Eclectic Reader Challenge 2012


The Eclectic Reader Challenge runs from Januari 1st 2012 to December 31st 2012. The aim of the challenge is to read one book from every category below. The purpose of the challenge is to push the reader out of the comfort zone by reading and reviewing books from categories they wouldn’t usually read. Unfortunately, I didn’t know about this challenge until now but I’m going to do it anyway, even if it’s too late for me to officially enter. You can read about the challenge here


Literary Fiction // I will read The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
Crime/Mystery Fiction // I will read Bad Things – Micheal Marshall
Romantic Fiction // I will read Anybody out there? – Marian Keyes
Historical Fiction // I will read Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden // REVIEW
Young Adult // I will read Prep – Curtis Sittenfeld // REVIEW
Fantasy // I will read Cold Days – Jim Butcher // REVIEW
Science Fiction // I will read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
Non Fiction // I will read Out of Africa – Isak Dinesen
Horror  // I will read Interview with the Vampire – Anne Rice
Thriller /Suspense // I will read The Phantom of the Opera – Gaston Laroux
Classic // I will read To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee // REVIEW 
Your favourite genre // I will read Gerald’s Game – Stephen King

There is also an Eclectic Reader Challenge 2013, which you can read about here, but I thought the categories of the 2012 challenge where a bit better suited for me. Maybe (probably) after I have done this challenge I will do the 2013 one, too.

Happy Reading!


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