12 Challenge: 2023

Yep, another reading challenge! This is the 12 Challenge: read 12 books recommended by 12 friends in 12 months.

The books I’ll be reading:

  1. Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt (recommended by Lisa Lakey)
  2. Death in St. Petersburg by Tasha Alexander (recommended by Lea Hord)
  3. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah (recommended by Angela Graves)
  4. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt (recommended by Mance Bowden)
  5. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (recommended by Ellen Dunlap)
  6. This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger (recommended bMady Nancy McDowell)
  7. The Book of Accidents by Chuck Wendig (recommended by Christy Wood)
  8. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (recommended by Roger Thomas)
  9. The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont (recommended by Amanda Elizabeth)
  10. Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers (recommended by Suzanne Edwards)
  11. Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boyle (recommended by Amy Henderson)
  12. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (recommended by Kristin McGehee)


  • E=mc2: The Biography of an Equation by David Bodanis (recommended by Catherine Passmore)
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (recommended by Caitie Drost)

And there you have it! I may read two a month, or three a month, or one a month. But the goal is to read them all this year.

Thanks to my friends for the recommendations!

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