2019 Book Recs (bonus): Challenge Yourself

I hope you’ve enjoyed these book recommendations so far, and that you’ve found something you’d like to read! Now for the bonus prompts in my 2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Book Recs: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / bonus

Bonus: Challenge Yourself

A graphic with the prompts for this part of the challenge. The same prompts are listed below.

Read a book in another language

I recommend:

  • Die verwandlung by Franz Kafka (German)
  • Misschien wisten zij alles by Toon Tellegen (Dutch)

I might read:

  • La Syrene et la Licorne by Erin Mosta (French)
  • or: reread a book you know in another language
A paperback copy of a Dutch translation of the Odyssey held up above a rose plant, against two flowers.

Read a book in a genre you don’t usually read

I recommend:

  • The Odyssey by Homer (epic poetry)
  • The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers (science fiction)
  • Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake (contemporary)

I might read:

  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (literary fiction)

A black e-reader, its screen showing the cover of Baker Thief in black and white. Next to it stands a burning lavender candle.

Read an indie book

I recommend:

  • Baker Thief by Claudie Arseneault

I might read:

  • Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver

Read a book you’ve owned a long time but never read

I might read:

  • Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin

Read a book aimed at an age group you don’t usually read

I recommend:

A paperback copy of The Upside of Unrequited held up in front of the beach and the sea, waves crashing under a blue sky.
  • Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb (adult)
  • The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli (young adult)
  • Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Friendship to the Max by various authors and artists (middle grade)

I might read:

  • Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon by Torben Kuhlmann (picture book)

Do you think you will be reading any of these books in 2019? Do you have other recommendations? Leave a comment!

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