52 Books in 52 Weeks Reading Challenge

This challenge is hosted by Liz @ Mommy Mannegren blog

Challenge Rules

The goals for this challenge are simple: stretch yourself out of your regular reading habits, read more, and have fun with it! While there are no “rules” to this challenge, here are a few helpful notes to keep in mind as you get started:

1. Don’t stress about whether or not you get through all 52 categories.

2. Venture out of your usual section of the library/bookstore.

3. Interpret the categories in whatever way you like.

4. Read books you like!

5. The Facebook group is the perfect place to meet fellow readers.

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Category Book Chosen Date 
1. Book published in 2019  

 

 

2. Author you’ve never heard of  

Mud, Muck and Dead Things by Ann Granger

 

 January 2019
3. A book you’ve read before  

 

 

4. Book with a strong female lead  

Fractured Truth by Susan Furlong

 

5. A play  

 

 

6. A book set in Southern USA  

 

 

7. A memoir on someone you admire  

 

 

8. Set in the Victorian Era  

 

 

9. Character with career you wish you had  

 

 

10. A plant on the cover  

 

 

11. Published the year you graduated school  

 

 

12. A graphic novel  

 

 

13. Featuring music  

 

 

14. An ugly cover  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category Book Chosen Date
15. A teen as the main character  

Doggigrl by Robin Brande

 

16. The re-telling of a well-known story  

 

 

17. Set during a holiday  

 

 

18. Book picked out by someone else  

 

 

19. Gothic Fiction novel  

 

 

20. A book about time-travel  

 

 

21. A title starting with the letter “J”  

 

 

22. Fantasy novel  

 

 

23. True crime novel  

 

 

24. A self-published book  

 

 

25. The name of a color in the title  

Copper River by William Kent Kreuger

 

26. A one word title  

 

 

27. A book that makes you mad  

 

 

28. A book that discusses mental health  

 

 

29. A book published by HarperCollins  

 

 

 

Category Book Chosen Date
30. An author who uses initials  

 

 

31. A book that everyone’s talking about  

 

 

32. A western  

 

 

33. A book about a cult  

 

 

34. Nominated for (but didn’t win) the 2018 Goodreads choice awards  

 

 

35. A sports related book  

 

 

36. A humorous novel  

 

 

37. Set in South America  

 

 

38. An allegorical book  

 

 

39. Military Related: fiction or non-fiction  

Soldier Dogs by Maria Goodavage

 

February 2019
40. A character that is an immigrant  

 

 

41. A book suggested by someone else in the challenge  

 

 

42. A family member’s favourite book  

 

 

43. A children’s book  

Zero G by Dan Wells

 

Reviewed 9 Feb 2019
44. An author who uses a pseudonym  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category Book Chosen Date
45. A “beach read”  

 

 

46. The first book you see in a bookstore / library  

 

 

47. Set in a country you’ve visited  

 

 

48. Set in a post-apocalyptic world  

 

 

49. A speed read  

 

 

50. A fairy tale  

 

 

51. A book about organized crime / the mob  

 

 

52. An audiobook  

Mercy Falls by William Kent Kreuger

 

26 Jan