Reading Goals

Reading Goals 2015

Read 26 books (Books read = 6)

  1. Read at least one book by each of my five favorite authors:
    a. John Irving
    b. Stephen King:
    c. Haruki Murakami
    d. Joyce Carol Oates:
    e. Terry Pratchett:
  2. Clean up my reading goals!!! (ie. not have that many books transferred to 2016!)
  3. Read Lev Grossman’s Magician’s trilogy: The Magician King
  4. From Henrik: Joel Lane: The Lost District
    From Peder: Geo: Ikk’ for sjov

+ the books I didn’t read from my 2012 list of reading goals:

  1. Don DeLillo: Underworld
  2. Finish Sherlock Holmes
  3. One non-fiction about philosophy: Coppleston vol. 1

and the books I didn’t read from my 2014 list of reading goals:

  1. Read at least one book by each of my five favorite authors:
    John Irving
    Stephen King: The Wind through the Keyhole (Dark Tower # 4.5)
    Haruki Murakami
    Joyce Carol Oates: Carthage
    Terry Pratchett: The Reaper Man (Discworld #11)
  2. Explore the following authors (ie read at least one book by each)
    a. Jasper Fforde: Lost in a Good Book
    b. Roddy Doyle
    c. Patrick Rothfuss
  3. Christmas Classic: Edith Wharton: The Age of Innocence
  4. At least three non-fiction books: 1. Sonali Deraniyagala: Wave. 2. Susan Hill: Howard’s End is on the Landing. 3. Bob Tarte: Enslaved by Ducks.
  5. Read at least one book by a Danish author
  6. Read 10 books from my Classic Club List
  7. Challenges:
    1. The Official 2014 TBR Pile Challenge: 12 books. 6 read.
      1. Monica Ali: Untold Story
      2. A.S. Byatt: Possession
      3. Fyodor Dostoevsky: Crime and Punishment
      4. Kenneth Graham: The Wind in the Willows
      5. Benjamin Hale: The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
      6. Frank Herbert: Dune
      7. Robin Hobb: Assassin’s Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy)
      8. Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude
      9. Steve Martin: An Object of Beauty
      10. David Mitchell: Ghostwritten
      11. Erin Morgenstern: The Night Circus
      12. Bob Tarte: Enslaved by Ducks
      13. Extra: Paul Auster: The New York Trilogy
      14. Extra: Michael Chabon: Cavalier and Clay
    2. Russian Literature 2014: 1-3 books
    3. 2014 Chunkster Challenge: 10 books of 450+ pages. 6 read

8. Reread: J.R.R. Tolkien: Lord of the Rings
9. From Henrik: Gene Wolfe: The Book of the New Sun
    From Peder: Lauren Binet: HHhH

+ the books I didn’t read from my 2012 list of reading goals:

  1. Don DeLillo: Underworld
  2. Finish Sherlock Holmes
  3. One non-fiction about philosophy: Coppleston vol. 1

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