2016 Reading Challenge

       In an effort to diversify my readings over the course of 2016, I have decided to embark on a reading challenge. By completing the challenge, I'm hoping that I will have branched out and tried different genres. Below, I will be keeping track of which challenges I have completed, along with the corresponding book. 
□ a book based on a fairy tale
□ a National Book Award winner
a YA bestseller | Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
□ a book you haven't read since high school
a book set in your home state | The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
□ a book translated to English
□ a romance set in the future
□ a book set in Europe
a book that is under 150 pages | Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
a New York Times bestseller | Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
a book that's becoming a movie this year | Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
□ a book recommended by someone you just met
□ a self-improvement book
a book you can finish in a day | Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
□ a book written by a celebrity
□ a political memoir
a book at least 100 years older than you | The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
□ a book that's more than 600 pages
□ a book from Oprah's Book Club
a science-fiction novel | Golden Son by Pierce Brown
□ a book recommended by a family member
□ a graphic novel
a book that is published in 2016 | Passenger by Alexandra Bracken 
□ a book with a protagonist who has your occupation
□ a book that takes place during summer
a book and its prequel | Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
□ a murder mystery
□ a book written by a comedian
a dystopian novel | The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
□ a book with a blue cover
□ a book of poetry
□ the first book you see in a bookstore
□ a classic from the 20th century
□ a book from the library
□ an autobiography
□ a book about a road trip
□ a book about a culture you are unfamiliar with
a satirical book | Persuasion by Jane Austen
□ a book that takes place on a island
a book that's guaranteed to bring you joy | Morning Star by Pierce Brown