This year, take your reading to the next level by participating in the 1st Extraordinary Reading Challenge hosted by The Curious Reader.

Over the course of the next year, you will read 24 books and, in the process, explore different authors, genres and themes. Each of these challenges has been specially curated to take you out of your comfort zone. After all, we do tend to limit ourselves by reading only certain authors or genres.

How It Works

  1. Sign up for the challenge here.
  2. Follow the instructions in the welcome email to request access to the special Facebook Group we’ve created for this challenge. While the challenge is open to everyone, the Facebook Group is limited to the first 50 people. Think of it as a book club for this challenge.
  3. Pick a book which fits the first challenge. Don’t worry, we’ll help you out by sharing a list of books to pick from. Of course, you don’t have to choose from this list.
  4. Read the book and discuss in the Group.
  5. Once you finish each month’s challenges, fill up a short form, and we’ll send you a special gift. You heard that right- everyone in the Group who completes the challenges gets a gift.

The Challenges


The Past and the Future


Us and Them


Laugh and Cry


Yin and Yang


Love and Loss


Reality and Possibility


Alpha and Omega


Sex and Sexuality


Mind and Body


Fiction and Film


War and Peace


Heroes and Villains

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