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

  39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
    Would You Rather: A Memoir of Growing Up and Coming Out by Katie Heaney

  40. A book from Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list

  41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
    Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

  42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater

  43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

  44. A ghost story

  45. A book that intimidates/scares you (Book with more than 700 pages)

  46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
    When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

  47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own

  48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins

  49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists
    The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton

  50. A book with a warm atmosphere
    Wonder by R.J. Palacio

  51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
    The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan

  52. A book published in 2018
    Still Me by Jojo Moyes