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Adult Summer Reading Challenges

Reading challenges curated by your Berlin-Peck librarians!

May 17, 2021

Every book you read earns you 1 virtual raffle ticket—but reading books from the Reading Challenges can also earn your special prizes.

You can complete a challenge by reading any book that fulfills the challenge, even if it is not on the challenge book list. You can also complete a challenge more than once by reading multiple books.


Plants on the Cover - Read a book with a plant on the cover.
Ensemble Cast - Read a book with three or more main characters.
Staff Picks - Read a book from the Staff Pick shelf, the online Staff Picks list, or a MyLibrarian recommendation.
Immigration - Read a book about immigration/emigration.
Biography or Memoir - Read a biography or memoir
Unreliable Narrator - Read a novel with an unreliable narrator. 
Historical (But Not WWII) - Read a historical novel that takes place anytime except during World War II. 
Classic Adaptation - Read a book that is an adaptation, retelling, or spin-off of a classic. 
Graphic Novels - Read a graphic novel.
Movie Adaptation - Read a book that has been—or will be—made into a movie.
Character with a Disability - Read a book starring a main character with a disability. 
Anti-Racism - Read a nonfiction book about antiracism.
Feel-Good Books - Read a book described as feel-good, heartwarming, or hopeful.
BIPOC Romance or Mystery - Read a romance or mystery by a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) author.
NoveList Recommendation - Read a book that you found by searching NoveList.
Native Authors - Read a book by a Native American author.
Another World - Read a book that takes place in another galaxy, world, or realm.
True Crime - Read a true crime story or an exposé.
Audiobooks - Read a book with your ears!
Bucket List - Read a book set in a place you've always wanted to visit!