If any of you readers are up for more of a challenge, here are some excellent ways to expand your reading habits. It’s not always good to stick to the same kind of book, that’s why book groups are such an excellent idea. They force you to read different genres and styles.
Have you heard about Bookriot’sRead HarderChallenge?
I thought it would be interesting to see which books I’ve read in these categories, since Ann Patchett just wrote about her own progress in making her way through the list.
I’d love to hear what you’ve been reading, too, so let us know in the comments. Book suggestions are appreciated and welcome, especially for those categories I’ve left blank.
By the way, Ann just released her new novel, Commonwealth. Many of you know she’s one of my favorite novelists, so I’ll be sure to get my hands on it as soon as I can.
True story, when Ann was a girl, one morning she woke up to find kids she didn’t know in the kitchen. Turned out, her mother had gotten remarried, and these were her new half siblings.
Ann has translated some of that strange family experience into a novel…
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2 thoughts on “Read Harder 2016”
I love this Read Harder checklist and can tick a few off but definitely shy away from some genres. Must try harder!
Oh you are good, I couldn’t really tick any off them off. Must try harder myself. I keep planning to read more memoirs but I haven’t really achieved that yet. Theres still time though.