2016 Challenges

Here is a complete overview of all the reading challenges that I participate in this year. The various read-a-thons can be found in another blog post. This overview will be updated frequently.

Goodreads challenges


Goodreads reading challenge: 75/60



Austentatious Book Club 

August – Pride & Prejudice

September – Persuasion

October – Northanger Abbey

November – Emma

December – Mansfield Park

January – Sense & Sensibility

Unfortunately, my busy school- and workschedule don’t alow me to read along with the book club. Reading a work of Jane Austen takes me quite a lot of time, especially for someone who is not a native English speaker the writing style can be complicated. I did really enjoy Pride & Prejudice, so I’m planning to read her other works as well. Just not in the upcoming months.


Popsugar reading challenge 2016

  1. A book based on a fairy tale -> Scarlet
  2. A National Book Award winner  -> The Color Purple
  3. A YA best seller  -> A Court of Thornes and Roses
  4. A book you haven’t read since high school  -> Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  5. A book set in your home state 
  6. A book translated to English  -> Blue is the Warmest Color
  7. A romance set in the future  -> These Broken Stars
  8. A book set in Europe  -> Pride and Prejudice
  9. A book that’s under 150 pages  -> Animal Farm
  10. A New York Times best-seller  -> Shadow and Bone
  11. A book that’s becoming a movie this year  -> The 5th Wave
  12. A book recommended by someone you just met  -> Mistborn
  13. A self-improvement book  -> Big Magic
  14. A book you can finish in a day  -> The Wizard of Oz
  15. A book written by a celebrity  -> Ed Sheeran: A Visual Journey
  16. A political memoir  -> Hard Choices (DNF)
  17. A book at least 100 years older than you  -> Frankenstein
  18. A book that’s more than 600 pages   -> Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  19. A book from Oprah’s Book Club  -> The Road
  20. A science fiction novel  -> Illuminae
  21. A book recommended by a family member  -> The Girl With all the Gifts
  22. A graphic novel  -> The Kiterunner
  23. A book that is published in 2016   -> Kindred Spirits
  24. A book with a protagonist who has your occupation  -> Nineteen Minutes
  25. A book that tales place during Summer  -> The Great Gatsby
  26. A book and its prequel  -> Red Dragon & Hannibal Rising
  27. A murder mystery  -> Murder on the Orient Express
  28. A book written by a comedian
  29. A dystopian novel  -> Station Eleven
  30. A book with a blue cover  -> Fevre Dream
  31. A book of poetry
  32. The first book you see in a book store  -> Gefeliciteerd, Leonard Peacock
  33. A classic from the 20th century  -> To Kill a Mockingbird
  34. A book from the library  -> Heart of Darkness
  35. An autobiography  Goodbye to all that (DNF)
  36. A book about a road trip
  37. A book about a culture you’re unfamiliar with  -> A Thousand Splendid Suns
  38. A satirical book
  39. A book that takes place on an island  -> Peter Pan
  40. A book that’s guaranteed to bring you joy  -> Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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