If you're a bookworm, you don't need an excuse to read more. Of course, it can't hurt to be pushed! That's why you should see how many of these reading challenges you can complete this year:
1. Read a Novella
Novellas are short, which means it shouldn't take you more than a few hours to finish one. That's barely a challenge at all!
2. Read a Book That's over 1,000 Pages
If you read a super long book, it'll give you a chance to get to know the characters. The more you like them, the more meaningful the scenes will feel.
3. Read an Erotic Novel
If porn doesn't turn you on, a book might! Read an erotic one to find out.
4. Read a YA Novel
Adults read young adult novels as often as teenagers do. It doesn't matter how old you are, because you can enjoy the story inside.
5. Read a Book of a Movie You’ve Already Seen
The book is usually better, so it'll be worth it to read the novel, even if you already know the plot of the movie.
6. Read a Graphic Novel
Just because a book has pictures in it, it doesn't mean it's any less valuable. There are some pretty intense graphic novels out there that you'll love.
7. Read an Autobiography
Pick an actor, athlete, musician, or politician you love. Then read about their life story. You'll find out things you never knew about them before.
8. Read a Victorian Novel
The writers from this era created some of the best books of all time. Even though the stories are old, most of the themes are still relevent today.
9. Read a Book Published This Month
Instead of reading a classic, try reading something that was recently published. You'll be one of the first people to give a review.
10. Read an Author’s Debut Novel
You'll be surprised by how amazing some debut novels are. They prove that beginners can be just as talented as established writers.
11. Read a Trilogy
What's better than reading one book? Reading three, of course!
12. Read a Cook Book
The point of reading isn't always to enjoy yourself. Sometimes, it's to learn. That's why you should pick up a cook book and try to recreate a recipe.
13. Read a Book Recommended by a Friend
Pick a friend that's interested in entirely different things than you, and ask her what her favorite book is. It'll give you a chance to read something you normally wouldn't.
14. Read a Short Story Collection
There are 5-page stories that are just as impressive as 500-page stories. The length doesn't make a difference.
15. Read a Book of Poems
Poetry is beautiful. That's why you should read through a book of poems and try to decipher them as best you can.
16. Read a Banned Book
Find a book that used to be banned by schools and libraries. Read it to see what all of the fuss is about.
17. Read a Play
You don't have to watch a play in order to experience it. You can read through it, instead.
You can't complain about being bored, because now you have a bunch of new things to read! Which one of these challenges are you planning on attempting first?