One of my friends Tweeted about this book Challenge for May and I found it intriguing. The Semi Charmed Summer 2012 Book Challenge
This Challenge runs from May 1st to September 30th. You can’t read any books you have read before, and only books started after May 1st and finished by September 30th.
Read a book chosen for the 2012 World Book Night.
I haven’t picked one yet. I am thinking I might read The Book Thief, but I need to figure out if I read it. Otherwise I might choose Housekeeping.
Read a book you were supposed to read in school, but either bailed on or Cliff-Noted. (If you were super studious and never did this, then read a book most people were assigned to read in high school but you weren’t.)
I am considering Catch 22 or Catcher in The Rye, I never read those in High School, because they were never assigned.
Read a memoir or narrative nonfiction book. (Examples: Friday Night Lights, When the Game Stands Tall, The Devil in the White City, etc.)
Oh this is going to the hardest. I dislike Nonfiction assignments. I might need help picking something.
Read a book in one day. (Must be at least 150 pages long.)
I will probably pick some nice Brain Candy book, I have a couple lying around that I haven’t read yet. Imagine that.
Read a book that you’ve always wanted to read but haven’t gotten around to yet.
Oh this is easy. I am reading Matthew Lewis Gregory’s The Monk I have wanted to read this for ages ever since I read about it a Jane Austen Novel.
Read a pair of books that have antonyms in the titles. (For example: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Boy in the Suitcase, or The Unbearable Lightness of Being and Heart of Darkness, etc..)
Hmmmmm I might have to think on this for a bit. Any ideas?
Read a book that is set in a place you’ve never been but want to visit.
I am going to read Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia / An account of an Englishwoman’s Eight Years’ Residence / amongst the Women of the East by A. Hume-Griffith, I picked it up for my Kindle
Find a book written the year you were born that was later made into a movie. Read the book and watch the movie; compare. Or find a movie released the year you were born that was based on a book. Do the same thing.
I think I am going to choose The Wide Sargasso Sea, if I can find a copy.
Go into a bookstore or library. Pick any bookshelf. Read the third book from the left on the fourth shelf from the top. (If it’s not at least 200 pages, pick the next book to the right.)
I will try this libraries freak me out.
Read a book about which you’ve heard bad things. (Hey, you can’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it, right? And I’m upping the points to make it worth your while.)
Oh I KNOW I am going to need help with this. Unless I just want to cave and read a Nicholas Sparks book – please someone give me something less annoying to read.
Read a trilogy. Total page count for all three books together must be at least 500 pages.
I have never read the Twilight Series so perhaps I will give that a go.
To see what someone else is doing checking In Which We Start Anew’s Challenge Choices