A-Z Reading Challenge

I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I really love to read! My bookshelves are literally overflowing with books I still haven’t had a chance to read, and when I head to the thrift store or book store, I can’t help myself and I just have to pick up a few more!

a-z Reading Challenge

I’ve decided to ban myself from buying anymore books until I’ve read a substantial amount of books I still have on my bookshelf. In an effort to help me speed through the process, I’ve decided to attempt a reading challenge. So I’ve decided to do the A-Z Reading Challenge!

If you feel like joining me in this challenge, I’m going to leave my list here as inspiration… You may need to get creative for the harder letters like q, x, z, etc. If a book starts with ‘the’ ignore it and move on to the next word of the title. (ie: The Zombie Survival Guide counts for Z.)

My A-Z Reading Challenge List:

  1. After Eden – Katherine Pine
  2. Bliss – Lauren Myracle
  3. Crescendo – Becca Fitzpatrick
  4. Demon Envy – Erin Lynn
  5. Extras – Scott Westerfield
  6. Fallout – Ellen Hopkins
  7. Glass – Ellen Hopkins
  8. Hush, Hush – Becca FitzPatrick
  9. Infinity – Sherrilyn Kenyon
  10. Jinx – Meg Cabot
  11. Kiss of Steel – Beth McMaster
  12. Leviathan – Scott Westerfield
  13. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  14. Name of the Star – Maureen Johnson
  15. Orphan Train – Christina Baker Kline
  16. Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky
  17. The Iron Queen – Julie Kagawa
  18. The Rithmatist – Brandon Sanderson
  19. Silence – Becca Fitzpatrick
  20. The Fault in our Stars – John Green
  21. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer – Michelle Hodkin
  22. Vegan, Virgin, Valentine – Carolyn Mackler
  23. Where she Went – Gayle Forman
  24. Xenocide – Orson Scott Card
  25. You by Charles Benoit
  26. The Zombie Survival Guide – Max Brooks

The books in bold are the ones I have read already!

Like I said, sometimes it’s hard to find a book for a specific letter. I had this issue with Q, R, and U. I just omit “the” and use the next word… This makes it MUCH easier to find books that fit your preferred genre and style of book.

This challenge is great because literally anyone of any age can do it! Let me know if you are taking the challenge!


  1. This is really cool! I love reading (I am a reading teacher), so I may have to do this on my own and with my students!

  2. Seems like you’re doing a great job with your challenge. I don’t think I’ve read any of those books myself. Will have to check out a few.

  3. This is a great challenge, and very ambitious too with 26 books. I’d suggest Queen’s Play by Dorothy Dunnet if you want one that actually starts with Q. It is historical fiction, and from a favorite series of mine.

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