Saturday, January 31, 2015

50 Books In 2015

Here's a list of the 2015 Book Challenge. I will update this each month with the books I read! Not too late to join in the adventure!

1) A book with more than 500 pages (Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte)
2) A classic romance
3) A book that became a movie
4) A book published this year
5) A book with a number in the title
6) A book written by someone under 30
7) A book with non human characters 
8) A funny book
9) A book by a female author
10) A mystery or thriller
11) A book with a one word title (Churchless by Barna and Kinnaman)
12) A book of short stories (Chicken Soup for the Soul Love Stories)
13) A book set in a different country (Nelson Mandela: South Africa's Anti-Aparteid Revolutionary by Diane Dakers)
14) A nonfiction book (Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer by C.S. Lewis)
15) A popular author's first book
16) A book from an author you love that you haven't read yet (One and Only by Emily Giffin)
17) A book a friend recommended (It Takes a Fool: A Tough Lesson Learned on Bullying by Sasha Dreams)
18) A Pulitzer Prize winning book 
19) A book based on a true story
20) A book at the bottom of your to-read list 
(Questioning Evangelism by Randy Newman)
21) A book your mom (or dad) loves (Homer Price by Robert McCloskey)
22) A book that scares you
23) A book more than 100 years old
24) A book chosen based entirely on its cover
25) A book you were supposed to read in school but didn't
26) A memoir (Wild Tales by Graham Nash)
27) A book you can finish in a day (The Art Lesson by Tommy dePaola)
28) A book with antonyms in the title
29) A book set somewhere you've always wanted to visit
30) A book that came out the year you were born
31) A book with bad reviews
32) A trilogy
33) A book from your childhood
34) A book with a love triangle
35) A book set in the future
36) A book set in high school
37) A book with a color in the title
38) A book that made you cry (Educating All God's Children by Nicole Fulgham Baker)
39) A book with magic
40) A graphic novel
41) A book by an author you've never read before 
(Story of Awkward by R.K. Ryals)
42) A book you own but haven't read yet (A Praying Life by Paul Miller)
43) A book that takes place in your hometown (or surrounding area)
44) A book that was originally written in a different language 
45) A book set during Christmas
46) A book by an author with your same initials
47) A play (Escape to Freedom: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass: A Play for Young People by Ossie Davis)
48) A banned book
49) A book based on or turned into a TV show
50) A book you started but never finished 

Here are more books that did not fit into these categories:

  • Meditating on the Word by Deitrich Bonhoeffer
  • The Pursuit of God by A.W. Towzer
  • Intercessory Prayer by Dutch Sheets
  • The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn
  • The Power of A Half-Hour by Tommy Barnett
  • The Cure for the Common Life by Max Lucado
  • The Autobiography of George Muller by George Muller
  • Memories of Vietnam: War in the First Person by Ellen Weiss
  • The Worst Day of My Life by Bill Cosby
  • Rumpelstiltskin by Paul O Zelinsky
  • The Popcorn Book by Tomie de Paola
  • Praying in Color by Sybil MacBeth
  • Schools in Crisis by Nicole Fulgham Baker

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