Challenges 2017

Goodreads Reading Challenge

Goal: 100 books
Reached as of: 08/25/2017

111/100

Done

  1. Everything Everything – Nicola Yoon
  2. Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty
  3. Life & Death – Stephanie Meyer
  4. Heartless – Marissa Meyer
  5. Dark X-Men – Paul Cornell
  6. Rebel of the Sands – Alwyn Hamilton
  7. Little Red Riding Hood – Brothers Grimm
  8. Brair Rose – Brothers Grimm
  9. Snow-White and Rose-Red – Brothers Grimm
  10. The Golden Compass – Philip Pullman
  11. Obsidian – Jennifer L. Armentrout
  12. A Gathering of Shadows – V.E. Schwab
  13. The 100 – Kass Morgan
  14. Day 21 – Kass Morgan
  15. Homecoming – Kass Morgan
  16. Truthwitch – Susan Dennard
  17. The Darkest Minds – Alexandra Bracken
  18. The Fall – Brenden Fletscher
  19. The Chain – Brenden Fletscher
  20. Club Dead – Charlaine Harris
  21. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  22. Onyx – Jennifer L. Armentrout
  23. Brahman – Brenden Fletscher
  24. Outlander – Diana Gabaldon
  25. An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir
  26. Legend – Marie Lu
  27. Prodigy – Marie Lu
  28. The Winner’s Curse – Marie Rutkoski
  29. The Winner’s Crime – Marie Rutkoski
  30. Illuminae – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  31. The Winner’s Kiss – Marie Rutkoski
  32. Ignite Me – Tahereh Mafi
  33. Champion – Marie Lu
  34. Treasures of the Forgotten City – Danny McAleese & David Kristoph
  35. A Clash of Kings – George R.R. Martin
  36. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Caroll
  37. The Summoning – Kelley Armstrong
  38. The Awakening – Kelley Armstrong
  39. Gypsies, Tramps & Weeia – Elle Boca
  40. The Reckoning – Kelley Armstrong
  41. A Thousand Pieces of You – Claudia Gray
  42. Digital Fortresss – Dan Brown
  43. The Host – Stephenie Meyer
  44. The Chemist – Stephenie Meyer
  45. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  46. Nyarlathotep – H.P. Lovecraft
  47. Dagon – H.P. Lovecraft
  48. A Presence of Absence – Sarah Surgey & Emma Vestrheim
  49. Daughter of Smoke and Bone – Laini Taylor
  50. The Toyshop at the End of the World – Robert Brown
  51. Hunted – Meagan Spooner
  52. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
  53. And I Darken – Kiersten White
  54. Saga Volume 7 – Brian K. Vaughan
  55. Runaways Deluxe Volume 1 – Brian K. Vaughan
  56. A Torch Against the Night – Sabaa Tahir
  57. Caraval – Stephanie Garber
  58. Eragon – Christopher Paolini
  59. Eldest – Christopher Paolini
  60. The Selection – Kiera Cass
  61. Brisigner – Christopher Paolini
  62. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling
  63. Gemina – Amie Kaufman & Jay Krisoff
  64. A Court of Wings & Ruin – Sarah J. Maas
  65. Inheritance – Christopher Paolini
  66. King’s Cage – Victoria Aveyard
  67. The Bone Witch – Rin Chupeco
  68. Vicious – V.E. Schwab
  69. Warm Up – V.E. Schwab
  70. The Witch of Duva – Leigh Bardugo
  71. The Little Android – Marissa Meyer
  72. The Queen’s Army – Marissa Meyer
  73. Glitches – Marissa Meyer
  74. This Savage Song – Victoria Schwab
  75. The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch
  76. The Circle – Dave Eggers
  77. The Adventures of Lola – Jade Harley
  78. Wicked + The Divine Vol.5: Imperial Phase 1 – Kieron Gillen
  79. What If? – Randall Munroe
  80. V For Vendetta – Alan Moore
  81. A Storm of Swords – George R.R. Martin
  82. Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne
  83. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne
  84. Angels & Demons – Dan Brown
  85. The Princess Diarist – Carrie Fisher
  86. Never Fade – Alexandra Bracken
  87. Milk & Honey – Rupi Kaur
  88. In the Afterlight – Alexandra Bracken
  89. I, Robot – Isaac Asimov
  90. Monsteress Vol.1: Awakening – Marjorie Liu
  91. Deception Point – Dan Brown
  92. The Elite – Kiera Cass
  93. Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo
  94. Dark Matter – Blake Crough
  95. Crooked Kingdom – Leigh Bardugo
  96. Awakening – Cate Tiernan
  97. Levaithan Wakes – James S.A. Corey
  98. House of M – Brian Michael Bersin
  99. Red Seas Under Red Skies – Scott Lynch
  100. Spellbound – Cate Tiernan
  101. The Midnight Heir – Cassandra Clare
  102. The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss
  103. The One – Kiera Cass
  104. Days of Blood and Starlight – Laini Taylor
  105. The Jewel – Amy Ewing
  106. The Calling – Cate Tiernan
  107. The Heir – Kiera Cass
  108. The Too-Clever Fox – Leigh Bardugo
  109. Little Knife – Leigh Bardugo
  110. The Language of Thorns – Leigh Bardugo
  111. The Eye of the World – Robert Jordan

