read 52 in 2016

This is an overview of my progress on the 2016 Around the Year in 52 Books Challenge.


A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn’t: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
A book set in a different continent: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
A book by an author you discovered in 2015: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
Book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name: Kiss Cam by Kiara London
The highest rated book in your TBR: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
A book about books: Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer
A classic book with less than 200 pages: Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
A book that was mentioned in another book: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
A book from an author you feel you should have read by now: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
A book from the Rory Gilmore Challenge: Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone by J.K. Rowling
A childhood classic: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Reader’s Choice: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Adhieh
A book with one of the five W’s or H in the title: What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler
A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago): Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh
A book from the top 100 mystery novels: Not Completed
A book with a beautiful cover: A Whole New World by Liz Braswell
A book on a summer/beach reading list: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by John Tiffany
A non-fiction book: Yes Please by Amy Poehler
A book with a first name in the title: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
A book from the Goodreads recommendations page: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
The first book in a new to you series: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
The next book in a series you are reading : Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie 

A “between the numbers” book: Maybe Not by Colleen Hoover
A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
A book everyone is talking about: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E Schwab
A book with a beautiful title: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
A biography, autobiography or memoir: Big, Beautiful and Sexy by Casey Donovan
A book by an author who writes under more than one name: Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon
A fairytale from a culture other than your own: Cinder by Marissa Meyer
A work of young adult fiction: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
A historical fiction book: The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander
The 16th book in your TBR (as of when list was compiled): Alienated by Melissa Landers
A book about mental illness: Holding Up The Universe by Jennifer Niven
An award winning book: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
An identity book: Simon vs the Homo Sapien Agenda by Becky Albertalli
A book that you’ve seen the movie of but haven’t read the book: The D.U.F.F by Kody  Kiplinger
A book about an anti-hero: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
An alternate history book – My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows
A novella from your favourite genre: Not Completed
A book about a major world event: Persepolis by Mariane Satrapi
A top 100 fantasy novel: The Princess Bride by William Goldman
A book about a thing that goes bump in the night: Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace
A book you’re embarrassed to read in public: Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
A book related to a hobby or passion you have: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
A crime story: The Liar by Nora Roberts

A book with a type of food/drink in the title: Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause
A dystopia: Divergent by Veronica Roth
A book with a great opening line: Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins
A book originally written in a language other than English: Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
A short story from a well-known author: My True Love Gave To Me (Anthology)
A book published in 2016: Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare


I completed 50 out of the 52 challenges for 2016. I consider this a great accomplishment as I began this challenge later in the year. In 2017 I hope to complete all of the challenges.

Keep Calm and Read On,



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