The best part about reading challenges is that they shake up your shelf. You may say you’re going to read a certain genre or try an audio book, but do you? A bingo card that promises a chance to win a raffle is a great motivator!
Our library’s summer reading challenge is coming to a close and I’m ready to turn in my bingo card. I didn’t fill all the squares, but I got a bingo. I also read and did some new things. Maybe I’ll win a prize!
Here’s a rundown of the squares I filled:
Listen to an audio book: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
Read a children’s classic: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Choose a book because you like its cover: Hope Never Dies by Andrew Shaffer
Read a book set within the past 20 years: Death in a Mudflat by N.A. Granger
Read a book about a musician: David Bowie – A Life by Dylan Jones
Read or listen to any book you choose: Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine
Read a book in a genre you don’t usually read: Second Chance Romance by Jill Weatherholt
Read a book you own but haven’t read: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen
Read a book set in a place you’d like to visit: The Dry by Jane Harper
Read a book suggested by a librarian: Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder by Claudia Kalb
I also did some fun activities!
Watch a movie based on a book: The Martian starring Matt Damon
Check out and listen to a music CD: Louis Prima – His Greatest Hits
Read a magazine on our library’s online service, Flipster: Good Housekeeping
Submit a review for a book you read this summer: David Bowie – A Life by Dylan Jones
And my favorite, because look at this cool leaf I made:
Attend a program at your library: Leaf Casting Workshop – (read how here)
This is a magnolia leaf. I’ll be painting and sealing it next month!
How was your summer? Did you do any challenges? What did you read?
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