The Unread Shelf Project

Books for this challenge should come from your TBR list or be books you already own. If you use a library for most of your books, adapt the prompts and necessary.

  1. A book you have high expectations for
  2. A book you got for free
  3. A book you bought on a trip
  4. A book from a used bookstore
  5. A book bought as a new release
  6. A book bought in a spending spree
  7. A book bought for the cover
  8. A book from an independent bookstore
  9. A book you want to learn something from
  10. A book you’re secretly afraid of
  11. A book published before 2000
  12. A book that reminds you of childhood

Bonus prompts:

  • A book from your favorite genre
  • A book you bought because of the hype
  • A book you got from a little free library
  • The book you most recently acquired
  • A backlist book (from an author that has a newer book out
  • A book you got for a special occasion
  • A book given to you that you didn’t ask for
  • A book bought because of a recommendation
  • A book by an author you’ve never read before
  • The book that’s been on your TBR list the longest
  • A book that was an impulse buy
  • A book with more than 500 pages

To play along, find this challenge on the StoryGraph site