Challenges 2015

The Premise: Read at least 25 eligible books from this list of ALA award winners and YALSA book list picks.

What I’m Reading:

All the Light We Cannot See And We Stay Bellweather Rhapsody Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out The Carnival at Bray

Confessions The Crossover Everything I Never Told You The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories

Grasshopper Jungle Hole in My Life I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1) Juvie Lock In

Lockdown The Martian Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek The Shadow Hero The Story of Owen (The Story of Owen #1)

Those Who Wish Me Dead Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir Trillium Wolf in White Van The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)



The Premise: Read 1-3 books from a reader-chosen list of eligible titles before September 1, 2015.

What I’m Reading:

A Tale for the Time Being



The Fellowship of the Worms

The Premise: Every couple of months, a new book is chosen. After reading the book, discussion questions are posted on a specific date. Participant posts can be linked up to the original discussion question post.

What We’re Reading:

The Martian  A Tale for the Time Being


Doing Dewey

Nonfiction Book Club

The Premise: Each month, a new nonfiction title is chosen for participants to read. Participants can link up discussion questions, vote for next month’s choice, join Twitter chats, and more!

What We’re Reading:

Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History



The Premise: From September 1 through October 31, read/listen to/watch things that fall into the category of spooky, macabre, Gothic, and more – anything that fits the Halloween season. Link any reviews or related posts to the R.I.P. X review site for others to enjoy!

What I’m Reading:

The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall


The Premise: A weekend of pressure-free reading! No strings attached, read whatever catches your fancy!

What I’m Reading:

Batman, Vol. 7 by Scott Snyder Stuff Brits Like by Fraser McAlpine The Batman Adventures by Paul Dini

The Sleepy Hollow Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner Ghost-Hunting Special


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