2016 Challenges


 2016 Nonfiction Reading Challenge - COMPLETED!
12/11-15
How To Be A Woman by Caitlyn Moran
Amelia Earhart: Beyond The Grave by W. C. Jameson
Thirty-Eight Witnesses by A. M. Rosenthal
Mennonite In A Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen
Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Why We Write About Ourselves by Meredith Maran
West With The Night by Beryl Markham
Finding Fontainebleau by Thad Carhart
The Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller
Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin


 Diversity On The Shelf 2016 - COMPLETED!
11/1-6
Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
When The Moon Is Low by Nadia Hashimi
A Home For Happy Mothers by Amulya Malladi
Salvage The Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
And The Mountains Echoed by Khalid Hosseini
How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia by Mohsin Ahmed
The Yard by Aliyyah Eniath
NW by Zadie Smith
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterley

Women Challenge #4 - COMPLETED!
25+/20+ (I will only be counting fiction here)
The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
How To Be A Woman by Caitlyn Moran
Nelly Dean by Alison Case
The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Stroudt
The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee
Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day by Winifred Watson
13 Ways of Looking At A Fat Girl by Mona Awad
Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear
The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen
The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
At The Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Book
When The Moon Is Low by Nadia Hashimi
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Sparks
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding
The Girls by Emma Cline
The Marriage Of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messed
The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown
Leaving Lucy Pear by Eleanor Brown
Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart

#ReadMyOwnDamnBooks - BETTER THAN LAST YEAR
21/40
How To Be A Woman by Caitlyn Moran
The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews
The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Mennonite In A Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen
The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding
The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett
The Brief History of Death by Kevin Brockmeyer
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest by Steig Larsson
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
The Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller
Natchez Burning by Greg Iles
The Bone Tree by Greg Iles
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin


New Year's Resolution Reading Challenge = BUSTED
1/4 books  
12/12 Podcasts
Everything I did was related to Gretchen Rubin's Happiness Project and Happier podcast. But I by no means accomplished it within the six weeks allotted.







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