Friday, December 30, 2016

[Reading Challenge] The 2016 Restricted Section Reading Challenge


The 2016 Restricted Reading Challenge

In my last post, [Book Tag] End of the Year Book Survey (2016), I mentioned that I completed a reading challenge that my friend and I created. We called this challenge the 2016 Restricted Section Reading Challenge.

The following lists the prompts, the books I chose, as well as the rating that I gave each book. Enjoy!


The 2016 Restricted Section Reading Challenge

*Created by myself, Erica Robyn, and Heather Cilley*

A book based on a fairy tale
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
4 Stars

A National Book Award winner
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
2 Stars

A YA bestseller 
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly
4 Stars

A book with an animal as a major character
The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence by Stan Lee
5 Stars

A book translated into English
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
4 Stars

A book about a hobby
Me, Earl & the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
1 Star

A book you’ve had on your TBR longer than 3 months
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
2 Stars

A romance set in the future
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
4 Stars

A book with nonhuman characters
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
5 Stars

A book recommended by a family member
For One More Day by Mitch Albom
5 Stars

A book set in Europe
Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
3 Stars

A book written by a woman under the age of 25
Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
4 Stars

A book based on/turned into a TV show
About A Boy by Nick Hornby
5 Stars

A book that has fewer than 150 pages
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander
5 Stars

A New York Times bestseller
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
5 Stars

A book with a main character opposite of your gender
Room by Emma Donoghue
5 Stars

A book with an author that shares the first letter of your name
This Star Won’t Go Out by Ester Grace Earl
5 Stars

Your spouse/closest friends favorite book
Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
5 Stars

A book you can finish in a day
Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp
3 Stars

A book written by a celebrity 
The Nerdist Way: How to Level up in Real Life
3 Stars

A book by your favorite author that you haven’t read yet
Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
5 Stars

A political memoir
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
3 Stars

A book about books
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
5 Stars

A book over 600 pages
Winter by Melissa Meyer
4 Stars

A book with a title that starts with the letter Y
Yes Man by Danny Wallace
3 Stars

A science fiction novel
Dream strider by Lindsay Smith
1 Star

A Rory Gilmore book
Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
5 Stars

A book published in 2016
Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard
2 Stars

A book that takes place during the summer
Relief Map by Rosalie Knecht
5 Stars

A supernatural themed book
True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
3 Stars

A trilogy
Miss Peregrines Series by Ransom Riggs
5 Stars

Three books in a long series
Series of Unfortunate Events 1-3 by Lemony Snicket
5 Stars

A book you own but haven’t read
The Death of Captain America by Larry Hama
4 Stars

A murder mystery 
You Belong To Me by Mary Higgins Clark
4 Stars

A book with the word “tea" in the title
A Cup of Tea by Amy Ephron
4 Stars

A book written by a comedy
Egghead by Bo Turnham
4 Stars

A dystopian novel
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
4 Stars

A book with a blue cover 
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
5 Stars

A book with a main character that has a mental illness
Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone
5 Stars

An autobiography
Neal Patrick Harris Choose Your Own Autobiography
5 Stars

A collection of essays
The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
3 Stars

A play
William Shakespeare’s The Phantom Menace by Ian Drescher
4 Stars

A middle grade book
The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket
4 Stars

A book originally published the decade you were born
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
3 Stars

An audiobook that has won an Audie Award
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
5 Stars

The last book you acquired
Flare by Jonathan Maas
3 Stars

A book about/by a person that identifies as transgender
The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson
5 Stars

A non superhero comic that debuted in the last 3 years
Lumberjanes Vol 2 by  Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooke A. Allen
5 Stars

A book thats guaranteed to bring joy
Deadpool: Paws by Stefan Petrucha
5 Stars

A book that takes place during Christmas
Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauen Miracle
3 Stars

my reading challenge notes


Thanks for reading!
Well there ya have it; my completed 2016 Restricted Section Reading Challenge. I had a lot of fun both creating and completing this challenge. If you haven't tried a reading challenge before, I highly recommend it! PopSugar usually has pretty great ones! Here's a link to the 2017 PopSugar Reading Challenge.

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