Challenges 2016

Hier einmal ein Überblick zu allen aktuellen Challenges. : ) Links führen zu den eigentlichen Hauptposts.

book riot read harderBook Riot Read Harder 2016
1. Horror book
2. Nonfiction about science
3. Collection of essays
4. Read a book out loud to someone else
5. Middle grade novel
6. Biography (NOT memoir or autobio)
7. Dystopian or postapocalyptic
8. Book originally published in the decade you were Born
9. Audie Award Winner
10. Book over 500 pages
11. Book under 100 pages
12. By or about transgender Person
13. set in the Middle East
14. Author from Southeast Asia
15. Historical fiction set before 1900
16. first book in a series by person of colour
17. non-superhero comic debut from last 3 years
18. read a book – watch the movie
19. Nonfiction about feminism / feminist themes
20. about religion
21. about politics in a country
22. Food memoir
23. Play
24. main character with mental illness

popsugar 2016 reading challengePopsugar Reading Challenge 2016
1. based on a fairy tale
2. National Book Award Winner
3. YA Bestseller
4. Book you haven’t read since high School
5. set in home state
6. translated to English
7. Romance set in future
8. set in Europe
9. under 150 pages
10. New York Times Bestseller
11. becoming a movie this year
12. recommended by someone you just met
13. self-improvement book
14. book you can finish in a day
15. written by a celebrity
16. political memoir
17. at least 100 years older than self
18. more than 600 pages
19. Oprah’s Book Club
20. SciFi novel
21. recommended by family member
22. graphic novel
23. published in 2016
24. Protagonist has your occupation
25. takes place during summer
26. book + Prequel
27. murder mystery
28. written by a comedian
29. dystopian novel
30. blue cover
31. poetry
32. first book you see in bookstore
33. classic from 20th century
34. from the library
35. autobiography
36. about a road trip
37. about a culture you’re unfamiliar with
38. satirical book
39. takes place on Island
40. guaranteed to bring you joy

books every twentysomething should readBooks Every Twentysomething Should Read
Cosmopolitan 4/20
1. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
2. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
3. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
4. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
5. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion
6. Veronica by Mary Gaitskill
7. Self-Help by Lorrie Moore
8. Hard To Get: Twentysomething Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom by Leslie C. Bell
9. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
10. The Touchstone by Edith Wharton
11. Cherry by Mary Karr
12. Quick Shots of False Hope by Laura Kightlinger
13. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
14. Delores Claiborne / Gerald’s Game by Stephen King
15. A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor
16. My Ántonia by Willa Cather
17. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
18. The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
19. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
20. He’s Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt
Huffington Post 2/30
1. “The Dream of a Common Language,” by Adrienne Rich
2. “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues,” by Tom Robbins
3. “The Sun Also Rises,” by Ernest Hemingway
4. “The Secret History,” by Donna Tartt
5. “Anna Karenina,” by Leo Tolstoy
6. “A Collection of Essays,” by George Orwell
7. “Hamlet,” by William Shakespeare
8. “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,” by Michael Chabon
9. “Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage,” by Alice Munro
10. “Native Son,” by Richard Wright
11. “Demon-Haunted World,” by Carl Sagan
12. “Infinite Jest” by David Foster Wallace
13. “The Unbearable Lightness of Being,” by Milan Kundera
14. “Song of Solomon,” by Toni Morrison
15. “Critique of Pure Reason,” by Immanuel Kant
16. “Siddhartha,” by Hermann Hesse
17. “The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” by Junot Díaz
18. “You Shall Know Our Velocity,” by Dave Eggers
19. “How Should a Person Be?” by Sheila Heti
20. “Leaves of Grass,” by Walt Whitman
21. “Enormous Changes at the Last Minute,” by Grace Paley
22. “Portrait of a Lady,” by Henry James
23. “Slouching Towards Bethlehem,” by Joan Didion
24. “Letters to a Young Contrarian,” by Christopher Hitchens
25. “A People’s History of the United States,” by Howard Zinn
26. “The Golden Notebook,” by Doris Lessing
27. “Giovanni’s Room,” by James Baldwin
28. “Autobiography of Malcolm X,” as told to Alex Haley
29. “A Room of One’s Own,” by Virginia Woolf
30. “Birds of America,” by Lorrie Moore

65 books you need to read65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s
1. The Emperor’s Children, by Claire Messud
2. What She Saw…, by Lucinda Rosenfeld
3. The Deptford Trilogy, by Robertson Davies
4. The Secret History, by Donna Tartt
5. Giovanni’s Room, by James Baldwin
6. A Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan
7. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Díaz
8. Lucy, by Jamaica Kincaid
9. The Moviegoer, by Walker Percy
10. White Teeth, by Zadie Smith
11. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon
12. Infinite Jest, by David Foster Wallace
13. Bright Lights, Big City, by Jay McInerney
14. The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri
15. Call Me by Your Name, by André Aciman
16. The Rachel Papers, by Martin Amis
17. Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison
18. The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway
19. Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro
20. A Home at the End of the World, by Michael Cunningham
21. The Sandman Series, by Neil Gaiman
22. The Group, by Mary McCarthy
23. Quicksand / Passing, by Nella Larsen
24. Pastoralia, by George Saunders
25. Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
26. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, by Dave Eggers
27. The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath
28. Main Street, by Sinclair Lewis
29. His Dark Materials trilogy, by Philip Pullman
30. Generation X, by Douglas Coupland
31. The Fortress of Solitude, by Jonathan Lethem
32. Housekeeping, by Marilynne Robinson
33. I Love Dick, by Chris Kraus
34. On the Road, by Jack Kerouac
35. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, by Tom Robbins
36. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, by Haruki Murakami
37. Bossypants, by Tina Fey
38. Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain
39. How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, by Toby Young
40. The Dirt, by Mötley Crüe and Neil Strauss
41. Lunar Park, by Bret Easton Ellis
42. Just Kids, by Patti Smith
43. Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, by Nick Flynn
44. Oh the Glory of it All, by Sean Wilsey
45. I Don’t Care About Your Band, by Julie Klausner
46. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed
47. Lit, by Mary Karr
48. I’m with the Band, by Pamela Des Barres
49. Dear Diary, by Lesley Arfin
50. The Complete Poems of Anne Sexton, by Anne Sexton
51. Actual Air, by David Berman
52. The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch, by Kenneth Koch
53. Alien vs. Predator, by Michael Robbins
54. The Collected Poems of Audre Lord, by Audre Lord
55. Me Talk Pretty One Day, by David Sedaris
56. How to Be a Woman, by Caitlin Moran
57. My Misspent Youth, by Meghan Daum
58. Slouching Towards Bethlehem, by Joan Didion
59. Up in the Old Hotel, by Joseph Mitchell
60. How to Cook Everything, by Mark Bittman
61. How’s Your Drink?, by Eric Felten
62. The Elements of Style, by Strunk & White
63. Letters to a Young Contrarian, by Christopher Hitchens
64. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, by Betty Edwards
65. He’s Just Not That Into You, by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo

Vergangene Challenges
Book Riot Read Harder 2015
Popsugar Reading Challenge 2015
Serienkiller 2015
SuB-Abbau Extrem 2014
Serienkiller 2014
Harry Potter Reread
A Cup of English Reads, please
Let’s get classic
Find the Cover
SuB-Abbau vor 2011