Download or pick up a reading log at the Help Desk. Read or listen to one book from each of the 20 categories below and record their titles on the log. Titles may not be used for more than one category.
Logs may be turned in starting October 2, 2017. Return completed* log by December 30, 2017. Successful challengers will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Shirts will be ready to pick up in early 2018.
*Log is not complete without Name and Email or Phone.
Read More Categories:
- Book of Short Stories - Books of Short Stories can be found in almost any genre. The book can be an anthology compiled by several different authors or book short stories or essays written by the same author.
- Book You Read in High School - Reread a book you read in high school. If you cannot remember a particular title any classic will do.
- National Book Award Winner - Read a National Book Award Winner or Finalist.
- Book from Another Culture - Read a book that features a culture that is unfamiliar to you. This book can be fiction or nonfiction.
- Book Translated from Another Language - Read a book not written in your native language. This book may be fiction or non-fiction.
- Lariat Award Winner - Read a book from the Texas Library Association's Lariat Reading List. The Lariat Reading List is a list of the best of adult fiction published within the calendar year. You may select a book from the current reading list as well as past lists.
- Book with Female Protagonist - Read a book with a female leading character.
- Horror - Read a book that is classified horror. For a less scary horror novel try a classic like Dracula or Frankenstein.
- Book Set in Texas - Read a book set in Texas.
- Graphic Novel -
- Alternate History -
- Debut Novel
- Travel Diary
- Contemporary Fantasy
- YA Bestseller
- Book Set Before 1900
- Autobiography or Memoir
- Book of Poems
- Time Travel
- Contemporary Romance