2015 Reading Challenge

This particular challenge is the first that I have taken up. I am way too excited about this !!

My Picks for 2015 Reading Challenge: (likely to change some books)



1 A book with more than 500 pages The Name of the Wind Patrick Rothfuss
2 A classic Romance Sense & Sensibility Jane Austen
3 A book that became a movie The Golden Compass  Philip Pullman
4 A book published this year Red Queen Victoria Aveyard
5 A book with a number in the title 39 clues/A Tale of Two Cities/
Slaughter house Five
Rick Riordan/Charles Dickens/Kurt Vonegut
6 A book written by someone under 30 White Teeth Zadie Smith
7 A book with non-human characters The Hobbit J.R.R.Tolkein
8 A funny book Discworld/Me talk Pretty one day/ Yes Please Terry Pratchet/ David Sedaris/ Amy Pohler
9 A book by a female author The Woman in Black Susan Hill
10 A mystery or thriller The Cuckoo’s Calling Robert Galbraith
11 A book with a one-word title Hereafter Tara Hudson
12 A book of short stories Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa Lahiri
13 A book set in a different country The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman
14 A nonfiction book Simplicity Edward de Bono
15 A popular author’s first book The Mysterious Affair at Styles Agatha Christie
16 A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet The Silkworm Robert Galbraith
17 A book a friend recommended Scion of Ikshvaku (Ram Chandra series #1) Amish Tripathi
18 A Pulitzer prize-winning book The Road Cormac McCarthy
19 A book based on a true story Into the Wild Jon Krakauer
20 A book at the bottom of your to-read list Going Home Danielle Steel
21 A book your mom loves Autobiography of a Yogi Paramahamsa Yogananda
22 A book that scares you Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson
23 A book more than 100 years old A Room with a View E.M.Forster
24 A book based entirely on its cover The Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield
25 A book you were supposed
to read in school but didn’t
The Scarlet Pimpernel Emmuska Orczy
26 A memoir Going Solo Roald Dahl
27 A book you can finish in a day A Bad Beginning( A series of Unfortunate events #1) Lemony Snicket
28 A book with antonyms in the title North and South Elizabeth Gaskell
29 A book set somewhere
you’ve always wanted to visit
Sex and the City Candace Bushnell
30 A book that came out
the year you were born
The Firm John Grisham
31 A book with bad reviews Half Girlfriend Chetan Bhagat
32 A trilogy Bartimaeus Trilogy Jonathan Stroud
33 A book from your childhood The Magic Faraway Tree Enid Blyton
34 A Book with a love triangle The Selection (The Selection #1) Kiera Cass
35 A book set in the future Brave New World Aldous Huxley
36 A book set in high school Princess Diaries Meg Cabot
37 A book with a color in the title Anne of Green Gables L.M.Montgomery
38 A book that made you cry Room Emma Donoghue
39 A book with magic Jonathan Strange & Mr.Norrel Susanna Clarke
40 A graphic novel Krishna before Shwetha Taneja
41 A book by an author you’ve never read before River God Wilbur Smith
42 A book you own but have never read Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
43 A book that takes place in your hometown    
44 A book that was originally
 written in a different language
Inkheart Cornelia Funke
45 A book set during Christmas A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
46 A book written by an author
with your same initials
The Undomestic Goddess Sophie Kinsella
47 A play Hamlet Shakespeare
48 A banned book To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
49 A book based on or turned into a TV show Pretty Little Liars Sara Shepard
50 A book you started but never finished Good Omens  Terry Pratchet and Neil Gaiman
other books that i read in 2015:
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon. (Review here)
  • Sundarkaand – Triumph of Hanuman
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • The Last Question by Isaac Asimov
  • Way of the Warrior – The Legend of Abhimanyu by Saurav Mohapatra
  • God is a Gamer by Ravi Subramanian (Review here)
  • The Crown of Ptolemy by Rick Riordan (Review here)

2015 reading Challenge

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