1 - A book you own but haven't read
3 - a book you pick solely because of the cover
4 - a book your friend loves
5 - a book published this year
6 - a book by an author you've never read before
7 - a book by an author you love
8 - a book at the bottom of your "to be read" pile
9 - a book with a color in the title
10 - a book set somewhere you've always wanted to visit
11 - a book you started but never finished
12 - a book with a lion, a witch, or a wardrobe
13 - a book with a female heroine
15 - a book of poems
16 - a book you learned about because of this challenge
17 - a book that will make you smarter
19 - a book you were supposed to read in school. But didn't.
20 - a book "Everyone" has read but you
22 - a book with pictures
23 - a book from the library
24 - a book you loved... read it again!
25 - a book that is more than 10 years old
26 - a book based on a true story
The first book I read was The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins [affiliate link]. It satisfied the number 6 "a book by an author you've never read before". My mom read it and recommended it to me. It's about a girl that sees the same houses and people everyday on her commute and how she ends up being interwoven in their lives. I started it while we were on our cruise (look for pictures from that trip soon). It was a pretty easy read but it kept me guessing until the end.
The second book I read was Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed [affiliate link]. I'm using it for book #26 - a book based on a true story. Cheryl experienced some tragedies and then did some soul searching on the Pacific Crest Trail (it stretches from Canada to Mexico). I can't imagine doing something like this, especially by myself. I read this book during almost every free moment I had. It was good!!
Have you read either or these books? Or have you read anything good lately?
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