Around the Year in 52 Books Challenge

Goal: 52 books

51/52

Done

A book being released as a movie in 2017
Everything Everything – Nicola Yoon
A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)
Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty
A book that you’ve owned for a while but haven’t gotten around to reading
Life & Death – Stephanie Meyer
A novel inspired by a work of classic literature
Heartless – Marissa Meyer
A book with illustrations
Dark X-Men – Paul Cornell
A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016
Rebel of the Sands – Alwyn Hamilton
A book written by at least two authors
Little Red Riding Hood – Brothers Grimm
A book you meant to read in 2016
A Gathering of Shadows – V.E. Schwab
A book by an author you haven’t read before
The 100 – Kass Morgan
A title that doesn’t contain the letter “E”
Day 21 – Kass Morgan
A book that is a continuation of a book you’ve already read
Homecoming – Kass Morgan
A book with a strong female character
Truthwitch – Susan Dennard
A book you choose randomly
The Fall – Brenden Fletscher
A book from the BBC “The Big Read” list
The Golden Compass – Philip Pullman
A book with a one-word title
Onyx – Jennifer L. Armentrout
A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
A dual-timeline novel
Brahman – Brenden Fletscher
A really long book (600+ pages)
Outlander – Diana Gabaldon
A book written by a person of color
Legend – Marie Lu
A New York Times best-seller
An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir
A book recommended by one of your favorite authors
Caraval – Stephanie Garber
An adventure book
The Winner’s Curse – Marie Rutkoski
A book in the middle of your To Be Read list
Ignite Me – Tahereh Mafi
A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere
Champion – Marie Lu
A book set in a fictional location
Treasures of the Forgotten City – Danny McAleese & David Kristoph
A magical realism novel
Gypsies, Tramps & Weeia – Elle Boca
A time travel novel
A Thousand Pieces of You – Claudia Gray
A mystery
Digital Fortresss – Dan Brown
A book by one of your favorite authors
The Host – Stephenie Meyer
A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)
The Chemist – Stephenie Meyer
A historical fiction
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
A book from someone else’s bookshelf
H.P. Lovecraft
A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland)
A Presence of Absence – Sarah Surgey & Emma Vestrheim
A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle)
The Toyshop at the End of the World – Robert Brown
A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
A book where one of the main characters is royalty
Daughter of Smoke and Bone – Laini Taylor
A book published in 2017
Hunted – Meagan Spooner
Runaways Deluxe Volume 1 – Brian K. Vaughan
A past suggestion that didn’t win [link]https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/18105142) – A book with a cryptic or nonsense title
A book with an unreliable narrator
And I Darken – Kiersten White
A book with an animal on the cover or in the title
Eragon – Christopher Paolini
An epistolary fiction
Gemina – Amie Kaufman & Jay Krisoff –
A book about a famous historical figure
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling
A best book of the 21st century (so far)
Illuminae – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
A category from another challenge
A Court of Wings & Ruin – Sarah J. Maas
A non-fiction
A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre) – check all the editions
The Adventures of Lola – Jade Harley
What If? – Randall Munroe
A banned book
V For Vendetta – Alan Moore
A Hugo Award winner or nominee
A Storm of Swords – George R.R. Martin
A recommendation from What Should I Read Next
Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne
A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays)
Milk & Honey – Rupi Kaur
A book based on a myth
Angels & Demons – Dan Brown

Remaining

A Penguin Modern Classic – any edition