If you love reading and you love a Challenge, you're going to love the Library's Winter Reading Challenge for adults. It runs January 2-February 29, 2020.
There are 15 reading "challenges" that may delight you, push you outside your reading "comfort zone," or introduce you to your new, favorite genre.
Complete at least five of the 15 challenges, turn in your completed challenge form to your library branch and receive a prize for being a Winter Reading Master!
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Here are suggested titles for each of the 15 challenges. Download the complete list (pdf).
- Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch
- The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer
- How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe
- The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates
- Rome: A History in Seven Sackings by Matthew Kneale
- The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson, first in the Walt Longmire mysteries
- In the Woods by Tana French, first in the Dublin Murder Squad series
- The Magicians by Lev Grossman, first in the Magician trilogy
- My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, first in the Neapolitan novels
- The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley, first in the Flavia de Luce mysteries
- Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
- Jane Steel: a Confession by Lyndsay Faye
- March by Geraldine Brooks
- A Study in Honor by Claire O'Dell
- Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire