Monday, August 3, 2015

July Update: Book Challenge

Alright... so I'm still a bit behind in the reading challenge.  July was a tough month for me book wise.  Even though most of my reads are in audiobook format, I still need to find the time to listen to the book.  And like I said, July was tough for me.  

I've read a total of 26 books so far and to see the covers of those books, you can click here:  BOOK COVERS

Here's where I stand with the challenge.  The books I read are highlighted in red print.

1.      A book with more than 500 pages: The King by JR Ward
2.      A classic romance
3.      A book that became a movie: The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
4.      A book published this year: The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
5.      A book with a number in the title: Six Years by Harlan Coben
6.      A book written by someone under 30
7.      A book with nonhuman characters: Bound By Flames by Jeaniene Frost
8.      A funny book: The Vintage Guide To Love And Romance by Kirsty Greenwood
9.      A book by a female author: Reflected In You by Sylvia Day
10.  A mystery or thriller:  Bird Box by Josh Malerman
11.  A book with one-word title: Splintered by SJD Peterson
12.  A book of short stories:
13.  A book set in a different country: Fall Of Night by Jonathan Maberry
14.  A nonfiction book
15.  A popular author's first book:
16.  A book from an author you love that you haven't read yet: 
17.  A book a friend recommended: Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry
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: Bared To You by Sylvia Day
21.  A book your mom loves
22.  A book that scares you: 
23.  A book more than 100 years old
24.  A book based entirely on its cover: Into His Private Domain by Janice Maynard
25.  A book you were supposed to read in school but didn't:
26.  A memoir
27.  A book you can finish in a day: Wrong Time, Wrong Place by Simon Kernick
28.  A book with antonyms in the title: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
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: Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret by Judy Blume
34.  A book with a love triangle: Down To You by M. Leighton
35.  A book set in the future
36.  A book set in high school
37.  A book with a color in the title: 13 LIttle Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
38.  A book that made you cry: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness & Jim Kay
39.  A book with magic: Wicked Nights by Gina Showalter
40.  A graphic novel
41.  A book by an author you've never read before: The Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty
42.  A book you own but have never read
43.  A book that takes place in your hometown: Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
44.  A book that was originally written in a different language: The Diner by Herman Koch
45.  A book set during Christmas: On A Snowy Christmas Night by Lola Holiday
46.  A book written by an author with your same initials: Deadline by Stella Rimington
47.  A play
48.  A banned book:
49.  A book based on or turned into a TV show: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

50.  A book you started but never finished

Reading challenge as listed on

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