At the beginning of June, I posted about the Goodreads Summer Reading Challenge so I thought I would give a little update about my progress. I’m very happy with the progress I’ve been making and I’ve read quite a few books that I really enjoyed.
Good as gold: Read a book that won a Goodreads Choice Award.
The book is better: Read a book being adapted for TV or film this year.
Short & sweet: Read a book with less than 100 pages (or a book you can finish in one sitting).
Dear Iljeawle A Feminist Manifesto in 15 Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
On the bandwagon: Read one of the most read books right now on Goodreads.Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Actually want to read: Read a book that’s been on your Want to Read shelf for more than a year.
Not from around here: Read a book set in a different culture from your own.
In the friend zone: Read a book that a friend has recommended.
Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
It takes two: Read a coauthored book.
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
Wheel of format: Read a book in a format that you don’t normally read in (a graphic novel, poetry, a play, an audiobook, etc.).
William Shakespeare’s Star Wars volume 4 Verily A New Hope by Ian Doescher
New voices: Read a debut novel.
Past love: Reread a book you loved when you were younger.
Armchair traveler: Read a book set in a destination you want to visit.
Stay awhile: Read a book with more than 500 pages.
Stranger than fiction: Read a nonfiction book published this year.
Tongue-tied: Read a translated book.
The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery
No place like home: Read a book that appears in your Goodreads newsfeed.
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Continental drift: Read a book set on every continent.
Genre explorer: Read a book from a genre you’ve never read before.
Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman (Western)
Reading roulette: Read the third book you see on your Want to Read shelf.
Primary reading: Read a book with a number or color in the title.
The Green Witch by Anne Murphy Hiscock
Back to school: Read a book about a subject you don’t know much about.
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly