I'm using this to log my books read.
January's Challenge: read a book that is concerned with or depicts the end of the world or it's aftermath. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay by Susan Collins.
February's Challenge: read a book with something related to Valentine's day in the title or author's name (flowers, jewelry, hearts, or romance) Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly
March Challenge: read a "folklore book". It could deal with faeries, myth, magical realm, Bigfoot, etc.
April's Challenge: April Fool's day is all about deception. Since mysteries are the ultimate deception (or so the antagonist thinks) let's read a suspense, or mystery. This is Not a Game by Walter Jon Williams
May's Challenge: April shower's bring May flowers..... Let's read a book about flowers (theme, flower in title, etc.)
June's Challenge: With school ending and kids free to roam, let's go back to the tried and true classics. This could be a classic or children's classic.
July's Challenge: Read a book where the main character or premise of the story revolves around an animal or animals or has an animal in the title.
August's Challenge: As school starts I think about all of the cliques and groups. This month's challenge is to read a book that centers around a particular group of friends/people. (Jane Austen Book Club, Christmas Cookie Club, Hot Flash Club etc.)
September's Challenge: In remembrance of Sept. 11th, this month the challenge is to read something from the political realm. This could be fiction or non-fiction; about politics, war or military.
October's Challenge: So the challenge for October is to read a book with a body part in the title, or as part of the author's name.
November's Challenge: not all countries celebrate Thanksgiving. For this month read a book by a foreign author, takes place in a foreign country or has a foreign country in the title. Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
December's Challenge: Mary and Joseph journeyed to Bethlehem, the Wise Men travelled from afar to see the Christ child. This month read a book about someone taking a literal or mental journey. Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo. April 1, 2012 (150).
Read a first time author
A book about technology or biographies of someone in this field
Read a book with a Shakespearean title
Sports related book in honor of the Olympics
Read a book about giving to others less fortunate; fiction or non-fiction (Street Lawyer is an excellent fiction pick for this category - just saying.)
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