December 31, 2016

2016 Reading Challenges

2016 Goodreads Challenge: Read 116 books in 2016. 
Challenge Met: 135 books read this year. (116% of goal)
2016 Page Count Challenge: Read 35,000+ pages in 2016.
Challenge Met: 38,806 pages read this year. (111% of goal)

Perpetual Kinsey Millhone Challenge: Continue to read books in the Kinsey Millhone alphabet series by Sue Grafton.
Challenge Missed: Read 0 Kinsey Millhone books this year. Oopsie!

Perpetual Jack Reacher Challenge: Continue to read books in the Jack Reacher series by Lee Child.
Challenge Met: Read 2 Jack Reacher books this year.

Keeping Up with Patterson Challenge: Continue to read books in the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Michael Bennett series by James Patterson.
Challenge Met: Read 6 KUWP books this year.

2016 Bookish Kill Your TBR Challenge: 12 themes to help knock out titles on To Be Read shelves.
Challenge Met: Read 33 (12 themes) Bookish KYT books this year.

2016 PopSugar Reading Challenge: Read a wide range of 40 books spanning genres.
Challenge Almost Met: Read 34 Popsugar books this year. Click the title/author for my previously published review of the books featured in this reading challenge.
  1. A National Book Award Winner: Getting Mother's Body by Suzan-Lori Parks
  2. A YA Bestseller: This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
  3. A Book I Haven't Read Since High School: What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage
  4. A Book Set In My Home State: Writing My Wrongs by Shaka Senghor
  5. A Book Translated to English: Perfect Days by Raphael Montes
  6. A Romance Set in the Future: F*ck Love by Tarryn Fisher
  7. A Book Set in Europe: The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell
  8. A Book That's Under 150 Pages: Ms. Marvel No Normal Vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson
  9. A NYT Bestseller: Home by Harlan Coben
  10. A Book That's Becoming a Movie This Year: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  11. A Book Recommended by Someone I Just Met: The Mothers by Brit Bennett
  12. A Self-Improvement Book: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  13. A Book I Can Finish in a Day: Never Never by Colleen Hoover & Tarryn Fisher
  14. A Book Written by a Celebrity: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
  15. A Book From Oprah's Book Club: Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile
  16. A Science Fiction Novel: Liar by Justine Larbalestier
  17. A Book Recommended by a Family Member: The Mother by Yvvette Edwards
  18. A Graphic Novel: Archie Married Life 2 by Paul Kupperberg
  19. A Book That is Published in 2016: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan
  20. A Book With a Protagonist Who Has My Occupation: Falling by Jane Green
  21. A Book That Takes Place During Summer: Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
  22. A Book and Its Prequel: Killing Floor & Night School by Lee Child
  23. A Murder Mystery: A Murder Among Friends by Jennifer Lewis Williams
  24. A Book Written by a Comedian: Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
  25. A Book With a Blue Cover: Untwine by Edwidge Danticat
  26. A Book of Poetry: milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
  27. The First Book I See in a Bookstore: First Comes Love by Emily Giffin
  28. A Classic From the 20th Century: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  29. A Book From the Library: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
  30. A Book About a Road Trip: Getting Mother's Body by Suzan-Lori Parks
  31. A Book About a Culture I'm Unfamiliar With: The Illegal by Lawrence Hill
  32. A Satirical Book: The Sellout by Paul Beatty
  33. A Book That Takes Place on an Island: Just Like Me by Nancy Cavanaugh
  34. A Book That's Guaranteed to Bring Me Joy: A House for Happy Mothers by Amulya Malladi

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