Freebie! Read any book that fits the general rules.
Read a book you have never heard of before. (Just go to a shelf and pick a book based on the cover, the title, whatever you want!)
Read a 2016-2017 Lovelace Award Nominee
Read a book by an author who is completely new to you.
Read a book by an author you HAVE read before.
Read a non-fiction book.
Start a new series.
Read a book by an international author.
Read a book with an animal on the cover.
Read an ebook.
Read a book by an Edwards Award recipient. Check this list for ideas.
Read a fiction AND a non-fiction book about the same topic. (Example: The Final Four and Basketball’s Greatest Players.)
Read a book that was turned into a movie.
Start date: Oct. 10, 2016 End date: June 9, 2017
Each book must be at least 50 pages.
Graphic novels, manga, or comic books can only be used for 25 points of the total score.
The highest possible total is 200 points. The first five people to reach 200 points will be invited to contribute categories for next year.
A book can only be used for one category.