Reading Challenges 2015

You can find my official sign up post here. It mostly contains ideas of the sorts of books I’ll be reading for the challenges I’m committing to in 2015, but this page is for the actual novels I read for them.

Back to the Classics Challenge

  1. A 19th century classic – Northanger Abby by Jane Austen
  2. A 20th century classic
  3. A classic by a female author The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  4. A classic in translation – The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
  5. A very long classic
  6. A classic novella 
  7. A classic with a person’s name in the title – A Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  8. A humorous or satirical classic
  9. A forgotten classic
  10. A non-fiction classic
  11. A classic children’s bookThe Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
  12. A classic playMedea by Euripides

Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge (excluding the ‘a’s and the ‘the’s)

A – Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

B – Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

C – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

D – A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

E – Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

F –

G – The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

H –

I – The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

J –

K –

L –

M – My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

N –

O –

P – The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

Q –

R – Red Queen by Victoria Averyard

S – Sleepless by Lou Morgan

T – A Time to Reap by Jonas Lee

U –

V –

W – The Water Knfie by Paolo Bacigalupi

X –

Y –

Z –

New Author Challenge (aiming for 25)

  1. V.E. Schwab
  2. Lou Morgan
  3. Sylvia Plath
  4. Paolo Bacigalupi
  5. Jonas Lee
  6. Mark Twain
  7. Holy Smale
  8. Matt de la Penna
  9. Myra McEntrire
  10. Kiersten White
  11. Kelly Link
  12. David Levithan
  13. Laini Taylor
  14. Kody Keplinger
  15. Non Pratt
  16. Oscar Wilde
  17. Connor Franta
  18. Jandy Nelson
  19. Jasmine Warga
  20. Rainbow Rowell
  21. Jane Austen
  22. H. G. Wells
  23. Victoria Aveyard
  24. Euripides

TBR Pile Challenge

  1. Lord of the Rings by R.R. Tolkein
  2. Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
  3. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  4. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  5. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  6. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  7. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
  8. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  9. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  10. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  11. Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King
  12. A Game of Thrones by R.R. Martin

And my two reserves:

  • Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

4 thoughts on “Reading Challenges 2015

  1. Nice book lists! I’m also doing the TBR Pile Challenge. I love Neil Gaiman. Haven’t read Stardust though. The movie is so fun, I should. I read Anne of Green Gables for 2014’s challenge. And The Da Vinci Code was one I had a hard time putting down. Happy reading!


    • I watched the Stardust film when I was younger and I can still remember how absolutely amazing it was. I thought it was about time I got round to the book :3 My mum has given me Anne of Green Gables when I was little but I’ve never really wanted to pick it up. She read it and loved it when she was young. How did you like it? I’ve heard good things about The Da Vinci Code but I was always sacred of picking it up because it’s in the adult genre and I don’t like branching out which is really bad…

      Good luck with your challenge!

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